Saturday’s 4th Annual Redstone Snowshoe Race/Walk, hosted by the Redstone Community Association, attracted participants of all ages and abilities in support of Hospice of the Valley in the Roaring Fork Valley. Runners and walkers took to the 5K course that circumvented the Redstone Castle and grounds with spectacular mountain scenery. The race was sanctioned by the U.S. […]
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Jordan Chavez rounded the corner 30 meters from the finish and quickly went horizontal, losing his footing and going for a tumble on the icy corner. Fortunately for him, the Miles for the Marrs race had few turns and he easily outpaced a star-studded field of runners. In addition to a strong community showing, it […]
In conjunction with the Thigunawat 10K Trail Run, the Powderhorn Racing Club also hosted a 3K adventure race at Powderhorn Ski Resort. This team race had one goal, to get all the members of your team through the course. The athletes navigated over and under obstacles and hay bales, up a mud slope, down a […]
Nearly 100 runners took to the trails of the Powderhorn Ski Resort for the annual Thigunawat Trail 10K. The race was won by Marty Wacker of Grand Junction in a time of 46:30. The first female was Mandy Harter of Grand Junction in 1:00:23.
Just over 100 runners took to the trails of Vail Mountain for the LaSportiva Berry Picker Trail Race, a five kilometer hill climb gaining 2,100 feet at and average grade of 14 percent. Leading the way to the finish was XTERRA Champion Josiah Middaugh of Vail, crossing the line in 34:42. Just on his heels […]
Young speedsters took top honors in the LaSportiva Vail Half Marathon on July 22. 25-year-old Brian Folts from Arizona led all runners to the top of Vail Mountain, running the course in 1:41:56, nearly four minutes faster than runner-up Andy Ames of Boulder (1:45:51). Bernie Boettcher of Silt finished third in 1:47:04. 19-year-old Brandi Krieg […]
The Boneyard Boogie is a 10K trail run starting at the entrance to the Bluffs BLM Trail head parking lot in Eagle, CO. The Boneyard Boogie is the first scoring race in the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, Colorado‘s premier trail running series, which is celebrating its 15th season. The seven-race series runs May […]