The 19th Annual Great Candy Run 5K

1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210, USA


Let's be honest,

we have a major sweet tooth! 

Do you? 



What is sweeter than candy? The Great Candy Run of course!  And who couldn't use a little more sweetness in their life?!

Come out, or stay in, either way, we hope you'll join us for another GREAT CANDY RUN!  Others have tried to replicate it, but none are as sweet as this family friendly event.  So whether you're 9 or 99, across the globe or right here in Denver - it's time to get your SWEET ON!


The Great Candy Run is a sweet event that will leave you with lifelong memories! 


  • Fun SWEET themed walk/run supporting and providing HOPE to those afflicted with a fetal syndrome
  • Celebrating Family and Friends and providing SWEET Memories!
  • Sweet prizes for overall and age group winners
  • Costume Contest
  • Super sweet finisher medal for all 5K finishers
  • Jolly rancher (FREE) kids fun run

The Great Candy Run is ultimately about saving lives and helping families. Proceeds directly benefit the Fetal Health Foundation. The Fetal Health Foundation supports families battling a fetal syndrome during pregnancy through information, support, and research. The event highlights awareness and provides hope to families.


  • 8:00 AM - Bib Pick-up opens and new registration
  • 8:45 AM - Kids Fun Run Starts
  • 9:00 AM - 5K Start 
  • Music and Festivities ongoing from 9AM

Race day registration - will be available via QR code to online registration page.  

Can't make it to this sweet event in person or prefer to participate from afar? No problem, sign up for our "Sweet it from Home" virtual event. 


Saturday, November 12th at Road Runner Sports in Lone Tree

11AM - 2PM

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