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New Year’s Day 5 K

January 1

Join Salida Recreation for this annual 5K Fun Run/Walk! Get some exercise, hang out with friends and meet new people – what a great way to kick off the New Year!  We even plan for a later start for those of you who may have stayed up too late the night before. This is a beginner friendly event, so if you’ve never participated in an organized walk/run event before, this is the perfect place to start. Moms and dads, strollers are welcome at this event and pet owners, your well behaved dogs are also welcome. We’ll award prizes to the top finishers and best costumes and have hot drinks, sparkling cider and snacks for everyone. We strongly encourage pre-registration which is now open at You can also download a registration/waiver form at or pick one up at the pool. Register on race day beginning at 9am at the Boathouse Cantina.

Date and Time: Monday, January 1, 2018 at 10am. Race begins and ends at the Boathouse Cantina patio in the alley between F Street and the boat ramp, cost is $10. Competitors follow the Salida Trail System to Holman Avenue, and then turn right up Holman to the 4-way intersection before turning around and heading back to the Scout Hut.  Note: Streets will be open to traffic during the entire race. We are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering as a course marshal or during registration, please contact Event Coordinator, Matt Sweeney at or 719-539-6738.


January 1