This popular annual series started with the Super Bowl 5K. There are a total of 8 runs, one ½ marathon and three triathlons which will include kids triathlons. There is at least one run per month through November.
These are run/walks so that all ages and abilities can participate. There are other festivities after the races which really make these events a fun family oriented time.
Listed below are the next three runs. You can get tons of information about each and every run at www.highlandsranchrunseries.com.
St. Patrick's Day 5K Run/Walk
A great way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with all of your family, friends and neighbors. After the race there will be a St. Patrick's Day festival at Town Center
This race benefits the Highlands Ranch Parks and Recreation Foundation. It is a Bolder Boulder qualifier.
Time and place: Saturday, March 21, 2009 beginning at 9 am at Town Center.
Online Registration: $25
Pre-race Registration at recreation centers: $25
Race Day Registration: $35 (opens 8:00 a.m.)
Race Contact: Parks and Recreation Foundation 303-791-0430
Heritage/Adventure Run 5K & 10K
The HRCA Heritage 10K is part of the 2009 Colorado Runner Racing Series which is a series of sixteen races throughout the state. Runners are scored based on their finishing place in each race. The winners will be featured in Colorado Runner.
This run takes place on the HRCA Backcounty Wilderness trails and the Douglas County Trails starting at Mountain Vista High School. As part of the series there will be Native American activities, prize giveaways, food and beer.
Date and Time: Saturday, April 11, 2009, 8:30 am
Location: Mountain Vista High School (10585 Mountain Vista Ridge, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126)
Online Registration: $30/5K & $40/10K
Pre-race Walk-in Registration at Recreation Center: $30/5K & $40/10K
Race Day Registration: $40/5K & $50/10K
Beneficiary: Mile High Pow Wow Association
Cinco de Mayo Run 5K & 10K
This is the 3rd Annual HRCA Cinco de Mayo 5k & 10k. It starts at the Recreation Center at Southridge. Afterwards enjoy the Cinco de Mayo activities there.
There is a new 10K added to this run. This run is a Bolder Boulder qualifier.
Date and Time: Saturday, May 2, 2009, 8:30 am
Location: Recreation Center at Southridge, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130
Online Registration: 5k $30/ 10K $40
Pre-race Walk-in Registration at Recreation Centers: 5K $30/
Race Day Registration: 5K $40 (Starts at 7:30am) and 10k $50 (Starts at 7:30 am)
Beneficiary: El Centro Su Teatro