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  •   Dept Head: Bob Adams

Father's Day 5K

Race Results

Thank you for joining us at the annual Father's Day 5k on Sunday, June 18, 2017. The City of Fort Collins Recreation Department is thrilled to announce the results of this year's race:

Congratulations to all of our runners! For more information and race results, visit Runlimited here. .

A special thanks to UCHealth for supporting this year's Father's Day 5k as our title sponsor. 

Thank you to all of our sponsors: Odell Brewing Company, Houska Automotive, Fort Collins Running Club, CooperSmith's Pub & Brewing, Gib's Grooming, and Miramont Lifestyle Fitness. Thanks to our media partners as well: KRFC and Townsquare Media. 

Event Details

June 18, 2017
Mountain Avenue, Downtown Fort Collins


Registration is available on Sunday at the registration tent starting at 6:30 a.m.

What's Included:

  • Race t-shirt
  • Race tracker (chip)
  • Gift bag
  • Complimentary beer provided by Odell Brewing
  • Early race packet pick-up at Foothills Activity Center from June 16-17. Pick-up is during facility open hours (F, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sa, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Note: Race bags and shirts are only guaranteed to those who preregister.


Awards will be given to the top 3 finalists in each age division in each category. Finalists will only be recognized in the category for which they register.

Online registration closes June 15. Prices go up on race day. 

Stollers and pets are permitted in the race. Please be courteous and pick up after your pets. Leashes required.

Male 5k Open $45 313035-01
Female 5k Open $45 313035-02
Youth 5k Open $30 313035-04
Father & Daughter Team 5k Open $65 313035-05
Father & Son Team 5k Open $65 313035-06
Wheelchair Division $45 313035-03

Schedule of Events

Father's Day 5k will take place on Sunday, June 18, 2017 on Mountain Avenue in Downtown Fort Collins.

6:30 – 7:45 a.m. Registration
7:57 a.m. – Start of Wheelchair Division
8:00 a.m. – Start of 5k Run/Walk and the 1-mile Premium
8:45 a.m. – Start of the 1-mile Healthy Kids Run Series
8:45 a.m. – After Race Celebration in Old Town Square
9:00 a.m. – Awards Ceremony in Old Town Square


Thank you for your interest in Father's Day 5k. We welcome promotional vendors to join us for the Health & Wellness Fair during the After Race Celebration in Old Town Square. Father's Day 5k welcomes nearly 1,000 racers and spectators for a day that's all about dad.

Vendor applications are due May 16, 2017. For vendor questions, contact Lauren Binder at 970-221-6683 or bGJpbmRlckBmY2dvdi5jb20=.

Download the vendor application (50KB)

Volunteers Needed

There are many opportunities to volunteer for the Father's Day 5k. A few volunteer positions include:

  • Race marshals
  • Water station hosts
  • Race magicians: Make the race appear and disappear by helping with set-up and tear-down.
  • Sustainability Super Heroes
  • Assistant race time keepers

If you're interested in volunteering, please visit Engage for position descriptions and more information.

Thank you!

Proceeds from the event go to support the Reduced Fee program and the Adaptive Recreation Opportunities (ARO) program within the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department. We would not be able to offer this family event to our community without the support of our sponsors

If you are interested in joining us as a sponsor, please contact Jami McMannes at 970-221-6358 or am1jbWFubmVzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==. More information is available in oursponsorship menu.

Thank you to our current sponsors for supporting Father's Day 5k. We could not do this without you.

Media Kit

Help us spread the word about Father's Day 5k! Below are some resources that you can print out to give to your friends or put on display (but make sure you ask first). If you would like us to print materials for your, just let us know. Contact Jami at 970.221.6358 or am1jbWFubmVzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==.

Download the vendor application