Cattle Crossing 5K & Family Fun Trek

Giddy up! Grab your cowboy hat and stick horse because this event is going to make ya'll shout YEEHAW as we celebrate the beginning of summer and Parker's rich rural history.Registration button_Blue Opens in new window

Date: June 15, 2024
Time: 5K: 8 a.m.  Family Fun Trek: 8:05 a.m.
Location: Tallman Meadow Park, 12335 Canterberry Parkway
Standard 5K Cost: $40 
Standard Fun Trek Cost: $36 for family of up to four, $9 per additional person 

Registration costs increase June 1 and June 15. Register by May 26 to guarantee your commemorative item; if extras remain, they will be available by registration.

Part of the Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series, this unique themed run/walk is professionally timed (5K) and western costumes are encouraged! The Family Fun Trek is about one mile of laid-back, outdoorsy fun, which includes a "duck hunt" for the kids. Registered 5K participants receive a commemorative item. Family Fun Trek registrants may purchase the commemorative item separately. All event registrations, 5K and Fun Trek, include pancakes from Flippin’ Flapjacks and a souvenir bib number. 

The overall male/female finishers, as well as the top two male/female finishers in each of the following divisions of the 5K will be awarded: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+. 

Race Course

The Cattle Crossing 5K & Family Fun Trek is held at Tallman Meadow Park. View a detailed course map to find routes, parking, water stations and more.

Race Packet Pickup


Volunteer Opportunities

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Additional Event and Sponsorship Information

Register at This event is held rain, snow or shine. Refunds will not be issued. Strollers and leashed dogs are welcome but must remain on the right side of the trail at all times. Parking is limited, please carpool.  Any proceeds from the event will benefit the Town of Parker Scholarship Program, which helps Parker families and/or individuals with limited financial resources participate in Town Recreation programs and facilities. For event questions, please email Todd Panik or call 303.805.3278. For sponsorship information, please email Jaime Vollertsen or call 303.805.3267.

Share your photos from the event on Facebook and Instagram using #ParkerRec and #CattleCrossing5K! Don't forget to tag us @ParkerRec. Enjoy photos from past events on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

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