The ultimate urban tour
Experience Denver, Colorado's local
marathon: established by the cities of Denver, Aurora and Lakewood to celebrate a vibrant Colfax Avenue and encourage healthy and fit communities. The marathon is 26.2 miles with an epic run through Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium - 7 miles of water - including Sloan’s Lake, The Platte and Cherry Creek.
Enjoy the majestic Colorado views, plus Colfax Avenue, eclectic neighborhoods, downtown, parks and amazing views. And a run through Denver Fire Station #1! Take the photo tour and learn some fun facts here
This is what you’re training for
Denver’s marathon is bucket list material: 26.2 miles at 5,280 feet altitude - and zero attitude.
The half runs through Denver Zoo
The half marathon is all new and the only race to run through Denver Zoo!
Enjoy the fast course along Denver's stately boulevards and historic Aurora. Don’t forget the run through Aurora’s Fire Station #1!
Set a new event record in the men’s and women’s marathon and half marathon, and win $1,000! Set a new state record and win an additional $1,000. Find out the times to beat and join our Elite Runners Program.
Great tech shirts. Awesome keepsake finisher medals for everyone in the Marathon, Half Marathon, Urban 10 Miler and all division of the Marathon Relay (these medals are substantial!) And Goody Bags with great offers from our sponsors, PLUS Colfax Goody Bags with deals on food, drink, clothing, services, classes and more from Denver's best Colfax local businesses.
Easy packet pick up - at the stadium
The Health & Fitness Expo will be at Denver's Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium! Free parking - and plenty of it. Enjoy the view from the Club Suites and visit all the awesome running vendors and race sponsors.
Run for a reason
The DaVita Charity Partners Program is one of the top fundraising race programs in the country. Nearly 100 local Colorado and national charities participated in 2012! Learn more
about having your favorite non-profit become an official partner.
Race results & photos
Find 2012 results and photos here
. Find all previous years (2006 - 2011) here