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 Cup (employee teams), and Government Cup (employee teams). See the great sites of the Mile High City on each leg – from Mile High Stadium to the Confluence, Sloan’s Lake, downtown, or the neighborhoods around Colfax – which one will you run?
How Does the Relay Work?
- Choose your division: Open, Corporate Cup, and Government Cup.
- Pick a captain to register your team
- Register online (you don’t have to know all 5 runners when you register your team). Choose male, female or coed.
- Run – enjoy the training and join the Colfax Ambassadors for a group run.
- Check out the Relay Leg Details such as Screaming Downhill, Downtown River Trek including stadium run-through.
- Have fun!
Virtual Photo Tour
Cruise to the bottom of the page and take the virtual photo tour to view the fun sites along the course!
Win Money for Charity & Awards
Marathon Relay teams compete for more than $75,000 in awards for charity – 60 top teams in the Open, Corporate Cup and Government Cup 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. Click on Open, Corporate Cup and Government to see last year’s winners! You must have 5 runners to be eligible for awards.
Great tech shirts, car decals, on-course digital photo, and awesome finisher medals for each relay runner with detachable mini-medallions for your keychain or necklace. Virtual race bag with awesome offers. The Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q Afterparty and Michelob Ultra Beer Garden lakeside in City Park.
Run for Charity
We have one of the largest Charity Partner programs in the country! Over 190 charities are participating this year. Choose a charity to run for when you register your team and race for a good cause. The charity you select when you register will contact you.
Training & Runs
Announcing the Colfax Training Series! Our Colfax Marathon Ambassadors will join Featured Running Clubs and running store Runs with Colfax drawings for great schwag. Check the TRAINING section for the up to date calendar – and great training tips.
Packet Pick Up & Race Day Logistics
Relay Team Packet Pick Up Friday and Saturday, May 19-20, 2017 at the Health & Fitness Expo. No Race Day Packet Pick Up. Detailed race day logistics for each Relay Leg will be posted in April. And the Relay Zone at the Expo will have experts to answer last-minute questions.