Colfax Makes Top 10 in 2015 & 2016 in Runner's World
Runner’s World selected Colfax as 1 of 10 “Marathons to run” in 2015, Colfax as 1 of 10 “Great marathons for first timers” for 2016, latest issue puts Denver #10 running cities and to run Colfax Marathon!
“If marathons on highways bore you, try this Denver race. Between miles three and four, the course passes through a fire station, where firefighters and police officers cheer runners. A few miles later, you’ll enter Mile High Stadium, home of the Denver Broncos, where you’ll run along the perimeter of the field and see yourself on the JumboTron.”Read More >
2016 Highlight Video
Perfect Colorado Running Day
Check out the video that warmly captures the race, the fabulous entertainment, Denver landmarks, and course scenery.
Denver's Only Marathon
Where to start? Boston Qualifier, through the Super Bowl champion’s Mile High Stadium twice, along miles of water, through a fire station, & ranked by Runner’s World! Finish your 26.2 into a huge post-race party with live music, food, & drinks. Plus – if you run a marathon race also between 1-1-17 and 5-20-17 you are eligible for a Colfax adidas gift!Learn More >
Half Marathon through Denver Zoo
Take a tour through the elephant exhibit, past the monkeys, and by the camels smiling at you on your way to 13.1 miles. Plus, firefighters from Aurora Fire will be cheering you on as you run through the firestation!Learn More >
Urban 10 - The Best of the Mile High City
Join the marathoners for the last 10 miles of the course. You’ll run the warning track inside Mile High Stadium, along the Platte River, and through the streets of Denver into a big finish line party. Easy parking and a late staggered start make it enticing!Learn More >
2 days, 7 races
From a 5k to a marathon, there’s an event for you! Get friends together for a fun weekend touring Denver through Mile High Stadium, fire station, Denver Zoo, & more. Start a tradition & try each race or use it to raise money for your favorite charity.Check out all the Races >
Colorado's BIggest Corporate Race
Get your company moving! 5 people split up 26.2 miles with sections ranging from 3.5 to 6.5 miles that cover the same course as the Marathon. Use the event to raise money for your favorite charity, get employees moving, and challenge other companies in your industry!
The Corporate Cup and Government Cup and Open divisions all compete for $87, 000 (60 awards) for charity!Read More >
Colfax Movie Night - January 23rd!
It’s Colfax Movie Night at the SIE Film Center on Colfax
Your $10 ticket includes food, elite runner Q&A panel, and full-length movie! Patrick Rizzo (2016 Colfax Marathon winner, 3x Olympic Trial competitor), Brianne Nelson (Colfax event record holder for half, 2nd highest prize winnings in 2015 for a US woman), and Ali Williams (5th place finish in the Olympic Trials in 10000m, and 1st American woman in 2016 Bolder Boulder) will be part of the panel.
The movie: Saint Ralph is the unlikely story of Ralph Walker, a ninth grader who outran everyone’s expectations except his own in his bold quest of trying to win the 1954 Boston Marathon.
5:45pm: Food in the lobby (included with ticket) and cash bar
7pm: Elite Runners panel Q&A hosted by Patrick Rizzo
7:30pm: Film Begins