7th Annual Frank Shorter RACE4Kids' Health 5K & Health Odyssey Expo

Sunday, April 10, 2016  @  8:00 AM   •  5k


1STBANK Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, CO    view map


Longmont United Hospital and Whole Foods Market Team Up for Kids 

Longmont United Hospital and Whole Foods are on a mission for kids.  They joined Healthy Learning Paths and Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter for the Frank Shorter RACE4Kids' Health 5K.  Our mission is to empower kids to lead healthy and happy lives.  We challenge you to join our mission.  Adults and kids of all ages are invited to make your 5K qualifying time for the BolderBoulder and sign up for the BolderBoulder on site at this event!  When you cross the finish line, the BolderBoulder staff will be ready to register you in your qualifying wave. 

Bring the entire family to enjoy the unique Health Odyssey Expo, Where Science, Engineering and Health Collide4Kids and particpate in fun family events.  Compete in the Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run/Walk for everyone! Young runners won't want to miss the Diaper Dash and Buzz.  Come dressed in your favorite costume and you could win a prize!  

To keep the earth healthy, the 1STBANK Center staff will be collecting small recyclable electronics for FREE at this event.  So take advantage of this terrific opportunity to recycle your electronics at no cost. 

Proceeds benefit Healthy Learning Paths, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that empowers children and families to lead healthy lives through our Be Well, Learn Well program.  Let's be outrageous and make Healthy, the New Happy for Kids!  
Schedule of Events:

7:30 am  Doors Open
8:00 am - 12:00 noon Health Odyssey Expo, Where Science, Engineering & Health Collide4Kids
9:00 am  5K Run/Walk by Longmont United Hospital and Whole Foods Market
10:00 am Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run/Walk 
10:45 am Awards Ceremony 
11:15 am Applebee's Buzz
11:30 am Diaper Dash
12 noon  Closing Ceremony 


 T Shirt

 Goody Bag , value: $50.00

 Course Certified  - view certification

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks


 Kids' Activities



Course :

FAST 5K course in Broomfield around 1STBANK CENTER.  Runners of all levels have a chance to improve their time.  Perfect beat for the entire family.   Stroller and wheelchair friendly!  USATF certified, BolderBoulder qualifer, and chip timed.  BolderBoulder staff on site at the finish line to register you in your qualifying wave!

Directions to start:

5K START, outside on Parkland Street on the southeast side of the 1STBANK Center. Use the East or West exits from the 1STBANK Center to line up at the start line. 

Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run/Walk START is same as 5K START.


FREE PARKING is in the parking garage (RTD). Volunteers and police will direct participants to enter through the North entrance off Transit Way.

Awards info:

5K Prize Money!

  • Overall Male & Female win $200
  • 2nd Place Overall Male & Female win $100
  • 3rd Place Overall Male & Female win $50
  • Top Team (4 people with combined fastest time) win $200 to donate to the nonprofit of their choice
  • School with the highest number of students who complete 5K receives $250

5K Medals and Prizes:

  • The first three overall male & female finishers
  • The first three age group finishers (male & female) in the following age categories: 8 & Under, 9-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over
  • Top Team (teams of 4 people with combined fastest time) 
Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run Medals and Prizes:
  • The first three overall boys and girls

Ribbons to ALL kids participating in Diaper Dash and/or Buzz

Additional info

Imagine if we could eliminate type 2 diabetes, obesity and even depression in kids. Outrageous?  Yes.  Within our reach?  Absolutely!  It's time to act for kids.  Healthy Learning Paths empowers children and families to lead healthy lives.  Please join our mission by donating, fundraising, and participating in this outrageously fun family event.  Let's do it for the kids! 

Health Odyssey Expo

Our Health Odyssey Expo guarantees a unique science and family friendly expo.  Witness innovations in science, engineering and health that collide to ignite the imaginations of the young and young at heart! The Health Odyssey Expo, Where Science, Engineering, and Health Collide4Kids is free from 8am-12 noon. 

Recycle Electronics

The staff of the 1STBANK Center will conduct a FREE small electronics recycle drive during the expo from 8:00 am - 12 noon.  This is a great opportunity to clean out those electronics in your home and clean up the earth. Electronics that will be accepted for recycling include: batteries, cell phones, desktop computers, DVD players, keyboards, laptops, light bulbs, mice monitors, network equipment, small printers and fax machines, and stereo equipment.

Packet Pickup:

Two Great Options for Packet Pickup

Advance Packet Pickup:  Saturday, April 9, 2016,  9:00 am - 11:30 am at Whole Foods Market Bradburn, 4451 Main Street, Westminster, CO 80031

Race Day: Sunday, April 10, 2016, 7:30 am, inside 1STBANK Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, CO 80021

Registration info:

5K Fees

Adult: $35, through 4/09/2016
Kids 14 & Under: $20 through 4/09/2016
Race day add $5 to each category. 5K Registration includes post race hot breakfast, swag, expo, and tech shirt.

Mazzola Miracle Fun Run/Walk Fees

With Tshirt, $10 
Without Tshirt, FREE

Diaper Dash/Buzz Fees

With Tshirt, $10
Without Tshirt, FREE 


• Adult, 5K (9:00 am start)

$35.00    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Kids (14 and Under), 5K (9:00 am start)

$20.00    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run/Walk with T-Shirt (10:00 am start)

$10.00    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Applebee's Buzz with T-shirt (11:15 am start)

$10.00    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Diaper Dash with T-shirt (11:30 am start)

$10.00    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Mazzola's Miracle Fun Run/Walk (10:00 am start)

FREE    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Applebee's Buzz (11:15 am start)

FREE    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM

• Diaper Dash (11:30 am start)

FREE    Expires 4/6/2016 11:59 PM