There’s no need to sulk or feel guilty about those seasonal treats with these holiday themed fun runs. From bear suits to Santa suits and turkey trots to the Super Bowl, these runs will keep you moving through the holiday season and beyond.
Bear Creek Bear Run
The real bears might be hibernating, but runners dressed as bears will be romping through this 3K. Costumes are included in registration. Funds benefit Friends of El Paso County Nature Centers.
Bear Creek Nature Center
Turkey Trot 5K
Get moving before you get cooking on Thanksgiving. Kids can enjoy the Tiny Trot or whole 5K.
Briargate YMCA, ppymca.org/raceseries
Chasing Santa 5K / Cycling Santa 15K
There are fun runs, and then there are fun cycles. Run or bike those holiday sweets away—in a Santa suit complete with beard, provided with registration. And join the toy drive for Christmas Unlimited.
Legacy Loop Plaza, Fontanero Trailhead aka Santa’s Landing
Jingle Bell 5K
Come in costume—bells encouraged. There’s a free Reindeer Romp for kids and furry friend pricing too.
Fountain Creek Regional Park
Begin your New Year’s resolution with a 5K or 10K course that benefits El Paso County Search and Rescue.
Palmer Park, Maizeland entrance
Super Half Marathon and Game Day 5K
Huddle up and bundle up for your choice of downtown half marathon or 5K. Then pregame with specials at Jack Quinn’s before the Super Bowl kickoff.
Plaza of the Rockies