Oh, Fudge! 5K 2021

Oh, Fudge! 5K 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021  @  9:00 AM   •  5k, Kid's run


2001 Steele St., Denver, CO    view map


Fast and scenic 5K in Denver's historic City Park with a sweet ending featuring all things FUDGE! Join fellow runners and walkers to raise money for health in rural Nepal. Produced by Colorado Nepal Alliance and Shoes for Sherpas to benefit their women's health camp in Nepal. Smile 5K starts at 9 am, Kid's Fun Run starts at 8:30 am!


 Goody Bag

 Course Certified

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks


 Kids' Activities



Course description:

The USATF certified course begins and ends on the southwest side of Ferril lake, near the Pavilion.  The closest intersection (outside of the park) to the start of the course is 17th & Steele. This course is known as the 'City Park Reverse' course, meaning the uphill near the museum occurs near the beginning of the race.

Course maps:

 City Park 5K reversed  

Directions to start:

Start and Finish are on the southwest side of Ferril lake, near the Pavilion.  The closest intersection (outside of the park) to the start of the course is 17th & Steele.


Parking is available at East High School (parking lot at 16th and Josephine) and in the surrounding neighborhoods.  Please give yourself 10-15 minutes to walk to the race start from this parking lot.

Awards info:

Awards will be given to the top overall male and female finishers (1st-3rd place).  First place male and first place female finishers in the following age groups will also get awards:

19 & under

Additional info

Cancellation Policy:

In the event of extreme or unsafe conditions on race day, the 5K may be altered or canceled.  Specifically, when weather or other physical conditions present a danger to participants as a whole, we will maintain the right to cancel the raceLess threatening conditions could result in an alteration of the course or race length to promote a more safe result for the participants. These conditions will not result in the refunding of race entry fees or future race credits.


T-shirt pickup on race day is only guaranteed if you register online by 9/15/2021.  If you register after that date, your size may or may not be available on race day.  If you register after 9/15/2021: shirts will be available first come first serve. 

COVID Precautions

As of July 2021, Denver has no outdoor COVID restrictions.  We will continue to monitor Denver's COVID orders and will comply with them.  This could involve having runners start at different times.  If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting vaccinated, both for your health and the health of those around you!  We ask that all unvaccinated individuals consider wearing a mask when within 6 feet of other attendees who are not in your family.  We care about you!

Packet pickup:

Early Packet Pickup: 

  • Runners Roost Denver, 1685 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222
  • Saturday Oct. 2nd 11am - 4pm
Race Day: Available starting at 7:30 am
Walk-up registration is available on Saturday at early packet pickup and onsite Sunday morning at the event, beginning at 7:30am.  

Registration info:

Registration fees include t-shirt, goody bag, and fudgy sweetness after the race!  Online registration ends on Thursday Sept. 30th at noon.


• Kid's Fun Run (no Tshirt) (08:30 am start)

FREE    Expires 10/3/2021 11:59 PM

• 5K (09:00 am start)

$35.00    Expires 10/2/2021 11:59 PM

• 5K (09:00 am start)

$40.00    Expires 10/3/2021 9:00 AM

• 5K - 12 and under (09:00 am start)

$25.00    Expires 10/2/2021 11:59 PM

• 5K - 12 and under (09:00 am start)

$30.00    Expires 10/3/2021 9:00 AM