Just Peachy 1K, 5K & 10K Race

Mount Garfield Middle School will host a race to benefit the Mount Garfield Middle School Library with a 1K for kids, 5 K & 10K Races to coincide with the Palisade Peach Festival activities. 

Location: West end of Riverbend Park in Palisade, CO.

Date: August 18, 2018

Course Stats: 1k, 5k, and 10k (2 laps of 5k loops)

Introduction:  Mount Garfield Middle School in partnership with the local businesses, Mountain And Desert (MAD) Racing and Palisade Living Center, invite up to 500 of you to join us in supporting the development of inter-generational relationships that support passion, purpose and community partnership through the love of reading. All proceeds will go to the Mount Garfield Middle School Library.

Course Details: There are 3 distances available this year; 1k, 5k, and 10k. The Kids 1k will start the race first at 7:30 AM, then the 5k and 10k runners will start at 8:00 AM. The 1k course will take place on a portion of the 5k and 10k loop. The 10k will complete the 5k loop twice. All courses consist 40% paved sidewalk and 60% dirt trails/paths. This means the entire family has the opportunity to experience their preferred runs and support each other!

Be sure to stay after and enjoy the included entry to the Peach Festival activities. Click here to register and for all details!


  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM: Registration / Packet Pickup (please plan enough time for your kids 1k run!)
  • 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM: Kids 1k Start!
  • 8:00 AM: 5k and 10k Start!
  • 10:00 AM: Awards / Raffle
Category Descriptions
Kids 1k – For children 7 and under, not timed – all about fun!
Open 5k – Open to all ages; age group award breakdown shown below.
Open 10k – Open to all ages; age group award breakdown shown below. Awards Scoring (Male & Female)
Overall top 3; 14 & Under; 15-18; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-74; 75 & Over. Registration Includes:
Goodie bag full of items from sponsors, Book It For Reading T-shirt, entry to Palisade Peach Fest, and a chance to win prize/medal for overall and age groups.

Registration Site:

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