The Rodelle Vanilla Day 5K Run & Walk

The Rodelle Vanilla Day 5K on Sunday, September 25th was a very fun celebration of the world's most popular flavor! We had so much fun with runners and walkers from Northern Colorado and all over the US. With vanilla treats and vanilla beer, how can you go wrong!?! Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell kicked the event off at 8:45am, and we had runners crossing the finish line by 9:16am.

All race proceeds will benefit social programs for communities in the vanilla growing regions of Madagascar.

2016 Race Results

Thank you to all of our runners and walkers! Here are the 2016 Race Results:

Overall Results
Team Results

Vanilla Day 5K 2016 Sponsors

Corporate Sponsor:

Community Sponsors:

Food and Beverage Sponsors

Breweries bringing vanilla beer!

2015 Results

Check out the links below for the results from 2015's race:

Overall Results

Age Group Awards

Team Results


Sunday, September 25


Rodelle, Inc.
3461 Precision Drive, Fort Collins CO 80528


A flat, fast course in SE Fort Collins!


  • Fastest team
  • Largest team
  • Age group prizes
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall
Rodelle social programs to support Madagascar vanilla bean farmers

Hope for Madagascar

All proceeds from the Vanilla Day 5K run/walk will be donated to Hope For Madagascar. This year, we are excited to announce that we raised over $1,000 for Hope for Madagascar! Thanks so much to all of our sponsors and participants who helped us reach that amount!

Hope for Madagascar (HFM) is a Boulder, Colorado-based non-profit organization that was founded in 2008.

HFM’s mission is to assist the Malagasy in their development of sustainable communities in selected impoverished areas of the country. We work to provide and support educational assistance for children, new or improved school facilities, fresh water resources, permaculture gardening, school lunch programs and other educational information.

In the United States, board members provide support, information, logistical assistance and manage fundraising. Administrative expenses are kept as low as possible so fundraised dollars can be spent supporting the organization’s mission.

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