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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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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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2010 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

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 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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