8th Annual Home for the Holidays 5K and Family Fun Run

8th Annual Home for the Holidays 5K and Family Fun Run

Saturday, November 5, 2016   •  5k, Fun Run


City Park (Denver, CO), Denver, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at the event.


Gather your family, friends and co-workers and join us at the 8th Annual Home for the Holidays 5K and Family Fun Run! This pet-friendly event at Denver's City Park will feature a course that runners and walkers at every level can enjoy, plus music, refreshments and activities that will appeal to all ages. This is a great opportunity to form a team, show your spirit, and raise funds to support lasting solutions to homelessness in Colorado.

Register, donate and help spread the word about this great event. All proceeds support the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. Registration fee includes race t-shirt, chip timing, and goody bag. 

- Pre-Registration: $35 (through 11/4/16)
- Race Day Registration: $40 (on-site only)

Kids 12-and-under participating in the Family Fun Run will receive a T-shirt! Registration is $8.

Want to support, but stay in bed?! Select the 'Sleep-In Registration'! 

Registration Fee includes:

 T Shirt

 Goody Bag

 Course Certified

 Event Timed


 Kids' Activities



 T Shirt

 Goody Bag

 Course Certified

 Event Timed


 Kids' Activities



Course description:

This course through Denver's City Park is fast and flat! 

Course maps:

 Copy - Course Map  

Directions to start:

The Start/Finish Line along with Check-In and Expo Area are located at the City Park Pavillion, on the south side of the park.


PARKING LOTS Available at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Zoo, and East High School. STREET PARKING Available along 23rd Ave., 17th St., Colorado Blvd., York St. or any of the north/south streets located to the south of the park.

Awards info:

Individual Winner Category:
- Top Overall Female

- Top Overall Male
- Fastest Girl (Family Fun Run)
- Fastest Boy (Family Fun Run)
- Best Costume 
- Best Pooch

Running Team Category:
- Largest team
- Best Team Costume
- Fastest Family

Fundraising Category:
- Top Individual Fundraiser
- Top Fundraising Team


Check back - the list of prizes will continue growing! 

Schedule of Events:

  • 7:00 am: Registration and Check-In Opens
  • 8:00 am: Expo Area and Kids' Activities Open
  • 8:45 am: Family Fun Run Starts
  • 8:45 am: Registration Closes
  • 9:00 am: 5K Starts
  • 10:00 am: Awards Ceremony

Join a Team:

Find your team here: Team Listing


  1. Establish a Team Captain
  2. Create a Team Name (make sure everyone knows it)
  3. Register your fundraising team (team captain only): Click Here 
  4. Click "Become a Fundraiser"
  5. On step 3 of your fundraiser registration, specify you are part of a team and scroll down until you find your team name
  6. Spread the word! Use Facebook and Twitter to let people know about your fundraising efforts.

Packet pickup:

Race packet pick-up: 

Location and time TBD


• Family Fun Run - Kids 12-and-under (8:45 start)


• Sleep In Registration!



Online registration is closed, please register at the event.