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All-Out Dog Days

Sat July 12, 2025 Westminster, CO 80021 US

Athlete details

We're looking forward to this race in the dog days of summer!

We're looking forward to seeing you at Dog Days on July 13 in Westminster, CO! Here's all the details that you need for a safe and fun event, please read them all the way through!

Packet pickup

  • Early packet pickup is Thursday, 4:30-6:30p at Road Runner Sports, 110442 Town Center Dr #300, Westminster, CO 80021 click here for directions
  • Half marathon packet pickup opens race morning at 6:15a and closes at (no exceptions) 
    • 6:50 for half marathon
    • 7:20 for 10K
    • 7:30 for 5K
  • You do not need an ID to pick up your packet, or the packet of your friend/spouse/etc. Just give us names!

Parking and directions

  • Directions: The Church Ranch Office Park is located at 10170 Church Ranch Wy in Westminster, CO. From US36 you'll go southwest on Church Ranch Blvd, then east on 103rd Ave and south on Church Ranch Wy to find the venue on the east side of the street. Click here for a map or to get directions.
  • Parking: Athletes & spectators will be asked to park in the lots north and east of the office building, or around of the office building across the street. Please do not park at the school, hotels, or bank, on the street, or behind the office building. Please see the parking map and follow all parking signs on race day.

Pre-race

  • The venue and expo will open at 6:15a
  • If you'd like to participate in the informal dog-themed costume contest, make sure to get your picture taken at the awards tent pre-race (winners will be emailed)
  • We do have a gear check in the venue, next to meal. And we will collect items dropped on the course to return to the gear check (see more details below)
  • Our expo partners will be available for you pre-race and post-race

Race starts

  • If you are running with your dog and wish them to be eligible for the dog division award, make sure we place a green flag on your lead
  • Bibs must be on your outer-most layer and visible
  • Please line up in the corral based on your expected pace (those going for the course record in the front to walkers in the back)
  • Note that we will be using chip timing, so even if someone never passes you on the course, they may have a faster time
  • Start times. If you are late, you will be asked to downgrade distance or will not be allowed to run on course with a bib as part of the event (this is for your safety on course)
    • Half: start at 7:00, all must start by 7:05a
    • 10K: start at 7:30, all must start by 7:35a
    • 5K: start at 7:40, all must start by 7:45a

Heat safety

  • The current forecast for race day is to be quite hot by mid-day and this course has little to no shade
  • Race morning, we will have on display the predicted temps for each hour of the event
  • If you have a slower pace and you will likely be on course during the hottest hours, please review these temperatures and make a judgement for your heat safety and change your distance if needed
  • At every aid station, we will have water and Gatorade for you
  • At the finish, we will have a cooling towel and ice-cold water and Gatorade for you
  • Please be aware of the signs of heat stress and notify any course volunteer if you do not feel well

Course safety

  • Ensure your bib is always visible and on your front, this is for your on-course safety and also for identifying photographs of you on course
  • Make sure you are familiar with your course and aid stations from our course details page. We have water, Gatorade, Gu energy gels, and Superganix CBD Relief Balm at every aid station
  • We have bright green course signs with blue arrows, course markings on the ground with bright green tape, and course volunteers at key locations to help guide you
  • We have orange discs to block where you shouldn't go. Don't go through, around, over, or past any orange disc, or you will be off-course
  • It is important if you choose to shorten your distance during the event, notify course volunteers as soon as possible and the timer as soon as you cross the finish line
  • You can drop items at any aid station, and we will attempt to get your items back to the venue as soon as possible and they will be at the Gear Check tent. If you cannot wait for your item, email after the event and we can mail your gear (with paid shipping) or hold it until your next event. Best practice: put your name in your gear
  • Dogs are loved, especially at this event! We have dog bowls at every aid station and the finish line, and dog treats at the meal tent. Make sure to use short leashes while on course. Be aware that the course is generally concrete and soft surface, but there is a 0.35 mi segment of black asphalt road east of Aid 1 (with a grass/dirt shoulder). Be careful of paws in the heat!

Post-race

  • NEW we will not have computers at the timing tent to look up results, be sure to sign up for results notifications or have a mobile device to look up your results with the QR codes posted in the venue
  • We offer results notifications that will send your results straight to your phone, Click the Event Info>Confirm my Registration menu option to sign up
  • We offer FREE medal engraving!
  • Stop by the meal tent for post-race goodies, including fruit, warm breakfast burrito, and chocolate milk (post-race goodies are for athletes only)
  • If you've run Dog Days before, make sure to stop back by the registration tent to get your brag tag!
  • Visit all of our wonderful partners in the expo, including bodywork, Superganix CBD balm samples, and other great goods and services 
  • Use the coupon code on your bib by 7/20 to receive $5 off any and all events on the All-Out calendar

Award ceremony

  • 5K award ceremony: 8:15
  • 10K award ceremony: 8:45
  • Half marathon award ceremony: overall 8:45, division 9:15
  • The top 3 finishing dogs will receive an award and medal during the division awards for each distance

Online photos and results

  • Online results, searchable and sortable, will be available during the event
  • Online photos, with free downloads, will be posted by Tuesday, 7p

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