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Crimson Classic 5K and 1.5 Mile Walk

Thank you to all of the Volunteers and Participants that made the 2nd Annual Crimson Classic a huge success!  We look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Classic in September 2015.

 

2nd Annual Crimson Classic - September 12th, 2014 - 4:00pm Race Start

Join your fellow DU faculty, staff, students, and alumni for the 2nd Annual Crimson Classic 5K Run and 1.5 Mile Walk on DU's beautiful campus.  Continue celebrating the spirit of fall and fun at Fall Festivus immediately following the Crimson Classic.  

New this year... All participants will receive a sport-tek Crimson Classic t-shirt and timing chip! 

Focus on fun and achieving your personal best time!  All participants that complete the race will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Fitbit activity tracker.

 

Date: Friday, September 12th, 2014

We encourage faculty and staff to utilize your lunch hour to pick up your race packet. Colleagues may pick up each other's packet as long as they are pre-registed. 

11:00am - 1:00pm - Packet pickup - Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor, Room 430

2:00pm - 3:30pm -  Additional Packet pickup onsite at Driscoll Green 

2:00pm - 3:30pm - Onsite late registration at Driscoll Green

4:00pm - 5K Run and 1.5 Mile Walk (there will be multiple waves for runners/walkers - please choose your time when you register)

Registration information

The Crimson Classic is open to current DU faculty, staff, and students as well as DU alumni- registration is FREE.   

Registration for the 2015 Crimson Classic will open in the spring/summer of 2015. 

 

  • Students under the age of 18 must contact Mandy to register.  

Packet Pickup

Registered participants may pick up their race packet on Friday, September 12th. 

We strongly encourage faculty and staff to utilize your lunch hour to pick up your race packet. Colleagues may pick up each other's packet as long as they are pre-registed.  Students and alumni should utilize the afternoon pickup.  

11:00am - 1:00pm - Packet pickup - Mary Reed Building, 4th Floor, Room 430

2:00pm - 3:30pm - Additional Packet pickup onsite at Driscoll Green 

Bag check will be available at the start/finish line.  

Race Packet Includes: Crimson Classic T-shirt & Timing Chip

Awards

Individuals that were chosen in the Fitbit raffle have all been notified.  A list of winners is available in the Human Resources office. 

2014 Results 

Parking

If you do not already have a DU parking permit, please contact Mandy.Sigmund@du.edu for alternative parking options.

Water Stations

The summer evenings in Denver can reach warm temperatures, please be sure to hydrate prior, during, and after the event.  Water stations will be located at the Start/Finish line and along the course.

Course Maps

5K Route

1.5 Mile Route

Course routes are subject to change.

Training  & webinars 

Get ready for the race by joining Provost Kvistad and HR Director Amy King at the Wellness Wednesday training days listed below. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced groups will be led by fitness trainers from the Coors Fitness Center.  Helpful training tips and stretches will also be provided.  All levels of runners and walkers are welcome!

Wednesday's from August 6th - September 10th - Please register for each session you wish to attend. 

4:45pm - 5:45pm

Meet at Carnegie Green

 

Can't make the training days?  No problem - check out these training webinars and create your own plan. To view the webinar please select Recorded Webinars: Mind+Body: then choose "Training to Thrive: Getting Fit for the Race" or a topic under the "Sports Nutrition Series".  The webinars are free however you will need to enter your name and email to watch them (no solicitation emails will be sent from this program).

Couch to 5K Plan

Walking Program

Shoe Selection Guide

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors

thrive

 

tiaa lockton

 

Event Exclusions

Please limit the use of headphones at the race - try using only one earbud or turning the volume to low.

Sorry, no strollers or non-service pets please.  

Other Questions

Interested in volunteering or have other questions about the Crimson Classic?  Please contact Mandy.Sigmund@du.edu.