Cirque Meadows by Adam Johnson

Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 631   Event: Ironman Boulder 70.3
Application Date: 11/21/2012    Event Date: 08/04/2013
Organization: World Triathlon Corporation - Ironman   Phone:
Address: 3850 Frontier Ave Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80301
Contact 1 Name: Dave Christen
Address: 3850 Frontier Ave Suite 300
Boulder CO 80301
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
The Boulder Reservoir will be the primary venue but our bike course would travel into Larimer County using Co Rd 23 E, Co Rd 6, Co Rd 23, Co Rd 8, and Co Rd 21 in that order using all right hand turns. This would be a race and would require athletes to have right of way through an intersection manned by a police officer.

This event is a triathlon consisting of swim, bike, and run portions. The swim and run portions will be held in and around the Boulder Reservoir. The bike however will travel from the reservoir north into Larimer County using Co Rd 23 E, Co Rd 6, Co Rd 23, Co Rd 8, and Co Rd 21 in that order using all right hand turns.

This event is a race and it would require that the athletes are given the right of way through each intersection controled by a police officer. We are submitting an application per the suggestion of Marc Lyons.

The course maps have been attached and our preliminary traffic control plan as well. We will aquire and provide to you the MUTCD plan once preliminary approval has been given. Marc suggested we submit our plan and map prior to aquiring the MUTCD plan.

Dave Christen
Ironman Boulder 70.3 Race Director

Estimated Participants: 1800   Estimated Spectators: 3000
   Sun. 08/04/2013: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 12/10/2012
We have now attached our complete bike course operations manual with medical plan and intersection plans. This should complete the requested plans that need to be submitted.

2. Date Submitted: 03/04/2013
Certificate of Insurance added

3. Date Submitted: 04/29/2013
I have added an update to our bike course operations manual to show that the 911 system should be used in the case of emergencies while in Larimer County - per Thompson Valley EMS.

4. Date Submitted: 05/01/2013
Attached is the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder Athlete Waiver for Risk Management

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Citizen Information Coordinator regarding this application.

Berthoud Fire

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved

Comments: No maintenance projects are scheduled for this time frame.

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City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Status: Approved

Comments: Approved without input from the City of Loveland Engineering Dept.

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Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved

Comments: The Larimer County portion of the race will not need a CSP special event permit due to this portion of the race is contained on county roads.

The Boulder County portion will need a CSP Special Event Permit issued because of the impact to State and Federal Highways. Please contact Captain Ray Fisher 303-289-4760 to obtain a permit application.

I am approving the Larimer County portion only.

Thank you - Captain Rob Marone, CSP Larimer County 05/30/13

Email Colorado State Patrol


Status: Approved

Comments: Currently we do not have any construction projects slated for the event route. If things change I will update this page.

Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: Please ensure that a all staff and volunteers are familiar with the emergency communications plan plan.

Food service at aid stations does not require a licensed vendor provided food and beverage service is limited to:

• Service of commercially prepared and individually packaged foods and beverages that do not require refrigeration. Examples include packaged candy, power bars, bottled water, soda or juice.

• Service of hot coffee, tea, instant hot beverages.

• Service of donuts, bagels or pastries that are commercially prepared and do not require refrigeration.

• Service of whole uncut fruits and vegetables.

• Service of water from a public supply transported and dispensed in clean containers designed for potable water service.

The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment is available to consult on food safety concerns, and on licensing provisions for vendors involving food service beyond that listed above. Information is available on our website at

Adequate toilets need to be provided at the start/finish area and as necessary at aid stations.

Doug Ryan
Larimer County Department of Health and Environment
(970) 498-6777


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Loveland Fire

Status: Approved

Comments: No concerns from Loveland Fire authority as the event is outside of the district. NS

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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: 5/3/13: This event does not affect any parks or open space.

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Risk Management

Status: Approved


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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: This event does not conflict with any currently planned or scheduled road maintenance or construction activities. However, at the time of the event, portions of the route(s) may traverse roads that have recently, or are then, currently undergoing surface maintenance. Event promoters are reminded that they are not to post event signs on traffic sign posts within the public road Right-Of-Way or paint on the surface of the road.

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Status: Approved

Comments: Please contact Carol Downing at 970-498-5107 regarding deputies for your event.

Email Sheriff

Thompson Valley EMS

Status: Approved

Comments: Please provide us the name of the ambulance service that will be covering the race. Also add to the medical plan that in Larimer County the 911 system should be activated for all emergencies.

Email Thompson Valley EMS

Final Disposition


Please print your permit and have it available on event day.

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