16 Years of runBlossom!
The annual runBlossom race is Cañon City's premier running event. Held each year during the weekend of the Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival, the event features a 5K distance, half-marathon, and kids' races.
This race is appropriate for runners of all ages and abilities. The course showcases the best of rural Colorado. The course consists of a flat, wide dirt trail that follows the Arkansas River. Beginning and ending at the newly-remodeled Centennial Park, it is the perfect activity to kick off a weekend full of events and activities in the Cañon City area. Come for the race, but stay for the carnival, parade, rodeo, and local celebrations.
Registration opens on March 1st, 2020.
This year, we are proud and excited to partner with Sneakers4Funds to help re-purpose used running shoes. Did you put a lot of miles on your training shoes but they still have some life left in them? Bring them to packet pickup or the race and drop them in our designated bin. We'll send them off to this great organization, who will then sent them to business owners in developing countries who will reuse the shoes.
16th annual runBlossom races
Bank of the San Juans (formerly Cañon National Bank) is proud to be the title sponsor of our festival of running. runBlossom includes a 1/2 marathon and a 5k run, as well as a Kids' Fun Run & Toddler Trot. We are excited to be celebrating our 16th year of running. The races take place along the Arkansas Riverwalk in historic Cañon City, Colorado in conjunction with the cities annual Music & Blossom Festival. The event is organized by Fremont Adventure Recreation with support from the Blossom Festival Board. A portion of the proceeds will benefit outdoor recreation in Fremont County. Want to learn more about FAR Projects and Events? joinFAR!
Friday, May 1st
5-7 Early Packet Pick-up/Registration
Saturday, May 2nd
6:45 - Packet pick-up/ race day registration at Centennial Park
7:30 - 1/2 marathon start
8:30 - 5K
8:31 - YETI start
8:32 - Strollers and Walkers
9:15ish - Kids' Races begin
9:45ish - Awards
Special thanks goes out to our race committee and all of the volunteers that make this event possible!