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Adams State University Alumni – Denver Chapter

Join Adams State University Alumni and Foundation in supporting the ASU Denver Chapter! The Mission of the Denver Chapter of the Associated Alumni of Adams State University is to reach out to the current alumni, future alumni, and the community throughout the Denver area in order to cultivate loyalty, pride and commitment to Adams State University. We work on ensuring that alumni have professional and social networking events, while supporting students through our scholarship program. Join us in running for our cause, or donate today!

For more information about Adams State University and the Denver Chapter please visit our website or contact Ashley Maestas, Director of Alumni Relations & Engagement,


AFTD (The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration)

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) is the leading nonprofit working to improve the quality of life of people affected by frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) and to drive research to bring hope for a world with compassionate care, effective support, and a future free of this disease. FTD is the most common dementia for people under 60, bringing progressive changes in behavior, personality, language and/or movement. Currently, there are no disease-modifying treatments, and there is no way to prevent or cure this disease. Advancing research into FTD is likely to have benefits for ALS, Alzheimer’s, and other forms of neurodegenerative disease, and we welcome partnerships and support from others looking to making a difference in the lives of the more than 60,000 in the U.S. alone who are affected by FTD. For more information, email Bridget Graham ( or visit

ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter

Fighting on Every Front to Improve Living with ALS

Our Chapter was founded in 1996 when a group of ALS patients, families and friends formed an organization to provide support to people in Colorado and Wyoming afflicted with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). We have a variety of services available to help improve the quality of life for those living with ALS and their families. All services are free of charge and include: a durable medical equipment loan program, respite care fund, support groups, educational information, referrals, in-home consultations, and personalized.

For more information about our Charity Partners program, email and visit  To learn more about us, visit


Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado is the premier resource for the 67,000+ Coloradoans living with Alzheimer’s disease and their 239,000+ care partners. Through our statewide network of offices, the Alzheimer’s Association offers education classes, care programs and support groups, consultations, plus our national 24/7 Helpline (800-272-3900) and no charge safety services. We are the largest non-profit funder of world-wide research, leading to advances in prevention, treatment and eventually a cure for this devastating disease. Run Colfax as part of The Longest Day fundraising event for the Alzhiemer’s Association;  together, we will raise funds and awareness for care and support, while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s!

You’re registered to run, now take one more next step to make a difference in supporting the work of the Colorado Alzheimer’s Association. Register for The Longest Day at and use code STAFF for free registration, then share your personal fundraising link with family, friends and colleagues, to give them the opportunity to support your efforts by supporting your designated charity. Questions: contact Stephanie Foster, 503-750-8973 or Thank you!


Ascend Performing Arts

Elevating Life Performance.

The Ascend Performing Arts mission is to further the education and growth of young people through participation in high-caliber performiAscendng arts programs that promote teamwork and discipline, develop leadership skills, and enhance self-esteem.  Ascend Performing Arts proudly produces the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps, Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble, Blue Knights Winds, the Broncos Stampede Drum Line and Broncos Brass ensembles.  We also host major events such as Drums Along the Rockies and Corps Encore drum and bugle corps shows during the summer and Friendship Cup Marching Band Competition in the fall.  Run for Ascend Performing Arts at or visit to learn more about our charity partner team.


Aurora Public Schools Foundation

Possibility becomes reality for EVERY student.

Established in 1987, the APS Foundation cultivates community investment to enrich student opportunities. We accomplish this by providing a robust scholarship program, facilitating support directly to schools and classrooms, and launching College and Career Centers in our high schools. College and Career Centers provide high school students with critical information on post-secondary options, and tools to help them find and pursue their goals after graduation. Aurora Public Schools has nearly 40,000 students almost 5,000 staff, and 63 schools.

For more information visit or email


Back On My Feet

Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources.

We use running and walking as tools to create and build communities that provide the support, resources and crucial social fabric that empower individuals experiencing and at risk of homelessness to achieve sustainable employment and stable housing.

Back on My Feet leverages the power of community to move our members forward, helping them overcome these obstacles and build healthier, more stable lives. We know the road is not always easy, but with the right tools and right people by their side, our members prove time and time again that we can break the cycle of homelessness.

For more information visit or email


Boys On The Right Track

The mission of Boys on the Right Track is to nurture the socioemotional skills , collaborative abilities , and personal resilience of young men empowering them to be leaders within their communities and families. We are excited about our boys running the Denver marathon weekend 5k and our expansion into the Denver area. Ask us how to bring our program to your school.

