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ing your family and friends and join in the fun at the 5th Annual HRCA Mother’s Day 5K presented by Inspire Orthodontics! Soak in the amazing views of the front range, Highlands Ranch Windmill and Highlands Ranch Mansion by running, walking, or strolling. Sign up dad and the kids too and make it a morning of activity the entire family can enjoy. Don’t miss the post race party filled with fun activities and inflatables for the kids and an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast!

First-time 5K run/walkers, elite runners, and moms/dads with strollers, are all invited to enjoy the fun on Saturday, May 13th!

As part of our "Kettlebell Cash" series, we will be hiding a pink kettlebell out on course worth $100 to whoever finds it and brings it back to the finish!

Registration fees

Youth 5K Run/Walk Closed

12 & Under

  1. $25.00
    Jan 1 - May 11

5K Run/Walk Closed

Registration closed
    1. $35.00
      Jan 1 – Apr 26
    2. $45.00
      Apr 27 – May 10
    3. Closed
      May 10 – May 11

Race Amenities

Participants will receive the following:


Race t-shirt (youth sizes available)
 Custom Race Bib

Goody Bag
 All finishers will be given a flower pot and given a choice of flowers to plant in it!

Post-race party with an massive inflatable slide, obsitcle courses for the kids, and FREE all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from Flippin' Flap Jacks for all registered participants!


Course Description

The views from this course are the best in Highlands Ranch! Never before has anyone been allowed to run on the gravel road that takes you along this scenic route from Mountain Vista High School to the Highlands Ranch Mansion and back. Participants will have spectacular views of the entire front range, Denver city skyline and the Highlands Ranch Historic Windmill. Great course for beginners. The run has a total ascent of 196.85 ft and has a maximum elevation of 6,059.71 ft. 



Additional Course Details

  • There will be one aid station available at approx. mile 1.5 that will offer both water and nuun hydration
  • Course will be well marked with mile markers at every mile.
  • This race course is family friendly! Please feel free to push your child in a stroller. Out of courtesy and safety for fellow runners, please start in the back. Due to having permission to host our race on private property, no dogs are allowed on this course so please leave your furry friends at home. 

Directions & Parking


Race will start and finish at Mountain Vista High School located at 10585 Mountain Vista Rdg, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. Race will be on the WEST side of the building. DO NOT GO THROUGH MAIN ENTRANCE. The enterance for the race is just west of the main entrance. 



Parking will be available in the student parking lot where the race will be held until 8:45a. Please arrive early as we will shut down the parking lot to incoming vehicles at this time and you will have to park on the main entrance side of the school. 

Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Time: 3p - 7p


Inspire Orthodontics  

404-B E. Mineral Ave. Littleton, CO  80122

If you've missed online registration, registration for the race will be available for $55 (Ages 13+) and $35 (12 & Under) 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 (Ages 13+) and $35 (12 & Under). 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

Awards for overall Male/Female and 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. 


Race results will be 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. 



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 three weeks prior to 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 conditions, so if it's raining bring a rain coat and be ready to race!
  • NO DOGS WILL BE ALLOWED ON COURSE. Due to the generosity of Shea Homes to allow us to race on private property, we will not be allowing dogs on the course. We apologize that you will need to leave this family member at home.



We know that happy and healthy students perform better. Douglas County School District is very excited to partner with Kids Running America (KRA) and the Highlands Ranch Community Association in a tailor-made DCSD Healthy Schools Move initiative, where staff, students and family members at 10 identified schools are challenged to accumulate at least 100 miles of movement throughout the school year! Support your local schools by making a donation to the Healthy Schools Move Program helping to create healthy and happy learning and working environments for students and staff. Your donation helps keeps this program FREE for the kids! For more information, please visit:


Thank You Sponsors!

 Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor, Inspire Orthodontics!



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Event Schedule

  • May 12 3:00 PM MDT - Early Packet Pickup

  • May 13 7:30 AM MDT - Packet Pickup & Race Registration

  • May 13 9:00 AM MDT - Race Start

  • May 13 9:30 AM MDT - Post Race Party

Contact Information

Event Location

10585 Mountain Vista Rdg, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

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