CANCELED - Parker Parks and Recreation Cattle Crossing 5K and Family Fun Trek

CANCELED - Parker Parks and Recreation Cattle Crossing 5K and Family Fun Trek

Saturday, June 20, 2020  @  8:00 AM   •  5k, Kid's run, Family Fun Trek


12335 Canterberry Parkway, Parker, CO    view map


Due to the uncertainty of restrictions on gatherings, the challenges of monitoring and enforcing social distancing and the amount of advanced preparation needed, the 2020 Cattle Crossing 5K & Family Fun Trek is canceled. Thank you for your understanding.

Giddy up! Grab your cowboy hat and stick horse because this event is going to make ya’ll shout YEEHAW as we celebrate the beginning of summer and Parker’s rich rural history! Join us for one of our most scenic races of the year. This western themed event will give runners the opportunity to catch a glimpse of wildlife and western attire is encouraged. Post-race pancake breakfast provided by Flippin’ Flapjacks is included with registration. Duck hunt for Family Fun Trek participants!

Dogs and strollers are welcome (will need to stay to the right and single file for safety)

Key Dates:
May 17 -  Must be registered by to guarantee your commemorative item on race day 

June 19 at 7:00 P.M. - Pre-registration closes

Cattle Crossing 5K


 Course Certified

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks


 Kids' Activities



Course description:

The out and back course is part pavement and trail utilizing the Shadetail Trail and Tallman Gulch trail - west with rolling hills. 

The 1 mile Family Fun Trek is part concrete starting on the Shadetail Trail and transitioning to the Tallman Gulch trail - east. 

A course overview map is posted on our website for further reference if needed:


Parking is directly across the street in the Legend High School north parking lots. Parking attendants will be on site to direct you.

Additional info

Kids 8 and under can participate in the free Kids' Dash after the 5K event. Registration is not required. Estimated start time is approximately 8:45 a.m. after the majority of the 5K participants have finished. 

Additional information about the Cattle Crossing 5K & Family Fun Trek is available at
Use #ParkerRec and/or #CattleCrossing5K on Facebook, Twitter or from your public Instagram account!
Proceeds support local recreation programs, activities, and Town of Parker scholarship fund.

Chip Timing

Only participants in the 5K event will be chip timed.


If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering during the event we have many opportunities. Pancakes will be provided for all volunteers after they are done. Please sign up to volunteer using the Volunteer Connect website, The link is below: 

Use "Town of Parker" as your organization and select the appropriate event. Thank you in advance for your help! We could not do this event without volunteers!

Registration info:

We recommend registering children under the age of five if they will be walking/running and would like a commemorative item, pancakes, race bib, a chance to win prizes, and timed results. If they will only be pushed in a stroller you do not need to register them unless they would like the options above.

Early Registration (before 5/29): $30

Regular Registration: $35
Day Of Registration: $40

Family Fun Trek
$10 (commemorative item not included)

Registration fee includes: pancakes, commemorative item (except Family Fun Trek), souvenir bib number, professionally timed results (5K only), and free downloadable event pictures.

Family Fun Trekkers can try to find the rubber ducks on the trail to win an additional item!









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