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Canine Companions

Raising and Training service dogs. We want to bring awareness to our program.

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CEC Tena

We are the Ethiopian community Health team in Colorado. Our mission is to drive change in the community through sports and outdoor activities. In Ethiopia running is not a pastime, but a central pillar of life. We want to carry this culture here in Colorado and empower our young generation to stay active and enjoy the outdoors.

For more information visit or email

Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE)

Center for Work Education and Employment, also known as CWEE, is the leading workforce development and anti-poverty agency in
Colorado. CWEE works to develop self-supporting families by providing workforce development training and comprehensive wraparound services that address the many complex barriers to advancement and self-sufficiency faced by participants. Since 1982, CWEE has served over 15,000 families in the Denver-metro area. CWEE believes that supporting low-income families leads to a stronger workforce and a more vibrant community – for everyone. To run Colfax with CWEE, contact Corey Falter at To learn more about CWEE, visit our website at

CHEER Colorado

Our Mission

CHEER Colorado is committed to raising spirits and empowering people into action that supports health and wellness and inclusion and diversity in the Colorado LGBTQ+ community and beyond.

Our Values

Safety, Philanthropy, Accountability, Respectability, and Kindness: SPARK!

For more information visit or email


Children’s Tumor Foundation

The Children’s Tumor Foundation is dedicated to finding effective treatments for neurofibromatosis (or NF) by funding mission-critical research. Affecting 1 in 3000 people worldwide, NF causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and may lead to blindness, deafness, bone abnormalities, disfigurement, learning disabilities, disabling pain, and cancer. In addition to benefiting those who live with NF, this research is shedding new light on several forms of cancer, brain tumors, bone abnormalities, and learning disabilities, ultimately benefiting the broader community. For more info, please visit To learn more about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, please email

Colorado CASA

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a nonprofit organization that trains and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of victims of child abuse, neglect, and severe domestic conflict. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court and in the community. The desired result is that children be placed in safe, loving homes where they can thrive.

For more information visit or email


Colorado Firefighter Calendar

Colorado Firefighter Calendar is a non-profit organization that produces the official Colorado Firefighter Calendar to raise funds for the Children’s Hospital Burn Center. Firefighters from around the state contribute many hours to help raise funds, educate and increase awareness for the Children’s Hospital Colorado Burn Center and the Burn Camp Programs. These men and women represent one of the noblest professions and the calendars serve as a tribute to all firefighters and the people they help every day. Net proceeds received from the sale of calendars and special events directly benefit the Burn Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado and burn centers across the state. For more information about us, visit  For more about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, contact Parisa Zohoori,

Colorado Mama Tribe

Colorado Mama Tribe provides support, resources, and community to women raising children with medical and special needs in Colorado.

Studies have shown that people in care-giving role are twice as likely to suffer from depression, and while the moms in our group are some of the strongest, they are in desperate need of a support network to maintain their mental health.

Our moms regularly deal with things like:

Frequent and long hospitalizations. Sleepless nights for their children’s medical interventions and sleep disorders, having to learn complex medical, insurance, therapy, and governmental systems to get the services their children need. Higher risk of child loss. Isolation and loneliness.

Please consider supporting these moms by choosing to run for us and our children! Choosing Colorado Mama Tribe as your charity partner would make a huge difference for our organization allowing us to better care for their medically and behaviorally complex children. We would be incredibly grateful for choosing to run WITH us.

For more information visit or email


Colorado Professional Fire Fighters

The Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation provides aid and support to Colorado Fire Fighters and their families if they are victims of a tragedy. The CPFF Foundation was founded in 2002 by Colorado Professional Fire Fighters who recognized the tremendous void left in the lives of their Brothers and Sisters in times of suffering. Many of these needs can go overlooked after a tragedy, and from this financial void, the purpose of the CPFF Foundation was forged. If you choose the CPFF Foundation as your charity partner you’ll be giving directly to Fire Fighter families in times of need.  For more information about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, please contact Tyler Hecox, 


Colorado Vincentian Volunteers

Companions on the Journey

The Colorado Vincentian Volunteers is a community of faith and action. Twenty men and women ages 22-30 are recruited annually to accompany the poor, live in community, grow spiritually, and develop a deeper understanding of social justice and change. The volunteers serve homeless youth and adults, children in inner-city schools, the medically indigent, and economically disadvantaged people in need of emergency assistance. In the past 24 years, 353 volunteers have completed the program, and 68 non-profit agencies have received over 635,400 hours of volunteer service. To learn more or run with us, contact Bill and Mary Frances Jaster,, 303-863-8141.



