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TK'S 5K

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Join this fun 5k run/walk to remember and honor Troy Kenneth Merkle, and to raise valuable funds for the American Transplant Foundation. With a scenic route on the Big Dry Creek Trail, and a raffle with some exciting prizes, this is not an event to be missed.

How to enter the TK'S 5K

  1. TK's 5K Run

    Run 5km
    $20–$25
    Event passed
  2. TK's 5K Walk

    Run 5km
    $20–$25
    Event passed

TK'S 5K routes

The 5K route follows the Big Dry Creek Trail, passing through Westminster City Park and along Walnut Creek, and taking in views of the flatirons. The route is mainly on concrete, but is about 30% dirt and gravel. The course is very flat, with a total elevation gain of only 26m.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Professionally timed race
  • T-shirt
  • Raffle with great prizes
Raceday Logistics

Please do not forget to collect your race bib/t-shirt at registration. Early packet pick-up will be held at Road Runner Sports, 10436 Town Center Drive Suite 300, Westminster, CO 80021

Timings:

  • 07:00 - Bib/t-shirt pick up and registration opens
  • 09:00 - Registration closes
  • 09:30 - TK's 5K Run Starts
  • 09:35 - TK's 5K Walk Starts

Please note that packet pick-up closes half an hour before the races, so you are advised to arrive in good time to collect your packet and warm-up for the race.

Kit List

Conditions in March in Broomfield can be pretty chilly, if not snowy and icy! Please wrap up warm accordingly

Spectators

All spectators are welcome for this fun event, and can take part in the raffle while participants are on the course. There is a special platform where you can get a good view of runners and the park.

Extra donations can be made to the American Transplant Foundation in TK's name here: https://www.classy.org/team/225502

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I register on the day?
Yes, same-day registration is available, but at a higher price of $40. Please bring cash or check.
What is the event raising money for?
100% of the profits raised by the event will be donated to the American Transplant Foundation. The charity supports families going through a transplant. The race is in memory of Troy Kenneth Merkle, who had Alagille Syndrome and sadly did not survive the liver transplant surgery.
Can I bring my dog?
Yes, you may run with your dog, as long as it is on a leash.
Is the course stroller friendly?
Yes, the course is suitable for strollers.
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TK'S 5K weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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IconLight breeze possible, up to 9mph

Meet the organizer

Runs by Mi

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Runs by Mi
Organisers of TK's charity walk/run to honor Troy Kenneth Merkle

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