Lake San Cristobal
Celebrating Lake City's namesake and Colorado's second largest natural lake
THe Anniversary weekend
Friday, June 5th, 2015 kicks off the Lake San Cristobal Anniversary Weekend, a celebration of Lake City’s azure namesake that will throw the doors open on summer in town. Activities will revolve around the 33rd annual Lake San Cristobal 5k/10k (LSC 5k/10k), a footrace that first lured athletes to Lake City in 1981 with Lake City’s spectacular scenery, glorious early-summer weather, and exceptional hospitality.
The 33rd Annual L.S.C. 5K/10K
In 1981, Lake City saw athletes at the first annual Lake San Cristobal 5k/10k (LSC 5k/10k) sprint into tow. The footrace first lured visitors to Lake City with Lake City’s spectacular scenery, glorious early-summer weather, and exceptional hospitality.
Race co-director Amanda Caldon hopes to reinvigorate the venerable race. Sifting through registration records at a recent meeting with co-director Phillip Virden, she found the threshold of success: “At its height in 1995, the 5K/10K drew 225 runners. That’s something to aspire to.” Virden also hopes to restore the race to its former glory, in which it served as a signal to visitors that Lake City was open for business. “The LSC 5k/10k has always adhered to these priorities,” Virden added, “but this year we wanted to coordinate and cooperate more with other Lake City organizations.”
In addition to boosting Lake City by creating a weekend of events, the 2014 LSC 5k/10k will be fundraising for the
Registration is $30. Advanced registration is highly recommended. Click here to sign up!
June 6, 2015
7:30 a.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup for the 33rd Annual Lake San Cristobal 5K/10K.
9:30 a.m. The race begins at the south end of Lake San Cristobal! Shuttles will be available to take registrants from Town Park to both the 5K and 10K starting lines from 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.