The Colfax Marathon weekend is the largest marathon weekend in the Rocky Mountains, with 20,000 runners in 2019. Races include a marathon, half marathon, urban 10 milers, and a 5K. In addition, the marathon relay has over 1,330 teams in Corporate, Government, or Open divisions and is the second-largest Marathon Relay in the US.
Each year, the Colfax Marathon partners with more than 200 Nonprofits, who have collectively raised over $2,500,000 over the last 5 years through the efforts of Colfax runners. The marathon’s Charity Partners Program 2nd the largest in the U.S. with New York City Marathon being the largest. An open-door policy exists for all 501c3’s – welcoming small to large charities with a large variety of causes.
Over the last 5 years, the 200+ charities have raised over $2.5 million through runners raising money for their causes. This is in addition to the $100,000 that the Colfax Marathon donates annually.
Check out the Colfax Marathon website.