Registration still open for 37th-annual Strawberry Shortcut
The 37th-annual Strawberry Shortcut will take place on June 22 as a part of the annual Strawberry Days town festival.
The race will again feature a 10K, 5K and 1-mile fun run. It also will again serve as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Colorado.
The race begins at the corner of Ninth Street and Grand Avenue next to Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs for both the 5K and 10K races, and the fun run will begin at the corner of Ninth and Colorado Avenue. Cash prizes will be given to the first-, second-, and third-place male and female finishers, and unique prizes will be given to the first- through third-place finishers in each age group. All participants receive a T-shirt, and extra T-shirts are $10.
Preregistration is $30 per race or $35 for both the 5K and 10K. Preregistration cost of the fun run is $20, and preregistration ends on June 20. Cost increases by $5 on race day, and race-day registration opens at 6 a.m. June 22, with the 10K beginning at 7 a.m. and the 5K starting at 8:15 a.m.
Packet pick up will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 21 at the Residence Inn in Glenwood Springs, 125 Wulfsohn Road Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Packets will also be available for pick up race day from 6 a.m. on. Due to a high volume of day-of registrants, Saturday evening pickup for pre-registered runners is encouraged.
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