Come run City Park in the Colfax 5K! Go for a PR in this chip-timed race – separate stroller-friendly start wave for families and walkers. And, you can run with your dog in the dog wave presented by Evolution Veterinary Specialists! Afterparty with live music. A great chance to be a part of Marathon weekend – at a much shorter distance.
NOTE! – We have two 5K’s. The main 5K is at 9:00am, and there is an additional 5K on Saturday for just the Girls On The Run starting at 10:30 if you’d like to stay and watch. The Girls on the Run 5K has their own shirt and items, and dogs are not allowed.
Runner Perks & Awards ... and Dogs!
Cool tech shirt and Free runner photos. Finish Line Food, Music, and Expo. Dog-Friendly Waves! Stroller-Friendly Family and Walk Wave.
Awards for top 3 male and female overall – based on gun time. Age Group Awards — Top 3 male and female in 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+ based on chip time.
Great shirt when you run the race. Check out the 2023 5K shirt full size photo – in tech material
5K course and map
We are excited to have our 5K course Start and Finish at the Marathon Start and Finish Line! The course wraps around City Park and Ferril Lake with terrific views of downtown and the mountains. Scroll to the bottom of this page to view the interactive map.
Run for Charity
Run for one of the largest Charity Partner programs in the country! Over 200 charities participated in 2019. Choose a charity to run for when you register and they will contact you.
Pick Up & Race Day Logistics
Pick up Race Packets Friday before the race at the Cigna Denver Colfax Marathon Expo at Empower Field at Mile High. More expo details to come closer to race – OR pick up your packet on race day starting at 7:30 a.m. in City Park. Note – Late Registration and Packet Pickup will be located in a row of tents on the park roadway northeast of the Start Line, right next to the Start Corrals. This roadway is located in the northeast part of City Park, running between Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature towards Ferril Lake, adjacent to the Finish Line Festival.