Regional Race Preview: HRCA Oktoberfest 5K

Put on your lederhosen and your running/walking shoes and join the Highlands Ranch Community Association’s Oktoberfest 5K this Saturday at the Town Center. The HRCA Oktoberfest 5K course is a mixture of both sidewalk and gravel/dirt trails and is well suited for all ability levels. After the race, plan to stick around for giveaways and a fun […]

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Jimenez, Escorcia Win El Grito 5K

The 21st El Grito 5K kicked off Sunday morning with the traditional ringing of the bell, signifying freedom and liberty in recognition of Mexican independence.  Almost 400 participants lined up this year at the historic Buckhorn Exchange, enjoying a flat and fast USATF-certified course through the historic La Alma/Lincoln Park area, crossing out and back on […]

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Start of the Blue Shoe Run

Regional Race Results: 9/14/2014

Crisp, fall-like weather greeted runners of a multitude of events taking place this past weekend across the state, including several that kicked off on Friday.  The Flaming Foliage Relay began Friday morning in Idaho Springs, as did the Run Rabbit Run 100 in Steamboat Springs.  Saturday saw the Blue Shoe Run for prostate cancer, and […]

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Simpson Delivers, McNamara Surprises on Fifth Avenue

Jordan McNamara outsprints Garrett Heath to win men’s race in 3:51.0. Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile. She’s the reigning Diamond League 1500-meter champion and the second-fastest American ever at that distance, and she’d be defending her 2013 Fifth Avenue title. But with […]

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Jenny Simpson at the historic headquarters of the New York Road Runners at 9 East 89th Street in advance of the 2014 Fifth Avenue Mile (photo by Chris Lotsbom for Race Results Weekly)

Reigning Champion Simpson Eager to Cap Season With Fifth Avenue Win

Two-time NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile champion Jenny Simpson describes the 20-block race as an optical illusion, a rewarding race down one of New York’s most famed streets. Having claimed the top spot in both 2011 and 2013, Simpson, 28, enters tomorrow’s contest with excitement and anticipation, hoping to become the first three-time women’s winner in […]

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Regional Race Preview: El Grito 5K

This Sunday marks the 21st Annual El Grito 5K starting at Denver’s Historic Buckhorn Exchange and winding through the beautiful urban Lincoln Park neighborhood.  Founded in 1994 by a group of local runners, El Grito 5K is a community focused family event celebrating culture and fun through running.  What exactly does “El Grito” mean?  On September 16th, 1810 […]

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The bRUNch 5K Festival

The bRUNch 5K Festival Combines Race, Food and Drink First annual event highlights local food and fitness community DENVER – Sept. 4, 2014 – Runners love to eat. After a good hard run, runners want to reward themselves with tasty bites and refreshments like Eggs Benedict and mimosas. This year, to celebrate the end of […]

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Professional Runner and Olympian Kara Goucher Joins Strava

Follow Kara’s Training for the 2014 New York City Marathon Strava, the online network connecting the global community of athletes, welcomes elite athlete Kara Goucher. Today’s announcement follows her 2014 New York City Marathon race confirmation. Strava members and fellow NYC marathon runners can follow Kara’s training activities for race day on Strava at “I am […]

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Nally, Coenen Win Imogene Pass Run

Over 1,200 runners took part in the 41st Imogene Pass Run on Saturday morning, beginning in beautiful Ouray, CO and ending in the majestic town of Telluride, CO.  The course is unforgiving: a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray […]

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 Komen Race for the Cure, Colorado Springs | Photo by Tim Bergsten

Regional Race Results: 9/7/2014

Colorado was hopping this past weekend with races across the state.  From the Imogene Pass Run in Ouray, CO on Saturday to the 4 Mile Firefighter Challenge in Boulder on Sunday, thousands of runners and walkers participated in events under sunny skies and seasonal temperatures. Saturday, September 6,2014 Full Moon 5K – Longmont, CO Mud […]

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Regional Race Preview: Imogene Pass Run

The Imogene Pass Run (IPR) is a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray (7810 ft.) and Telluride (8750 ft.) by way of 13,114 foot Imogene Pass. The IPR will kick off Saturday morning at the seasonal transition from late […]

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VRD Announces Fall Race Opportunities for Runners

The Vail Recreation District will offer four race events for running enthusiasts, three benefiting the local community in September and October. Races include the 4th Annual Eric Spry Memorial Race on Sept. 6 in Beaver Creek, a benefit for the Battle Mountain High School Cross Country Team and Eric Spry Memorial Fund; the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail […]

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