Denver's Cheesiest

5k Road Race

November 17, 2019
Washington Park
Denver, CO


Denver's premier 5k road race, starting and finishing in Washington Park. The Mac 'N Cheese 5k is a flat and fast course, offering $5,000 in prize money, age group awards, and plenty of food and beverages at the post-race party!  

November 17, 2019

Washington Park, Denver, CO





Whether you are gunning for the win or just interested in a morning stroll, this race is for you! We are all about hosting a race with plenty of fun and competition.

Race highlights:

  • Accurate 5k course

  • Flat and fast

  • Professional chip timing

  • Awards for age group winners

  • $5,000 in prize money to overall winners

  • Prize for the cheesiest costume finisher

All runners will receive:

  • Free post-race mac 'n cheese and fried mac 'n cheese provided by Mac 'N Noodles

  • Mac 'n cheese socks included with registration

  • Refreshments along the course

  • An amazing experience!



Think you have what it takes to finish at the top of the race? If you manage a top 6 overall finish or a top 3 age group finish, you will be rewarded!


Aside from getting your food before everyone else, there is a $5,000 prize purse for overall winners. The following cash prizes will be given to the top 6 overall male and top 6 overall female finishers based on gun time.

Cash Prizes

  1. 1st place - $1000

  2. 2nd place - $500

  3. 3rd place - $400

  4. 4th place - $300

  5. 5th place - $200

  6. 6th place - $100


Age Group Winners

  1. 1st place - $30 Mac 'N Noodles Gift Card

  2. 2nd place - $15 Mac 'N Noodles Gift Card

  3. 3rd place - $10 Mac 'N Noodles Gift Card

*Note: We do not offer comped entries for elite runners. Please register via the normal registration form.​

**All cash prize winners will need to fill out a W2 and have no prior performance enhancing drug convictions



If you're like us and can't get enough mac 'n cheese, then our mac 'n cheese clothing and apparel is for you!

All products are made in the USA and ship within a few business days.



You've done it.  You've registered! You're so close to the ooey-gooey mac 'n cheese waiting for you at the finish line, but you gotta get there first.  Whether you're joining us for your first-ever 5k or you're gunning for the $5,000 in prize money, we have training plans and coaching available to help you achieve your goals.


Run for Charity

We hope to not only host the tastiest and fastest 5k out there, but also one that helps our community and continues to improve it every day. That's why we are partnering with charities in the community to give back.


If you would like to run on behalf of a charity, we will donate 10% of your race registration to that charity. You can view our current community partners below. To register under a charity click "Charity Team"  and then "Join Charity" on the registration site.  Finally, type the organizations name in the text box.




Have a question about the event? Drop us a line. We would love to hear from you!


Want to be a part of the most fun race of the year? We need your help to make this event special!


Interested in becoming a sponsor or partner? We would love to work with you! By sponsoring the event, your brand will have access to tens of thousands of Denver community members.

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