Take 5 in the Garden of the Gods

5K and 5 Mile, 5 Mile Trail Race

May 7, 2022

Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado 

Starts at 7:45 AM

About Take 5 in the Garden 

Who can turn down a morning in Garden of the Gods? We'll close the park to traffic, so runners can enjoy their race, traffic free! Choose between a 5k or 5 Mile course through the Garden of the Gods. Runners can choose between a road race or a trail race! Beginning in 2022, we'll be adding a 5 Mile Trail Race! Closed roads and beautiful scenery make this race through "America's Most Beautiful Park a must do!

Course Information

Starts and finishes on Gateway Road off of 30th Street and travels through Garden of the Gods Park on closed to traffic roads.

Elevation Gain:

5 Mile - 512 ft., 5K - 290 ft.

Aid Stations: 

1 Water stop on 5K Course

3 Water-stops on 5-Mile Course

Course Cutoff Information:

The course will close at 9:30 AM

5K and 5 Mile Road Race Course Map

5 Mile Trail Race Course Map

Race Guide

This will be published closer to race date. 

Travel Information

Check out the Travel Page for information about lodging and recreation!

Packet Pickup

Race Information:

Packet Pick-up

Saturday, May 6, 2022

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Colorado Running Company

5262 North Nevada Avenue #140

Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Race Day Packet Pick-up:

Saturday, May 7, 2022

7 AM - 7:45 AM 

Check-in and packet pickup at the starting line

For race day pricing, see FAQ.


*You will need to have a photo ID in order to receive your packet and timing chip. 

Directions to Start/Finish Line

Garden of the Gods Park

Starts and finishes on Gateway Road off of 30th Street

Colorado Springs, CO

Parking will be located at Rock Ledge Ranch, at Gateway and 30th St. Please follow the directions of CSPD and parking attendants.

Race Morning Schedule

Saturday, May 7, 2022

7:45 a.m. – 5 Mile Races

8:00 a.m. - 5K

Finish Line Information

The finish line is located in the exact same location as the starting line. We will be serving runner approved goodies! We'll also have water, soda, etc available.

Runner Perks

All Runners will receive a custom Brooks technical race shirt and a finisher's medal.


Need more information about pricing, race rules, refund policy, or runner requirements? Check out our FAQ page!  


Find the results hosted on UltraSignup!

Take 5 in the Garden Virtual Race Results 2020