So Long to Summer 5K/10K

with RNK Running & Walking 

Enjoy the end of another Colorado summer with a workout with family and friends, and then reward yourself with delicious pancakes and a beer!
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Date: Sept. 23, 2023
Time: 5K: 8:05 a.m. 10K: 8 a.m.
Location: Salisbury Park, 11920 Motsenbocker Rd.
Standard 5K Cost: $40 
Standard 10K Cost: $50

Registration costs increase Sept. 9 and Sept. 23. Register by Sept. 1 to guarantee your event shirt and size; if extras remain, they will be available by registration.

Part of the Parker Parks and Recreation Run Series, this event is professionally timed. Registered participants will receive a race shirt, custom bib, a delicious post-race pancake breakfast from Flippin' Flapjacks and a tasty beverage (for ages 21+) from Fiction Beer Company. The FREE Kids' Dash follows the race for children 8 and under; no registration necessary. 

The overall male/female finishers, as well as the top two male/female 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, 60-69 and 70+. 

Race Course

The So Long to Summer 5K/10K is an out and back course from Salisbury Park. View the course map (PDF).

Race Packet Pickup

RNK Running & Walking, 13019 S. Parker Rd. - Thur., Sept. 21; 5-7 p.m. and Fri., Sept. 22; 3-7 p.m. Event-day packet pickup will open at Salisbury Park at 7 a.m.

Volunteer Opportunities

Visit for this event's volunteer opportunities.

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. 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 #ParkerSummer5K10K! Don't forget to tag us @ParkerRec. Enjoy photos from past events on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

View our video to see how much fun we have!