Category: Features

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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Michele Yates Wins USATF 50K

Michele Yates Wins USATF 50K

[ 0 ] December 1, 2013 |

Release provided by Ultimate Direction. Michele Yates was one of the first gals we wanted to be apart of our women’s collective. Over a year ago we asked her to help us out with brainstorming, fit reviews and product testing  – and she jumped right in! She was super keen to help out and always […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Coda Coffee Brothers Tim & Tommy Thwaites

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Coda Coffee Brothers Tim & Tommy Thwaites

[ 0 ] November 24, 2013 |

Brothers Tim and Tommy Thwaites have been brewing coffee for almost two decades.  The co-founders of Denver-based Coda Coffee saw their hard work pay off this year as the company won the highest honor in the coffee industry: Roasters of the Year. What’s more, they both use their same passion for coffee-making and take it […]

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Craig Heisner, President of Newton Running: the RunBlogRun Interview

Craig Heisner, President of Newton Running: the RunBlogRun Interview

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |

As we get closer to the most important week in run specialty’s business calendar, the Running Event, December 3-7, 2013, RunBlogRun.com will be providing a series of interviews of key players in the business, for your reading pleasure and edification (this lessens the frustration of lots of time spent in airports over November and December).   Craig Heisner […]

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Wisdom From Running’s Ringmaster, Creigh Kelley Tells It Like It Is

Wisdom From Running’s Ringmaster, Creigh Kelley Tells It Like It Is

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013 |

I was pleasantly surprised that David Hunter’s feature this week was on one of my favorite people, Creigh Kelly. I spent years watching Creig announce a plethora of events, including the WDW events. But, I have also watched Creigh put in countless hours helping build the sport, behind the scenes.  Creigh Kelly, is, as my […]

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Believe I Am Teams Up With Dear Kate To Create Stylish Performance Underwear for Active Women

Believe I Am Teams Up With Dear Kate To Create Stylish Performance Underwear for Active Women

[ 0 ] November 5, 2013 |

Believe I Am, a line of inspiring training journals, apparel and accessories adorned with transformative designs rooted in sports psychology and created by Olympic runner Roisin McGettigan, has collaborated with Dear Kate, creators of revolutionary underthings for women lined with special wicking and leak resistant fabric, to create the “I Am Strong” Running Bikini Set. The stylish line of performance underwear […]

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Manitou Springs’ Kelly Calway Named USATF Athlete of the Week

Manitou Springs’ Kelly Calway Named USATF Athlete of the Week

[ 0 ] November 1, 2013 |

U.S. Army Captain Kelly Calway has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after finishing as the first woman at the Marine Corps Marathon. Calway, a Military Intelligence officer, will soon deploy to Kuwait with an infantry battalion. Calway’s performance marked her first win at 26.2 miles, crossing the line in 2:42:16.  One week […]

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Gear Review: PRO Compression Socks

Gear Review: PRO Compression Socks

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

In the age of compression, the question turns from “why should I wear compression gear?” to “which compression gear is right for me?”  It seems as though compression socks are ubiquitous in the running community, but did you know that it goes much further than that?  From baseball players to ultrarunners to golfers, the message […]

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Chicago Marathon Diary: Considering Dathan Ritzenhein And Two Years Of Healthy Training

Chicago Marathon Diary: Considering Dathan Ritzenhein And Two Years Of Healthy Training

[ 0 ] October 12, 2013 |

Dathan Ritzenhein came to Chicago in 2012, and after two months of great training, ran a 2:07.47, setting a personal best and showing, in his seventh marathon, that he might just have found his distance.    Finding his distance? Ritz, as he is known, has run a former AR at 5,000 meters in 12:56.27, a […]

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Simpson Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

Simpson Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week

[ 0 ] July 25, 2013 |

Jenny Simpson (Boulder, Colo.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning the women’s 1500m at the Monaco Herculis Diamond League meet on July 19. Simpson pushed the pace from the start to win the 1500m race in a season’s best time of 4:00.48. She ran her final 400 meters in […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Abby McQueeney Penamonte

