Rockin' on the River 5K

Rockin' on the River 5K

Sunday, April 10, 2022  @  9:00 AM   •  5k


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

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed.  Day of registration will open at 7:45 am on Sunday, 4/10.  Shirts are sold out.


Dust off your well-loved t-shirts and show 'em off at the Rockin' on the River 5K!  Pre and post-race music and entertainment for all.  Take in the view along the beautiful South Platte River on the Mary Carter Greenway in Littleton.  


 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks





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.

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, 2nd, and 3rd place Male and Female in the following age divisions: 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 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.


$13 optional purchase available at checkout when you register.
Style: Bella + Canvas, super soft, unisex sizing (true to size). 

Packet pickup:

Wednesday, 4/6 from 4-7pm at the Buck Recreation Center (2004 W Powers Ave.  Littleton, 80120)
Thursday, 4/7 from 4-7pm at HalfPenny Brewery (5150 E Arapahoe Rd unit d1-b, Centennial, CO 80122).  
Special Offer: 25% off all to go beer this night. 

Day of Race: At the South Suburban tent beginning at 7:45 am.

Registration info:

Early Registration (by 3/23) is only $15 for adults, $5 for youth (ages 14 & younger) 

Regular Registration (after 3/24 & day of) is $20 for adults, $10 for youth (ages 14 & younger)

Registration deadline

Online registration closes at midnight on 4/7. 

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.  In the event the State or local health department issues a mandatory “Stay at Home” order, or mandates the closure of certain programs and/or facilities, participant(s) of this race will adjust to a virtual format.  Refunds will NOT be issued. 


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




Online registration is closed.  Day of registration will open at 7:45 am on Sunday, 4/10.  Shirts are sold out.