Running of the Gays 2016

Thank you to all those who “came out!” Re-live the fun here:

Come out on Sunday, Sept 25 and show support for Denver’s LGBTQ+ youth at Denver’s SEVENTH annual Running of the Gays!

2016 ROTG-FlyerGet yer heels (and ankles!) ready to roll… or strut, or hop, or stumble in a 3-block “marathon” in heels to fund creative programs for LGBTQ+ youth in our community. The event is organized by Denver’s LGBTQIA* community and Art from Ashes. Each year runners are asked to raise money through sponsorships to trot 3 blocks down 17th Avenue in heels, starting at Ace Eat Serve patio next to Steuben’s Food Service followed by an all ages (until 2 pm) after party at X Bar!

Every year AfA, the queer community and allies run a 3-block marathon in heels to help fund creative empowerment workshops for the LGBTQ+ youth in our community. Runners register with a $40 donation ($35 before August 31st).

(or send by cash or check to Art from Ashes, 853 Inca St, Suite 1A, Denver CO 80204)
Runners seek sponsorships from friends and family to raise money for the youth programs. The fee entitles runners to an ROTG t-shirt, a goodie bag, a free Mimosa courtesy of Steuben’s, and foot massage!



Runners gather at 11 am to sign in, stretch and enjoy the street show. After Party, foot massages, drag show and silent auction at X Bar from noon to 2 pm!

See on our ROTG Facebook page to see the photos from previous years, as well as find out more information. And be sure to join this year’s event HERE!

Run toward a better future for youth!

So many thanks to our wonderful business sponsors, most of whom have been sponsoring Running of the Gays since 2010! If you’re interested in supporting our youth program at Mental Health Center of Denver’s Voz y Corazon program, please download our ROTG Sponsor Menu.

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