Heart Doctors List Races in The Denver Area This Summer

Summer is almost here, and our heart doctors couldn’t be more excited. Summer means we have a chance to go outside and enjoy the warm weather to our heart’s content, and what better way to do that than to find and train for an upcoming race. Races are fantastic goals to train for because it encourages good eating habits as well as cardiovascular exercise. And the best part is, in Colorado, there’s a race for everyone. Marathons and other long distance runs are not the only form of races that you can train for. There are races that even only last a mile. It’s just a matter of knowing where they are. So, our heart doctors have taken the liberty of finding some of those races for you. Here’s a list of some great upcoming races in Colorado this summer.

Rider Ramble 5K – June 7 – Johnstown, Weld County

FIBArk Hill Climb 1M – June 12 – Salida, Chaffee County

Mount Evans Ascent 14.5M – June 14 – Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County

Great Amazing Race 1M – June 21 – Colorado Springs, El Paso County

Estes Park Marathon 26.2M – June 22 – Estes Park, Larimer County

Castle Rock Half-Marathon 13.1M – June 28 – Castle Rock, Douglas County

Grand Junction Color Vibe 5K – June 28 – Grand Junction, Mesa County

Colorado Kids Triathalon – June 29 – Commerce City, Adams County

Tri Boulder – June 29 – Boulder, Boulder County

Boogie’s Buddy Race 5M – July 4 – Aspen, Pitkin County

Earn Your Independence 5K – July 4 – Boulder, Boulder County

Libery Dash 5K – July 4 – Lone Tree, Douglas County

Nielson Two Mile Challenge – July 5 – Colorado Springs, El Paso County

Redline 13.1 Longmont – July 5 – Longmont, Boulder County

Pearl Street Mile – July 9 – Boulder, Boulder County

ATLAS race Denver 4M – July 19 – Denver, Denver County

Color in Motion 5K – July 26 – Colorado Springs, El Paso County

Grand Mesa 100M – July 26 – Grand Junction, Mesa County

Strong Kids Tri – July 26 – Lafayette, Boulder County

Neighborhood Fun Run 5K – July 29 – Westminster, Adams County

Wild West Relay 100M – August 1 – Fort Collins, Larimer County

How To Use This Information

 This is just a small sampling of the myriad races that occur during the summer in Colorado. There’s a race for everyone no matter your physical state, so why not start training now? If you aren’t sure what race would be appropriate for your heart and overall condition, schedule an appointment with our heart doctors on our website or by calling 303-744-1065.