Category: Best of Colorado

5 Colorado Coaches Recall Inspiring Performances from 2014

5 Colorado Coaches Recall Inspiring Performances from 2014

[ 0 ] January 3, 2015 |

Brad Hudson, Mark Misch, Lee Troop, Brad Wann, and Greg Weich are five Colorado running coaches at varying levels of the sport. Colorado Runner polled each of these coaches about what 2014 performances they found most inspiring. Their responses are highlighted below. Brad Hudson, coach at Hudson Training Systems. Coach Hudson was quick to praise […]

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USA Triathlon’s Best of 2014: Top Moments

USA Triathlon’s Best of 2014: Top Moments

[ 0 ] January 3, 2015 |

The end of the year is here, and it’s time to reflect on the best moments in the sport. From new programming to record-breaking events, 2014 was a year to remember. January 16-18 — Triathlon Earns NCAA Emerging Sport for Women Status After more than four years of planning and coordination, triathlon received overwhelming approval […]

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2014 Ultra Performances of the Year by Coloradans

2014 Ultra Performances of the Year by Coloradans

[ 0 ] December 31, 2014 |

Colorado has always been a hotbed for athletes – runners, climbers, triathletes, cyclists, and others – and each year the state is home to several world champions, Olympic medalists, and record holders. As 2014 comes to a close, this year proves to be no exception with athletes across the disciplines turning in several outstanding performances. […]

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Top Runners at Short Ultramarathons are Getting Younger, Faster

Top Runners at Short Ultramarathons are Getting Younger, Faster

[ 0 ] December 30, 2014 |

The shortest standard ultramarathon distance, 50 kilometers, is increasingly dominated by younger, faster runners, while much older runners continue to reign supreme at extreme distances such as 1,000 kilometers, according to an analysis of ultras run between 1969 and 2012 published in Springerplus. Swiss researchers looked at annual best times and ages of the 10 […]

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Colorado Runner’s Favorite Athlete Interview Responses of 2014

Colorado Runner’s Favorite Athlete Interview Responses of 2014

[ 0 ] December 28, 2014 |

2014 has certainly been a good year for Colorado athletes.  Stevie Kremer has continued her international success with big wins at races like the Zegama Marathon in Spain, the 2014 Matterhorn Ultraks 46K and Sierre-Zinal in Switzerland.  Adriana Nelson represented Colorado well at the 118th Boston Marathon with a top three American female finish.  We watched Boulder’s Darcy Piceu […]

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Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

[ 0 ] December 12, 2014 |

What happened in 2014? Colorado runners were among the country’s best in a variety of disciplines and distances.  Ranking these performances is a fool’s errand, but here’s our list of the top 20 performances for the year. 1.  CU men repeat as NCAA cross country champions. The Buffs were ranked #1 nationally throughout the entire […]

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Colorado Runner’s Best Of Awards

Colorado Runner’s Best Of Awards

November 16, 2012 |

Each year, the readers of Colorado Runner vote on their favorite races in a variety of categories. We then print those results and give awards in our November/December issue. We have created this page to allow everyone to see who has won which awards each year. We will update this page each year as the winners are announced. Race of […]

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