ID: 771 Event: Towers 10K Status: IN REVIEW Application Date: 10/15/2013 Event Date: 04/26/2014 Organization: Gnar Runners Phone: Address: 5001 Overhill Dr, Fort Collins, CO 80526
Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces Website:http://gnarrunners.com/ Type of Event: Other Location:
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Route Race check in will bet set up at the Soderberg Trailhead. The start and finish will be at the base of Towers Rd. The route will run 5k to the top of Towers and back down again. Exact start/finish and turn around points will be determined once we have a chance to get an accurate measurement. Tables and tents for the post race awards will be set up at the base of Towers at the finish line leaving the Soderberg trailhead open to park users. Towers is wide enough to remain open to park users and/or spectators during the event. We can keep a path open between Swan Johnson and Shoreline to make sure other park users can easily access the valley and Sawmill trails.
Timeline Setup & Parking Volunteers: 5:00am Runner Check In: 5:30am to 6:45am Race Start: 7:00am Race End: 9:15am Clean up and leave by: 10:30am
Aid Station One water station at the top of Towers with volunteers to check runner’s numbers at the turn around.
Parking Carpool parking can be offered at the Soderberg trailhead. All other runner and volunteer vehicles can park at the Marina lot. Any additional spectators will need to purchase a park pass.
Notifications Signs will be posted 1-2 weeks in advance at all park access points (Lory trailheads, Blue Sky, Soderberg, and park border crossings) to notify users of the event. We will also send announcements to Overland Mountain Biking group and Team Bob to inform as many mountain bikers as possible. The event will also be listed in the Coloradoan event calendar.
Estimated Participants: 300 Estimated Spectators: 20 Hours:
Sat. 04/26/2014: 5:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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 http://larimer.org/health/ehs/food.asp.
Adequate toilets need to be provided at the start/finish area and as necessary at aid stations.
This event will occur on County open space. Details regarding the number of facilities and capacity for the event need to be coordinated with the Natural Resources Department.
Doug Ryan Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (970) 498-6777 firstname.lastname@example.org