PRA Miner Gold Rush

Sat October 1, 2022 Broomfield, CO 80023-8096 US Directions
FAQ

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Race FAQs

 

How do I register for the Miner Gold Rush?

You can register by clicking HERE. We have a 5K race, a 1-mile Fun Run, and a Fall Festival purchase only option.

 

What is included in the race registration?

All race participants will receive:

  • A Miner Gold Rush t-shirt (register by September 20th to guarantee your shirt will be available on race day!)
  • Admission to the Fall Festival
  • A goody bag
  • A racing bib
    • 5K numbered for timing
    • 1 mile all with the same number as a souvenir

 

How much do the races cost?

Early Bird Registration - Through September 3rd:
  • 5K - $35
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - $25
Regular Registration - September 4th through September 30th:
  • 5K - $45
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - $30
Same-day Registration
  • 5K - $55
  • 1 Mile Fun Run - $40

 

I am no longer able to run in the race on October 1st. Can I get a refund or transfer my registration?

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds and registrations are non-transferable. 

 

What time does the Miner Gold Rush 5K start?

The 5K begins promptly at 3:30 pm. For more information on the 5K race, please visit our Event Info page.

 

What does the race course look like for the Miner Gold Rush 5K?

 

How long is a 5K?

5 Kilometers = 3.1 miles.

 

Does the Miner Gold Rush 5K count as a BOLDERBoulder qualifier?

Yes! According to the BOLDERBoulder FAQ: "Any timed race between three miles and a marathon completed within one year of the upcoming BOLDERBoulder can get you in a qualified wave."

 

Who does the timing for the Miner Gold Rush 5K?

3W Races.

 

What time is the awards ceremony?

Saturday, October 1st at 5:40 pm at the main stage of the Fall Festival.

 

Where can I find results for the 5K?

You can find race results HERE.

 

What is the timeline for the 1 Mile Fun Run?

We have several different start times for the Fun Run, depending on the grade level of the runners. Please visit our Event Info page for more information.

 

Are strollers allowed?

Strollers are allowed for both the 5K and 1-mile races.

 

How do I receive updates about the upcoming races I am registered for?

This website will give you the latest information. We also invite you to connect with us on Facebook. We will also be sending you emails to keep you up to date.

 

Are dogs allowed?

While we love all animals we are unfortunately unable to accommodate dogs at our event unless they are certified service animals.

 

Where can I pick up my racing packet and goody bag?

Participants can pick up their goody bag at the Early Packet Pickup on Friday, September 30, from 3:00p - 7:00p in the PRA HS Commons or on the day of the race in the same location beginning at 4:00 pm. Please click HERE for information on our early packet pickup and race day pickup.

 

Where do I park?

PRA is undergoing construction right now. We are highly recommending that those who live in the neighborhoods surrounding the school walk to the event if at all possible. We are also encouraging carpooling. Please continue to check our website for parking updates.

 

How do I sign up to be a volunteer at the races?

We will be releasing a Signup Genius for volunteers closer to the event. Check HERE for updates!

 

 

Fall Festival FAQs

 

What time is the Fall Festival?

3pm-6pm at the PRA HS soccer field.

 

How do I purchase a Fall Festival wristband?

Fall Festival wristbands are included in both the 5K and the 1-mile race registrations. However, you can purchase wristbands separately online HERE or in-person at the Information Booth centrally located at the Fall Festival.

 

What is included with a Fall Festival wristband?

We have all sorts of games, food, and fun included with the Fall Festival wristband. To view what is included, and to see the most up-to-date information, please visit our Race Info page.

 

Do I have to have a Fall Festival wristband if I am not participating in any of the Fall Festival attractions?

No, you do not need a Fall Festival wristband if you are not participating in any of the Fall Festival attractions. However, if you change your mind we will have wristbands for sale at the Fall Festival information booth.

 

Is Ninja Nation going to be at the Fall Festival again this year?

Yes! We are happy to be partnering with Ninja Nation again this year. Save time by filling out their waiver online HERE.

 

What if I've lost something at the Fall Festival or during the race?

We will have a Lost and Found located at the Fall Festival information booth.

 

What food options are available at the Fall Festival?

We are excited to be hosting several food trucks at the Fall Festival! They will be parked outside of the HS commons in the driveline cutout.

Food trucks

We will also have water throughout the Fall Festival and race areas. If the weather is going to be warm we recommend bringing a water bottle, as well.

 

Will face painting be available this year? 

Yes! We are excited to announce the return of face painting at our Fall Festival!

 

How do I sign up to be a volunteer at the Fall Festival?

We will be releasing a Signup Genius for volunteers closer to the event. Check HERE for updates!

 

Where do I park?

PRA is undergoing construction right now. We are highly recommending that those who live in the neighborhoods surrounding the school walk to the event if at all possible. We are also encouraging carpooling. Please continue to check our website for parking updates.

 

 

Donation FAQs

 

Where can I find more information about becoming a family or business sponsor?

Thank you so much for your support! You can find more information on becoming a Family Sponsor HERE or Business Sponsor HERE.

 

Where will the VIP parking be located for Family Sponsors?

Parking will be in the staff lot just east of the soccer field. 

 

Where can I find more information on student pledge prizes?

You can find information on donating toward a student's pledge level by visiting our Donation page HERE.

 

My family signed up for one of the races. How much of that registration will go toward my student's pledge total?

Only a PRA student's race registration can be counted toward a student's pledge totals. If your family has multiple students then you can use all of your students' race registrations toward a family total. For more information on student pledge prizes, please click HERE.

 

Can our family pledge prizes be used for younger, non-PRA students?

Only PRA students are eligible for pledge prizes. For more information on student pledge prizes, please click HERE.

 

We donated enough for a family-level prize. Can my PRA student share their prizes with neighbors or class friends?

Thank you so much for your donation! Only PRA students in the same immediate family are eligible for family-level pledge prizes. For more information on student pledge prizes, please click HERE.

 

What prize is awarded to the highest earning class in each grade (K-8)?

The highest earning class in in each grade level (K-8) will earn a free dress day!

 

What prize is awarded to the highest earning Peak in high school?

The highest earning Peak will receive 10 Peak Points. 2nd place will receive seven points. 3rd place will receive five points. 4th place will receive three points.

 

What if my student(s) can't attend the pizza party? 

We are sorry to hear that your student(s) won't be able to join us for the pizza party! Please reach out to marketing@prospectridgeacademy.org to make alternate arrangements.

 

When is the pizza party?

The pizza party will take place October 7th from 3:30-4:30 pm. Please check our school calendar for the most up-to-date information.

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