Hop, Skip & a Jump Start


Registration is now closed, but will be open on Sunday, September 18 from 7:30 - 9 am at the event. Hope to see you then!

Lace up! Hop, Skip & a Jump Start has the perfect race for every member of the family. With a stroller-friendly 5K, Kid Course, Toddler Trot, an Infant Crawl and a day of activities and nutritious snacks, it’s a great way to show how fun a healthy lifestyle can be.


Sunday, September 18, 2016

Schedule of Events:
Day-of registration and Expo begin at 7:30 am
5K - 9 am
Toddler Trot - 10:15 am
Kid Course - 10:35 am
Infant Crawl - 11 am

5K registration fees:
"Just in Time" Day-of Registration - $38 (9/18)

Mini Meet registration fees:
"Just in Time" Day-of Registration - $20 (9/18)

Looking for a great team-building activity? Look no further! 5K teams of 10 or more will receive a 10% discount off their registration. Contact Lisa Andersson for details. 

Registration includes:

T-shirt or onesie*
Chip timing (5K only)
Expo & activities
Goody bag
Post-race snacks
Museum admission (including private play in Joy Park before it opens to the public at 10 am)

Race lengths and age recommendations:

5K (Stroller-Friendly!) -- (3.1 miles)
Infant Crawl -- (10 feet - must still be crawling)
Toddler Trot -- (1/8 mile - suggested ages 1-3)
Kid Course -- (1/4 mile - suggested ages 4-7)

Medals awarded for the following 5K categories:
Top male/female (ages 19 and older)
Top male/female (ages 13-18)
Top male/female (ages 9-12)
Top male/female (ages 8 and under)
Must register and run the entire 5K to win (no stroller rides will qualify)

Check out the 5K route.

Event is rain or shine. No dogs, please.

*Must register by noon on 9/5/16 to guarantee t-shirt

Questions? Call Lisa Andersson at 303-561-0104 or email lisaa@cmdenver.org.

Proceeds from this event support the Museum’s innovative programming, interactive exhibits, community outreach and sponsored admissions.

See some great photos from past Hop, Skip & a Jump Start events.

Major Sponsor 
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Additional support from 

The Goddard School

Media Sponsors
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