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Running of the Bulls

Saturday, September 16th in Estes Park, CO

all proceeds benefit Partners Mentoring Youth

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Join us for a fun race to celebrate the power of mentoring in Estes Park, CO!

The course is just over a 5K with mild inclines. This race is USTAF certified, chip timed, and family friendly.

Adult registration includes a timed bib and a free cotton shirt.

Youth 17 and under are free to run the 5K; please register to receive a timed bib. Youth registration does not include a free cotton shirt.

Youth 12 and under can participate for free and without registration, in the Little Stampede.


Your registration, merchandise purchases, and donations go directly to helping us serve local youth through the power of mentoring.  

Thank you for BEING THE DIFFERENCE in the lives of local youth!


***Day-Of Registration Avaliable!***

Starts at 8:30 AM and closes at 9:30 AM.  

***Day-Of Registration Prices increase $5***

We will not refund any registration costs. 

Registration fees

Youth 17 and Under Closed

Free, Please complete registration, Youth 3 and over receive a bib

  1. Free
    Jul 14 - Sep 14

Team Registration Closed

Registration closed
  • Team of 4+ individuals, Includes cotton t-shirt

    1. Closed
      Jul 14 – Aug 1
    2. $25.00
      Aug 2 – Sep 14

Individual Registration Closed

Registration closed
  • Adult Individual, Includes cotton t-shirt

    1. Closed
      Jul 14 – Aug 1
    2. $30.00
      Aug 2 – Sep 14

Our Mission

The mission of Partners Mentoring Youth is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships between positive adult role models and youth facing challenges in their personal, academic or social lives. All funds raised through this event will go to directly support these mentoring programs. 

Please consider being a fundraiser for this event or making a donation to the event.

If you want to become a mentor or would like to learn more about our program check out our website.

How can you support Partners beyond your registration and merchandise purchases?

     1. Become a Running of the Bulls Fundraiser: Promote your participation in the race and ask friends and family to support you and local youth mentoring! 

     2. Become a Partners Mentoring Youth donor: Consider giving a financial gift to                                        Partners Mentoring Youth and be the difference in the lives of local youth!

     3. Become a Mentor: We have over 100 youth waiting for a mentor like you. Want to learn more


Q: Will there be day-of registration?

A:We encourage everyone to register online by midnight Wednesday, September 13th to ensure a spot. Day of Registration will run from 8:30am-9:030am on Saturday, September 16th, or until we reach capacity. Day of Registration will increase to $35/person and $30/team member.

Q: What if it snows or rains, will the race be canceled?

A: Rain or sun, we still run! Please decide on your participation based on your own circumstances and remember that all participants run at their own risk. Please remember we do not issue refunds.
Q: What can I purchase at the race?

A: Cotton shirts are $5.00 and Technical shirts are $20.00. It is first-come-first-serve, so we may be running low on certain sizes. 

Q: Do I have to register my child for the race?

A: We do not give bibs out to children under 5 (but they can still participate). Youth ages 5-17 receive a bib; please register using the Free Youth category. We do not provide a free shirt for youth. Feel free to purchase one at during registration or at the race for $5. 
Q: Do I have to register my kid for the Little Stampede?

A: No registration necessary, just have your youth, 12 and under, line up for the race.


Q: When does the course need to be clear?

A: By 11:30 am. If there are still participants on the course, we can not ensure that safety measures taken during the race time will be available. 

Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: Yes! We love furry friends; however, we do ask that you line up towards the back of the group. Leashes can pose a tripping hazard to runners.


Q: Can I push a stroller?
A: Yes! This is a family friendly event and we believe in starting racers young! Please line up towards the back.


Q: Where can I see race results?

A: You can find them on Race RosterRunlimited LLC, and Partners Mentoring Youth.



Participating as a team is a great way to save money on registration and have tons of fun! Teams must have 4 or more participants. You can give your team a creative name, wear coordinating costumes, and have a blast cheering one another on to the finish line.

Route Map


Top runners in the following categories will receive awards and cash prizes:

  • Top overall male
  • 2nd overall male 
  • 3rd overall male

  • Top overall female 
  • 2nd overall female
  • 3rd overall female

  • Top Masters Male
  • 2nd Masters Male
  • 3rd Masters Male

  • Top Masters Female
  • 2nd Masters Female
  • 3rd Masters Female

The first and second male and female finishers in the following age groups will receive awards and prizes:

  • 14 and younger
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+

Additional Award categories:

  • Top Fundraising Team
  • Largest Team
  • Fastest Team
  • Fastest Stroller
  • Fastest Dog

Thank You Sponsors!

Event Schedule

  • September 16 8:30 AM MDT - Day of Registration/Bib Pick-Up

  • September 16 9:15 AM MDT - Little Stampede (Kids Fun Run)

  • September 16 9:30 AM MDT - Day of Registration Closes

  • September 16 10:00 AM MDT - Running of the Bulls

  • September 16 11:00 AM MDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

Marina Pavilion, Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO, United States

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