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Make it memorable with a mentor.
Are you an early-stage entrepreneur in need of a business wellness check? Be a part of the Mentors Walk. It’s simple: bring a pair of sneakers and get paired up to discuss business challenges and ideas for future success. More than simply a walk in the park, this experience will drive health and wellness of your business, body and mind. 

Step 1:
Choose your mentor. Write down your top three to five mentors. We'll try our best to match you with one of your top choices. To see if your mentor choice is available prior to registration, contact Alea Kilgore at If you do not choose a mentor, we will gladly help you choose one that matches with your industry and needs.

Step 2:
Register. We'll contact you within two days to let you know who your mentor is and provide you with their e-mail address to reach out prior to the walk. You will also receive a stylin’ Suits ’n Sneakers shirt and a water bottle to quench your thirst.



Suit up for wellness with Suits ’n Sneakers.­­

Suits ’n Sneakers is a 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on creating a unique and fun way to stay healthy. Run with coworkers, friends and family at 8 a.m. on Aug. 9. This is where business and health meet, so share the fun and healthy experience with your network! Whether you are a casual morning walker or a marathon runner, this 3.1-mile course will be a memorable way to be a part of promoting workplace wellness.


Put on your business best.

Dig out your business best: a suit jacket (How about a tie, gentlemen?), your favorite athletic shorts and running sneakers and join us. Show up warmed-up and be ready to partake in this kitschy, energetic fun run and a costume contest after.


Get more than post-run endorphins.

Not only will you be a part of a unique 5K event, but you will also receive a stylin’ Suits ’n Sneakers shirt and a water bottle to quench your thirst. Everyone is a winner at the finish line.


Toast to your health.

A post-race festival will include a best-businesswear costume contest, music to make you dance and a chance to meet community organizations and businesses that can help you and your coworkers be healthier at work and at home.


Give back.

Goodwill Industries of Denver will be on site with a donation bin. Bring your old suits and sneakers to help others dress for success! Friends and family of the runners will also have the opportunity to donate blood to Bonfils Blood Center!



Please note, in order to participate in this event, each attendee MUST read and agree to the terms of our waiver. Click here to view.


Individual Mentors Walk - Denver Metro Chamber Member Registration - $25.00

Individual Mentors Walk - Non-Member Registration - $35.00

Individual 5K Run - Denver Metro Chamber Member Registration - $25.00

Individual 5K Run - Non-Member Registration - $35.00

5K Corporate Team of 10 (Members Only)  -  $20.00

Vendor Booth - $200.00



Kristyna Nedele | Event Specialist

303-620-8027 |


Alea Kilgore | SBDC Manager

303-620-8044 |