2016 Guide to Fall Fun Runs & Races in Denver


Denver Metro Moms Blog Guide to Fun Runs and Races in Denver

This fall it’s time to get outside and enjoy all that Denver Metro has to offer! From Denver fun runs to Zombie crawls and half marathons – there is something for everyone.

Bike the Colors!

13401 Piccadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603

Explore Barr Lake’s nine mile Lake Perimeter Trail by bicycle! Limited to 15 participants. Call 303-659-6005 to RSVP. Be sure to bring water, bug spray and a helmet. Autumn is a great time in the park and wildlife abounds. Come join a naturalist for this special time of the year at the Park.

October 2

2nd Annual Legacy Ghost Run

13401 Piccadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603

The Legacy Ghost Run is a fun, family-friendly 5k run/walk (9:00 AM) and 1 mile family fun walk/run (10:00 AM) set at scenic Barr Lake State Park. The 5k run/walk is professionally timed on a USATF certified course.

October 8

Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver

101 W. 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204

It’s an all new event weekend at the Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon in 2016! When you run the Mile High City you’ll see some of the best sights of Denver, including a start line in Civic Center Park, downtown, the Pepsi Center, Union Station and more.

October 15-16

Denver Gorilla Run

10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020

With more than 3,000 people running in gorilla suits, the annual Denver Gorilla Run is sure a sight to see. This 5K benefits the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo. This year, the run will be taking place at The Westin Westminster.

October 22

Denver Zombie Crawl

1600 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202

This unique 5K event is a fun excuse to get dressed up as a zombie with all your other zombie loving friends. The race is followed by a parade, if you are not up for a run, but just want to observe the zombie procession.

October 22

The Great Pumpkin Haul

8500 West Deer Creek Canyon, Littleton, CO 80128

The Great Pumpkin Haul is a 2 mile jaunt through forests, open fields, over creeks, hay bales, and through the scenic Botanic Gardens. There is a catch though: you will be covering these two miles carrying your very own personal pumpkin!

October 22

Making Strides of Denver

6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Help raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education, and critical patient services by walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Making Strides of Denver.

October 23


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