On a beautiful fall morning, nearly 200 athletes took to the streets of City Park in Denver for the Home Sweet Home 5K/10K on November 9. Produced by Feet on the Street, Inc, this race benefited the Visiting Nurse Association. In the 5K, Nick Bulson of Denver took top honors, crossing the finish line in 18:44. […]
Colorado Runner’s inaugural Pumpkin Pie 10K and 5K races that took place this past Saturday at City Park in Denver were a smashing success! Over 2,000 participants took part in the 5K, and over 1,000 took part in the 10K. Runners, walkers and spectators alike were treated to not only a beautiful fall day in […]
More than 15,000 runners took over the streets of Denver at the 4th annual Sports Authority Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon today. While the weather was chilly, Denver did not disappoint with a stunning backdrop of brilliant fall colors for participants to enjoy along the course. The scenery was accompanied by the […]
The Evergreen Town Race is one of the fastest 5K and 10K races in the state. In the 10K, 25-year old Brandon Johnson of Denver took top honors in the 10K event, beating out second place finisher Austin Richmond by a mere 6 seconds. Johnson finished up in 30:30 and 27-year old Richmond in 30:36. Neil […]
On July 20th, some of the best distance runners in Colorado took to the streets and bike paths of Colorado Springs for one of the fastest 10K races in the state, the Classic 10K. Josh Eberly of Gunnison lead 630 runners on the point-to-point course, crossing the line first in 30:40. He was followed closely […]
On June 30th, nearly 500 runners and walkers took to the streets of Lyons for the annual Lyons River Run, part of the city’s 37th annual Good Old Days Celebration. Managed by the Town of Lyons Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Events, the proceeds of the event went to local youth sports scholarships and park […]
Commencing in beautiful Sweetwater Park in Lone Tree, the Liberty Dash 5K was an excellent race to begin the 4th of July holiday festivities. There was also a Kids 1K Fun Run. Matt Kempton led the nearly 300 runners and walkers to the finish line, crossing in 16:54. Jennifer Blindert took top honors for the […]
Bernie Boettcher continued his winning ways over the weekend, taking the Mountain to Valley 10M in just over 58 minutes. However, the story of the day went to Megan Lizzote of Basalt who set a new course record of 60 minutes, taking home $250 for the new record.
Bernie Boettcher took the winners stand at the annual Garfield Grumble 5M in Grand Junction. This trail race is set at the base of Mt Garfield just outside the city. The grueling climb and fast paced descent are just the beginning. To finish the race, one must jump the fire pit!
The fourth annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness 5K drew record crowds to City Park on Saturday morning to support the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance. One of the largest ovarian cancer events in the nation, Jodi’s Race for Awareness 5K promotes awareness about ovarian cancer through advocacy, education and support. Temperatures and race conditions on Saturday morning […]
The Vail Recreation District’s 2013 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, presented by Columbia kicked off with the Boneyard Boogie 10K. The trail run, which was sponsored by the Dusty Boot, began behind Eagle Valley Middle School at the Bureau of Land Management trailhead, located in the Bluffs neighborhood in Eagle. The trail includeed a […]
The 2013 Titan Trot 5K took place on May 4th at Veteran’s Park in Silt, CO. This race was a fundraiser for the Coal Ridge High School Booster Club.
Last year, Trevor Barron broke the U.S. record for racewalking 20 kilometers and was the lone American to compete in that event at the London Olympics. Sunday he gave running a try. On a cool morning with nearly perfect running conditions that produced record times, the Colorado College sophomore finished fourth in the Colfax Marathon […]
Hundreds of participants made their way to the Thorncreek Shopping Center in Thornton Saturday morning for the 18th Annual Cottonwood Classic 5K. With three different divisions: an overall runner’s division, school division and competitive race-walker’s division, there was something for everyone to enjoy! The men’s race saw top competitors Benjamin Zywicki and Adam Rich battle […]
68 runners toed the line at Boulder Reservoir under dark storm clouds on Tuesday night for the third race in the Dash & Dine series, hosted by Without Limits Productions. The impending late spring snow storm held off for the race, a race that had already been rescheduled once due to a snow storm! At […]
There are run events, walk events, obstacle events, fitness events, and heck even events where you try to escape zombies! What if you could take all of those and combine them into one great event that is meant for anyone at any fitness level (minus the zombies, we like our brains in our heads!)? The […]
600 enthusiastic friends and family gathered for the 2nd annual Bobcat Boogie 5K and family fun run on April 13th in Westminster. A little down-slope wind required the finish line to be deflated for safety reasons, however, this in no way inflated the finish times. The top woman was 14-year-old Emily Gallegos-Franck who crossed the […]
A hundred or so runners showed up in the small town of Rifle, CO for the annual Grand River Gallop, a 5K to benefit the Meals on Wheels of Western Garfield County. This year, Josh Hejtmanek took the vitory in 17:13 with Bernie Boettcher taking the master’s crown in 18:54. Dana Peterson was the first female […]
On an absolutely picture-perfect morning at the US Air Force Academy base just north of Colorado Springs on Saturday, the sixth annual Running for Rachel Brain Booster 5K took place. The event supports the Rachel’s Ribbons of Hope Foundation, which helps fund research to battle brain cancer, and attracts hundreds of participants each year to […]
The America’s Uphill is one of Aspen’s favorite spring events – a 3000 foot climb up Aspen Mountain finishing at the Sundeck Restaurant at 11,212 feet. Participants are stretched to their athletic limits on this sensory stimulating course. With a combination of steep inclines and mellow plateau’s the race to the finish is always exciting and […]
Nearly 200 snowshoes took to the trails of McCoy Park at Beaver Creek resort on March 3rd for the final installment of the Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series. The event boasted a 5K and 10K snowshoe event. In the 5K, Tim Hola sprinted to a three minute victory in 30:33. 15-year-old Ethan Pence finished up in second in 33:04 while […]
All photos by Dee Budden.
Over 1,000 participants came out to the Cherry Creek Dam on a pristine Sunday morning for the fifth and final race in the RUNDENVER race series: That Dam Run half marathon and 5K. Overcast skies and temperatures in the mid 50’s allowed for some fast times and even a course record in the half marathon. […]
Race conditions couldn’t have been better at Hudson Gardens in Littleton on Saturday morning for the final event in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series: the Snowman Stampede Ten and Five Milers. With bluebird skies and a slight breeze, over 1,200 runners took off along the Platte River on a flat and fast out-and-back style course. […]