Crimson Classic 5k, Special Events & Wellbeing Classes

Crimson Classic 5k

The University of Denver's 11th Annual Crimson Classic 5K Run/1.5 Mile Walk will take place on Friday, October 27, 2023 on Carnegie Green Lawn at 3pm. Music, stretching, and snacks will start at 2:15pm. The focus of the Crimson Classic is to celebrate wellness and to bring together our community. This is a free event! Please scroll down for the day's schedule. All participants who register will receive a 11th Annual Crimson Classic t-shirt. Let's kick off Homecoming weekend together. #DUCrimsonClassic


Homecoming Website:

1:00pm                             On-site Run Registration, T-shirt Pick-up, Bib Pickup on Carnegie Green Lawn

1:00pm – 2:00pm           Vendors, Sponsors, and Department Table Set-up

2:00pm                             Music, Games, and Vendors

2:30pm – 2:45pm           Guided Stretching

2:50pm – 3:00pm           Announcements 

3:00pm                            Air Horn!! Run/Walk Begins!

3:00pm - 4:30pm            Racing, Mingling, Music, Vendor Interaction, Games Pre and Post Race 


Early T-Shirt and Bib Pick-up
For those pre-registered on this website, you will be able to pick up your T-Shirt and Bib early!

Wednesday, October 25th on Carnegie Green Lawn

11:00am – 2:00pm         Early T-Shirt and Bib Pick-Up

3:00pm – 5:00pm           Early T-Shirt and Bib Pick-Up

Thursday, October 26th on Carnegie Green Lawn

1:00pm – 4:30pm           Early T-Shirt and Bib Pick-Up

Regional Employees
Regional employees and eligible spouses are encouraged to participate in the Crimson Classic 5K Run and Walk by engaging in any physical activity of their choice on that day, and in doing so - you may receive this year’s commemorative Crimson Classic T-shirt, please email with your size (Small – XXXL in unisex sizes) and your mailing address.

Registration and Result Posting Instructions
Register for the race by clicking "Sign Up". It is free for all participants. During registration, you will be asked to sign a waiver. If you are joining the race day-of there will be paper waivers for you to sign at the registration table or a QR code for you to fill out registration via your phone. Race Results will be posted on Carnegie Green Lawn following the race.

Event Exclusions
Please be aware of your surroundings while racing. Strollers are allowed, but please ensure to start in the back after all other runners and walkers. Pets are not allowed on course. Service animals are allowed. Participants under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors TIAA, Gallagher, and Cigna for helping to make this year's Crimson Classic possible!


For reasonable accommodation, please email 

Crimson Classic 2022


FREE 5-Session Holistic Wellbeing Educational Fall Series with Well@Du

Please join us for a FREE 5-Session Fall Series alongside a DU Employee Cohort as we expand upon the 7-facets of holistic wellbeing with Well@DU. Journey with us and connect as we navigate through a myriad of self-care topics and holistic wellbeing approaches. Topics range from nutritional wellbeing to social wellbeing, emotional wellbeing to self-agency and more. With smoothies, yoga, and open-hearted conversation, we are excited to have you this summer! 

All DU employees are welcome!

Dates: August 2nd – December 6th

One Wednesday A Month from 12pm-1:00pm

Location: Burwell Center, Room 320 

Click Here to login to Talent@DU and view the Wellness Series calendar. You will need to register for each class in the series. (There are a total of 5 classes. We encourage you to attend every class within the series to connect the employee cohort.)

This is a partnership with Well@DU, The Office of People Development, and HR Business Partners. Please bring a notebook or we can provide one for you. This series is available to any employee here at DU. Please reach out to if you have any questions or call 303-871-3840. For registration Instructions, log in to Talent@DU and search for our classes.