Be a Tool 5k Elf Run 11/24/18

Be a Tool 5k Elf Run 11/24/18

Saturday, November 24, 2018   •  5k


Under the Washington Street (Howdy Folks) Arch, Golden, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at the event from 7:30 to 8:15am


The 5th annual Be A Tool 5k Run (On Small Business Saturday) is being held to help support the growth of the Neighborhood Rehab Project. In September of this year over 1,000 volunteers came together in Golden, Arvada, Englewood and Idaho Springs to help work on projects for folks in need of warm, safe and dry conditions.  Proceeds from this race will go directly toward future projects in 2018 & 2019.   
The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. under the Howdy Folks arch. Mens & women's 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall winner and 1st place for 12 and under will receive a medal. 

Register early, the first 200 registrants will receive an Elf hat.  Put on your most festive holiday attire and come join us for a fun morning of activities supporting Small Business Saturday as well as a great cause!

Shop and dine in Golden on Small Business Saturday (SBS), Nov. 24! Be sure to stop by Visit Golden’s Shop Small Welcome Station from 10:00 a.m. – noon to pick up a Shop Small tote bag, sip a hot drink and enjoy the festivities before experiencing all of Golden’s five shopping areas. The welcome station will be located on the East side of the Golden Visitors Center and will be marked by balloons. 


 T Shirt

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks

 Kids' Activities



Course description:

The 5K Elf Run will start under the Golden ("Howdy Folks") arch on Washington street in Golden @ 8:30am. Walk up registration and race day packet pick up will take place in front of Cafe 13 on Thirteenth Street in front of the Armory building.

Course maps:

 Copy - 2017 Elf Run Map  

Directions to start:

The 5K run will start in downtown Golden under the arch and will end on 13th street.


Parking available in the multilevel parking structures on Jackson Street between 11th and 13th

Awards info:

In addition to 1st, 2nd and 3rd men's and women's overall medals AND ADDED THIS YEAR 1st place for boy and girl 12 and under. There will be a HOST of Prizes given away at the end of the race. Must be present to win.

Additional info

The first 200 registrants will receive an ELF hat!

Packet pickup:

Runners High, TEMPORARY BUILDING LOCATION, 2221 Ford Street on the corner of 23rd & Ford

Ask about In Store Discounts for Elf Runners!!!
Tuesday 11/21 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm,
Wednesday 11/22 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm



Online registration is closed, please register at the event from 7:30 to 8:15am