Check Out These Training Runs in Denver
The following parks and tracks are great places to run in Denver. If you need additional support and inspiration – from expert coaching to good nutrition to a fun group of training partners – join one of our Official Charity Training Programs.
Looking for more runs in the Denver, CO area? Search the MapMyRun.com Running Route database to find a route near you.
Washington Park is one of the largest parks in Denver featuring a 2.6-mile running path and is part of the Denver Marathon course located at S. Downing St. and E. Louisiana Ave. (Washington Park website)
Denver’s City Park is located just northeast of downtown Denver and is part of the Denver Marathon course. Visit City Park website for a vitual tour. (City Park website)
Red Rocks Park
Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Foothills fifteen miles west of Denver, Red Rocks Park encomapasses 818 acres and is open to hikers, runners, and sightseers year-round. (Red Rocks Park website)
Sloans Lake is located at Sheridan Blvd. and W. 17th Ave. and has recently gone a $1.5M redevelopment project that includs a 2.6 mile trail around the lake. (Sloans Lake website)
Bear Creek Park
Located at S. Raleigh St. and W. Hampden Ave., this 90-acre park features a bicycle/pedestrail pathway, football field, fishing, horseshoe pit, and softball field grass infield. (Bear Creek Park website)
Cherry Creek State Park
Denver’s background playground, offers unlimited recreation opportunities anchored around a 880 surface acre lake and is located just one mile south of I-225 on Parker Road, adjacent to south Denver. (Cherry Creek State Park website)
Broomfield High School, 1 Eagle Way in Broomfield. A good rubberized oval in good condition that’s usually not crowded.
North High School at Speer and Federal. It’s the closest track to downtown, Denver.
Cherry Creek High School, 9300 E. Union Ave., Greenwood Village, CO. An excellent track as the tall football grandstands help block the wind on blustery days. (Cherry Creek High School website)
Potts Field track is located on the University of Colorado campus, one block east of 30th and Colorado Ave. A popular place for world-class runners on weekday nights. (Potts Field website)