Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson

Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 824   Event: Human Race
Application Date: 02/24/2014    Event Date: 07/26/2014
Organization: Green Events   Phone:
Address: PO Box 1523
Contact 1 Name: Lisa Sinclair
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Ron Baker
Address: PO Box 1523
Fort Collins CO 80522
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Civic Center Park
Half Marathon starting at Museum of Discovery and Finishing at Civic Center Park
5k & 10k - Start and Finish at Civic Center Park
Kid's Race - Start and Finish at Museum of Discovery

The Human Race is a run/walk event that includes a Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and Kid's 1 mile races. The Half Marathon and 10k route will be on county road for ~2 miles from the intersection of Taft Hill Road and Laporte to the Poudre Bike Trail, running on the east side of Taft Hill Road in the bike lane (see attached maps). The Half Marathon does 2 loops of the 10k course.

Estimated Participants: 500   Estimated Spectators: 50
   Sat. 07/26/2014: 6 AM - 2 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 03/03/2014
Insurance Certificate attached

2. Date Submitted: 03/27/2014
Traffic Plan attached

3. Date Submitted: 03/27/2014
Participant waiver attached

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Citizen Information Coordinator regarding this application.

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved

Comments: City of Fort Collins permit in process. We will need a traffic control plan submitted for the event.
City of Fort Collins special event permit has been issued 07/03/14.

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Status: Approved

Comments: Currently we do not any construction projects slated for this time and or for the route for the event. However if things change 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


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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: 3/3/14 - This event does not appear to affect areas managed by the Department of Natural Resources.

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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved

Comments: Emergency Access:
An emergency access path of no less that 20’ wide shall be maintained free and clear of all immovable objects on streets and fire apparatus access roads at all times during the event. Road blocks may be placed on public streets to prevent traffic from crossing, but cannot block emergency travel. If road blocks are used ensure staff is available to remove barricade should emergency travel be necessary. (2006 IFC, 503.1).
Tent Permits:
Any tent or air supported membrane structure greater than 400 square feet requires a tent permit. Any canopy over 800 square feet also requires this permit. The application for a tent permit can be found at under the permits tab.

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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


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Risk Management

Status: Approved


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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: This event does not conflict with any currently planned or scheduled road maintenance or construction activities. 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.

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Status: Approved

Comments: Please provide an Emergency Communications Plan which outlines how medical/fire/law enforcement will be contacted, if necessary. Also, please provide the name and cell phone number of a safety officer. This person will be responsible for ensuring that medical/fire/law enforcement is notified in the event of an emergency. This person should be available during the entire event in case we need to reach someone at the event.

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Final Disposition


Hi Lisa,

Congratulations! Your special event application for the Human Race has been approved. Please print a copy of the permit and have it available for the duration of your event.


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