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Rockin' on the River 5K

Sunday, April 19, 2020  @  9:00 AM   •  5k


6115 South Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, CO    view map


This 5K race course runs along the beautiful South Platte River on the Mary Carter Greenway in Littleton.  Enjoy pre and post-race live music by RedVine Conspiracy and a post-race complimentary beer garden (for those 21+) sponsored by HalfPenny Brewing Company. 

Early Registration (by 4/1) is only $15 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 14 & younger) 

Regular Registration (after 4/2) is $20 for adults, $10 for youth (ages 14 & younger)


 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks





Virtual Goody Bag:

Course description:

Race will start and finish in the amphitheater of the Hudson Gardens & Event Center. Course will take participants through Hudson Gardens to the Mary Carter Greenway.  Course is flat and fast, and very scenic with a view of the Platte River almost the entire way.

Dogs are not permitted at the race.  Strollers are allowed, we just ask that if you are pushing one, you stage towards the back of the start line at the beginning of the race.

Course maps:


Parking is available in the 3 lots on the grounds or across the street at Arapahoe Community College. Please do NOT park at the Denver Seminary as we need to be respectful of their Sunday worship or on the side street to the north of the Event Center.

Awards info:

Overall Male & Female

Awards for 1st and 2nd place in age/gender categories: Female 9 & Under, Female 10-14, Female 15-19 Female 20-29, Female 30-39, Female 40-49, Female 50-59, Female 60-69, Female 70+, Male 9 & Under, Male 10-14, Male 15-19, Male 20-29, Male 30-39, Male 40-49, Male 50-59, Male 60-69, Male 70+

Additional info

Be sure to check out South Suburban Parks & Recreation District’s Race Series.  Participate in multiple races in the series and earn points for participation and finishing position.  Awards for top finishers in age/gender groups!  Free to participate!

Proceeds benefit South Suburban’s Community Recreation Scholarship Program.


Super soft Bella + Canvas, unisex, true to size.  Optional $12 purchase available at checkout when you register.

Packet pickup:

Pre-Race Packet Pickup (must register by Wed 4/15 to be eligible)

Thursday, April 16 from 4-7pm at HalfPenny Brewery (5150 E. Arapahoe Rd. Unit D1-B, Centennial, 80122.  Receive 25% off a Crowler fill on the day of packet pickup.

Race Day Pickup 

Day of the race packet pickup opens at 7:30am.

Registration info:

Online registration deadline

Online registration closes at midnight on 4/16.

Race day registrations 

Runners registering on race day will have the option to purchase shirts based on size and quantity available on site.  

Refund policy

Completed registrations are non-refundable.  Registrations may be transferred to another runner two days prior to race day by contacting the race director.


We will do whatever we can to hold the event in any weather conditions.


• Early Registration 5K - Ages 15 and above  (9:00am start)

$15.00    Expires 4/1/2020 11:59 PM

• Early Registration 5K - Ages 14 and under  (9:00am start)

$5.00    Expires 4/1/2020 11:59 PM