Colorado Summer Fun Runs
Top 5 Colorado Summer Fun Runs!
Colorado is very active. From offering year-round activities like hiking and biking to exploring the beautiful mountains, there’s always something adventurous awaiting you, especially during the summer. Along with those adventurous activities comes athletic competitions that offer something for every level and every age. Every summer, there are hundreds of runs, triathlons and events to take part in. Denver probably offers the most array of 5Ks, ranging from athletic competitions to plain fun events. We’ve made a list of the best runs to take part in this summer. Lace up your shoes and even prepare a costume, for these are the coolest Colorado summer fun runs.
Big Gay 5K
June 20 at 10 a.m. | Civic Center Park
At this summer’s PrideFest, the Big Gay 5K will take place throughout the city. On June 20, participate in this run that supports the local GLBT community and offers everyone a bit of fun. Prizes will be given out for the best costumes, so come with a colorful and unique look and you just might win! The race will start and end at Civic Center Park in the heart of Denver.
Boulder Beer Co Brew Run
July 11 at 10 a.m. | Boulder Beer Co | More info
What could be more fun than combining two of Colorado’s best aspects: beer and the beautiful outdoors? On July 11, the Boulder Beer Co Brew Run will start at Boulder Beer Co and will offer activities, games and, of course, a run during this unique 5K. Beer Olympic Games include Keg Haul relay, Beer Balance relay, Corn hole drinking game challenge, CrossFit games squat challenge and Triple jump competition. For $25, participants get run entry, a free Boulder Beer ale and signature pint glass.
The Bubble Run
July 18 at 8 a.m. | Great Lawn Park | More info
If you’re looking for a fun run for the whole family, The Bubble Run is coming to Denver on July 18. Take part in this unique run that is frothy and bubbly the whole way through. You can run, walk or jog, but the ending is where all the bubble fun is at, so you’ll be intrigued to finish quickly. This event will start at Great Lawn Park in Denver.
The Color Run: SHINE
August 1 at 8 a.m. | Coors Field Parking Lots | More info
The infamous Color Run is coming through Denver this summer, although this time it’s about to get a little shiny. Experience the Color Run’s all new theme, Shine, as you’ll get even more colorful and sparkly during this run than ever before. There will be surprises and fun parts of this run throughout!
WIPEOUT Run Denver 2015
August 15 at 7:30 a.m. | Dick’s Sporting Goods Park | More info
For those who’re seeking adventure in a 5K, look no further than the WIPEOUT Run. The Show “WIPEOUT” has gained a huge following with its twists, turns and challenges, and it’s now in the form of a run that travels across the U.S. Challenge yourself and try to make it through the end as you’re sent through obstacles at this interesting event.