Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 @ 7:00 AM

Kickers For Kids Fun Run

199 County Line Rd

Palmer Lake, CO 50 Miler, 50K, Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K, 5K, 0.82 Miler

Registration closes: Wed, Jul 18 @ 11:59PM

2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run

"Wake Up And Smell The Pine Trees" at the 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run located at the Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area in Palmer Lake, Colorado on Saturday, July 21, 2018. The 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run is an event for all levels of runners and a great opportunity to just get out, exercise, and enjoy all of the beauty of the New Santa Fe Regional Trail under a nice warm Colorado summer sun.

Choose your Santa Fe Trail distance challenge 0.82 Miles, 5K, 10K, 13.1 Miles, 26.2 Miles, 50K, or the Front Range 50 Miler and we’ll provide you with the tools (i.e. Aid Stations, Hydration, Encouragement) to accomplish your personal distance goal. Run, Walk, or feel free to stop and take pictures of Mother Nature while on your Santa Fe Trail running journey because the 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run is a NO PRESSURE running event!

This event is being designed to promote recreational physical fitness, to showcase the beautiful Santa Fe Trail, and to help raise funds to purchase new running shoes (i.e. Kickers) for our budget constrained little runners. All proceeds (minus event expenses) from the 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run will be donated to the Landsharks Running Club of Colorado Springs so they can continue to aid families whose children are interested in pursuing the sport of running. As we all know, a good pair of running shoes is every runner’s best friend!

For more information on the Landsharks Running Club please visit their website at the following link: www.landsharksrunningclub.com

The 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run...No Hype...No Hoopla...Just Running!

Event Location:
Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area
199 County Line Road, Palmer Lake, Colorado 90133

Available Challenges

All 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run distance challenges will be held on the New Santa Fe Regional Trail and will Start/Finish in the Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area (Elevation 7,244).

[0] 0.82 Mile Challenge:
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/txPgk3q1pROE0BsW3yXAnbsI

[1] 5K Challenge:
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/XTy11zA5kyDWqm69znlYz0vG

[2] 10K Challenge:
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/vSbSLMvoiu6JiNpLXqIKXGuJ

[3] 13.1 Mile Challenge:
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[4] 26.2 Mile Challenge:
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/iZdceO4TCu9ktdXqO9jvVJ0g

[5] 50K Challenge:
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/ZuygObqrWGfakFdWKafcL9wH

[6] Front Range 50 Miler (50 Miles):
Gaia Map: https://www.gaiagps.com/public/GwrGFxi7iCv2dOqAgOMaswH7

Please Note: A portion of the 26.2 Mile Challenge, 50K Challenge, and Front Range 50 Miler courses run through the U.S. Air Force Academy and they have the authority to close this section of the Santa Fe Trail without notice. In the event of a trail closing, an alternate challenge route will be designed and communicated to all runners.

Please Note: Course Maps may be Subject to Change

Starting Times

2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run starting times:
[1] Front Range 50 Miler Challenge: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
[2] 50K Challenge: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
[3] 26.2 Mile Challenge: 7:00 AM
[4] 13.1 Mile Challenge: 7:00 AM
[5] 10K Challenge: 7:00 AM
[6] 5K Challenge: 7:00 AM
[7] 0.82 Mile Challenge: 7:00 AM

Aid Stations

There will be Aid Stations placed about every 3 Miles on the Santa Fee Trail. Your Race Director has been a Nuun Ambassador for the last 3 years and is very proud to announce that Nuun Hydration Products will be available at all Aid Stations.

For more information on Nuun Hydration Products please visit their website: https://nuunlife.com

Restroom Facilities

Restroom Facilities will be available at the following locations:
[1] Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area
[2] 3rd Street Trailhead
[3] Baptist Road Trailhead
[4] Other/TBD

Fun Run Swag

All runners will receive a A4 Performance Running Shirt at packet pickup with the 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run logo. Runners will also receive a Finisher Award after they run, walk, or crawl across the Finish Line!

Special awards will be handed out to the first 3 Female and to the first 3 Male participants to run, walk, or crawl across the Finish Line in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each distance challenge category.

The top Female and top Male finisher in each distance challenge category will also earn FREE REGISTRATION for the 2019 Kickers For Kids Fun Run so that they can defend their titles!

Packet Pickup

Location: Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 5:00 AM

Event Parking

The Palmer Lake Regional Recreation Area has limited parking spaces so please carpool if possible. Additional parking will be available on the other side of the park lake adjacent to Highway 105.

Local time: 7:13 PM
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