Category: Features

Leo Manzano: An American love story, by Max Lockwood, Part 1/2

Leo Manzano: An American love story, by Max Lockwood, Part 1/2

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014 |

      Max Lockwood wrote this two part series on Leo Manzano for RunBlogRun.com. The Olympic silver medalist takes his role as a Mexican American role model very seriously. A thoughtful interview, Manzano with a hard work ethic, a quick sense of humor,  and a kick that can be deadly, Manzano has had many […]

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Pikes Peak Ascent Experience Inspired Shalane Flanagan (Interview)

Pikes Peak Ascent Experience Inspired Shalane Flanagan (Interview)

[ 0 ] May 26, 2014 |

The running world knows Shalane Flanagan for her heroic efforts in the Boston Marathon and for the bronze medal she won in the 10,000-meter run at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. But few know that as a teenager she ran in the 1998 Pikes Peak Ascent, the tough 13.32-mile trail run to the mountain’s […]

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RunBlogRun American Athlete of the Month, April 2014: Meb Keflezighi

RunBlogRun American Athlete of the Month, April 2014: Meb Keflezighi

[ 0 ] May 4, 2014 |

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. In a race where Meb went early to the lead, and fought off marathoners four minutes faster than him over the last two miles, Meb mesmerized American running fans with his victory.  Meeting Meb Keflezighi at the finish was Greg Meyer, the 1983 Boston champion, […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Amanda Scott

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Amanda Scott

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

There are two things you may be surprised to learn about Amanda Scott.  First, she didn’t start her athletic career as a runner.  The Virginia Beach native and now Boulder resident grew up running around the soccer field.  Her love for running didn’t come until her sophomore year of high school when she tried out […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview with Colleen De Reuck

Exclusive Athlete Interview with Colleen De Reuck

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Chances are you’ve heard of Colleen De Reuck.  A Boulderite for several decades and a familiar face on the podiums of top races across the world, De Reuck has certainly made a name for herself.  What’s surprising is the dichotomy between her seemingly aggressive, confident racing style and her laid back, relaxed perspective on the […]

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Rudy Project Lauds New Mom & Triathlon Champion Sarah Haskins

Rudy Project Lauds New Mom & Triathlon Champion Sarah Haskins

[ 0 ] April 2, 2014 |

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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Former Colorado Springs volleyball star will run for Team USA at World Half Marathon Championships

Former Colorado Springs volleyball star will run for Team USA at World Half Marathon Championships

[ 0 ] March 27, 2014 |

Wendy Thomas had no idea she would become an elite runner. As a young mother of two boys, she simply wanted to lose a few pounds. The treadmill was her weapon of choice. “I figured that would be the fastest way to do it,” she said. But when she reclaimed her former shape, Thomas didn’t […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Darcy Africa

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Darcy Africa

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014 |

If you’ve ever seen Darcy Africa out on the trails – whether it’s in a race or simply training in Boulder – you may find some of her training tactics hard to believe. How does one fierce and talented ultrarunner win the prestigious Hardrock 100 two years in a row?  Or take top honors at […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Abby Depperschmidt

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Abby Depperschmidt

[ 0 ] March 19, 2014 |

One of the best parts about running is the diversity you’ll find among a group of runners.  Whether it be their background, reason for running, or simply race goals, runners in general come from a variety of different places and experiences.  One of the best examples of this is Abby Depperschmidt. Depperschmidt, a Fort Collins […]

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Book Review: Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th Edition (2014)

Book Review: Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th Edition (2014)

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014 |

An invaluable resource for active people and a classic reference for nutrition professionals. Revised and updated, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Fifth Edition, provides answers to the many questions asked by active people who are confused about what, how and when to eat for optimal health and peak athletic performance. Nancy clears up that confusion […]

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Project ProFile: Richie Cunningham’s Savvy Travel Tips

Project ProFile: Richie Cunningham’s Savvy Travel Tips

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014 |

The accomplished pro talks about how he stays on his game, despite a busy schedule aimed at a first-time Kona start. Richie Cunningham is a no-nonsense kind of guy. Inspired by his brother, Cunningham’s interest in triathlon began at age 15 and rapidly evolved into a passion. Since then, he has become a dominant force […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Todd Straka

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Todd Straka

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014 |

Todd Straka is a machine.  The 46-year old father of two seems to always be on the go: from his nine to five job as a web designer and squeezing in mid-day training runs, to dabbling in music, snapping photos and writing a few words on the BoulderRunning website, this top Colorado runner can consistently […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Elise Cranny

