The Great 20th! Candy Run 5K (Run and Walk)

1700 E Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO 80210, USA


You've got to ask yourself one question:

Do you like CANDY? well do you? 



The Great Candy Run is celebrating its 20th annual event all in support of the Fetal Health Foundation!

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 run/walk supporting and providing HOPE to those afflicted with a fetal syndrome
  • 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Celebrating Family and Friends and providing SWEET Memories with free photos!
  • 😋Sweet Street with candy, baked goods, sweet treats and more (YUMMY)
  • 🏆Sweet prizes for overall and age group winners
  • 🍭Sweet costumes are encouraged!
  • 🏅Super sweet finisher medal for all 5K finishers
  • 🍬The Jolly Rancher (FREE) kids fun run (for 8 and under)

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.

Family 4-Pack pricing is available under the Join/Create a team option!  Bring the whole crew and make some sweet memories!!


  • 8:00 AM - Bib Pick-up opens and new registration
  • 8:40 AM - The Jolly Rancher Kids Fun Run Start
  • 9:00 AM - 5K Start 
  • Music and Festivities ongoing from 9AM

Race day registration - will be available via QR code or 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. 


  • Friday, November 10th from 4PM – 7PM
    • Where? Little Man Ice Cream Factory, 4411 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204
    • 20% of proceeds from sales will be donated to the Fetal Health Foundation
  • Saturday, November 11th from 11AM - 2PM
    • Fleet Feet in Cherry Creek

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