2017 Guide to Summer Fun Runs & Races


Are you an active Denver mama looking to move this summer and get your kids moving too? May we suggest one of the Denver area’s many fun runs and races? Check out our list of our favorites on the schedule!

Bubble Boogie 5K – June 3rd

Benefiting the Colorado Realtor Foundation, this run/walk takes place in Thornton at the Margaret Carpenter Rec Center on Saturday, June 3rd at 8 am. There will be a pancake breakfast, an expo, and of course, lots of bubbles! Preregister online. 

Fire Hydrant 5K – June 3rd

The 27th annual Fire Hydrant 5K will take place on Saturday, June 3rd at the Promenade shops in Loveland. Come support the Larimar Humane Society and help homeless pets in Northern Colorado. The event takes places from 7 am to 12 pm and includes a family and dog-friendly walk/run, as well as vendors and dog contests! Register online. 

Castle Rock n Run – June 17th

On Saturday, June 17th, the city of Castle Rock will host the Castle Rock ‘n’ Run at Philip S Miller Park. The race supports youth running programs and begins at 8 am. Don’t forget to pre-register online and stay after the race to enjoy some live music. 

Denver Undy Run – June 24th

This annual race benefits colon cancer research and features a one mile fun run, as well as a youth and adult 5K. The race is held at City Park and begins at 8:30 am. Throw on your favorite pair of undies and head to Denver for some exercise and to support a great cause!

 Denver Bubble Run  – July 8th

The Denver Bubble Run will take place on Saturday, July 8th at Dicks Sporting Goods Park. This family-friendly race will most certainly end with all participants covered in bubbly foam! Preregister online and don’t forget to arrive 60-90 minutes ahead of your start time. 

Denver Tough Mudder – July 15th – July 16th

This year’s Tough Mudder race takes place in Copper Mountain and features 10-12 miles of muddy obstacles. You may start clean, but if you do the race right, you’ll finish covered in mud. Register online.

Denver Foam Glow 5K

This night-time 5K takes place at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on July 22nd, and doesn’t begin until 9 pm. The course is covered in black lights and runners will be doused in non-toxic, glowing foam, creating a fun, magical effect. Make sure to sign up online and wear a white T-shirt for the best, glowing results! 

 Denver Color Run 5K – August 26th

Dubbed “the happiest 5k on the planet”, this fun run takes place at Coors Field on August 26th. Make sure you wear white so that you can end the race plastered with color because you’ll be covered with different colors as you complete each kilometer. All registrants will receive a race shirt, headband, temporary tattoo, and a unicorn medal. Sign up online. 


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