Run With the Wolves is 10/7 – Packet Pick Up Friday 10/5 from 2:55 – 6 pm


Sunday, October 7, 2018

5k Run @ 9AM

1k Fun Run/Walk @ 10AM




Run with the Wolves is a 5k Run and 1k Fun Run/Walk that raises money for West Woods Elementary PTSA. It is a positive, healthy community event that gets your blood pumping while supporting your school. All proceeds from the race are granted back to the school by the PTSA. This is the 13th year of the event. Please help us make it the most successful race to date!

Packet Pick-Up on Friday 10/5!

  • Pick-up on Friday, Oct. 5 between 2:55pm and 6pm outside the front doors. If weather isn’t cooperating, we’ll be inside the front doors.
  • Pick-up will be available day of the race starting at 7:30am, but if possible, please try to pick-up on Friday.



  • Online Registration is closed
  • Walk-up registration opens at 7:45am on Sunday, Oct. 7 near the small loop. You can register and pay onsite with a check, cash or cc.


Entry fee includes WWE swag, 5k chip timing, post-race awards, snacks, smoothies, photo booth fun, music and more!


Race Day

  • 8am – Sponsors, DJ and photobooth are set-up – come on by!
  • 8:50am – Crowd warm-up with Orangetheory
  • 8:55am – West Woods choir sings national anthem
  • 9am – 5k start
  • 10am – 1k start
  • 10:15am – Awards


Please note, due to increased traffic in Arvada, the 5k course has been moved to the sidewalk along Quaker. We will plan to do small waves to streamline runners/walkers.


We can’t wait to see all of our wolves out there! Dress warm in your WWE gear!

Entry Fees:

Regular Registration (online registration ends 12pm on 10/3 – you may still register morning of race in person):
$25/Student, $30/Adult, or $90/Family of 4 (+$12.50/add’l child)

Sleep‐in for the Wolf Pack (and run when it works for you):
$20 per person

West Woods Alumni or RV/Manning/Drake Students: $18

West Woods Elementary Staff: FREE (click here to register)

Run registration includes:

An USATF certified 5k course, bib number, chip timing if desired, water, snacks, prizes and entertainment.

Sleep-in for the Wolf Pack (and run when it works for you) allows you to be a part of the fun even if you are not able to attend on race day. All “Sleep-in” participants will receive the same commemorative race item as race participants.

Additional information:

All race activities will take place Sunday morning, October 7th in the West Woods Elementary front courtyard. (16650 W 72nd Ave, Arvada, CO 80007). Day of registration opens at 7:30 am. Timing chips (if desired) must be picked up by 8:30. 5k Run begins promptly at 9:00 AM. 1k Fun run/walk is open to all and begins at 10:00 AM. Awards will follow the completion of the 1k. We encourage all attendees not participating in the 1k to line the 1k course to support these participants.


5k course is a certified USATF course. Only runners using timing chips will be eligible for overall and age-group awards. Results will be posted online and may be used as qualifying times for regional races like the BolderBoulder.


Click here for 5K/1K course information and map.

Safety and Parking:

For the safety of our participants, all motorized vehicles, inline skates, bicycles, scooters, skateboards, and DOGS (or other pets) will not be allowed on the race course. Jogging strollers are welcome!

Runners and walkers are asked to follow all traffic laws and stay between the traffic cones and sidewalks throughout the race course. Limited parking will be available – please try to walk or carpool to the event.

This event is open to all West Woods Elementary students, families and friends, as well as the general public. Limited scholarships are available. Please contact the race director at for more information or questions.


We need volunteers. Click here to sign up!