See You At The Race! Sunday, March 17th, 2019

IMPORTANT: KBCO Registrants need to pick up their bibs / shirts at the KBCO tent the day of the race.



Main Event: 7K Runnin' Of The Green!


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 30th Annual Runnin’ Of The Green at 17th and Wazee in Historic LoDo in front of Union Station on March 17th, 2019. Registration starts at 7am and the Race starts at 10:15am.

7k race timed and scored. Results will be streamed live during the event.


Register online or print and mail

More info about bib and packet pickup and location will be here soon.


  • 7k Run / Walk 3 Waves by Expected Pace

  • 7k Challenged Athlete

  • 2.2 Mile Untimed Run/Walk

Event Timeline (Sunday, March 11th)

  • 8:00 a.m. - Event Day Registration Opens

  • 9:30 a.m. - Registration Closes

  • 9:30 a.m. - Corrals Open

  • 10:14 a.m. - Wheelchair/athletes with disabilities start

  • 10:15 a.m. - 7K Start

  • 10:35 a.m. - 2 Mile (Leprechaun Leap) Start


7k race timed and scored. Results will be streamed live during the event.
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..


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Light Rail interactive map, prices, and schedule:
Bus Map:


*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!


Metered parking is FREE on Sundays in Downtown. You can also park in one of the lots in the area (most charge a fee) or park uptown and take the 16th Street shuttle (free) down to LoDo.

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


Beer Garden and ID Requirements

In order to get entry into the beer garden, for those 21 and over, you will be banded with a special wristband.  To receive your wristband, you must present your ID at either the advance packet pickup or on event day at registration.  If you wish to not wear the ID, you must present your ID for access into the beer garden areas. 

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 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:

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 30 years of existence, Runnin’ of the Green has provided nearly 200,000 meals for those in need.
For more information click HERE.