Wheat Ridge High School
9505 W. 32nd Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Since 1981 runners have been coming to Wheat Ridge to run the Farmers 5000! This race continues raise money to support school programs and promotes physical fitness and community spirit. All funds from entry fees are given to various educational and special programs within the school. The 5K run and walk, along with a 1K fun run, are open to all!
Registration includes the official race t shirt.
Adult - $35
Alumni - $33
Student/Jeffco Staff - $25
Elementary School Challenge - $10 (youth large t shirt included)
Fun Run - Free (no t-shirt)
Race day registration is $5 more.
All mail-in registrations and online registrations made before 2:00 p.m. on Sept 14 may be picked up at Wheat Ridge High School on the following dates:
Thursday - Friday (Sept 16-17) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (Sept 18) 9 a.m. to noon
Race day (Sept 19) 7:30 a.m to 8:30 a.m.
The race begins and ends on 32nd Ave. directly in front of Wheat Ridge High School.
Participants should park in the lot on the north side of the school, off of Holland St. and south of 37th Ave. NOTE: You will not be able to access the start line or parking lots from 32nd Ave. on race morning.
The certified course begins and ends at WRHS, winding through the neighborhood streets. Click here to view the course map.
The Farmers 5000 is professionally chip timed.
Top male and female overall winners will receive $100 cash. First and second runners-up will receive gift certificates from Runners Roost Lakewood. Overall winners excluded from awards below.
Top 3 Male/Female 5K runners in all categories will receive a gift certificate from Apple Ridge Cafe:
Age Categories: 8 & under; 9-12,13-15, 16-19, every 5 years thereafter, 80 and over.
All registered entrants are eligible for prize drawings at the race finish, courtesy of area businesses. (Must be present to win)
There is so much to do on race morning and we can always use an extra set of hands. Click here to volunteer!
Sponsorship provides an ideal marketing prospect for your business. We offer many levels of sponsorship and opportunities for involvement and provide businesses with positive brand recognition. As a sponsor, you can be part of a fun athletic event that promotes health and wellness in our community. You can download the sponsorship packet here. If you would like more information on our race, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.