Author Archive | Derek Griffiths


Professional Triathlon Veteran Matty Reed launches MR Performance Coaching

Multiple USA National Champion and 2008 USA Olympian Matty Reed is taking his 20 years of professional racing experience and skills to the coaching platform. MR Performance Coaching will offer multiple coaching options for athletes ranging from youth elite development to amateur elites and beginners. “I have over the years developed a strong skill set […]

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Find A Turkey Trot To Race This Month

The celebration of Thanksgiving means Turkey Trots galore! From 5Ks to 5 Milers, from Denver to Durango, there are dozens of Turkey Trots and Thanksgiving-themed races to sign up for this month. The goal of a Thanksgiving run is to burn off calories before you indulge in a huge feast. As an added benefit, most […]

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Issue 66 (Winter 2014)

Being Safe When Running in the Dark It’s cold. It’s dark. But you’re determined to stick to your training plan and get in your miles. Unfortunately, this time of year, you often have to run in the dark. Whether you get up and get active early in the morning or you log your miles at […]

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Brooks Builds The Medalist Runner Statue

Get ready, runners. Brooks is unveiling The Medalist: A statue of a runner made from race medals sent to them from around the world to celebrate the spirit of the run and the accomplishments of all runners. It will welcome runners at thier new global headquarters and remind us all of why we continue to lace up day […]

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Newton Running® Co-Founder and CEO Jerry Lee Among “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs”

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has recognized Jerry Lee, co-founder and CEO of Boulder-based performance running shoe company, Newton Running, as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Lee as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored with the designation. […]

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The Ingenuous Choice – Mountain Running with Anton Krupicka

“We can never have enough of nature”. Discover how Anton Krupicka experiences mountain running and challenges himself running ultra distances on the trails. Why do we decide to explore mountains, trails and the wilderness? Perhaps because “we can never have enough of nature” as Henry David Thoreau once described. The Ingenuous Choice features mountain runner […]

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Paul Magill

Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon Majors

Abbott and the World Marathon Majors announced a new partnership with Abbott becoming the race series’ first-ever title sponsor. The series – comprising six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world: Tokyo, Boston, Virgin Money London, BMW BERLIN, Bank of America Chicago and TCS New York City Marathon – will be renamed […]

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Newton Running Steps Up to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Living its mission of making every stride better, Newton Running® is proud to announce a partnership with Through the month of October, Newton Running will donate $5 from the sale of any women’s Newton Gravity III and Newton BOCO AT. The donated money will go to fund breast cancer prevention programs. To further spread the message of prevention, Newton will also […]

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Runners begin the Boulder Marathon on Oct. 3, 2010. That year's race was delayed a few weeks because of the Fourmile Fire. Last year's floods canceled the 2013 race, and now organizers have scrubbed this year's marathon, which had been set for Oct. 5. (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)

Bolder Marathon Canceled For Second Year In A Row

Update 8:30 AM 9/30/2014 Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver to Host Championships The USATF Colorado Association and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series announced that the USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships will take place at the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon and 1/2 Marathon following the recent cancellation of the Boulder Marathon. The […]

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Issue 65 (Fall 2014)

Get Ready For Your Fall Marathon! Marathon and half marathon season is almost here! Here are 26 tips to help you push through 26.2 miles. BEFORE RACE DAY 1. Test your clothing before race day. Practice running in your shoes, socks, shorts, sports bra, singlet, and hat. You don’t want to show up on race […]

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Leadville Trail 100 Legacy Foundation Donates $50,000 In Scholarship Money to Lake County High School Graduating Seniors

The Leadville Trail 100 Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that helps build a stronger Leadville community, today announced it is granting $50,000 in scholarships to graduating Lake County High School seniors who’ve chosen to pursue a higher education. This year, 50 seniors will receive $1,000 scholarships towards college tuition. The Leadville Trail 100 Legacy Foundation […]

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Leadville Race Series Kicks Off in Colorado With the Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon on June 14th

Less than 200 Spots Remain Before Both Races Sell Out; Interested Runners Should Reserve Their Space Now WHAT: On Saturday, June 14th, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM, will bring hundreds of runners to kick-off the Leadville 100 Race Series in Colorado with the Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon. “This is […]

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Kara Goucher Signs with Skechers

Meb Keflezighi’s historic Boston Marathon continues to reap rewards, and not just for Meb. Two weeks after Keflezighi became the first American male to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years, Skechers has announced that Kara Goucher, a top American female distance runner over the past decade, has signed on as a Skechers shoe-sponsored athlete—just […]

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Issue 64 (Summer 2014)

Why the Half Marathon is King There is a certain mystery and charm to the marathon. Legend says that 26.2 miles killed Phidippides, the first man to cover the distance. The 26.2 mile distance requires intense training and dedication to complete. Many runners have to put in six months or more of training to prepare […]

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