Run with Us May 17, 2014!

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo invites world class runners and families alike to Run to the Shrine on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Both the 5K and the 10K options curve through the Zoo and some of the most stunning mountain scenery this side of the Rockies. The races conclude with a party at The Lodge at Moose Lake!

A great opportunity for competitive racers, casual walkers, as well as families and children eager to show their enthusiasm for the Zoo, Run to the Shrine offers the coveted opportunity to traverse Shrine Road via foot, the only time of the year when foot traffic is allowed. Learn more about training for Run to the Shrine.














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To Register

Online Registration is now open!

Type of Registration*

Pre-Registration
Feb. 15 - May 10

Member/Non-Member

Race Week
May 11-15
Race Day
May 17
Child
(Age 3-10)
$15/$15
$15
$20
Youth
(Age 11-17)
$25/$30
$35
$40
Adult
(Age 18-59)
$35/$40
$45
$50
Senior
(Age 60+)
$25/$30
$35
$40

**Active-duty or retired military and their families can receive a $5 discount on their registration fees. Valid military ID is required. To receive the coupon code for the discount, please email specialevents@cmzoo.org with "Military Discount" in the subject line.


Walk-in Registration: - April 18 - May 14, 2014

Register in-store for Run to the Shrine. Visit Colorado Running Company, Boulder Running Company or Runners Roost at the below locations and receive your t-shirt, timing chip and bib.
In store registration ends Wednesday, May 14, 2014.**

Boulder Running Company - Colorado Springs
3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., 719-278-3535

Colorado Running Company - Colorado Springs
833 N. Tejon St., 719-635-3833
9275 N. Union Blvd., Ste. 120, 719-282-6664

Runners Roost - Colorado Springs
121 N. Tejon St., 719-632-2633


Mail-in Registration:

To register by mail, print out this Run to the Shrine Registration Form.

Mail registration form and payment to:
Run to the Shrine
9 Club Lane
Littleton, CO 80123
(This is NOT a walk-in registration location)


Race Day Registration Times/Locations by Race:

  • 6:15 a.m. - 10K Registration Opens - Registration tent location TBA
  • 7:15 a.m. - 10K Starts
  • 7:30 a.m. - 5K Registration Opens - Online/mail-in tent located at the entrance to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo south parking lot
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5K Starts
  • 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Post Event Celebration, The Lodge at Moose Lake

Registration Includes:

Admission to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on May 17, 2014, chip timing post-event grub at The Lodge at Moose Lake and NEW THIS YEAR a commemorative performance t-shirt.

Questions?:

Please contact Jenny Hillard at jhillard@cmzoo.org or 719-633-9925 x114.

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Schedule of Events

On Race Day:

6:15 a.m. - 10K Registration Opens - Registration tent location TBA.
7:15 a.m. - 10K Starts
7:30 a.m. - 5K Registration Opens - Online/mail-in tent located at the entrance to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo south parking Lot
8:30 a.m. - 5K Starts
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Post Event Celebration, The Lodge at Moose Lake


Schedule subject to change. Please check back before race day.


Packet Pick-up:

Pre-registered participants can pick up their race materials on event day. See location based on the event you are participating in.

  • 10K - Packet pick-up starting at 6:15 a.m. at the registration tent location TBA.
  • 5K - Starting at 7:30 a.m. at the onilne/mail-in tent located at the entrance to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo south parking lot.

 

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Rules, Regulations and FAQs

  • Jog/run/walk participants will be timed individually based on participating age catagories.
  • Only registered participants permitted on run course. If not registered for the run, regular Zoo admission is required.
  • How do I train for Run to the Shrine?
  • From out of town? Visit our Stay and Play page.
  • For the safety of all participants we do not allow skate boards, roller blades/inline skates/Heely’s®, bicycles or pets on the run course. Jogging strollers are welcome for the 5K/10K – check FAQs for specific details.
  • All fees are non-refundable.
  • The race fee is not tax deductible, but any additional donations are tax deductible.
  • Run t-shirts cannot be guaranteed to those who register on race day.
  • View or print a Frequently Asked Questions page here.
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Course Map & Parking

COURSE MAP

Run to the Shrine Course Map 2014 - download or view pdf here.


PARKING

Check back soon for parking information.


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Awards

Presented between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. at The Lodge at Moose Lake.

Female
5K Overall - 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
10K Overall - 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

Male
5K Overall - 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
10K Overall - 1st, 2nd, 3rd place









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Post-Race Results & Runner Photos

Check back after the race for results and photographs!

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Post-Race Celebration Vendors

If your business is interested in participating in the Run to the Shrine Post-Race Expo, please contact Jenny Hillard at jhillard@cmzoo.org or call 719-633-9925, ext. 114.


Current Vendors (more to come!)

Brunswick Zone
City Rock
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill
Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool of Colorado Springs
Pikes Peak Allergy & Asthma
Star Ranch Family Dental
U.S. Olympic Committee
Urban Mobile Health
Whole Foods


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Become an Exhibitor

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Run to the Shrine features a family-friendly 5K run/walk/stroll and a challenging 10K course. We want your organization to be a part of it! High visibility, low overhead and big fun are the three key elements every organization looks for when participating in an event and Run to the Shrine guarantees all three. Connect with the MOST POPULAR attraction in Colorado Springs!

We expect hundreds of participants, from elite runners to family walkers, for this one-of-a-kind event Saturday, May 17, 2014. The Zoo invites you and your staff to participate in this year’s event by hosting an Exhibitor Station.

Please email Jenny Hillard or call 719-633-9925 x114 for more information or to become an exhibitor.

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Volunteer!

Volunteers Needed!

Adult volunteers are needed to ensure a safe and fun event for the participants and spectators. All volunteers will receive FREE Zoo admission on Saturday, May 17, 2014, and a Run to the Shrine volunteer t-shirt.  Please remember, you must be at least 18 years old to volunteer.

Positions include:

  • Registration
  • Water stations
  • Finish line
  • And more!

To sign up, contact 719-633-9925, ext. 127 or email volunteer@cmzoo.org

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Sponsorship Info

For Run sponsorship information, contact Jenny Hillard at 719-633-9925, ext. 114 or jhillard@cmzoo.org.

 

All proceeds from Run to the Shrine benefit Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.


Thank you to our generous sponsors for supporting Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Run to the Shrine!


Community Sponsors:





Visit The Citadel's Website
Visit K12.com's Website


Visit Children's Hospital Colorado's Website
     

In-kind Sponsor:


Visit AGreen Layer Sport's Website