Hop, Skip & a Jump Start


Register NOW! Click the button at the bottom of this page to register. 

Lace up! Hop, Skip & a Jump Start is 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 healthy snacks, it’s a great way to show how fun a healthy lifestyle can be.


Sunday, September 18, 2016
Day-of registration begins at 7:30 am
Expo begins at 8 am
5K starts at 9 am
Mini Meets begin at 10:15 am

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 a.m.)

Race lengths and age recommendations (registration fees to come!):

5K (Stroller-Friendly!) -- (3.1 miles)
Infant Crawl -- (10 feet - must still be crawling)
Toddler Trot -- (1/8 mile - suggested ages 2-4)
Kid Course -- (1/4 mile - suggested ages 5+)

Prizes awarded for the following 5K categories:

Top three male/female
Top male/female between ages 9-12
Top male/female ages 8 and under
Must register for the 5K for a chance to win.
All award winners must run the entire race on their own two feet! No strollers or piggy-back rides for this one :)

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.


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  • Sun, Sep 18, 2016

    12:00 AM


  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

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Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $11
  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
  • Seniors (60+): $11
  • Members: Free
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