Dash for Smiles

Dash for Smiles raises awareness for cleft lip and palate and supports our local cleft clinics.

For more information visit or email


Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s

Our mission is to help people with Parkinson’s live well today. We provide essential information, practical tools, and inspiration to people living with Parkinson’s. We fund early-phase, innovative research that focuses on exercise, speech, movement, and other factors that affect quality of life.

Over 35% of the Foundation’s revenue comes from Team DPF – our grassroots fundraising community that is made up of individuals who have a passion for helping improve the quality of life for people affected by Parkinson’s. Join us as part of Team DPF at the Colfax Marathon and help inspire others to live well today. Team DPF fundraisers run for a cause and can earn fun team swag like tshirts, tumblers, running apparel and branded Patagonia sweaters! For more information or to join Team DPF, email Rebecca Reifel at or visit

Denver Fire Department Foundation

The mission of the Denver Fire Department Foundation (DFDF) is to support Denver’s Fire Department by providing public education, through efforts to improve firefighter safety and quality of life, and with direct resources to meet firefighter needs thereby improving public safety in the City and County of Denver. Most recently, DFDF raised funds to support a dedicated physical/occupational therapist. This program helps injured firefighters return to work within the safest, shortest amount of time possible. Physical therapy also helps firefighters with proactive programs to avoid injury. for more information about us and about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, please contact Laura Douglas,

Denver Kids

Denver Kids empowers students to positively shape their lives, successfully complete high school, and pursue post-secondary options. For more information about Denver Kids, please visit To learn more about our Denver Kids charity partner program, please contact Kendal Osborn,


Denver Public Schools Foundation

DPS Foundation is the strategic fundraising partner for Denver Public Schools. Powered by the generosity of our donors, we have demonstrated the power of public education and impacted the lives of students across DPS for more than a quarter of a century. We engage our community, educators and DPS to accelerate progress and we help to find the most impactful ways to empower teachers, fuel engaged learning, and support students and their families. Some of our programs include career development classes, afterschool programs, A to Z Fund classroom grants for teachers, and middle school sports. Our goal is to help make sure every student, in every school, has the tools and resources to reach their fullest potential. To learn about our Colfax Marathon nonprofit partners program, contact Katie Wienecke at For more information visit,


Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is a nonprofit helping to make college possible and building the educational and economic future of Denver by collaborating with Denver Public Schools (DPS) high school students, families, and partners statewide to increase access and completion of post-high school learning, while also expanding generational exposure to career and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Our full-time College Advisors work proactively with all DPS 9th-12th graders at our DSF Future Centers located inside DPS high schools.

We award need-based scholarships to DPS graduates attending a community college, university, or technical college in Colorado.

We partner directly with colleges in Colorado to provide our scholarship recipients with extra financial aid and ongoing support to help them succeed.

For more information visit or email


Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo is a leader in connecting people to the awe and importance of wild animals while providing unparalleled care, educational experiences, and local and global conservation efforts that help save wild places and wildlife. Our more than 350 employees and 600 volunteers passionately support our mission everyday: Secure a Better World for Animals Through Human Understanding. We invite you to join us for a memorable day with your family exploring our more than 84 beautifully landscaped acres on the north end of Denver’s City Park. Or, if you share our passion and vision, please become a member or donor so our animals and staff can continue their work on behalf of wild animals and wild places around the world. For questions about our participation in the Charity Partner program, please contact Veronica Scofield at


Epic Experience

We have FUN! Epic Experience offers laughter, excitement, and community to adult cancer survivors. Our mission is to give hope and empower adult cancer survivors by offering week-long outdoor adventure camps in the beautiful state of Colorado. We bring survivors together and offer them community and a new challenge, such as cross-country skiing and whitewater rafting. We also offer regional one-day events in various U.S. cities, Campfires of Hope podcast, and virtual exercise classes.

To learn more about Epic Experience please visit We hope you will run with us and join our fun team. Please contact Chris,, 650-759-2390.


Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming

The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming is the leader in empowering, connecting, and educating to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy. The Foundation leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. Epilepsy is a common neurological condition that causes seizures which can affect a variety of mental and physical functions. One out of 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy in his or her lifetime. The Foundation offers a wide range of programs for our community including our internationally recognized summer camps for children with epilepsy, adult and teen support groups, Seizure Safety School presentations, advocacy initiatives, first responder training, and our holistic mental health program. To learn more about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, please contact or visit

Fetal Health Foundation

Fetal Health Foundation supports families receiving a fetal syndrome diagnosis, funds life-saving research, increases fetal syndrome awareness, and shares leading medical information on fetal syndromes.  Over 800,000 pregnancies in the United States yearly are affected by a fetal syndromatic issue. Sadly, over 200 babies a day die from complications due to these conditions.  The Fetal Health Foundation is the only organization to provide support, awareness, and fund research on all fetal syndromes.  We work to provide the HOPE so many families need during a diagnosis.  For more information about us, visit  To learn more about our involvement with the Colfax Marathon, contact Lonnie Somers,


Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund, Inc.

The mission of the Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund is to provide multi-faceted support to the members of the Aurora Fire Rescue, their families, and the First Responder community at large.

Core Values

Provide compassionate service to the members of the Aurora Fire Rescue, their families and the first responder community

Provide discrete, timely, fair, and unbiased assistance with an emphasis on confidentiality

Provide the maximum support possible

Ensure the sustainment and growth of the FABF fund

For more information please visit

Food Bank of the Rockies

Food Bank of the Rockies ignites the power of community to nourish people facing hunger. Every dollar raised helps us provide four meals and immeasurable hope to people who worry where they’ll find their next meal.

For more information visit or email


Forging Youth Resilience (FYR)

Forging Youth Resilience (FYR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers young people to build physical and mental strength for life by providing access to a network of community-based fitness programs, nutrition education and mentorship.

We use fitness as a tool to teach imperative life skills like perseverance, grit, determination, resilience and confidence to prepare our athletes to face the challenges life throws their way with grace, maturity and strength.

Headquartered in Denver, CO, we thought becoming a charity partner with the Denver Colfax Marathon would be a great way to get our surrounding community involved in our mission. This partnership will allow us to expand our reach, make an even greater impact on under-resourced youth in Colorado and across the country, and continue to work towards creating a world where all young people feel strong, capable, and confident to become the best version of themselves.

For more information visit or email


Foundation for Douglas County Schools

Expanding Educational Opportunities for Students.

The Foundation for Douglas County Schools works to enrich student experience and promote innovation by engaging our community in supporting students. The Foundation makes targeted investments in Douglas County schools and programs to accelerate student achievement and skill development, encourage and develop great teachers, and expand community involvement in our schools. Thanks to the support of our donors and community, we have succeeded in raising over $40 million dollars since 2010, supporting over 85 parent-driven, volunteer-based chapters, and engaging more than 7250 children and teachers in educational events and programs. To learn about our Colfax Marathon charity partners program, contact Stacey Briggs at For more information, visit


Friends of Red Rocks

Friends of Red Rocks’ mission is to preserve Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre by hosting trail cleanups and activities to keep Red Rocks a beautiful place for all the amazing visitors each year. We are committed to keeping the park beautiful and pristine, and we would love your help as we work to Preserve the Magic!

In 2015, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre received a National Historic Landmark designation thanks, in part, to the efforts of Friendsof Red Rocks volunteers.

For more information visit or email

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver

The mission of Girls Inc. of Metro Denver (GIMD) is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold.

The vision of GIMD is a world in which every girl values her whole self, discovers her inner strengths, and achieves her goals.

For more information visit or email

Girls on the Run of the Rockies


Girls on the Run is an after school empowerment program for girls in 3rd-8th grade – giving them skills and experiences to navigate their world confidently and to unleash thgo teameir limitless potential!  We teach girls life skills through a curriculum of engaging lessons and fun running activities. At each season’s conclusion, the girls complete a celebratory 5k run that gives them a lifelong memory of accomplishment. Visit to learn more! To run with us, contact Lisa Johnson,


Icing Smiles

Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.

