Take 5 in the Garden of the Gods 5K and 5 mile returns to Colorado Springs Saturday, May 7, from 6-10 a.m. Over 1,000 participants are expected to race and can choose between a 5K or 5-mile trail or road race. Due to the event, all roads will be temporarily closed through Garden of the Gods. Trail access will be open to the public. Non-participants should use caution, and if not spectating, strongly consider avoiding this area during the race. All racing will end by 10 a.m. The following roads will be closed to vehicles:
- Gateway Rd., west of 30th Street
- Juniper Way Loop and Gateway Rd.
- Juniper Way Loop and Garden Dr. near P6 pull-off
This is the 23rd annual Take 5 in the Garden organized by Mad Moose Events, a premier running company that host trail and road races across Colorado and Utah. More information on the event, including registration and course maps can be found here.