Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP

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Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 697   Event: NCYH Power Play 5K & 10K
Application Date: 04/02/2013    Event Date: 08/17/2013
Organization: Northern Colorado Youth Hockey   Phone: 970-206-4423
Address: 7900 Fairgorunds Ave., FC 80528
Contact 1 Name: Sarah Nelson
Address: 7900 Fairgrounds Ave.
Fort Collins CO 80528
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road & Private Land
Race starts at NoCo Ice Center in parking lot
Runs south on Highland Meadows Parkway to Pinkee's Rod Shop just north of Crossroads intersection
Circles back north up on Highland Meadows Parkway back to NoCo Ice Center

Race starts at NoCo Ice Center in parking lot
Runs south on Highland Meadows Parkway and then east on County Road 30
Circles back west on County Road 30, north on Highland Meadows Parkway, and back to NoCo Ice Center

3rd Annual NCYH Power Play introduces the 10K in addition to a 5K race. All proceeds benefit youth ice hockey in Northern Colorado. It is a USA Track and Field sanctioned event. We have received the Certificate of Liability Insurance and Sanction number.

The 5K race begins at NoCo Ice Center (owned by Northern Colorado Youth Hockey, our non-profit association), runs through neighborhood of Highland Meadows on Highland Meadows Parkway and County Road 30, and concludes back at NoCo.

The 10K race begins at NoCo Ice Center, runs through neighborhoods of Highland Meadows and then Highland Meadows Golf Course on HIghland Meadows Parkway, south towards Crossroads with a halfway point at Pinkee’s Rod Shop (circling through Greenridge Road, Greenfield Drive, and Greendale Road that surrounds Pinkee's) and concludes back at NoCo.

We have permission of Pinkee's owners (members of our association) to use their parking lot for halfway point

Estimated Participants: 250   Estimated Spectators: 50
   Sat. 08/17/2013: 8 AM - 11 AM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 04/03/2013
Certificate of Insurance from USA Track & Field

2. Date Submitted: 04/03/2013
Waiver for Liability Insurance

3. Date Submitted: 04/03/2013
Attached is the Certificate of Insurance listing Larimer County, sorry I uploaded gave you the wrong document in my previous upload an hour ago

4. Date Submitted: 04/03/2013
EMS Plan document

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Citizen Information Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved

Comments: Currently we do not have any construction projects slated for this area or around the event routes. However, next year we will have project slated around the same time as the event. Kyle Arend is our Project Manager for PN 8316 (CR 3) and his number is (970) 498-5734 if you have questions about next years project.

If anything changes for this year I will update this page.

Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: Please ensure that a detailed emergency communications plan is available, and that all staff and volunteers are familiar with the plan.

Food service at aid stations does not require a licensed vendor provided food and beverage service is limited to:

• Service of commercially prepared and individually packaged foods and beverages that do not require refrigeration. Examples include packaged candy, power bars, bottled water, soda or juice.

• Service of hot coffee, tea, instant hot beverages.

• Service of donuts, bagels or pastries that are commercially prepared and do not require refrigeration.

• Service of whole uncut fruits and vegetables.

• Service of water from a public supply transported and dispensed in clean containers designed for potable water service.

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment is available to consult on food safety concerns, and on licensing provisions for vendors involving food service beyond that listed above. Information is available on our website at

Adequate toilets need to be provided at the start/finish area and as necessary at aid stations.

Doug Ryan
Larimer County Department of Health and Environment
(970) 498-6777


Email Health

Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: 4/3/13: This event does not affect any parks or open spaces

Email Parks & Open Lands

Risk Management

Status: Approved


Email Risk Management

Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: This event does not conflict with any currently planned or scheduled road maintenance or construction activities. However, at the time of the event, portions of the route(s) may traverse roads that have recently, or are then, currently undergoing surface maintenance. Event promoters are reminded that they are not to post event signs on traffic sign posts within the public road Right-Of-Way or paint on the surface of the road.

Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved

Comments: Please ensure participants follow the rules of the road and that they do not impede the normal flow of traffic.

Email Sheriff

Thompson Valley EMS

Status: Approved

Comments: I do not see an EMS plan. Could you please provide one. We need to know that you will be calling 911 for nay emergency.

Email Thompson Valley EMS

Windsor-Severance Fire District

Status: Approved

Comments: This is being approved without comment from Windsor-Severance Fire Dist.

Email Windsor-Severance Fire District

Final Disposition


Please print your permit and have it available on event day.

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