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 >
Movie Night - McFarland USA - with appetizers and panel of elite runners
Tuesday, March 7th, SIE Film Center, 2510 E Colfax
Your $10 ticket includes the full length movie on the big screen of “McFarland USA” starring Kevin Costner, food, and a running forum.
McFarland USA: Jim White who moves his family to MacFarland after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.
Social Happy Hour with free food and cash bar is 5:45pm to 6:45pm. Running forum with pro runners is 7-730, and McFarland USA starts at 730.Buy tickets now >