4 Summer Fun-Runs in Denver
Bonus: Each race supports a great cause
Jodi's Race for Awareness [Photo by Denver Mainstream Studio]
Summer is around the corner and so are some wonderful races around Denver! Lace up your running shoes and enjoy some fun running in the sun this season.
More than 3,000 people, including ovarian cancer survivors and family members and friends whose lives have been impacted by the disease, will gather in Denver’s City Park for the 9th annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness. The fundraiser, which features a 5k Run/Walk, 1-Mile Family Walk, Furry Friends Dog Zone and Expo, benefits the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance. Since its inception, JRA has grown to be the second largest ovarian cancer walk/run in the country and one of the top ten largest 5Ks in Colorado.
Pictured: Grandma's House Brewery [Photo by Emily Douglas]
Colorado Brewery Running Series: Blue Moon Brewing Co.
June 16, 2018
The series events are a 5K-ish, fun-run course that all being and end at a local Colorado brewery. Head to the beautiful new Blue Moon Brewing Co. location in RiNo for a run followed by a beer, all while supporting the Series’ non-profit partners including The House the Beer Built, Dumb Friends League and The Park People.
Photo courtesy Running Wild
Running Wild is a USATF-Certified 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run with all profits from the race donated to organizations that are working to prevent the extinction of African wildlife, including Cheetah Conservation Fund, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust USA and Wildlife Protection Solutions.
Photo courtesy The Liberty Run
Don your red, white and blue best and start your 4th of July celebrations off with a 4-mile run/walk around Denver’s Washington Park. Kids can join the free Firecracker Kids Fun Run. The Liberty Run supports the Denver Fire Department Foundation and its mission to support our firefighters by education the community about the Department and raising funds for firefighter health and wellness programs.