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Pretty sure the only thing better than having our family of athletes, volunteers,
sponsors, supporters & spectators all in one place is to also have so many of your
fur babies join us…
what a great day!  HUGE thanks to each and every
one of you for a CRAZY successful 2015 Dog Days!

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Full and final results have been updated at OnlineRaceResults.

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FREE and available at Running Guru now… enjoy!

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Yup… we REALLY want to see you again, so don’t toss your bib with that discount code until you register for Runapalooza!

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This is the race that doesn’t end. Yes it goes on and on my friend…
and I’m not sure we’ve EVER seen this kind of improvement in such a short time.  Nice job!!
Psst… you may want to keep your eye on your snail mail for a little something
we’re sending your way as congratulations on your improvement. Enjoy!

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Special shout out to Crystal Frank… holy smokes girl, you’ve been busy!  Congratulations!!

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Save the Date: Saturday, July 23, 2016!
Yup… we’ll be back next year, and registration will be opening soon!

 

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Get ready for some fun in the sun and a great mid-season test of your training and fitness as we bring our 3rd Annual Dog Days 5K, 10K & Half Marathon to Westminster’s award winning City Park!  Centrally located between Denver & Boulder, and just a mile off US 36, the beauty of our breathtaking Flatirons as a backdrop will remind you why you live here.  Plus… Big Dry Creek Trail is well known as a Colorado favorite!

 Why go All-Out?  You get more! 
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♦ Certified Race Directors & USATF Sanctioning- Organization you can count on! 
Two Certified Directors and more than 20 years experience on staff means our events run smoothly.  (Ha!  No pun intended.)
♦ Early AND Race Day Packet Pick-Up- For those who like to prep in advance! 
Sure, picking up early gets you another chance to win a raffle prize, but no worries if you wait until race day… we make it quick & easy.
 
♦ Tech Shirts- No cotton allowed!
Always super comfy, moisture wicking & gender specific.
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♦ Finisher Medals- Yup, for you 5K’ers too!
Custom molded and distance specific for ALL finishers.
♦ Icy Towels- Yours to keep!
Dripping with ice water and ready to cool your core temp at the finish.
♦ Souvenir Race Bibs- With pull tags for your convenience! 
Yet another keepsake to remember your day, plus your meal & raffle tickets are right there at your finger tips.
♦ FREE Race Pics- Unlimited downloads are on us! 
Professional photographers on course too… enjoy!
♦ Gear Check- No trips back to the car for our athletes… no sir-ee!
Leave it with us… we’ll keep an eye on it for you.
♦ Porta-Poos-A-Plenty- 3 Units for 500 people?  What, are you crazy? 
Ever had to run without using a restroom because the lines were too long?  Ouch!  We provide almost triple the facilities as other events.
♦ Accurately Measured, Clearly Marked Courses- Race the distance you trained for!
Not a little more and not a little less… we measure each course no fewer than 3 times before race day.
♦ Start / Finish AND On-Course Medical Support- Nothing is more important than your safety! 
Here’s hopin’ those guys are really bored, but just in case… each and every volunteer you pass knows who to call for help.
♦ Tons of Aid Stations- No need to carry any extra weight!
Not only will both water & electrolyte replacement be handed to you at the finish line, but you’ll come across an on-course aid station every mile.
♦ Disposable Timing Chips- No hassle at the finish line! 
And no fees if you forget to return your timing chip either… we don’t need it back.
♦ Post-Race Meal- Breakfast burritos, fruit, bagels, chocolate milk & OTTER POPS for all!
Yup, even if you’re dead last… we’re not going anywhere until we cheer you in.
♦ Electronic Results- No more endless sheets of data to sort through!
All results scroll on easy to read computer screens in the expo area during the event and are posted online by the end of the day.
♦ 3 Deep Awards- Overall AND Divisions! 
Events small enough to stay friendly and personal give you a better chance of landing on the podium baby!
♦ Raffle Prizes Galore- If you’re registered, you’re entered… easy peasy!  Just bring us your ticket at the start of your award ceremony and you’re in!  (Psst… with over $8,500 in prizes, everyone will be going home with a prize!)

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Final Endless Series Logo As a part of our first-of-its-kind Endless Series, race the same distance at back-to-back events to measure your progress on identical 5K, 10K or Half Marathon courses.  Prizes may be awarded to those who beat their previous time!  Click here for more information.
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Dedicated in support of Colorado Canine Rescue!

Rescuing ‘next-in-line’ dogs of all breeds from overcrowded shelters, Dog Days is presented in support of the Colorado Canine Rescue. Run entirely by volunteers, and with no central location… only foster homes, please consider a generous donation when you register!

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Only about a 1/2 mile from the race start / finish, enjoy a relaxing night’s sleep at The Westin Westminster!
With their spacious guest rooms, spectacular views, and signature Heavenly® Beds, you’ll be all set to go All-Out on race day!

Reserve your room by July 10th to get their very special rate of just $109!

Call 888.627.8448 to tell them you qualify for our Dog Days Courtesy Room Block, or click below to reserve online.