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Elise Cranny

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014 |

Have you heard the name Elise Cranny yet?  If you haven’t, don’t worry, the 17-year old running phenom from Niwot, Colorado will be taking on the running world for years and years to come. Cranny, a high school senior, is the nation’s top college prospect in her respective distance specialties: the mile and 1,500m.  Palo […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Gina Lucrezi

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Gina Lucrezi

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014 |

If there’s anyone in Colorado that knows a thing or two about running – trail running, in particular, it’s Gina Lucrezi.  Lucrezi has immersed herself in the running and sport community both by profession and location since her younger years.  Growing up in Pennsylvania, Lucrezi dreamed of living among the mountains and thin air.  Fast-forward […]

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New Website Created to Showcase Advanced Line of Exercise Equipment

New Website Created to Showcase Advanced Line of Exercise Equipment

[ 0 ] February 18, 2014 |

ERGO Fitness Machines® announces the launch of a new e-commerce website; web developer Precept Partners provides design and technology for informative, customer-centric shopping experience Officials with ERGO Fitness Machines® today announced the launch of an all new, e-commerce website, showcasing the 2014 lineup of ERGO Fitness Machines treadmills and accessories. The website features responsive design and numerous […]

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[Audio] Emma Coburn Interviewed at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

[Audio] Emma Coburn Interviewed at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

[ 0 ] February 13, 2014 |

Emma Coburn was interviewed by RunBlogRun at the 2014 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Press Conference on Friday, February 7, 2014. Emma was asked by Larry Eder about her return to fitness, the nature of her training and how she would tell new steeplechasers about her first experiences with the water jump?  Emma Coburn took […]

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After Fall Marathon Disaster, Rizzo Ready for Chevron Houston Marathon

After Fall Marathon Disaster, Rizzo Ready for Chevron Houston Marathon

[ 0 ] January 17, 2014 |

On a perfect weather day for a marathon last October in Minneapolis, Patrick Rizzo was running on empty. Struck by the flu two weeks before the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, which hosted the USA marathon championships, his body began to shut down 29 kilometers (18 miles into the race). Rizzo, 30, had flooded his body […]

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adidas Helps Control the Ladies with Expanded Bra Collection

adidas Helps Control the Ladies with Expanded Bra Collection

[ 0 ] January 17, 2014 |

Release provided by Caitlin Albaugh, adidas helps control the ladies with an expanded sports bra collection to help find your perfect fit for all support levels. Doubled since last year, the collection features the new maximum support Energy Bra and is available now at adidas.com. Not only built to look good, adidas bras are engineered to keep up with your intensity and make sweat your best […]

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Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014 |

Release provided by Dave Trendler. Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance. The book is the third in the best-selling Racing Weight SeriesT and is now available in bookstores; bike, tri, and running shops; and online. Preview the book and try […]

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Colorado Runner’s Favorite Athlete Interview Responses of 2013

Colorado Runner’s Favorite Athlete Interview Responses of 2013

[ 0 ] January 13, 2014 |

Which came first: the chicken or the egg?  This question always come to mind when thinking of the one-of-a-kind playground that athletes living in Colorado get to play on day-in and day-out.  From the incredible paths that snake their way throughout Denver and its outlying suburbs, to the myriad trail options in the foothills, to […]

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ElliptiGo’s Darren Brown on What is the ElliptiGo?

ElliptiGo’s Darren Brown on What is the ElliptiGo?

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014 |

The Shoe Addicts extended this teaser on ElliptiGo at the request of several of our readers, who wanted to know more about the alternative training product. For more information, please go to www.elliptiGo.com. 

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Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

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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Club Cross Champion Joseph Gray Earns USATF’s Athlete of the Week

Club Cross Champion Joseph Gray Earns USATF’s Athlete of the Week

[ 0 ] December 25, 2013 |

Read about Joe Gray’s recent move to Colorado and joining the American Distance Project HERE. Joseph Gray was named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after he won the 16th annual USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend, Ore., Dec. 14. “To be honored as one of the […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Paige (Higgins) Siemers

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Paige (Higgins) Siemers

[ 0 ] December 17, 2013 |

You may recognize Paige Siemers better by her maiden name: Paige Higgins.  Paige, a recent newlywed to fellow top runner Chris Siemers, was happily married on August 31, 2013, and thus has a name that others will have to get used to seeing on the top of the results pages across Colorado, and the country. […]

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Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

The Internet offers an amazing array of sports nutrition information—but it also contributes to great confusion. Many runners complain to me about information overload; they have no idea whom to believe and how to determine which websites offer reputable advice. No wonder; if you google “credible sports nutrition information,” you’ will find over four million […]

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