Denver Colfax Marathon joins with Cigna as new title sponsor

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The Denver Colfax Marathon is anticipated to have greater than 20,000 members in 2022.

DENVER — Colorado’s largest operating occasion has a new search for 2022.

Denver Colfax Marathon introduced Friday a new title sponsorship settlement with well being service company Cigna.

Race officers mentioned the new title sponsorship will assist make the race “world class” as it enters its sixteenth year.

More than 20,000 runners are anticipated to take part within the subsequent Denver Colfax Marathon scheduled for May 13-15, 2022.

“We are extremely excited about forming a partnership with Cigna that will enable us to take our running event to new heights in Colorado and the U.S.,” mentioned Denver Colfax Marathon CEO Andrea Dowdy.

As a part of its sponsorship, Cigna is funding a particular incentive to encourage registration. For every runner who registers from Friday, Nov. 5 via Tuesday, Nov. 30, Cigna will donate $25 to the general non-profit fundraising pool that’s distributed to native charities after the race.

Cigna, whose Mountain States area is headquartered in Denver, has greater than 1,800 workers in Colorado. 

#RunColfax declares @Cigna as NEW title sponsor! Register now via Nov. thirtieth & #CignaMountainStates will assist 200 native non-profits + @GirlsontheRun

— Colfax Marathon (@runcolfax) November 5, 2021

“At Cigna, we are focused on whole person health and recognize the benefits of physical activity and social connection on people’s physical health and mental well-being,” mentioned Cigna Mountain States President John Roble. “Our title sponsorship of the Denver Colfax Marathon is a great opportunity to promote a healthy lifestyle and support the Denver community.”

The fifteenth annual race came about in October 2021 after being postponed from May 2020. The 2022 Denver Colfax Marathon weekend will embody a marathon, half marathon, 10 miler, 5K and the nation’s largest marathon relay.

> Denver Colfax Marathon registration is offered at RunColfax.org.

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