Animal House Run Fur Fun 5k

500 Linden st
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Running > 1k, 5k

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Event Description

Please join us on a new course for the 5th annual Animal House Run Fur Fun 5k!  Hosted this year by New Belgium Brewing, with presenting sponsor Hanks Pet Food Market.  This year's pet friendly run/walk will feature a new loop course, long-sleeved race t-shirts, free beer from New Belgium and pancakes provided by Snooze after the race for participants, and entertainment for the whole family at the Expo.  The course is flat and fast, with a loop back near the brewery for easy access cheering opportunities.  Please come out to help support Animal House and the furry adoptable pals!  The event will be capped at 600 entrants, so please register soon!  T-shirt deadline has passed, but we will try to have extras on hand.

Event details and schedule

The Run Fur Fun is geared for the whole family, even your dogs! Participants will be able to run with their dog and there will be a kid’s race! Proceeds go towards Animal House Rescue and Grooming.

When: Saturday, March 4th, 2017
5K starts at 10:30 a.m.
Kid’s race starts at 11 a.m.

Where: New Belgium Brewing,
500 Linden St
Fort Collins, Colorado

Parking & Directions: Parking is available in the parking lot and around New Belgium Brewery. Additional parking on city streets nearby.

T-Shirts: This year each race participant will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt with our unique Run Fur Fun design!  Please be aware that there will be a limited amount of t-shirts available for participants. We cannot guarantee a race shirt if you register after February 20th. Animal House hoodies and tech shirts are also available for additional purchase during registration and at the race.  THIS DEADLINE HAS PASSED!

Doggie Bandanas: Doggie participants will receive a bandana and Animal House Alumni will have a special colored bandana to wear, so please make sure to let us know if your dog is from Animal House! Volunteers who plan to run with an adoptable rescue dog can choose a special Adopt Me bandana. Please let us know when you register how many bandanas you’ll need. First bandana is free with registration, each additional bandana is a small donation of $2 per bandana.

Awards: Prizes and awards for the top runners: 1st overall male and female, 1st male and female in each age group (0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+), 1st girl and boy in the kid’s race. We also have prizes and awards for the top dog finishers! Largest team and fastest team will also win an award. We will also have extra prizes and drawing items to give away from our generous sponsors after the race.

Kid’s Race: The race for the kids is FREE! 

If you would like a race t-shirt for your child, a small donation of $7 per t-shirt is required. You can add an additional kid’s t-shirt to your 5K registration or select the kid’s race registration option if you are only ordering a shirt for your child. Otherwise, no additional registration is necessary. Kid’s will also receive a finisher’s medal for their race.

Packet Pickup: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 from 3-7 pm at New Bekgium Brewing

Race Day Check In: Race day registration and packet pickup will run from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at New Belgium.


Registration Fees:
$25 New Year's Resolution(!) registration, ends at midnight on Jan 10th, 2017
$30 Regular online registration, ends at midnight on March 2nd, 2017
$35 Friday packet pick-up and race day registration
Kid’s t-shirts will be $7.

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