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Jeffco Human Services Foundation

Jeffco Human Services Foundation is a nonprofit created to incubate and promote innovations that fuel prosperity for all families. One of the programs directly impacted by our effort is Jeffco Prosperity Partners (JPP), a community supporting families moving from poverty to prosperity through a multi-generation approach – students to diploma and parents to self-defined prosperity. Our goal is to break the cycle of generational poverty through services that focus on economic stability, education, employment, health and wellness, and social capital.

For more information email or visit


Make-A-Wish® Colorado

Make-A-Wish® Colorado creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Founded as one of the first Make-A-Wish chapters in 1983, Make-A-Wish Colorado has granted over 6,000 wishes to children across the state of Colorado. For more information about Make-A-Wish, visit or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @wishcolorado. To join our Charity Partners team, contact Tina Stroman at or call 303-750-9474.

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Mile High United Way

We are the hand-raisers, the game changers. For more than 130 years, Mile High United Way has united the full force of the community to fight for the education, health, and financial stability for everyone in Metro Denver. Our mission is to unite people, ideas, and resources to advance the common good.

For more information email


MSU Denver

Come Run with Us!  MSU Denver is transforming lives, communities and higher education by providing access to high-quality educational opportunities in an inclusive environment that prepares students for lifelong success in the Denver community and beyond.  Your support, paired with the lowest tuition of all Colorado four-year public institutions, provides life-changing experiences for our students as they pursue their educational goals. Because of you, our students continue to benefit from small classroom sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio, increasing student retention and graduation rates. Together, we are transforming lives. Contact Brandi Rideout to join our Charity Partner team,


NAMI Colorado

National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado (NAMI) is dedicated to building communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families. NAMI Colorado provides: free education classes about mental illness to the community; support groups for those with mental illness and their families; and political advocacy for all concerned. For more information on how NAMI helps visit and to learn more about our Colfax Marathon charity partner program, contact Ray Merenstein at 303-321-3104 or


No Kill Colorado

No Kill Colorado wants Colorado to be the safest state for homeless pets.

No Kill Colorado is an advocacy organization that works with shelters and rescues and the public to save all healthy and treatable pets in Colorado. Our mission is to make Colorado the safest place for homeless pets. Please join our No Kill Colorado team to help us spread awareness for homeless animals in need and to raise money in order for us to assist in the facilitation of any programs and services needed to save lives in Colorado!  For more about our participation in the Colfax Marathon, contact Jessi Harris,


Outdoor Lab Foundation

The Outdoor Lab Foundation’s mission is to inspire community support for, and advocate on behalf of, Jeffco Schools Outdoor Lab Program.

For more information visit or email



Do what you can, when you can.

PawsCo is a 501(c)3 animal welfare organization based in Denver, Colorado.

PawsCo is dedicated to reducing pet homelessness by keeping animals in their homes through partnering with the Food Bank of the Rockies for a year round Pet Food Drive, and serving as a partner to shelters and rescues to foster the most in-need animals – those animals not thriving in a shelter setting. PawsCo is a volunteer run organization committed to collaboration, education, and efficient operation.

Visit for more information about us.  To learn more about our charity partner team, contact Tiana Nelson,


Project Inti

We provide aid and education to low-income Peruvian families and communities.

Our team has a love for the mountains, helping and healing people, and inspiring others to embrace the indigenous culture of Peru. Some of our past initiatives have included teaching Leave No Trace principles to porters of the Inca trail, disease prevention and basic hygiene, basic first aid, and assisting in manual therapies to children with disabilities. Contact Angie Parris-Raney, More information, visit

Project Purple

Project Purple’s mission is to improve the lives of those battling and the future of pancreatic cancer through hope, support, and compassion. Our vision is a world without pancreatic cancer. Project Purple supports families battling with financial aid and funds the advancement of research for early detection and a cure to improve the only 12% survival rate.

For more information visit or email


Rutledge Cancer Foundation

Rutledge Cancer Foundation works to ease the impact of cancer on the lives of teens and young adults, raise survival rates and find a cure for sarcomas and other solid tumor cancers.

We fund patient programs that address unmet emotional and physical needs.

We work as a catalyst to increase awareness and early detection.

We support research for less toxic, personalized cancer therapies.

For more information visit or email


Save Our Youth Mentoring

Save Our Youth is a 501 (c)3 non-profit youth mentoring organization that connects young people to hope through long-term mentoring relationships.

