Run For Independence

Rendezvous Run for Independence

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Rendezvous Run for Independence

July 4, 2019  |  9:00 am Race Starts

Start your Winter Park 4th of July Celebration right and join us in beautiful Winter Park, Colorado Unfiltered for the Run for Independence 5-mile run/walk benefiting the Scott Hughes Foundation. You can register the day of the race at the Vintage Hotel. Download registration form and waiver.  Race shirts will be available to "day-of" (after online registraiton has closed on July 2) registrants on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up is available July 2 & July 3 from 9:00AM-5:00PM at the Winter Park Information Center. 

Winter Park Information Center
78967 US-40
Winter Park, CO 80482

Race Description

Race starts at the Vintage Hotel, near Winter Park Resort and competitors will wind their way down the beautiful Fraser River Trail, through green forests and open valleys, through the Town of Winter Park, finishing at the Rendezvous Sales Office next to Cozens Ranch Museum for an after-race celebration. Please note that participants running with strollers or dogs will be asked to start the race last, bringing up the rear. Participants running with dogs will be required to keep the dog on a leash.

Rendezvous After-Race Party

The Rendezvous After-Party will include refreshments, awards, and prize drawings. A free round-trip shuttle bus service from the race to the race finish back to the Vintage Hotel will be provided.

Costumer Contest:

If you are feeling extra patriotic tomorrow, we're encouraging runners to dress up for the run. We've got a special prize for that runner who really brings the red, white, and blue.


6:45 am  |  Shuttle Service begins at Rendezvous Sales office tent (besides Cozens Ranch Museum)
7:00-8:30 am  |  Packet pickup and registration at the Vintage Hotel
9:00 am  |  Race start

Results Link

Or download the Hal Sports free app. There you can get results under your specific event mini-app. Available on the App Store and Android Play store. 

*please note all times and locations may vary until we are closer to date


You can register the day of the race at the Vintage Hotel. Download registration form and waiver.  Race shirts will be available to "day-of" registrants on a first-come, first-served basis. Everything after July 2nd, when online registration closed, is considered "day-of."

Day of Entry Fees

  • Adult: $40 / person 
  • Youth: $35 / 18 and under
  • Family (up to 6 members): $70

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2019 Event Poster Series

Movie Inspiration: Forrest Gump

Local Shannon Foley Henn has created the 2019 Winter Park Event Poster Collection.
Posters will be for sale at the Visitor Center and all of the featured events this summer!

Want to scope out your competition? Check out the times from last year's event to figure out what your time needs to be to place!

2018 Race Results

2018 Photos