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!

Date: Feb. 8, 2020
Time: 10K: 10 a.m. 5K: 10:05 a.m.
Location: Bar CCC Park, 10951 Twenty Mile Rd.
10K Cost: $35-$50
5K Cost: $25-$40
Register early for the best price! Online registration closes Feb. 5 at noon.

Part of the Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series, this event is professionally timed. All participants who register by Jan. 21 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 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

Packet Pickup will be available at RNK Running & Walking, 13019 S. Parker Rd, on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. to 6:50 p.m. or onsite at the event, beginning at 9 a.m.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities are available. For more information or to sign up, visit the Volunteer Connect Douglas County website and choose Town of Parker as your organization. Email Brenda Mooney at with volunteer questions.

Additional Information

Register for the event or get additional information here ( 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 registration questions, please email Sarah Armsbury at or call 303.805.3273. For sponsorship information, please email Jaime Vollertsen at or call 303.805.3267.

Enjoy photos from events on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

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