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Abby McQueeney Penamonte

[ 0 ] July 9, 2013 |

One of the most prestigious and competitive ultra runs in the country is the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Race.  The 40th running of the 100.2 mile race took place last Saturday, June 29th, starting in Squaw Valley, California and finishing in Auburn. The great thing about races in this day and age is the technological […]

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Braun To Take On Unusual 10K Double

Braun To Take On Unusual 10K Double

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013 |

When Aaron Braun lines up for Thursday’s 10,000m at the USA Championships in Des Moines, he’ll be putting everything on the line to try to make his first-ever USA team for an IAAF World Championships. He was fifth at last year’s Olympic Trials in Eugene, has a 27:41.54 personal best, and definitely has a shot […]

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For Flanagan, Boston Is The Race of Her Dreams

For Flanagan, Boston Is The Race of Her Dreams

[ 0 ] April 14, 2013 |

Growing up in Marblehead, Mass., about 20 miles (32 km) north of here, Shalane Flanagan saw herself running, and winning, the Boston Marathon. Different scenarios ran through her head, especially how she would react if she actually broke the tape on Boylston Street. “It’s funny. In any sport, someone winning NBA championship they visualize what […]

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Hartman Remains Confident in What May Be His Final Elite Race

Hartman Remains Confident in What May Be His Final Elite Race

[ 0 ] April 12, 2013 |

One month ago, when Race Results Weekly spoke with Jason Hartmann prior to the NYC Half, the 6′-3″ (191cm) American was primed and focused on April 15th, the date of the 117th Boston Marathon. On that morning, the 32-year-old said he would determine whether his professional running career would see another starting line. Now, less […]

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Dream Deferred, Nelson Chasing Glory (And Two Kids)

Dream Deferred, Nelson Chasing Glory (And Two Kids)

[ 0 ] April 7, 2013 |

At home in Golden, Colo., Brianne Nelson’s two daughters just want to run with Mommy. Riley, 4, and Reese, 2, get their “fast shoes” and beg Nelson, a contender at today’s USA 10 mile championship, to run with them. “I swear, people in the neighborhood think I’m training my kids at two and four,” said […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview with Nicole Chyr

Exclusive Athlete Interview with Nicole Chyr

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013 |

It’s hard to believe that Nicole Chyr didn’t get into distance running until her college years.  What’s possibly even more surprising is that Nicole has a 6-year old son, works a full-time job, and still has time to put in 75-mile weeks and garner top honors in Colorado’s top races. Maybe it’s Nicole’s Colorado nativity, […]

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Sarah (Bowman) Brown, Team New Balance, Miler, The RBR Interview

Sarah (Bowman) Brown, Team New Balance, Miler, The RBR Interview

[ 0 ] April 1, 2013 |

Post originally appeared on RunBlogRun. Sarah Brown is one of the top milers in the U.S. That, is a fact. In high school and college, Sarah Bowman was one of the top middle distance runners in the country. As an elite middle distance runner for the Team New Balance, Sarah Brown has raced across the […]

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Ben True, Sixth place, World XC, The RBR Interview

Ben True, Sixth place, World XC, The RBR Interview

[ 0 ] March 29, 2013 |

On March 24, 2013, Ben True (@bentrue) put together one of those dream races in a distance runner’s life, and took sixth in the World Cross Country Championships. On a tough course, with cold, snow, a tough hill and terrible footing, True, along with Chris Derrick, finished in the top ten and lead the US team […]

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Marathon Man, by Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin

Marathon Man, by Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin

[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Post originally appeared on the RunBlogRun site; review for RBR by Jeff Benjamin. Bill Rodgers is one of the most iconic of figures in modern American distance running. Between Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers, the modern running booms began, were cultivated and flowered into a huge global business covering running footwear, running stores and the global […]

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Molly Huddle, American Record Holder, 5,000 meters, the RBR Interview

Molly Huddle, American Record Holder, 5,000 meters, the RBR Interview

[ 0 ] March 25, 2013 |

Post originally appeared on RunBlogRun.   It was mid-August of 2010, on windy walk in London, I believe, that I met Molly Huddle. I had seen her at many events over the years, but, with an introduction from Mark Bossardet, VP of Sports Marketing at Saucony, I met Molly after her race at the AVIVA […]

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