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The Stocking Run

Sunday December 6, 2020
Superior, Colorado

Join us on Sunday December 6th for a fun and festive, family-friendly 5K run and walk in the town of Superior - conveniently located off Highway 36 between Denver and Boulder. Get a head start on the holiday season with the Stocking Run!!!

All finishers will receive a Stocking Run finisher medal which doubles as a Christmas tree ornament. How fun is that!!! Kids age 8 and under will also get to choose a tiny toy at packet pickup!

This is also the first race in the Racing Underground winter running series. The series has been extremely popular, selling out two of the three events every year!

The three-race series includes the Stocking Run 5K in December, the Yeti Chase 5K/10K in January, and the Ralston Creek Half-Marathon & 5K in February. Choose from the 5K-5K-5K series or the 5K-10K-Half Marathon Series.



  • 7:30 a.m. - Race-Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up Opens
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5K Run Starts
  • 9:45 a.m. - Awards Presentation*

*Schedule may change due to COVID-19 requirements regarding social distancing and group size.


The Superior Stocking Run is a USATF certified 5K road course that starts and finishes at Purple Park in the town of Superior. Runners depart the start line on Rock Creek Parkway and enjoy a fast gradual downhill opening mile. The course then winds through Rock Creek neighborhoods before returning to Rock Creek Parkway for the final half mile. The finish line will be on Rock Creek Parkway, which is closed to traffic for the race! Click Here for a Course Map.


Series Finisher Medals to all runners who finish all three series races!!!

The Superior Stocking Run is the first event in the Racing Underground Winter Running Series. The Series also includes the Yeti Chase 5k & 10k in January, and the Ralston Creek Half Marathon & 5k in February. A 5k-5k-5k series and a 5k-10k-half marathon series are offered. To learn more, please visit www.WinterRunningSeries.com.


Your entry fee includes entry into the race, a Stocking Run technical running shirt in gender-specific adult sizes, and 50/50 short sleeve youth size shirts, fun music, post race munchies including Jill's famous home baked banana chocolate chip bread, and if you are one of the speedy guys or gals up front you may take home a bit of cash!!!

Registration will open upon approval by permitting agencies and the county health department

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SERIES FEES: Series includes the Stocking Run 5K, Yeti Chase 5K or 10K, and Ralston Creek 5K or Half-Marathon. Click here to visit the series website

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PACKET PICK-UP: Racer bib numbers, goody bags, and shirts will be available on race morning beginning at 7:30am in Purple Park. There will also be an early packet pick-up at Runners Roost in Louisville on Friday December 4th from noon until 6pm. Runners Roost is located at 459 S. McCaslin Blvd. Louisville, CO 80027.

If you pick up your packet in Louisville you can take advantage of great in-store sale prices on running gear!

Donate Socks for the Homeless and
Win a Runners Roost Gift Certificate

Did you know that socks are the number one clothing need of the homeless, as they wear out faster than any other article of clothing, and are rarely donated? To address this issue, a campaign to raise awareness and collect socks was started in Denver in 2011 and has now spread to throughout the United States.

The Town of Superior strongly supports this effort and each year we help by collecting socks at the Superior Stocking Run! Please consider donating a new pair socks for the homeless at early packet pickup or on race day, and you will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate to Runners Roost! We will be giving two gift certificates to sock donors by random drawing immediately following the race. You do not need to be present to win.

DIRECTIONS: The race will start and finish at Purple Park in Superior, Colorado. Superior is located off at the Mcaslin exit off Highway 36 between Denver and Boulder. From Highway 36, head south on Mcaslin approximately 1 mile.

PARKING: There will be no parking on neighborhood streets or on Pitkin. The residents of Superior were kind enough to let us use their neighborhood for the race. Please do not park on their streets. There is plenty of parking available in the designated lots. The few designated parking spaces on Pitkin are reserved for race staff, volunteers, vendors, and our ambulance.

Athletes can park in the Key Equipment Financing office complex at 1000 S. Mcaslin in Superior. This is on the west side of Mcaslin at the top of the hill. Parking signs will direct you into the lot. From there, it's just a short 2 minute walk to the start line! To reach the start line, you will cross McCaslin, then follow Rock Creek Parkway east & south to Pitkin.

Superior Residents may find that it is easier to park at the North Superior Pool and Tennis Complex at the corner of Rock Creek Parkway and Indiana. The address is 1650 Indiana St. in Superior. From there, it's just a short 2 minute walk to the start line! To reach the start line, you will follow Rock Creek Parkway north to Pitkin.

We will have a bag check area in the registration zone. Just fill out a tag, and you can leave a bag of clothes, etc there for after the race. This will save you a trip or two back to your car!


We'll have plenty of good things to eat and drink in the finish line area, including hot cocoa, ramen noodle cups, Jill's famous home-baked banana chocolate chip bread, and lots of other munchies!!!

AWARDS: Awards are scheduled to be presented at 9:45 a.m. however this time may be adjusted depending the number of participants still on course.

Prize money will be presented to the top-3 male and female overall finishers in the amounts of $100, $75, and $50. Overall placing for the top-3 male and female finishers will be determined by GUN TIME.

In addition, awards will be presented to the top-3 male and female finishers age 12 & under, 13-19, and in each 5-year age group starting with 20-24. Age group awards will be determined by NET TIME (also known as CHIP TIME). Overall cash winners will be excluded from age group awards.


RESULTS: Race results will be posted on-site throughout the race, and LIVE online during the race. Timing tags will be attached to participant bib numbers. Participants must wear their bib number visibly on the FRONT and cross the timing mat at the start and finish lines in order to receive an official time. Timing tags will not be collected and do not have to be returned following the race. Results will only be edited (for misspelled names, etc.) for two weeks following the event.


INFORMATION: Most questions are answered right here on the race website. If you have a question that isn't answered here, call Darrin or Jill at 303-642-7917, or shoot us an email at darrin@racingunderground.com

VOLUNTEERING: If you would like to volunteer for the race, we would love to talk with you! Just send an email to info@racingunderground.com and we'll get right back with you.

We hope to see you on December 15th in Superior!!!











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