Founded in 1888 as a thriving coal town, Lafayette takes pride today in state and national gold-level achievements in solar energy.

Join us on Saturday, June 16th, to celebrate the summer solstice and Lafayette's coal-to-solar story with a family friendly 5K foot race in scenic Lafayette.

solar.jpg

Thanks again to our 2018 sponsors:

sponsors_presenting3-01.png

We are grateful to these additional sponsors: 

sponsors_general3-01.png

2018 Course Map

Screen Shot 2018-06-12 at 1.35.23 PM.png

Pricing

pricing_chartFinal-01.png

Event Details

Packet Pickup & On-site Registration

Race bibs, timing chips, and t-shirts can be picked up in advance at Confluence Small Business Collective, 75 Waneka Parkway in Lafayette.

Thursday, June 14th from 11am-7pm

Friday, June 15th from 11am-7pm

On-site registration will be available during packet-pickup.

(Race will happen rain or shine! No refunds will be offered on or after race day.)


Race Day Schedule

6:30 - Same-day registration and packet pickup

7:25 - Wheelchair race begins

7:30 - Run/walk race begins

9:00 - Course closes, Awards Ceremony

8:00 - 11:00 - Post race expo


On the Course

Kids are welcome; all runners, walkers, and wheelchair athletes must register.

Strollers are welcome and their passengers need not register.

One water station will be available on the course.

Please leave pets at home.


Prizes & Giveaways

Announced winners for standard age categories and cash prizes for overall winners.

First place - $100, Second place - $50, Third place - $25 for overall finishers in the run/walk event.

PLUS live giveaways from sponsors and local businesses!


Post-Race Expo

Visit with exhibitors and refuel with an AƧai bowl in the lot at Romero's K9 Club & Tap House. Adults 21+ check your race bib for a free post-race beer compliments of Romero's! 


Parking & Transportation

Parking for the event will be available on the south side of Flatirons Church. Arrive in time to find a spot and make a short walk to the start/finish area. Though the Lafayette RTD Park & Ride is located within a few steps of the start/finish area, Saturday morning service is limited. Check bus schedules and plan ahead!


A Call for Volunteers

In order to make this event safe and enjoyable for all, volunteers are needed before, during, and after the race. Please subscribe below for more info or register to be a volunteer now and we'll reach out to put you to work!


Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities

Sol Series Events has partnered with Jax Mercantile, Confluence SBC, and Runners Roost to launch the inaugural Run for the Sun 5K in 2018, but we're seeking additional support to fund the event. Please complete the form below to receive information about sponsorship levels and post-race exhibition.


Sign up for more info about volunteering, sponsorship, or vendor opportunities.

I am interested in...
Name *
Name