Phantom 4 Miler

Race Information

2017 Race Results

We had a spooky good time! On Saturday, October 28th more than 450 registered participants, hundreds of dogs, 25 sponsor booths and 53 volunteers made the 8th Annual Phantom 4 Miler a success for the animals at Animal House Rescue & Grooming and the Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic. Nearly $14,000 was raised! Thank you to all our sponsors! Mark your calendars to join us for the 9th Annual Phantom 4 Miler on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at The Biergarten!

2017 Timing Results Available HERE

In 2017 Animal House Rescue & Grooming is honored to take over the Phantom race and continue to bring a fun, family, and dog friendly Halloween themed morning to benefit homeless animals. This year’s run/walk features a new venue, new 4 mile course, post-race hot breakfast and beer from presenting sponsor The Biergarten at Anheuser Busch, live music, sponsor and vendor booths, and a new beneficiary partner, the Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic!

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Where:The Biergarten at Anheuser Busch, 2351 Busch Drive, Fort Collins, Colorado. The race starts and finishes at The Biergarten where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the foothills. After the race, breakfast, and awards, take a free brewery tour and have lunch at The Biergarten!

Parking: Parking is available at and around Anheuser Busch

Packet Pick-up

Join us for Fire Pit Friday at The Biergarten on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to pick up your race packet, register for the event (available if the event is not sold out), enjoy live music from South to Cedars, libations, and more!

Registration Fees

  • Online registration will end at midnight MST on Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • $30.00 individual registration, price increases to $35.00 on August 1, 2017
  • $40.00 individual day of race registration if the race has not sold out
  • $25.00 team registration (per person), price increases to $30.00 on August 1, 2017
  • $35.00 team day of race registration (per person) if the race has not sold out

Race Day Check-In: Race day registration (if available) and packet pick-up will open at 7:30 a.m.

Dog Attendee Registration Information:We hope your canine best friends can join us! Dog participants will receive a Phantom 4 Miler bandana. Please let us know when you register how many bandanas you’ll need. First bandana is free with registration, each additional bandana is a $2.00 donation. Your dog will need to be current on required vaccines and on a leash at ALL times before, during the Phantom 4 Miler, and after the race. Dogs are not allowed inside The Biergarten but are welcome anywhere else on the grounds.

Awards:Prizes and awards for the top runners: 1st overall male and female, 1st male and female in each age group (0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+). Well also have prizes and/or awards for the best canine costume, best canine & human costume duo, best human costume, top dog finisher, largest dog, smallest dog, largest team, and more!

2017 Race Course Map

Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship for the 2017 Phantom 4 Miler is closed. But, your business can help the Phantom 4 Miler save more lives in 2018! Email us at in April 2018 for more information. All event proceeds will benefit homeless animals in northern Colorado!