LEG 1: URBAN RIVER
Start the race with Thousands of runners and experience the best of Colfax, downtown and the epic stadium run-through - 6.4 miles
Starting on the East side of Ferril Lake in City Park, runners round the lake, leave the park and head south on the picturesque Esplanade. Then it’s west on Colfax past shops, pubs, and restaurants before heading downtown, passing the Capitol and Civic Center Park. Runners run through Denver's Firestation #1, cheered on by the firefighters, and then head down to the Cherry Creek Trail and creekside running, with great views of the DCPA dancer statues and downtown. Run through the Confluence and it’s onto Platte River, towards Elitch Gardens, and then head straight to Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium for an epic stadium run-through.
Take the photo tour: learn fun facts and experience the Colfax Marathon Course for yourself!