35th Annual Runnin' of the Green

1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, Colorado, 80210, USA



35th Runnin!

The 35th annual Terry McGrath Runnin of the Green! 

For 35 years the Runnin of the Green has been the traditional start to the new year's run and walks. Celebrate 35 with us as we invite you to join us for the traditional Irish "Marathon" with a 7K and 2 Mile Run Walk.

Sláinte! or "to your health" - you can choose between the Lucky 7K Run/Walk, or the ever-popular Leprechaun Leap 2 Mile Run/Walk (this year the 2 mile will be timed and offer awards).

We take our Irish fun seriously and this is a seriously fun event! Find out for yourself why we have been voted the best race post-party!

Fun festivities include:

  • 🎉Runnin of the Green Festival/Expo
  • 🎵Live Irish Music
  • 💃🏽Irish Dancers
  • 🍺Beer Garden
  • 😋Refreshments
  • ☘️Bag pipe peformances
  • 📷Free Photos
  • 👕T-shirt - As of Wednesday 3/8 event tshirts are sold out.  
  • 🏅Finisher Medal
  • And much more!!!!

Don't miss out on the official start of the running season with Denver's Classic Irish Jog!



  • 8:30 a.m. - Bib Pickup and Race Day Registration
  • 9:55 a.m. - Athletes with disabilities advanced start
  • 10:00 a.m. - Lucky 7K Run/Walk Start
  • 10:30 a.m. - Leprechaun Leap 2 Mile Starts

Packet Pickup will be held at BOULDER RUNNING COMPANY Cherry Creek on March 10th & 11th.  

  • Friday, March 10th -  3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 11th, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Or, pick up on race day starting at 8:30 a.m. near the start line in Washington Park.

For so many of you, this event is an annual tradition and we are so thankful for you!  You have helped us raise thousands of dollars for charity over the years.  If you are new to this event, we welcome you with open arms! 

We can't wait to see each and every one of you for this year's Runnin of the Green!  


Volunteers! Make this event IRISH FUN. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in volunteering please contact michelle@halsports.net or sign up here!  Thank you so much!!