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2020 Cancellation FAQs

“This is the most difficult decision we’ve ever had to make, but the health and safety of our participants and our community are paramount” – Race Director Cliff Bosley

To say we are disappointed to have to come to this decision is a severe understatement. This has been all we have known for the last 41 years. We already had to postpone the BOLDERBoulder from its traditional Memorial Day to Labor Day, but after consulting with our partners at CU and the City of Boulder out of an abundance of caution, we need to now cancel the 2020 event. It is not our preference to wait, but it is essential. We look forward to being back with you, in person, in Fort Collins, Colorado next Labor Day, September 6, 2021.

 

With this, we know that you will all have so many questions and will do our best to answer them here.

I am already registered for the FORTitude, now what?

    • You are automatically registered and we have a guaranteed spot on the start line Labor Day, 2021- NO COST.
    • The 2020 Race Package will be in your hands soon.
      • In July, we will send an email that your 2020 Race package is ready. You can pick it up at the location you chose during registration, or it will be mailed if that was your choice.
    • Next year, you will also receive the new 2021 Short Sleeve race t-shirt package – NO COST.

 

Signed up for both the FORTitude and BOLDERBoulder?

First of all, thank you for being a fan!

  • You are automatically registered and you have a guaranteed spot on the starting lines on both Memorial Day, and Labor Day 2021-NO COST.
  • 2020 BB10K and FORT Race Packages will be in your hands soon.
    • In July, we will send an email that your 2020 Race packages are ready. You can pick them up at the location you chose during registration, or they will be mailed if that was your choice.
  • Next year, you will also receive the new 2021 Short Sleeve race t-shirt package for BOTH races – NO COST.

What if I can’t run in 2021?

Options for you to choose from:
We will move your registration forward to
  1. BOLDERBoulder 2021 or,
  2. FORTitude 2022 or,
  3. FORTitude 2023.

If you’re not able to run, you may also

  1. Gift your entry to a friend
  2. Donate your entry to our FORT Racers program for entries for kids who cannot afford to run. For every donation, TWO kids will be able to participate.
Requests should be submitted through the Donation + Gift Option  Form.

 

When will registration open for the races in 2021?

Registration for the 2021 BOLDERBoulder and FORTitude 2021 will be open in December.

 

What about FORTitude and Labor Day

Unfortunately, we are unable to run on the streets of Fort Collins this year, but be assured we will return in 2021 stronger than ever!

Keep an eye out for our announcement about a Fall virtual event, so that we can continue that tradition as well.

 

What about COLDERBolder?

We are still planning on running in December for the 18th Annual COLDERBoulder

 

What about the BFC Club?

New for 2020, we will pivot to a Virtual BFC Club. Join us from your location for the VirtuALL 10K on Memorial Day, the VirtuFALL 10K on Labor Day, AND either in person or virtually for the COLDERBolder 5K in December. 

 

FORT’s Finest – What about my running streak?

Your streak will remain intact! Be sure to also look out for our Virtual Fall event as we will still run on Labor Day.  Together, while apart.

Stay tuned, we have some exciting announcements coming for this summer and a new virtual fall event.
It’s going to be RUNBELIEVABLE!

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