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The inspiration of Jodi Brammeier who passed away in 2008 from ovarian cancer, this event consists of a 5k or a 1-mile walk if you prefer a more leisurely challenge. Ever popular, this is the 13th edition of the race. With flat routes and a strong community feel, this is not one to miss.
5 and 1 Mile Walk
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
Denver, United States
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Where and when
2001 Steele St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
Saturday, Jun 11, 2022
8:00 AM |
1 Mile Walk:
Here are the distances available for Jodi’s Race for Awareness
1 Mile Walk
The course is a 5k route that is run on tarmac through the scenic City Park. The route is predominantly flat and ends in lush parkland. Runners and walkers can take in views of the overlooking city center while completing their respective courses.
Parking is located at the City Park Pavillion (repark at East High afterward), or park in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science lot.
From the North
Take Route w5 and follow signs to Colorado Boulovard until you reach E 17th Avenue.
From the East
Go on the I-70 west and follow it into Dnver and take exit 276-B. Continue on Colorado Boulevard and drive to E 17th Avenue.
From the South
Drive on Route 25 into the city before following Colorado Boulevard until you reach East 17th Avenue.
From the West
Follow the highway 285 N to W 6th Avenue, then continue until Josephine Sreet to 17th avenue.
Event day logistics
11:00am-4:00pm Packet pick-up
8:00am 5k Wave 1 start
8:30am 5k wave 2 start
9:00am 1 Mile Walk start
Packet pick-up will take place on Friday from 11am-4pm. Those who are picking up packs on behalf of others (5 or more) should email email@example.com no later than Wednesday and provide the names of people that they're picking up packs for.
All donations support the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance (COCA), this charity supports Colorado women statewide with key groups including Niki's Circle Support and Information Groups, COCA Cares Financial Assistance Program, Ovarian Cancer Resource Guides and Comfort Kits for newly diagnosed women.
Strollers (and babies!) are welcome at this family-friendly event, feel free to get everyone in the family involved. Those opting to run with a stroller will begin their race in a stroller race wave.
Family Fun Zone
The Family Fun Zone is back this year, and will include fun lawn games, face painting and lots of other fun events for families to participate in.
Dogs who are well trained and always kept on a leash can attend and participate in Jodi's race. Make sure to bring backs to pick up after your pooch when necessary.
Food and Water
Water is available on the course through stations, so there will be plenty of opportunities to stay hydrated throughout your walk or run.
If running or walking with music is your thing, feel free to wear your headphones but please make sure that you're wary of your surroundings.
Free parking is available at East High School and around City Park in the surrounding neighborhood. Please make a note that there is no shuttle service from East High School to the pavilion.
Get in contact with firstname.lastname@example.org in a minimum of two weeks prior to race day if you require handicapped parking. There are a very limited amount of close handicapped parking in the area even for those that have a permit. These are located at the City Park Pavillion (repark at East High afterward), or park in the Denver Museum of Nature and Science lot.
There will be an in-person Vendor Expo this year as with previous events.
Spectators are free to watch the event and cheer on their friends and family. Travel to the City Park Pavillion Area if you wish to see the start of the event.
What events are on at Jodi's Race for Awareness?
There is a 5k and 1 mile walk race at the event, plenty of choice for all.
Can my dog run in Jodi's Race for Awareness?
Of course, dogs are welcome to participate and view the event as long as they are well trained and kept on a lead at all times.
Can I pick up a race packet for Jodi's Race for Awareness on behalf of someone else?
Yes you can! Those who are picking up packs on behalf of others (5 or more) should email email@example.com no later than Wednesday and provide the names of people that they're picking up packs for.
What charities does Jodi's Race for Awareness support?
The event directly aids the various programmes of the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance which is targeted towards helping Colorado women across the state, including Niki's Circle Support and information groups, COCA Cares Financial Assistance Program, Ovarian Cancer Resource Guides and Comfort Kits for newly diagnosed women, Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women's Lives, Carol's Wish Financial Navigation Program, and COCA's statewide ovarian cancer awareness efforts.
Can I run or walk with my stroller at Jodi's Race for Awareness?
Yes you can, note that those running with strollers will start in a stroller-only wave.
Are there any fun areas for families at Jodi's Race for Awareness?
Yes, there is a family fun zone at the event which includes fun activities like face painting and lawn games.
Will there be an Expo at Jodi's Race for Awareness?
Yes, there will be an Expo at the event, partners are still to be confirmed.
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