Race Weekend Events

Denver’s largest running weekend!

Runners are provided the Ultimate Urban Tour throughout the Denver area on the courses, including the Denver Zoo, Sports Authority Field at Mile High run-throughs, 7 miles of water, Cherry Creek Bike path, downtown, firestation run-throughs, and much more.   Join Denver’s only marathon weekend.

Friday

Health & Fitness Expo – Day 1 - 1pm to 7pm

Meet up with friends and teammates at the Health & Fitness Expo at the spectacular Club Suites Area at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.    Pick up your race packet, tech shirt, and enjoy shopping for great new gear.   Our ambassadors are there to answer your individual and team questions, and there are great hang out spaces to have a beer and plan for Race Day.  The Expo is held on Friday and Saturday.   Make a full day at the stadium as we’ve invited the Primal Colorado Bike Expo – Colorado’s largest consumer Bike Expo – to be outdoors after you leave the Expo.

Saturday

Bellco Colfax 5k

The Bellco Colfax 5K kicks off Marathon weekend on Saturday. Set a fast PR, jog or walk the course at the official Marathon Start and Finish! Strollers and dogs are welcome!

Health & Fitness Expo – Day 2 - 9am to 5pm

Meet up with friends and teammates at the Health & Fitness Expo at the spectacular Club Suites Area at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.    Pick up your race packet, tech shirt, and enjoy shopping for great new gear.   Our ambassadors are there to answer your individual and team questions, and there are great hang out spaces to have a beer and plan for Race Day.  The Expo is held on Friday and Saturday.   Make a full day at the stadium as we’ve invited the Primal Colorado Bike Expo – Colorado’s largest consumer Bike Expo – to be outdoors after you leave the Expo.

Sunday – Race Day!

26.2 Marathon

Run through Denver’s best landmarks in the 10th Anniversary Colfax Marathon! Run through the home of the Denver Broncos – Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium – twice! Run along 7 miles of water including Confluence Park, Cherry Creek, the Platte and Sloan’s Lake, through Denver Fire Station #1, through downtown Denver and onto America’s longest main street, Colfax Avenue – all under the majestic views of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

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 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?

Half Marathon

Denver’s wildest race takes runners on a one mile trek through Denver Zoo, along the tree-lined boulevards of Park Hill and through Aurora Fire Station #1! Enjoy the quintessential Colorado entertainment along the way – because the journey is just as important as the destination. The Colfax Half Marathon sold out in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Urban 10 Miler

Colorado’s 10-mile race runs the final miles of the marathon course through the stadium, Confluence and downtown! Start on the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design campus, finish in City Park. Spots are limited and this race sold out in 2012 and 2013.

Big After Party!

Colorado renowned band headlines the awesome afterparty and Beer Garden lakeside in City Park! Free beer by Michelob Ultra as well as lunch. Runners can meet up with their friends, family and fellow runners to show off their finisher medals and enjoy the spring day. Meet up with your running clubs at their tents. Charity Partners each have a blue tent in Charity Partner Village, so make sure to stop and say hello. Our runners say it best:

“I’ve done the Colfax Marathon 3 years in a row, this was the best post-race party yet! Great job, and thanks!“
–@runcolfax Twitter follower