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Polar Bear 5K

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Welcome to Polar Bear 5K. Join us for the ultimate fun & enjoy with your friend family & loved one.

You run faster when it's cold, right? Get a great time and have a great time at the Polar Bear 5K! Come on! All the "cool" runners are doing it and get your Chill on!

Review summary

4.5
5 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Kevin F
"This was a quick fun race to kick off the new year. In Colorado, the weather..."

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Chance P
"I had a great time. My son was disappointed that he didnt get to wear a number..."

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Rose W
"Great time. Very well organized, but also very heavily attended. Get in your..."
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How to enter the Polar Bear 5K

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
    $30–$35
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Event Details

What’s Included

Race Highlight:

  • Participants receive an official Polar Bear Running Gloves!

  • FREE Kids Fun Run (8yrs and younger)

  • Chill around for post event refreshments and treats

  • FREE photos with Polie, our Polar Bear Mascot

  • Custom Finishers Medal

Raceday Logistics

Packet Pick-Up

  • Advance pick-up at Road Runner Sports (8457 S. Yosemite St., Lone Tree, CO 80124) 11am – 2pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020

  • Race day pick-up opens at 9:00 a.m.

Schedule Of Events

  • 9:00 a.m. Registration/Packet pick-up opens

  • 9:50 a.m. Kids Fun Run (for kids 8yrs and younger)

  • 10:00 a.m. Race Starts

  • 10:50 a.m. Awards Ceremony

FAQs

Medals and Awards

5K Awards

  • Top overall male and female

  • Top three (3) male and female in the following age groups: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over.

5K Race Walk Awards

  • ​Top three (3) overall male and female finishers (results will be verified by USATF officials).

Are dogs and push strollers allowed?

Yes, we are K9 friendly to all well mannered, controlled and leashed dogs.  Push strollers are more than welcome.  Children pushed in strollers do not need to be registered.  For safety reasons, for those participating in That Dam 13.1, due to the course width, we recommend not running with your dogs or strollers.

How far is your kids fun run? 

Our kids fun run is designed for kids generally 8 yrs. & under. The distance is about 200 meters.

The Run Denver Series

This is Denver and every day is a day to play outside, no matter what the weather may hold. So why not keep motivated and take on the RunDenver Series? The RunDenver Series is the original Colorado run/walk series with five (5) great events with varying distances from 5K's to our Half Marathon. In 2018, we were voted by readers of Colorado Runner Magazine as "THE BEST RUN SERIES IN COLORADO!"

RunDenver Series 2019-2020 season includes these FUN events: You can sign-up for any of these events individually:

Rudolph Ramble 5K - Dec 1, 2019

Polar Bear 5K - Jan 19, 2020

Super Bowl 5K - Feb 2, 2020

Valentine's Day 4-Mile - Feb 9, 2020

That Dam Run 13.1. 10K, and 5K - Mar 1, 2020

These events can all be booked independently through Let's Do This, or as a group on the official website

Polar Bear 5K weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

42°F
Predicted highs
21°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 8mph

Meet the organizer

Hal Sports

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Polar Bear 5K reviews (5)

4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    I had a great time. My son was disappointed that he didnt get to wear a number on his shirt like daddy for his fun run but I understand why they cant do this. Ill be back for the Super Bowl 5k!
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    Great time. Very well organized, but also very heavily attended. Get in your pace group or youll spend the race on someones heels
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    This was a quick fun race to kick off the new year. In Colorado, the weather can change at any moment, but the organizers intend to hold the event regardless of conditions. This year, weather was great!
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    Fun event, well organized and always enjoyable being out on a Sunday morning with other athletes. Weather was perfect this year too but no one can plan that!!
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    it was very organized. I did not enjoy the course though- felt like we could have done a bigger loop around Wash park instead of having to repeat the first part again