All proceeds after race expenses will go to Denver Urban Gardens (D.U.G.) to help get school gardens up and running.
The day will be a celebration of community and to do something active for a good cause with a half marathon, 5K and kids' 1K. Following the races, City of Cuernavaca Park will be bustling with music, a Post Race Brunch, and kids’ activities centering around gardening, art, and eating well.
The half marathon will begin at 7am at the Elaine T. Valente Open Space Park in Thornton, and end at City of Cuernavaca Park in Denver. Shuttle service will be provided from the finish line to the start line beginning at 5:45am; the final shuttle will depart from City of Cuernavaca Park at 6:45am.
The 13.1 mile course will run along the South Platte River Trail [course map here]. Water and aid stations will be present at miles 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, and 12. Bathrooms will be found at the start, finish, and miles 4 and 8 on the course.
The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. at City of Cuernavaca Park. The out-and-back course will run along the Platte River, and loop back to end at the same place
The Kids 1K will begin at 9:45 a.m. at City of Cuernavaca Park, and will remain within the park boundaries. Parents, bring kiddos ages 4 through 12 for this fun run – all participants will earn a post-run ribbon in addition to the T-shirt received at registration!
Cheerleaders are welcome along the course! Bring your signs, smiles, and high fives.
Visit larabarupandrunning.com for more information, course maps and to register.