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HRCA St. Patrick's Day 5K
Presenting Sponsor: Living the Dream Brewing Company

Grab your friends, family, running/walking shoes, your best Irish costume, and join us as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a festive 5K!  Presented by Living the Dream Brewing Company, this year's St. Patricks Day 5K will be the most fun anyone can have wearing green! 

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 for a tasty pint by our presenting sponsor Living the Dream Brewing, 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!

Registration fees

Youth 5K Run/Walk Closed

12 & Under Kids Price

  1. $25.00
    Jan 1 - Mar 14

5K Run/Walk Closed

Registration closed
    1. $35.00
      Jan 1 – Feb 28
    2. $45.00
      Mar 1 – Mar 14

Race Amenities

Group discounts available for groups of 4 or more!   Save 10% off of your registration by signing the entire group up together.   

Entertainment on course will be provided by the Denver Pipe and Drum Band, while post race entertainment will be provided by the Reid School of Irish Dance! 

All participants will receive:

  • Race t-shirt
  • Custom pint glass
  • 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 nuun hydration.
  • 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. Please allow extra time for parking. 

Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, March 16, 2017

Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Living the Dream Brewing Company- 12305 DUMONT WAY, UNIT ALITTLETON, CO 80125

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 the morning of the race.


Awards & Results

Overall Male and Female winners will receive awards.  Overall Masters Men and Women (40+) will also receive awards.
Age Group 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!

Race results are 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 race. 



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!



Ainsley's Angels- 

In addition to ensuring everyone can experience endurance events, Ainsley's Angels of America aims to build awareness about America's special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life. Serving as advocates to providing education and participating as active members in local communities, we believe everyone deserves to be included.

Your donation will help provide a jogging chair and other much needed supplies for a local athlete looking to participate in future events, including the HRCA Race Series!   Please consider a tax deductible donation today to this amazing organization.  

For more information, please head over to And to donate use the link on the top left of this page!

Thank You Sponsors!

The 2018 HRCA St. Patrick's Day 5K is proudly presented by Living the Dream Brewing Company!









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Event Schedule

  • March 16 2:00 PM MDT - Early packet pickup

  • March 17 7:30 AM MDT - Packet Pickup & Race Registration

  • March 17 9:00 AM MDT - Race Start

  • March 17 9:15 AM MDT - Post Race Party

Contact Information

Event Location

9352 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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