Colfax Marathon

Join Team Foothills Animal Shelter!

May 19 & 20 in Denver’s City Park

Foothills Animal Shelter is thrilled to once again partner with the Colfax Marathon, and we would like to invite YOU to run or walk to support the pets that will find help at our Shelter.

There are seven races to pick from including the Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, Urban 10 Miler, the dog-friendly Colfax 5K and more. Whether you want to participate alone or as part of a relay team, consider running (or walking!) for homeless pets. Make sure to choose Foothills Animal Shelter as your charity partner when you register!



 More About the Colfax Marathon

The Colfax Marathon has a distance for everyone with seven races over two days. The Marathon runs through Mile High Stadium, the Half Marathon treks through Denver Zoo and the Colfax 5K has the Dog Friendly Wave where you can run (or walk) with your pooch! Whether you want to participate alone or as part of a relay team, run the marathon or walk in the 5K, consider joining Team Foothills Animal Shelter and running for homeless pets!

If you are thinking of bringing your dog to the 5K race, please be aware of local breed specific legislation and follow the law accordingly. Click here for details regarding Denver’s ordinance.

Visit the Colfax Marathon website to learn more about each of the races.

Our runners will be supporting the more than 9,200 animals Foothills Animal Shelter cares for each year. As a member of our team, you have the option to help raise funds for the Shelter. Each team member is encouraged to communicate with their network of family and friends to raise money for the Shelter. We’ll give you tips and tricks along the way to help you meet your goals. Each mile you walk and dollar you raise will directly support the community’s homeless pets!

Questions? Contact Candace Lopez at or 720.407.5249.


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