Annual 5K Run/Walk Celebrating Colorado Symphony’s New Season; Create a team, run with your dog or stroller, or run solo to help support your Colorado Symphony’s 2015/16 Season at this fun-filled event on Sept. 19

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 Annual 5K Run/Walk Celebrating Colorado Symphony’s New Season

Create a team, run with your dog or stroller, or run solo to help support your Colorado Symphony’s 2015/16 Season at this fun-filled event on Sept. 19


July 10, 2015 – The Colorado Symphony is proud to announce the return of the 5K run/walk to kick off the start of our 2015/16 Season taking place on September 19, 2015 at Sloan’s Lake Park. This fundraiser event supports the Colorado Symphony’s mission to engage, educate and entertain the community of Colorado. Dogs, kids, strollers and especially costumes are all encouraged.

Not your typical run
The Colorado Symphony 5K offers much more than just 5 kilometers of running or walking. You can leave your headphones at home because a variety of music ensembles will be performing throughout course, ending with a concert at the finish line.

Among the participants will be multiple musicians and staff members of the Colorado Symphony including CEO Jerry Kern.

“The 5K is a great opportunity for the community to kick off the Symphony’s 15-16 Season, and to see if you can out run your favorite musicians.” – Colorado Symphony CEO Jerry Kern

Registration is now open for teams and individuals at, where participants can pledge donations or sign up as a virtual walker as well. Adult registration is $35 and Kids (12-and-under), Seniors (60-and-over) and Veterans registration is $25.

One free Colorado Symphony concert ticket is included with registration to the 5K to enjoy a performance during the 2015/16 Season at Boettcher Concert Hall.  (Some exclusions apply.)

Early packet pickup is available on Friday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Colorado Symphony Box Office (1000 14th St., No. 15 Denver, CO 80202). Participants who take advantage of early packet pick up are welcome to redeem their free ticket for the Colorado Symphony 2015/16 season opener Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 on Sept. 18-20.

Day of the event:

7:45 am – Registration and packet pickup

8:45 am – Kids fun run

9:00 am – 5K run/walk starts

10:00 am – Awards ceremony

10:15 am – Live concert begins


Awards will be given out for the fastest male/female, fastest runner of each specified age group, largest team, and most successful fundraiser.

Parking is available in the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood south of 17th Street and East of Sheridan. The course will start on 17th Street between Zenobia and Yates.


The Colorado Symphony 5K is sponsored by St Anthony/Centura Health, KBCO, and The Colorado Symphony Guild.

The Colorado Symphony thanks all of our gracious season sponsors including The Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), Arrow Electronics, DaVita, Target, 9News, and United Airlines.



One of the leading orchestras in the United States, the Colorado Symphony performs more than 150 concerts annually at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver and across Colorado. Led by internationally renowned Music Director Andrew Litton, the Colorado Symphony is home to eighty full-time musicians, representing more than a dozen nations, and regularly welcomes the most celebrated artists from the world of symphonic music and beyond. Every season, the Colorado Symphony serves more than 250,000 people from all walks of life, performing a range of musical styles, from traditional to contemporary. Recognized as an incubator of innovation, creativity, and excellence, the Colorado Symphony continually expands its reach through education, outreach, and programming. The Colorado Symphony partners with the state’s leading musical artists, cultural organizations, corporations, foundations, sports teams, and individuals to expose diverse audiences to the transformative power of music. To learn more, visit


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