THE GREAT CANDY RUN BLOG

Welcome, Ambassador Tiffany!

Tiffany Tipton is new to the Lollipop Gang, but that doesn’t mean she is new to The Great Candy Run. As a teacher, Tiffany is involved with Girls on the Run and has worked to get a lot of new runners across the finish line at the Candy Run. She loves the event and...

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Great Candy Run Preview Video

Denver and Minneapolis/St Paul are getting ready for this fall’s sweetest event.  The Great Candy Run is a timed 5k that attracts elite runners, families, strollers, and tiny tots for a day of fun.  And Sugar. Register or even Make a Team! Spread the...

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“Life is Sweet” says our Ambassador Rob Karp

Rob has been a nurse at UC Health for more than 30 years and has seen many sad stories. He believes life is sweet and needs to be enjoyed, and that we need to make the most of our time. He feels he can encourage this through being an Ambassador for The Great Candy...

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Get to Know Ambassador Katie

Katie  Boncella is returning for her second year with the Great Candy Run Ambassadors.  Being raised in Colorado she developed a love for the outdoors and loves activities that get her outdoors with her dogs. Katie started running when she was in sixth grade and...

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Special Delivery: from Spina Bifida to Living Miracle

The Great Candy run benefits the Fetal Health Foundation, which helps families like the Carlins.  We’re honored to share the story of their miracle baby, Clara.   When Coon Rapids, Minnesota residents Nicole Carlin and
 her husband, Robert, were expecting...

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Meet Our Most Experienced Ambassador, Julie Capp

If you have been a part of the event, how did you decide to runThe Great Candy Run?  There’s a good chance Julie Capp swayed your decision with a tootsie pop. This is the second in a series of introduction posts about our awesome Ambassadors.  Julie is our...

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The Lollipop Ambassadors are Back!

Each year, The Great Candy Run counts on some of the sweetest people around to spread the word about the fun to be had at our event.  This is the first in a series on introduction posts about these devoted people.  Ambassador Manager Janet Miller, Director of...

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Denver Race Day Details

Be ready for the Sweetest Fun Run! We’re making preparations for the best Great Candy Run Denver’s ever seen.  We invite you to join in the fun as a participant, as volunteers, or a spectator.  This post includes FAQs, the Race Day Schedule, and Maps!...

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3 Ways to Have Fun Once the Run is Done

The 2016 Great Candy Run surpassed our expectations. Thousands of people had a ton of Mile High fun. Let’s keep it going. Here are three ways build on the momentum. 1) Sweet hoops! Win Denver Nuggets Tickets How about some Denver Nuggets Tickets? We’re...

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