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Grab your friends, family, running/walking shoes, your best Irish costume, and join us as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day the only way we know how - a 5K run/walk and celebratory beer!

The run/walk will start and finish on Dorchester Street in Town Center. Once you finish your 5K, your first beer is on us! Join your fellow runners/walkers and your soon-to-be best friends for a tasty pint, FREE pancake breakfast and entertainment.

A leprechaun will be hiding a golden kettlebell along the course! Whoever finds it and brings it back to the finish will win $100 cash!

Registration fees

Youth 5K Run/Walk Closed

12 & Under Kids Price

  1. $25.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 9

5K Run/Walk Closed

Registration closed
  • Have a group? Save 10% when you register 4 or more people over 13 years old!

    1. $35.00
      Jan 1 – Feb 24
    2. $45.00
      Feb 25 – Mar 9

Race Amenities

All participants will receive:

  • Race t-shirt
  • One pair of green Race Series branded knit gloves
  • Custom race bib
  • FREE pancake breakfast from Flippin' Flap Jacks
  • One FREE beer 
  • Post-race party

Course Description


Get your leprechaun legs and lungs ready for this fun and fast 5K course that has a total ascent of 127.95 ft and has a maximum elevation of 5,767.72 ft. Starting and finishing on Dorchester Street, the course will take you through neighborhoods, along the Marcy Gulch Trail, past Fiddo's Field at Foothills Park and back to Town Center South. 



Additonal Course Details

  • There will be one aid station available at Foothills Park (just before mile 2) that will offer both water and gatorade.
  • Course will be well marked with mile markers at every mile.
  • This race course is family & pet friendly! Please feel free to push your child in a stroller or run with your furry friend. Out of courtesy and safety for fellow runners, please start in the back.


Directions & Parking


Race will start and finish at Town Center South located at 9352 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129. 


Parking will be available in the covered parking garage just east of Town Center as well as Home Depot. Please allow extra time for parking. 

Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016

Time: 12:00 - 7:00p

Location: Eastridge Recreation Center - 9568 S. University Blvd, Highlands Ranch

If you've missed online registration, registration for the race will be available for $55 at packet pickup. Cash or credit card will be accepted. 

Race Day Packet Pickup

You will be able to pick up your timing bib and race shirt beginning at 7:30 a.m. on race morning. 

Race Day Registration

You may register for this event the day of the race for $55. We accept cash or credit card only. Registration will be available from 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. race morning. Shirt quantities are limited so please register in advance to guarantee receiving a shirt race morning.


Awards & Results

Overall Male and Female winners will receive award. Awards for top three Male and Female winners in the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Up. 

A leprechaun will be hiding a golden kettlebell along the course! Whoever finds it and brings it back to the finish will win $100 cash!

Race results provided by Colorado Race Timing and will be posted at the event as well as on the Highlands Ranch Race Series website within 24 hours of the event. 

Click HERE for 2016 results!


Additional Race Details

  • Race fees do not include additional online processing fees and are non-refundable.
  • In order to guarantee choice of shirt size and take advantage of early registration pricing, please register at least three weeks prior to the event. Shirt quantities are limited and choice of sizes are not guaranteed to those who do not register early.
  • We race no matter what the weather brings.  So if it's cold, bundle up and be ready to stay for a great post-race party!


Highlands Ranch Aquatics (HRA) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to providing an enjoyable, complete, and competitive swimming experience for athletes of all appropriate ages and abilities. HRA is the only USA Swimming program based within highlands Ranch and provides over 120 athletes with a challenging and positive teaching and training environment in which they can develop a sense of self-esteem and pride through individual and team achievement. For more info, visit:

Thank You Sponsors!


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Event Schedule

  • March 12 7:30 AM MST - Packet Pickup & Race Registration

  • March 12 9:00 AM MST - Race Start

  • March 12 9:30 AM MST - Post Race Party

Contact Information

Event Location

9352 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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