Mentoring youth has been shown to have powerful positive effects on young people within their personal, academic and professional lives, which directly relates to their personal growth and development as well as social and economic opportunities that might not normally be offered to them.

Our vision is to see a world where every young person embraces their God-given worth.

For more information visit or email


Second Wind Fund

Since 2002, Second Wind Fund has connected children and teens at risk for suicide with professional, specialized mental health counselors in their community. Second Wind Fund covers the entire cost of up to 12 sessions of therapy. It is truly a life-saving program, available to children and teens who have no other access to care. Suicide is currently the leading cause of death among youth ages 10-24 years old in Colorado. Second Wind Fund brings hope and healing to these young people by helping them discover positive ways to overcome the challenges in their life. Since 2002, more than 6,000 children and teens have benefited from Second Wind Fund’s unique and highly effective program. Visit to learn more about us. For information about our work with the Colfax Marathon Charity Partners program, contact Michelle Aquino,


Shiloh House

Shiloh House provides residential care, educational programming, and therapeutic services to empower Colorado youth and families to overcome the impact of abuse, neglect and trauma. At Shiloh House we strongly believe in building a circle of support around each youth in our care. Our approach is based on over 30 years of experience creating an environment where wounds begin to heal, relationships are built or restored, and new possibilities are created. If you are interested in joining our Charity Partner running group please contact For more information about Shiloh House please visit


Sobriety House

Sobriety House is the oldest residential drug and alcohol treatment center in Colorado. We’ve been in the community for 50 years! We are a state-licensed nonprofit organization offering the most affordable care for those seeking treatment for addiction. The staff is experienced and passionate about helping our clients achieve lifelong sobriety! We are constantly looking for ways to share our passion for helping people with our community. We see this event as an opportunity to meet and engage in a fun and healthy activity while bringing awareness to Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health. The long journey to sobriety starts with a single step. Join us this year as we run for the brothers, mothers, friends, children, and all those that still suffer out there. Your support will allow us to grow our reach and help those that need us out there.

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Southern Plains Lands Trust

We’re participating in the 2022 Colfax Marathon because a lot of our supporters are speedsters – like the American pronghorn protected on our preserves. We’d like to meet all the race participants, to introduce you to our work to create and protect prairie preserves in Colorado. So far, we’ve protected over 32,000 acres. Help us get this number to 50,000 acres in 2022. Prairie wildlife need more refuge. Bison, pronghorn, prairie dogs, badgers, and all the wild ones will thank you.

For more information visit or email



Team World Vision

Team World Vision inspires people to take on the challenge of running or run-walking a full marathon or half-marathon to provide life-giving clean water to communities around the world. Today, 785 million people do not have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Our team chooses to run or walk miles daily to eliminate steps women and child take to fetch unsafe water.

World Vision is the largest non-governmental provider of water in the world, providing a person with lasting clean water every 10 seconds. $50 can provide life-changing clean water to a child in need.

We would love for you to go farther together with us this season! For more information or to join a team visit or email


There With Care

Founded in 2005, There With Care provides a wide range of thoughtful and fundamental services to children and families during the critical phase of a medical crisis. We serve families referred by medical agencies by building a network of services and people who ease the burden of life’s day-to-day obligations with compassion and care.

Your participation on the There With Care Colfax Marathon Team provides families with meaningful community and consistent care, ensuring no family has to face their child’s medical crisis alone.

For more information visit or email




UpRoot Colorado

UpRoot Colorado increases the nutrition security of Coloradans by harvesting and redistributing surplus, nutrient-dense foods while supporting the resilience of farmers.

We are a charity partner of the Colfax Marathon because we are a community-focused organization, working to reconnect Coloradans with the beauty and benefits of healthy food and healthy soils while reinstituting food wisdom within our communities.

For more information visit or email



Water for People

Water For People is global nonprofit dedicated to providing access to improved water and sanitation systems and services to nine countries. Water For People empowers local governments, community members, and service providers to invest in the long-term solutions and systems that are right for them. This means listening to them and establishing trust from the very beginning. We want every community, household, school, and clinic to have lasting access to safe water and sanitation for generations to come – we call this impact model Everyone Forever. Learn more at  For more information about our engagement with the Colfax Marathon, contact Georgia David,


WeeCycle supports Colorado infants and toddlers by providing essential baby gear and supplies to families in need. We collect, “weecycle” and match new and gently used baby essentials with those that need them most in our community.

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