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Erholtz Leads US Women to Win at NACAC Mountain Running Championships

Sets course record en route to US women’s team win on brutal course, men’s squad finishes third On the grueling Chupinaya Mountain Race course in Ajijic, Mexico, which boasts nearly 3,800 feet of climbing and equal descent over the 13.8-kilometer route, Coloradoan Brandy Erholtz blazed the trail to set what race organizer Ivan Romero Garnica, a.k.a. El […]

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Martin, Schymik Win Donor Dash 5K

Sunny skies and warm temperatures surrounded the record-breaking 5,291 participants of the 15th Annual Donor Dash 5K on Sunday morning.  The race honors the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrates the lives of organ and tissue recipients, and recognizes those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant. Wash Park played host to the […]

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Regional Race Results: 7/20/2014

It was a hot weekend across the state as dozens of events took place, from popular 5K’s like the Donor Dash, to relays like the EPIC Rocky Mountain Relay, to nationally-known races like the Speedgoat 50K (where the men swept the podium), and the Rock n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon (where Boulder’s Andy Wacker grabbed […]

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Shalane Flanagan Puts On a Show at Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago; Boulder’s Andy Wacker Wins Men’s Race

American running star blazes half-marathon in 1:09:45, while earning first ever Remix Challenge medal; Andy Wacker of Boulder wins men’s race; NFL legend Roger Craig among notable finishers; Post race concert headlined by Cold War Kids caps an action packed Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival weekend The Windy City didn’t live up to its name […]

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Canaday, Frost Win Speedgoat 50K

You know a race is going to be legit when the race director is renowned ultrarunner Karl Meltzer.  The Speedgoat 50K takes place each year at the Snowbird Ski Resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon, just 6 miles east of Salt Lake City, Utah.  There’s not much else to say about the course, other than it’s a […]

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XTERRA Mountain Championship Back at Beaver Creek Resort

The XTERRA Mountain Championship triathlon and accompanying off-road sports festival returns to Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, Colorado for the sixth straight year on July 19-20. The XTERRA Mountain Championship triathlon and accompanying off-road sports festival returns to Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, Colorado for the sixth straight year on July 19-20. Several hundred competitors […]

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Regional Race Preview: Donor Dash 5K

The 15th Annual Donor Dash 5K will kick off Sunday morning at Wash Park in Denver.  The event is held each year to honor the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of organ and tissue recipients and recognize those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant. In 2013, almost 4,000 people […]

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Molly Huddle sets 5,000m AR of 14:42.64

Dibaba runs world leader in 5,000 meters in 14:28.88 ! Molly Huddle sets AR!  In a wonderfully compelling 5,000 meter race, Genzebe Dibaba continues to show her prowess as the race gets longer. Her 5,000 meters tonight was powerful, with self control, focus and the ability, obvious at her finish, to run, much, much faster. […]

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Coburn wins second USATF Athlete of the Week after setting American Record

Emma Coburn has been named USATF’s Athlete of the Week after setting the American record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Glasgow Diamond League meet on Saturday, July 12. Coburn (Crested Butte, Colorado) continued her dominance in the event by etching her name in the American record books, finishing second in 9:11.42 and breaking former […]

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La Sportiva Vail Half Marathon Trail Running Race July 20th

The Vail Recreation District’s 2014 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series continues Sunday (7-20) with the La Sportiva Vail Half Marathon. Vail Valley Medical Center is the presenting sponsor of the Vail Half Marathon, which is is the fourth race in the seven-race series. Overall series presenting sponsor The North Face, will provide each runner with cool tech T-shirts while supplies last. Course Description  | Course Map […]

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Regional Race Results: 7/13/2014

It was a weekend for ultra-distance racing in Colorado as a handful of ultra events took place across the state.  The reknowned Hardrock 100 began Friday morning, the inaugural Chase the Moon 12 Hour Endurance Run kicked off Friday night, and the Leadville Silver Rush 50 Mile Mountain Bike Race and Run took place on […]

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The City Of Boulder And The Ironman Foundation Team Up To Help Generate Funding For City Flood Recovery Efforts

On Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, the City of Boulder will host the city’s first IRONMAN triathlon – becoming one of 11 cities in North America to host the 140.6-mile triathlon. As part of this exciting event and partnership, the IRONMAN Foundation will make available 5 entries into the sold out inaugural 2014 event. One hundred […]

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2014 State of the Sport – Part III: U.S. Race Trends

  A record 19-plus million finishers in U.S. running events for 2013; second straight year of double-digit growth led by non-traditional running events, half-marathon and women; 300% finisher growth since 1990 Without sounding too much like a broken record from past Running USA annual reports, 2013 proved to be another historic and record breaking year for U.S. […]

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