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 15th, to celebrate the summer solstice and Lafayette's coal-to-solar story with a family friendly 5K foot race in scenic Lafayette.


Thanks again to our 2018 sponsors:


We are grateful to these additional sponsors: 


2018 Course Map

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A portion of all registration fees will support the expansion of renewable energy. Details will be announced in early 2019.

Event Details

Packet Pickup & On-site Registration

Race bibs, timing chips, and t-shirts can be picked up in advance. Times and locations TBA.

On-site registration will be available during packet-pickup and on the morning of the race.

(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 male and female winners.

PLUS live giveaways from sponsors and local businesses!

Post-Race Expo

Visit with sponsors and exhibitors. Enjoy post-race snacks and beverages. Details TBA.

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

Please complete the form below to receive information about sponsorship levels and post-race exhibition.

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