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Site Map Directions Printable PDF

City Park: 10455 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020

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With you and about 1,000 of your closest friends all joining us on race day, parking could get a bit hairy.
Please be sure to scroll to ‘Event Information’ for deets and please plan to park in approved lots only.

 

 

5K Course  (13% Asphalt / 87% Concrete) Interactive Map Printable PDF
5K athletes will leave the lot at City Park heading southwest on Big Dry Creek Trail. As an out-and-back course, athletes will run approximately 1.5 miles to the turnaround then return the way they came.
Course Records: M 15:51.08 / 5:07 Pace (Nick Kadlec) – F 22:14.05 / 7:10 Pace (Alicia Caldwell)

 

10K Course  (6% Asphalt / 83% Concrete / 11% Soft Surface) Interactive Map Printable PDF
10K athletes will leave the lot at City Park heading southwest on Big Dry Creek Trail. As a double out-and-back course, athletes will run approximately 1.5 miles to the 1st turnaround then return the way they came, passing City Park to run another 1.5 miles to the 2nd turnaround, before returning directly to the finish line with 6 opportunities to hydrate along the way.
Course Records: M 34:49.04 / 5:37 Pace (Omar Martinez) – F 42:06 / 6:48 Pace (Dawn Scott)

 

Half Marathon Course  (3% Asphalt / 48% Concrete / 49% Soft Surface) Interactive Map Printable PDF
Half marathon athletes will leave the lot at City Park heading southwest on Big Dry Creek Trail. As a double out-and-back course, athletes will run approximately 1.5 miles to the 1st turnaround then return the way they came, passing City Park to run another 5 miles to the 2nd turnaround before returning directly to the finish line with 12 opportunities to hydrate along the way.
Course Records: M 1:18:39 / 6:01 Pace (Ryan Krol) – F 1:33:00 / 7:06 Pace (Andrea Holt)

 

Early (thru 5/25) Advance (thru 7/11) Late* (thru 7/22) Walk-Up*
5K $35 $40 $45* $50*
10K $40 $45 $50* $55*
Half $55 $60 $65* $70*

*Because goodies must be ordered far enough in advance to have them printed & shipped, late and walk-up entrants will receive SWAG on a first come, first-served basis. If the shirt size you prefer is unavailable when you register, please select your next best size to be sure you get one, then stop by the packet pick-up area after you race to see if a swap is possible.

 

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Without YOU, these events simply wouldn’t be possible.

From event prep to packet pick-up, and from course marshals to meal service, there are a variety of ways you can help. Sure… when you volunteer, you can look forward to that warm & fuzzy feeling that comes by giving back, but with All-Out, there’s WAY more to it than that. There’s no experience necessary, but space is limited so please let us know you’re available right away! Athletes: We know endurance sports can take a big chunk out of your pocket book and we’ve got your back. Check out our ‘Earn a Free Entry’ program! Groups: Tired of those bake sales & car washes? We are happy to be a part of your fundraising efforts! (Donations begin with just 10 volunteers and you need not be an official nonprofit.) Students: Earn those credits in the most fun way possible!

 

Click the buttons above or ‘Volunteer Now’ below for more information, then brace yourself… you’re about to have a blast!

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Monday, 5/25 11:59p Early Pricing Ends
Saturday, 7/11 11:59p Advance Pricing Ends
Wednesday, 7/22 11:59p Late Pricing Ends & Online Registration Closes
Thursday, 7/23 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Early Packet Pick-Up & Walk-Up Registration (photo ID required):
RRS-Logo Road Runner Sports: 10436 Town Center Dr, Westminster
Click here for a map or to get directions.
You do NOT want to wait until race morning to pick up your packet! Why? You’ll miss out on the chance to win one of several SWEET prizes being given out only at Early Packet Pick-Up. (Psst… winning at packet pick-up will not reduce your chances of winning again on race day.)
Saturday, 7/25 5:00a Venue Volunteer Check-In
  5:30a Course Volunteer Check-In
5:45a Race Day Packet Pick-Up & Walk-Up Registration Open
6:30a Half Marathon Warm-Up Begins (optional)
6:45a Half Marathon Walk-Up Registration Closes
7:00a Half Marathon Start
7:15a 5 & 10K Warm-Up Begins (optional)
7:30a 5 & 10K Walk-Up Registration Closes
7:45a 10K Start
7:50a 5K Start
8:45a 5K Awards & Raffle
9:15a 10K Awards & Raffle
10:00a Half Marathon Awards & Raffle

Directions – Westminster’s City Park is located at 10455 Sheridan Blvd.  Click here for a map or to get directions.

Parking – Athletes & spectators will be allowed to park in the lots indicated as ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ below only, leaving other lots available for park maintenance staff and the softball tournaments scheduled for the same morning.

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Towels – It’s gonna be HOT!  As great as the ice water dripping from your finish line towel will feel, please DO NOT return to the finish aid tent to re-dip your towel once it starts to dry.  (Think about that for a minute… Ewww!)

 

The above information is only that which is unique to this event.

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