Love 'em or Leave 'em Valentine's Day 5K/10K

with RNK Running & Walking

Will you embrace the holiday full of heart or run from Cupid? Either way, the Love 'em or Leave 'em  Valentine's Day 5K/10K is the signature run/walk of the Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series and is a fun and festive workout! 
CivicSend Slideshow Left Arrow Slideshow Right Arrow
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
Date:        Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017
Time:        10K: 10 a.m.          5K: 10:05 a.m.
Location:  Bar CCC Park
Rate:         5K: $25 Early registration (until Dec. 31, 2016)
                         $30 Pre-registration (until Feb. 8, 2017 at noon)
                         $35 Walk-up/race-day
                10K: $35 Early registration (until Dec. 31, 2016)
                         $40 Pre-registration (until Feb. 8, 2017 at noon)
                         $45 Walk-up/race-day
This sanctioned event is professionally timed (5K and 10K). All participants who register by Feb. 1 are guaranteed their long-sleeve T-shirt size. All registered participants are invited to enjoy a delicious post-race pancake breakfast and a chance to win prizes. The overall male/female finishers, as well as the top three finishers in each of the following divisions of the 5K and 10K will be awarded: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. All results are determined using "gun time," meaning the timing starts simultaneously for all participants in the category. The FREE Huntington Learning Center Kids' Dash follows the race for children 8 and under; no registration necessary.

Race Courses

The Love 'em or Leave 'em  Valentine's Day 5K/10K is held at Bar CCC Park. View a detailed map to find routes, parking, water stations and more.

Race Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, Feb. 10
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Location: RNK Running & Walking, 13019 S. Parker Rd. in Parker 
Packet pickup is also available at the event beginning at 9 a.m. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities will be available. Check back closer to the event date for more information.

Additional Information

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. For additional event information, contact Charlie Rhode at For sponsorship information, please contact Jaime Vollertsen at 303.805.3267 or at

View our video to see how much fun we have! Enjoy photos from events on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.
Thank you to our 2017 event sponsors:

   Christian_Brothers      HLCLogo1     Parker Academy of Martial Arts logo            
Parker-Lifestsyle      Parker Performance Clinic logo          Southeast Christian Church logo
FitRepublic       Flippin Flapjacks Logo        RoadIDLogo_Color_Vertical