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Boulder’s Dye wins Life Time Tri South Beach

Cameron Dye (of Boulder, CO) won the male professional division in 1:51.56 and Sarah Haskins (of Clermont, FL) won the female professional division in 2:01.59 at today’s 2014 Life Time Tri South Beach. Nearly 3,000 pro, elite, amateur and first-time triathletes competed in the event, produced and presented by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life […]

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Rudy Project Lauds New Mom & Triathlon Champion Sarah Haskins

Seven months after giving birth to her first child, daughter Caroline, long-time Rudy Project triathlete Sarah Haskins kicked off her return to racing in resounding fashion, capturing victories on back-to-back weekends at the first two races of her 2014 schedule. The titles at the Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup (March 1st) and the […]

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Running club with a healthy appetite launches for second season in Denver, expands to Boulder and Northern Colorado

Denverites are perhaps some of the most active and food enthusiastic people in the country. Forbes ranked Denver fifth fittest city and Yelp named Denver as the third best brunch city in the country. It is no wonder that bRUNch Running has seen so much success there. Today bRUNch announced their 2014 schedule. bRUNch Running […]

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2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Registration Opens Today

Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens today at noon Central Time at chicagomarathon.com. Registration will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entry options, as well as through a non-guaranteed entry lottery. The 37th annual event will take place on Sunday, October 12, and will welcome 45,000 registered participants to the […]

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Longmont’s Olaru Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon

After months of winter weather, the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon & CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon officially kicked off spring on a beautiful Saturday morning in the nation’s capital. More than 25,000 entrants from all 50 states and 33 countries gathered on Constitution Avenue for a running tour full of historical landmarks […]

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New Road Runner Sports Opens in Lone Tree

You’re invited to celebrate the Grand Opening of your new hometown running store with your Rocky Mountain Running Family, March 20th through March 23rd at your New Road Runner Sports store in Lone Tree. Known as the definitive place to go for Denver area runners and walkers, Road Runner Sports, the world’s largest running and […]

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Colorado Running Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

The Colorado Running Hall of Fame Selection Committee announces the 2014 inductees into the Colorado Running Hall of Fame: Constantina Diţă, Simon Gutierrez, Anita Ortiz, Rick Trujillo, and Priscilla Welch. The 8th annual induction ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, April 9th at the Denver Athletic Club. Olympic running legend Frank Shorter, an […]

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BolderBOULDER Announces Helly Hansen as Apparel Partner

BolderBOULDER, voted America’s All-Time Best 10K by Runner’s World, today announced Helly Hansen as its high-performance apparel partner. Each year, more than 100,000 spectators, 50,000 participants, and dozens of professional racing teams descend on Boulder, Colorado for this Memorial Day tradition. As the official apparel partner of the BolderBOULDER, all participants have the option to […]

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Steamboat Marathon Celebrates 33 Years of Scenery and Small Town Charm

Northern Colorado’s distinctive scenery and ranching heritage take center stage for the Steamboat Marathon, providing the perfect opportunity for a personal experience among vistas and wide-open spaces. Voted one of the most scenic marathons in the country by Runners World, the Steamboat Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014. […]

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Highest Road Marathon and Half Marathon Set To Launch in Leadville, Colorado

This September 7th athletes around the world will have a new highest road marathon and half marathon to add to the extreme sports bucket list: The inaugural Rocky Mountain High-est! Starting and finishing in the historic town of Leadville, Co. at the breath taking elevation of 10,152’ the race runs an incredibly scenic paved route along the […]

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NCAA Triathlon: What It All Means

Women’s triathlon became an NCAA sport when it was voted in as an “emerging sport” by the NCAA Legislative Council last week in San Diego, the birthplace of the sport. All divisions (I, II and III) decided to sanction triathlon for the fall of 2014 to promote women’s collegiate athletics. Four-time U.S. Olympian Hunter Kemper […]

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Flagstaff – The New Boulder?

Over the last week, there have been two new elite training groups announced in Flagstaff, AZ – Team Run Flagstaff Pro and Northern Arizona Elite – to go along with McMillan Elite. Does this make Flagstaff the new Boulder? Read the press releases below: Team Run Flagstaff Launches Pro Division to Support Local Elite Athletes […]

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Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

Southern California-based Protecto Products, a designer, manufacturer and pioneer in the field of reflective hard hats , has formally announced the unveiling of a series of reflective clothing for runners, joggers , backpackers , cyclists, and bikers where protection and visibility are critical to function and safety. Unlike traditional apparel, Protecto’s reflective clothing can be […]

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Endurance Race Series Announces 2014 Schedule

The Endurance Race Series just released its 2014 schedule for its nine events, from Colorado’s front range to its picturesque mountain towns and resorts. Whether you are an avid trail runner or new to the trails, the 2014 ERS schedule has something for everyone. Highlights of the 2014 schedule include the addition of the Fort Collins Trail Half Marathon […]

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Registration for 2014 Leadville Race Series Events and Camps Opens Jan.1

Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM) today announced the event schedule for the iconic 2014 Leadville Race Series. Registration will open at midnight MST on Jan. 1 for the 2014 Leadville Race Series events, including the Leadville Trail 100 Run and all other Leadville events and training camps. The Leadville Race Series hosts thousands of racers annually […]

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Are Marathons No Longer Challenging?

An increasing number of runners want to push themselves further than 26.2 miles. The Wall Street Journal has an interesting piece today about the rise of the ultra marathon. According to Running USA, over 63,000 runners completed races with distances longer than 26.2 miles. This figure is more than double what it was in 2008. “There’s more […]

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