Gallop in the Garden
FREE - 5K Fun Run
It doesn’t get any better than this...
Run/ Jog/ Walk in Garden of the Gods Park!
Join us every Thursday between 4:00pm – 6:00pm (times may vary off-season) for the Gallop in the Garden 5K Fun Run! Meet in the lower lobby of the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center at 1805 N. 30th St., Colorado Springs, CO. We’ve mapped out some phenomenal routes (available below) through Garden of the Gods Park and Rock Ledge Ranch that start and end at the Visitor & Nature Center. At least 1 route is marked each Thursday (Weather Permitted).
Buckskin Charlie , Juniper Loop , Palmer Route , Palmer-Central Garden , Rock Ledge , Strollers & Pets (Foothills) , Siamese Twins , Ridge Trail , Galloway-Niobrara Route , Strausenback , Scotsman Route , Ute Trail Route , Valley Reservoir
Milestone prizes begin after completing five events, so be sure to stop by the registration desk to look up your progress. After ten runs, Gallop in the Garden T-Shirts are available at cost for $10.
Info Before you Go:
- Sign in at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center lobby
- 1 designated stroller route available – Kids Welcome!
- Dogs welcome on leash only and please bring baggies to pick up after them!
- Please dress appropriately for trails and weather
- There is no bag check-in so please plan accordingly
- Bring a Friend!
- This is not a race, just a fun run and a way to enjoy comaraderie and the Great Colorado Outdoors in the #1 Park in the U.S.
*Note: Check-in credentials will be distributed on your first day at the Visitor Center after signing a liability waiver.
A BIG THANK YOU to our Sponsors!