THE GREAT CANDY RUN BLOG

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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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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Great Candy Run on 9 KUSA

Fetal Health Foundation founder Lonnie Somers and Dr. Michael Zaretsky appeared on Colorado Today to talk about the Foundation and the Great Candy Run. Denise Plante took the Jelly Belly  BeanBoozled®   challenge. Did she get a tasty bean or not? Watch and find...

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A Sneak Peek at Denver’s Great Candy Run Route!

We’re getting excited for the Great Candy Run November 6th in Washington Park, and it’s not just a sugar high.   (Though we have been eating far too many candy corns and tiny pumpkins. ) Details are coming together, we have terrific and enthusiastic...

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Three Ways to Make Running Better… with Candy!

Pearson’s Candy makes some of our very favorite treats.  Pearson’s  started in the Candy business in Minneapolis in 1909! They’re famous for their Salted Nut Roll, Mint Patty, and Bun Bars, and other tasty confections- treats we deserve after a great...

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5 Tips to Make Your Great Candy Run Team the SWEETEST

If you’ve run even a tiny bit, you know that an accountability buddy makes training and racing more fun. When we’re there for each other, the training goes more smoothly, the support makes a difference, and we can celebrate together. The same is true for...

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