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Race Must Know

Race Day Arrival

Please help us with the traffic crunch. There is only one road that travels into the Boulder Reservoir which means it can be slow going. And we're not kidding!

Please help us get everyone parked and ready to run on time by carpooling and arriving at least one hour before our start time of 9:00am. And don't forget, if you are looking to have your little one participating in the Rag-a-Muffin run, start time for that is 8:15am. So the earlier the better!


Parking

The Boulder Reservoir has plenty of parking. It's getting to a parking space that can be tricky. The single road that travels into the reservoir can make traffic kinda hairy. So, we strongly recommend that you arrive at least one hour before the start time and to carpool in if at all possible. (If it sounds like we are repeating ourselves, that's because we are!)

Important for Spectators: The Boulder Reservoir will be charging an entry fee if you get there at 9am or after. Come early to cheer on your mom/wife/pal - and avoid the $5 fee!

Here are some other suggestions for nearby parking lots where you can meet up with a group of friends and carpool or walk in:

  • The Tom Watson Park lot on 63rd Street across from Coot Lake (west of IBM). Warm up with a 2 mile run on the Reservoir Dam road to the start line. Or you can carpool from the lot.
  • The Pleasant View Soccer Fields (on 47th Street south of Jay Road). Ride your bike or carpool from there.

Once you arrive, please follow the parking attendants' directions and hustle on in.


Packet Pick-Up

You have a couple of options here:

Early Packet Pick-Up: Highly recommended! We strongly encourage you to sign-up for pre-race packet pick up at one of our 3 Colorado stores. Packet pick up at the stores will be the week prior to the race. Picking up your packet ahead of time will allow you some extra time to enjoy race morning, eat your snacks, chill with a friend, or hang-out with your family before the start of the race.

Note: If you just can't make it to pick up your packet at a store, we will have it for you at the Rez race day. Just remember to get to the Rez extra early to get it!

Directions to the stores can be found on our store web pages:
Boulder
Cherry Creek
Colorado Springs

Race Day Packet Pick-Up: You can pick up your race number and goodie bag on race day from 7:00am to 8:30am. Just make sure you choose that option when you register.


Baby Jog Stroller Rentals

If you're coming in from out of town and need to rent a jog stroller for the race, give the folks at Baby Stay Rentals a call at (303)635-9885. Or check out their website at www.babystay.com.


Travel

Need info on travel and accommodations? To find information on travel, hotels, restaurants and all you need to know about the Boulder area, check out boulder.citysearch.com. If you're flying in from afar, we recommend flying into the Denver International Airport and renting a car for the 30-45 minute drive into Boulder. And hey, don't hesitate to call our Boulder or Denver store for tips from our local peeps!

Boulder: (303)996-0074
Cherry Creek: (303)321-4001


Directions

How do you get to the Boulder Reservoir? The address is 5100 N. 51st Street. The crossroads are Reservoir Road and Keho Road. Directions are listed below or you can go to Google maps.

From Boulder:
Take the Foothills Parkway N. (CO-157)
Veer to the right onto the N. Diagonal Hwy (CO-119)
Turn left (west) on Jay Road
Turn right (north) onto 51st Street.

From Denver/Colorado Springs
From I-25, merge onto US-36 West towards Boulder
Merge onto Foothills Parkway N (CO-157) toward the CU stadium.
Veer to the left onto the N. Diagonal Hwy (CO-119)
Turn left (west) on Jay Road
Turn right (north) onto 51st Street.

From Fort Collins
Take I-25 S/US -87 towards Denver
Take the CO-119 W exit (exit #240) toward Longmont
Turn right onto CO-119 N.
Continue straight to get onto CO-119 / E. 3rd Ave.
Turn left onto CO-119 / US-287 / Main Street
Turn right onto CO-119 / Ken Pratt Blvd.
Continue on CO-119 S.
Turn right onto Jay Road
Turn right onto (north) onto 51st Street

From west of Boulder (towns along I-70)
Take I-70 E. to 93
93 Becomes S Broadway Road
Take Broadway to Table Mesa
Left on Table Mesa to Foothills Parkway
Left under the overpass onto Foothills Parkway (CO-157)
Veer to the left onto N. Diagonal Hwy (CO-119)
Turn left (west) at Jay Road
Turn right (north) on 51st Street

See you there!

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