This cross country style 3k (1.8 mile) running event is only open to
current or graduating public or private middle school students (6th
grade through 8th grade) ages 11-14 attending schools in Colorado. It is
presented by CMRA in collaboration with McAuliffe International School
(Denver Public Schools). The race starts and finishes at Denver Parks
and Recreation's Great Lawn Park. Registration is on a first come, first
served basis and capped at 100 middle school participants. Race day
registration is $15.
Online registration at
Here is a map of the Middle School Challenge 3K course:
Award ribbons to all finishers. Free pair of Nike shoes to top overall
male and female finishers. Award medals and t-shirts to top 3 boys and
top 3 girls in the following age groups: 11 (6th grade); 12 (7th grade);
13 and 14 (8th grade). Other items will be given away in a random prize
The park is located east of Uinta Way, west of Yosemite Street, and
north of East Lowry Boulevard in Denver.
Google Map for the location of the start.
For information or to volunteer for the Colorado Middle School Runner
Challenge 3K event race contact Rob Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org,
303-330-1302 or Bruce Kirschner at email@example.com, 303-902-4528.