Marathon Relay

What’s better than running 26.2 miles through the Mile High City?  Sharing the miles with friends!  Get a team of five to run Denver’s only 26.2 mile Marathon Relay.  We have 3 divisions in the Relay: Open (keep reading), Corporate Relay (employee teams), and Government Relay (employee teams).  See the great sites of the Mile High City on each leg – from Empower Field at Mile High to the Confluence, Sloan’s Lake, downtown, or the neighborhoods around Colfax – which one will you run?

Get the Fun Started

  1. Choose your division: Open, Corporate or Government
  2. Pick a captain to register your team (male, female, coed).
  3. Register  (you don’t have to know all 5 runners when you register )
  4. Train with friends or at a Colfax run
  5. Check out the Relay Legs such as Screaming Downhill, Downtown River Trek.
  6. Have fun!

Video and Virtual Photo Tour

Our 30 second video tells all!  Click here to check out the Relay in action.  Cruise to the bottom of the page to take a virtual photo tour of the sites on the course!

Great Schwag!! 2022 Medals Shown Here

Great schwag for you!  Yes, terrific tech shirts and medals!

Check out a full size image of your medal.

And there is more!  Mini medallions, car decals, free runner photos, presented by CU Denver, and runner tracking.  And, the awesome festival in City Park with food and beverage lakeside in City Park.

2022 Shirts Revealed

Heather grey soft tech – wear it casually or to work out.   Check out this full-size image

Win Money for Charity & Awards

Marathon Relay teams compete for more than $90,000 in awards for charity – 60 top teams in the Open, Corporate and Government divisions designate one of our eligible Charity Partners as a recipient.  Times are based on chip time (the timing chip is in the baton).  Top 3 teams in each division (Open, Corporate, Government) for Male, Female, and Coed receive awards.   There are also Corporate Industry Awards and Public School Teacher Awards — Click on Open, Corporate or Government to see the 2019 winners!  You must have 5 runners to be eligible for awards, and a coed team must have at least 1 runner of each sex and a total of 5 runners.  Corporate & Government teams must have at least 3 employees and any non-employees must be immediate family members.

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.

Packet Pick Up & Race Day Logistics

Relay Team Packet Pick Up Friday and Saturday before the race at the Cigna Denver Colfax Marathon Expo.  No Race Day Packet Pick Up.  Detailed race day logistics for each Relay Leg and RELAY TEAM INSTRUCTIONS will be posted early May.  And, the Relay Zone at the expo will have experts to answer last-minute questions.

Photo Tour

Hover over each photo to learn fun facts!