6th Annual Raptor 5k Run

6th Annual Raptor 5k Run

Saturday, April 14, 2018  @  9:00 AM


Barr Lake State Park 13401 Picadilly Rd, Brighton, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at the event.


Friends of Barr Lake is having a 5k run at Barr Lake State Park to help raise funds for future projects to support the park. Come out and run with the raptors on the trail through the nature preserve.  Dogs are NOT allowed as the race goes through the nature preserve. Registration fees are $30  until April 13th. The fee will go up to $35 on the day of the event. Children 15 and under and senior 60 and older receive an $5 discount from each of the fees. 

Race day registration and packet pick up begin at 8:00 a.m. April 14th.


 Goody Bag

 Course Certified

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks



Course description:

Start at the Nature Center bridge and head south through the nature preserve. Run past the gazebo boardwalk and turn around just past the 1.5 mile marker where there will be a water station set up. This is a relatively flat trail, but it is a natural trail so be on the look out for obstacles like tree branches or antlers in the road.

Directions to start:

The starting line is by the Nature Center bridge.  The course runs south from the Nature Center.


Park in the Nature Center parking area. Please follow parking guide's direction to help get everyone safely parked.

Awards info:

There will be prizes awarded for the top three 5k race times in each category. Categories include women, men, and kids 15 and under.

Additional info

T-shirts available to first 65 registrants. Registration includes pre-race snacks, post race pancake breakfast, goodie bags, and a live raptor display after the race.

Packet pickup:

Packet pickup begins at 8:00am on the morning of the race.

Registration info:

All proceeds from the race go to Friends of Barr Lake which is a non profit 501 c 3 group that supports Barr Lake State Park.




Online registration is closed, please register at the event.