Celebrating 20 Years

In celebration of Rio Grande Community Farm’s 20th anniversary, join us for a 5K/10K run, Family Fun Run, and Fall Festival this November, 4th.

Race competitively, run or walk for fun, hang out for the day and enjoy our local music and vendors.

Are you a local business? Participate as a vendor or sponsor!

Can’t make it to the event? Don’t fret! You can support the farm by making a donation!

Location

FarmStrong 2017 will take place at the Los Poblanos Open Space Fields in the North Valley of Albuquerque, NM. (See directions below!)

Race Details

All race and fun-run/walk participants will receive a t-shirt (unisex, adult sizes only), admission to the Fall Festival, and swag packet with their registration fees.

Competitive Races:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals will be awarded to the top three men and women in each of the following age categories: 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, & 70+ years old.

Plaques will be awarded to the top male and female finisher in each race.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Nov. 3

10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Race Packet Pickup at Fleet Street Sports
(8204 Menaul NE, Suite 101, Albuquerque, NM).

Saturday, Nov. 4

7:45 am | Race-Day Registration and Packet Pickup at the Farm
8:15 am | 10k Competitive Race Begins
9:45 am | 5k Competitive Race and Family Fun Run/Walk Begin
10:30 am | Fall Festival Begins
11:00 am | Race Awards Ceremony
11:30 am | Music and Cultural Events Begin
12:30 pm | Ugliest Pumpkin Contest
1:00 pm | Pumpkin Toss Competition
4:30 pm | Event Concludes

FarmStrong Proceeds

All profits from FarmStrong 2017 will go to the Rio Grande Community Farm, a local 501(c)3 organization that that manages a 2-acre community garden and strengthens the future of our local agriculture with the Las Huertas farmer training program and other educational programming. Rio Grande Community Farm aims to strengthen Albuquerque’s bonds to its rich agricultural history and quality, healthy, local food.

Fun Run/Walk5k Non-Competitive Run/Walk

$ 25

Per EntrantSame day registration is $25 as well

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5kCompetitive Race

$ 35

Per EntrantSame day registration is $35 as well

 

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10kCompetitive Race

$ 45

Per EntrantNo late registration! Same day registration is $45 as well

Register Now!

Fall Festival AdmissionWithout Race Registration

$ 5

Per AdultChildren under 12 are FREE!

Pay at the ticket table at the event.

Vending at the Festival

Becoming a vendor at FarmStrong is easy! Simply fill out the application form; a $20 non-refundable application fee is required to finalize your application. The link to the payment site is found at the end of the online application.

Become a Vendor

Sponsoring the Race and Festival

Becoming a sponsor of this great cause is easy. We are seeking financial, in-kind, and prize sponsors of FarmStrong 2017. Simply fill out our online sponsorship form. Sponsors who donate $100 or more have the option of being recognized on the event t-shirt.

Become a Sponsor

Directions

1701 Montaño Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Driving :

From the intersection of Montaño and 4th St, head west on Montaño for one mile .
Turn right onto Tierra Viva, and parking will be on your left.
NOTE : Rio Grande Boulevard and Montaño Road do not connect! Montaño Road is accessible from 4th Street or Coors Boulevard.

Bicycling :

From the Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail, ride east on Montaño for about one mile.
Turn left onto Tierra Viva.

We would like to thank our long time Partner, City of Albuquerque – Open Space Division.