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Playworks Run For Recess 5k and 10k

Sun May 4, 2014 Denver, CO 80212 US Directions



8:35AM MDT


8:30AM MDT

Kids Fun Run (Approx 200 yards)

8:15AM MDT
Open to ages 3 - 7.

Volunteer 6:30-10:30 AM

6:00AM MDT
Open to ages 14 - 99.


1700 N Sheridan Blvd
Denver, CO US 80212



Playworks’ Run for Recess, is a charity race like no other in Colorado!

The 3rd Annual  Run offers opportunities for the whole family to get involved.  This 5K/10K certified course will challenge runners and walkers alike.   This year's event will again offer a FREE Kids' Fun Run.

Time: 8:15 AM

Location: Sloan's Lake Park, Denver, Co

Distance(s): 10k and 5k run with Kids Fun Run

Playworks believes that the power of play brings out the best in ever kid.

Playworks Colorado supports learning for 10,000 elementary students at 18 low-income schools by providing safe, healthy and inclusive play and physical activity at recess and throughout the entire school day. Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time coaches to low-income schools, where they transform recess and play into a positive experience that helps kids and teachers get the most out of every learning opportunity. Our coaches run research evidence-based programming that reduces bullying, increases physical activity, improves classroom focus and promotes social-emotional well-being throughout the school environment.

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Course Map

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5k COURSE MAP with elevation and mile markers.

10k COURSE MAP with elevation and mile markers.


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM, Packet Pick Up and Onsite Registration at the park

8:15 AM, Kids Fun Run Start

8:30 AM, 10k and 5k start (double loop of the 5k course for the 10k racers)

9:30 AM, 5k Awards & Drawings

9:45 AM, 10k Awards & Drawings


Strollers are welcome on this course, but we ask that you start near the end of the pack!  Thank you!


Top 3 finishers in each age group will receive an award As wells as the top three overall men and women in each distance. 


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