Coyote Classic 5K


420 Crawford St., Golden, CO    view map


Looking for a fun run for the entire family? Don’t miss the 9th Coyote 5K Classic and 1 mile fun run on Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Golden, CO at 8:30 am. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are proud to offer one of the most affordable 5k events in metro-Denver. 

Course description:

The 5k course is nestled next to Apex open space and has stunning views of Golden’s Table Mountains and Boulder’s Flatirons. The 5k starts and finishes at Shelton Elementary in Golden, CO. The course is hilly and challenging but will reward you with beautiful views. The 1-mile fun run will take place on Shelton Elementary school field and nearby park and bike trail. 

Course maps:

 Coyote 5K  
Directions to start:

The event will start and finish at Shelton elementary school, on the field behind the school.


There is a parking lot in front of the school. Please help us be a sustainable event by carpooling, biking, or walking to the start.

Awards info:

Awards will go to the top three male and female 5K runners. We will also award the top male and female 5K runners in the following age groups, 6-younger, 7-8, 9-11, 12-17 years old, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-older

Additional info

No Dogs please.  For the safety of all runners, no dogs will be allowed on the 1 mile and 5K course.

Sustainable event

We are a sustainable event. Please carpool, walk, or bike to the event. We only use compostable cups and will have recycling containers at the event.

Sleep in for Shelton

Sleep in option for $40.  Help Shelton Elementary and consider making a Sleep-In donation if you aren’t able to run in the race.

Packet pickup:

Coming Soon!

Registration info:

Registration fees for adults (12 and over) increase in mid-January and again in March.  Register early to take advantage of the discounted price and, if purchasing a t-shirt, to guarantee your t-shirt and desired size.   

All proceeds benefit Shelton elementary school.  

• 5K race (12 and older) (8:30 am start)
$15.00    Expires 1/14/19 11:59 PM
• 5K race (Under 12 – includes t-shirt) (8:30 am start)
$15.00    No expiration
• 1 mile fun run (incudes youth t-shirt) (9:30 am start)
$10.00    No expiration
• Sleep-In donation
$40.00    No expiration
• Additional t-shirts
$15.00    No expiration


April 07, 2019


April 07, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:30
5 kilometers
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising
1M Fun Run
April 07, 2019 (Sunday) - 09:30
1 mile
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising


Apr 07 2019 : Partly cloudy throughout the day.
7.9°C - 18.1°C (46.1°F - 64.6°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


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