Race Day: March 13th, 2016

 
 
 

 

Main Event: 7K Runnin' Of The Green!

RUNNIN’ OF THE GREEN HAS BEEN A COLORADO CHARITY EVENT FOR 28 YEARS

ROTG is a family oriented foot race/walk that is centered around the Irish celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day and Spring. We have been voted the best post-race party and have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Volunteers of America.

Join us for the 28th Annual Runnin’ Of The Green at 17th and Wazee in Historic LoDo in front of Union Station on March 13th, 2016. Registration starts at 7am and the Race starts at 10:15am.

Run in 2015? Check your results: Click Here!


REGISTRATION FEE:

$38 - Register online, print and mail, or print and drop form off at Runners Roost.

BIB AND T-SHIRT INFO:

If you sign up via the internet or mail, you may pick up your bib early in person at Runners Roost (times and dates to be announced for this)

Other info:

7k race timed and scored. Results posted on line after the race.
Pets and Strollers welcome.
Teams welcome! Sign up on the Registration page.
RTD or Lightrail recommended for travel to the race. See below.
Join us for some fun after the race between
17th and 20th on Wazee. See below..

RACE OPTIONS:

  • 7k Run / Walk 3 Waves by Expected Pace
  • 7k Challenged Athlete
  • 2.2 Mile Untimed Run/Walk

START TIMES OF RACES:

SUNDAY MARCH 13th
10:14 am Wheelchair Participants Start
10:15 am All 7k Runners *3 waves
     - pets and strollers end of last wave
10:30 am All 7k Walkers
10:35 am 2.2 mile Leprechaun Leap - not timed
     - All Leap walkers / runners

Need More info? contact us!

2016 ROTG RACE SHIRT


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The free Metro Ride:
http://www.rtd-denver.com/FreeMetroRide.shtml
 
Light Rail interactive map, prices, and schedule:
http://www.rtd-denver.com/lightrail.shtml
 
Bus Map:
http://www.rtd-denver.com/bus.shtml

 

*Say Cheese! Take a selfie of yourself while riding light rail on your way to the race and post it to the RTD or ROTG Facebook page and ROTG will award a prize for the best selfie!


Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through more than 30 distinct human service programs throughout the state of Colorado, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 200,000 Coloradoans each year.  Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, low-income families, homeless individuals and families, women and children escaping domestic violence, and those seeking affordable housing solutions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services. Our administrative offices are located at 2660 Larimer Street, Denver CO 80205.  To speak to someone about our programs or volunteering opportunities you may email us at info@voacolorado.org or call 303-297-0408. To keep up with our news and activities, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Our Mission Statement:

The mission of the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch is to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families within the community.

 
Our contact info:

www.voacolorado.org
303-297-0408
info@voacolorado

Meals on Wheels:

We serve 2,500 Meals on Wheels each day across the Metro Area, plus 1,000 meals at our congregate sites, such as senior and community centers. In its 28 years of existence, Runnin’ of the Green has provided nearly 200,000 meals for those in need.
For more information click HERE.


Party After The Race! 

Block Party between 17th and 20th on wazee:

Live Irish Music
Corned Beef and Bagels from Shamrock Foods
Reed Irish Dancers
Colorado Youth Pipe Band
Killian's Beer from Coors        

*NO ID, NO BEER