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2020 Elevation Run/ Walk Virtual Info

8th Annual (Virtual) Elevation Run/ Walk 

July 25th,2020 through August 5th, 2020 

This Year's Event is Brought to You By: NEW YORK LIFE

What is a Virtual Race?| Event Details| Prize Categories| Run Submission Info| Packet Pickup| FAQ

Due to the current status of the COVID-19 virus CLUB & CAC have decided that the 2020 Elevation 5K/10K and Fun Run will proceed as a virtual run/walk, meaning that you have from July 25, 2020 through August 5, 2020 to run anywhere, any distance, at any time. Submissions will be done online. 

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Strong, Enjoy the Outdoors !!!!

The Annual Conifer Elevation Run/Walk in Conifer, CO is a fundraiser for Conifer Lobos Unified Boosters and the Conifer Community Trails!  That means this year the Elevation 5K/10K and Fun Run will proceed as a virtual run/walk. This course celebrates the Conifer Trails, so bust out your run or walking shoes and safely enjoy our scenic neighborhoods, dirt roads and community trails.

WHAT Is A Virtual Run? 

What is a virtual race? A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. This type of race eliminates large gatherings and also abides by the social distancing guidelines. 

(CHSSA and Jeffco recommendations shall be followed by all participants) 

 

Click here to See Jefferson Counties COVID-19 Response Updates

 


Event Details

Your Trail, Your Pace, Your Race

~ Race Prizes
~ T Shirts available in Adult and Kids sizes. 
~ Goodie Bags

Race Window

Official Virtual Race Days – July 25 through August 5th

All participants must be registered by midnight on Saturday July 25th.

All race entries must be run/walked during the race window.

 

Race Course/ Elevation

You choose when you run, where you run, the pace you run, and the distance you run. 

This is your course, your pace, your race!!

 

CHS Sports Team Challenge

Are you affiliated with a Conifer High School Sport?

Each CHS Student that selects a sport at registration will receive a contribution to their sport from the CHS Athletic Director.  If you have any questions contact Katie at 303-929-6810. 

 


  Prize Categories - so many!!!

Registration Prizes

  • 1st CHS student to register

  • 1st Community member to register

  • 1st out of state registration

  • 1st CHS Student to make a race run/walk submission online between July 25-Aug 5.

  • 1st WJMS Student to make a race run/walk submission online between July 25-Aug 5.

  • 1st Elementary School student to make a race run/walk submission online between July 25-Aug 5.

  • 1st Adult to make a race run/walk submission online between July 25-Aug 5.

  • 1st First Reponder to make a race run/walk submission online between July 25-Aug 5.

  • Random drawings from all registrations!!!!

 

Non-Timed Prizes

  • Best social distancing running photo

  • Best run/walk costume

  • Most Run/walk photos submitted by one registrant in front of a Conifer Business (multiple single submissions will be tallied by CLUB)

  • Most registrations from a CHS Sports Team or Club *Remember all social distancing rules apply

  • Most registrations from a Conifer Area Non-profit

 

Prizes Requiring Time or Mileage Submissions

These prize categories require proof of miles run, (multiple single submissions will be tallied by CLUB)

  • Most miles submitted from a CHS Sports Team or Club * Remember all social distancing rules apply (requires proof of miles run, multiple single submissions will be tallied by CLUB.

  • Most miles submitted from an individual from July 25-Aug 5

  • 1st to run/walk 20 miles (requires proof of miles run, multiple single submissions will be tallied by CLUB)

 

Requires proof of miles run & times

These prize categories require proof of time and miles run

 

  • Fastest 10K submitted from July 25-Aug 5 (requires proof of miles run & times)

  • Fastest 5K adult submitted from July 25-Aug 5 (requires proof of miles run & times)

  • Fastest 5K teen submitted from July 25-Aug 5 (requires proof of miles run & times)
  • Fastest First Responder in the 5K submitted from July 25-Aug 5 (requires proof of miles run & times).

 Run Submission

Submissions to enter Virtual Prize Categories - Participants upload photos or files to a VirtualElCelRunGoogleForm (link provided at registration) or via email to elcelrun2020@gmail.com. For categories requiring proof of miles run or times, please submit a file or photo as your proof. Examples include: photos or screenshots from your fitness trackers, smartphone, smart watches or GPS gadgets.

More information will be available shortly.


 Tshirt & Goodie Bags

Virtual Runners may pick up their T-shirts and Goodie Bags. There will be mulitple dates during the race window for in person Tshirt and Goodie Bag pickup.  Locations Below, current social distancing recommendations will apply.

 

 

ASPEN PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

26215 Sutton Rd, Conifer, CO 80433 (Parking on West and DeBerry St) 

Saturday July 25th 10-11am, 2-3pm, 6-7pm

first Goodie Bag/TShirt pickup date, onsite registrations taken, first prizes announced, registration ends at midnight!  

 

CONIFER HIGH SCHOOL - by "the rock" and baseball field

Wednesday July 29th 6-7pm

Sunday Aug 2nd 12-1pm

Friday Aug 7th 5-6pm

~A mail option is available for $5 per participant if you want your T-shirt and Goodie Bag (and any prizes you may win) sent to you instead.


 

 Frequently Asked Questions

Where can we run? 

You can run anywhere. By making this a virtual event, the Elevation Run/Walk does not limit where you run, choose your trail, this is your run. Please abide by the rules of the facility you choose to use to run/walk during this VIRTUAL event, including but not limited to private property, school property, local or county roads and Open Space Parks.

 

What distance do we have to run? 

This year there is no limit on the distance you run. Though there are prize categories for specific distances, there is no limit on how short or long you go. To see the prizes for specific distances click here

 

Who can I run with during social distancing?

All participants will be required to social distance and follow CDC, Jefferson County, Jeffco Public School and CHSSA guidelines for gatherings.  VIRTUAL activities allow for complete independent exercise and submissions, or small groups that meet the above requirements during the Race Window.

For further information visit the CDC’s website about Social Distancing: 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/social-distancing.html

For further information visit the Jefferson County's website about Jeffco’s COVID- 19 Response:

https://www.jeffco.us/3999/Coronavirus-Disease-2019-COVID-19

 

Can we submit runs run before July 25, 2020?

No, the event starts on July 25th, 2020 and goes through August 5th, 2020. During that time you can submit your entries: photos, run times/distances. You cannot submit any walks/runs that were performed prior to July 25th, 2020. 

 

How do we submit our times? 

A link to a submission form will be emailed to you. To figure out how to submit your times click here.

 

How many categories am I eligible to enter to win? 

You can submit entries for as many categories you would like, as many runs/walks your want to log. 

 

I am not able to make it to Race Packet Pickup. What are my options?

For $5 per person (within the United States only) you can have your race packet shipped to you. If you did not order this service on your entry form when you registered, call us at 303-929-6810 with your credit card.  The last day to request to have your packet mailed to you is Aug 5, 2020. Requests received after Aug 5, 2020 will not be accepted but we will do our best to get you your items somewhere near the heart of Conifer or Aspen Park. 

 

I am no longer able to participate in the race, can I get a refund?

At this time we can’t offer refunds but we can gladly transfer your registration to a friend. 

 

Can I transfer my registration to another person?

If you become injured or are no longer able to participate in the Elevation Run/ Walk Virtual event you may transfer your entry to another person. No transfers will be accepted after July 25, 2020. To transfer a registration contact by email: elcelrun2020@gmail.com or call Katie at 303-929-6810.