Denver Achievement Academy

About the Denver Achievement Academy
The Denver Achievement Academy (DAA) is a local nonprofit that provides youth enrichment opportunities for students ages 10 -14. And, DAA connects with high school students providing college prep resources and service opportunities.  DAA is serving youth in northeast and west Denver and began providing after school programming for underserved students in 2010.  The Denver Achievement Academy provides underserved youth with a pathway for success in life creating viable, deep-impact, and comprehensive programs to enhance academic performance, develop decision making skills, promote leadership, cultivate critical thinking, build proficiency in sports-for-life, and nurture personal growth through student centered activities emphasizing service to others.
DAA in Action!
Join Our 2018 Colorado Freedom Fun Run/Walk 5k

The 5k is designed to raise funds that will enable us to support our mission, under-served students and families in the Denver community. DAA created this fun-filled event to encourage healthy lifestyles, celebrate eight years of service and provide a way for donors, students, volunteers and other supporters to connect and enjoy a "fun" filled activity.

Event Details!   Great Lawn Park in Lowry -- 101 Yosemite Street -- (See map below).

  • Our Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at noon
  • 8:00 to 8:45 Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. Event begins
  • 11:00 a.m. Food, fun and celebration
  • Noon, Event concludes
Help Us Reach Our Goal


3 Teams

10 Walkers
Count Down
9 days 7 hours 54 minutes 49 seconds
Registration Fees

Register today,  fees increase on the day of the event.  

  • $30    General Admission               
  • $35    Sleep-in for the cause          
  • $80   A family of four                      
  • $15    Students ages 13 to 24         
  • $ Free $  Kids under 12 years of age
  • $25   Seniors 65 and over             
  • $15    Special Needs Participants
  • $ 5     Dogs 
  • $ Free $ Volunteers                                  


Prizes will be awarded to top fundraisers raising at least $500.00. Create a team and recruit at least 3 people to walk or run with you on April 28th. Encourage others to donate to your team and become a prize winner!

First Prize Winner - A weekend stay at Beaver Creek Resort

Second Prize Winner - A golf outing and dinner for four at The Ranch

Third Prize Winner - Tickets for a family of four at ElDorado Springs Spa

Consolation prizes for individuals raising $250.00 or more for DAA!

DAA is offering a prize for the cutest pooch!

Colorado Freedom 5k Event Location
Great Lawn Park 101 Yosemite Street
DAA Colorado Freedom Red, Black and White 5k Sponsors
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