Colorado Middle School Runner Challenge 3K

Colorado Middle School Runner Challenge 3K

Sunday, May 22, 2016  @  8:00 AM


3400 Havana Way, Denver, CO 80238, Denver, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed. There is no race day registration, sorry.


This cross country style 3k running event is only open to current or graduating public or private middle school students (6th grade through 8th grade) ages 11-14 attending schools in Colorado. It is presented by the Colorado Masters Running Association (CMRA). There is no race day registration.

Course description:

This loop course starts and finishes at the Bluff Lake Nature Center in Denver. The course includes unpaved paths of the Sand Creek Greenway and around Bluff Lake, single track trails along Sand Creek and across the bordering open space. Conditions may vary from dusty to muddy based on weather conditions.

Course maps:


Directions to start:

The race starts and finishes at the Bluff Lake Nature Center in Denver. From Interstate 70, take the Havana Street exit and go south and east 1.5 miles to the entrance to Bluff Lake Nature Center, on the left (north) side of the road.


Parking is available at the Bluff Lake Nature Center.

Awards info:

Award ribbons to all finishers. Buffalo Nickel neck strings to first 38 finishers. Free pair of Nike shoes to top overall male and female finishers. Award medals and t-shirts to top 3 boys and top 3 girls in the following age groups:  11 (6th grade); 12 (7th grade); 13 and 14 (8th grade). A gift certificate for a free pair of Skechers Performance Shoes, $15 Road ID Gift Cards, and other items will be given away in the prize drawing.

Additional info

A random prize drawing and awards presentation will be held as soon as possible after the race has concluded.

Registration Cap

Registration is on a first come, first served basis and capped at 60 middle school participants. No race day registration.

Race Tag

Each registrant will receive a finish line bib number and tag with identification information that they must pin to their shirt and wear during the event to be scored.

Packet pickup:

Packet pick up will be at the Bluff Lake Nature Center.

Registration info:

$9.24 ($8.00 plus $1.24 registration service fee) for the General Public to register online. There are no registration charges for immediate family of club members with a paid 2016 CMRA Family Membership.


 Hurry, there are only 45 entries remaining for this event.

• General Public


 Limited to 45 entrants, 34 remaining.

• CMRA Family Membership


 Limited to 15 entrants, 11 remaining.


Online registration is closed. There is no race day registration, sorry.