Join us for the signature race of our Parker Parks and Recreation Race Series-the Love ‘em or Leave ‘em Valentine’s Day 5K/10K! This race has been relocated to the all-paved trail at the Parker Recreation Center. In addition, this year’s race will also feature a new 10K option in addition to our 5K race and Kids Fun Run!
All participants who register by Friday, February 1 are guaranteed a long-sleeve t-shirt. All other racers will receive their shirt the following week. All participants are guaranteed a chance at our prize drawings and an all-you-can eat pancake breakfast post-race.
Pre-registration will close Thursday, February 7 at 8 p.m., however, race day registration is available for $5 more. Strollers are allowed on this course. Sorry, no refunds will be issued for this race.
Race packets can be picked up on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Parker Recreation Center from 1 to 7 p.m. or the morning of the event beginning at 9 a.m.
Kids 8 & under can compete in the free kid’s dash after the 5K/10K are completed. Kids participating in the kid's dash do not need to register. Please call 303.805.3278 for more information.
Post race activities:
Food and Drinks
This course is fully paved out and back. The course will split shortly after the start. 5K runners/walkers will head north on the trail, 10K runners will head south.
The start line is located near the front entrance of the Parker Recreation Center.
Please enter the Parker Recreation Center parking lot first. Once this lot is filled participants may use the Douglas County Challenger Park parking lot. Please notify the traffic attendant if you require access to accessible spaces.
This event is professionally timed and prizes will be awarded to our overall male/female finishers well as the top 3 finishers in each of the following divisions for both the 5K and 10K: 18 & Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 & 60+.
This race is rain, snow or shine! Sorry, no refunds will be issued for this race.
Please make sure that the information on your bib is correct. If not, please have this corrected at the registration table.
Please keep your tag on your bib! If it has been pulled already, please make sure you have it with you when you cross the finish line!
Early packet pick-up is available on Friday, Feb. 8 at the Parker Recreation Center from 1 to 7 p.m. or the morning of the event beginning at 9 a.m.
10K: $40 pre-registered, $45 race day
5: $30 pre-registered, $35 race day
Race-day registration is available for $5 more. You can register at early packet-pickup on Friday, Feb. 8 between noon and 7 p.m. or the morning of the race starting at 9 a.m.
Online registration is closed, please register at early packet on Friday, Feb. 8 between 1 and 7 p.m. or the morning of the event starting at 9 a.m.