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Regional Race Results: 9/1/2014

The month of August went out with a bang as a multitude of races took place this past Labor Day weekend, signaling the unofficial close of summer, but not of race season. Friday, August 29, 2014 Blue Moon Trail 5K/10K – Colorado Springs, CO Saturday, August 30, 2014 Boulder Sunset Tri/Du/Run – Boulder, CO Sunday, […]

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Denver’s Jennifer Berry Wins Disneyland 10K & Half Marathon

Nick Arciniaga, originally from Fountain Valley, Calif., won the Disneyland Half Marathon in record fashion Sunday, finishing in 1 hour, 7 minutes,:48 seconds. Arciniaga, 31, led the field of 16,056 registered runners virtually from wire to wire to win easily after placing 7th in the Boston Marathon earlier this year finishing as the second American in 2:11.47. […]

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Kauai Marathon Champion Tyler McCandless Crushes Half Marathon Course Record; Nicole Chyr Crosses the Marathon Finish Line First in 6th Annual Kauai Marathon

The 6th Annual Kauai Marathon and Half Marathon featured over 1,800 participants and over 130 youth runners in the 2nd Annual Keiki Run sponsored by Wilcox Health.  The Aloha State was well represented with 921 local registrants of whom 651 were from Kauai, the most ever.  Runners from 43 States and 16 countries enjoyed the […]

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Colorado’s Avery Evenson Leads U.S. at ITU Junior Worlds with Top-Five Finish

On the second day of competition at Hawrelak Park, Avery Evenson led the U.S. effort in the ITU Junior World Championships with a fifth-place finish. Evenson (Colorado Springs, Colo.) clocked in at 1 hour, 3 minutes, 44 seconds against a strong junior field on a 750-meter swim, 20.4-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course for fifth. Evenson […]

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Skirt Sports Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary and 10 Years of the Running Skirt with a Virtual Community Building Run

Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce the 10 year anniversary of the running skirt.  Born from an idea by professional triathlete Nicole DeBoom during a training run and debuted at an Ironman race in 2004, this one innovative piece of running gear revolutionized the fitness industry.  DeBoom used the […]

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2014 State of the Sport – Part IV: Largest Road Races

Participation in the nation’s largest road races grows 73 percent over 13 years, quantifying running’s exponential growth as a recreational sport and fitness regimen The tremendous growth in the popularity of competitive distance running for fitness and health over the last 13 years is further illustrated by the results of Running USA’s latest State of the Sport […]

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Newton Running® Partners with Boulder-Based FastForward Sports

Partnership brings together two Boulder-based companies that believe in helping runners achieve their full potential Coming off of a highly successful IRONMAN® Boulder activation, Newton Running® is proud to announce a partnership with Boulder-based FastForward Sports (F4). With the launch of this partnership Newton Running will become the official shoe of F4 and will work […]

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Laraio, Gonzalez-Acosta Win Colorado Courage 5K

Almost 200 participants took part in the second annual Colorado Courage 5K at Cheesman Park in Denver Saturday morning.  The event, benefiting the Parkinson’s Association of the Rockies, raised a record amount of funding for the association and hosted a top-notch event on a picture-perfect day in the city. Runners and walkers took on a […]

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B.A.A. Sets Field Size of 30,000 Entrants for 2015 Boston Marathon

Registration opens on Monday, September 8. The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has set a field size of 30,000 entrants for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register […]

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Regional Race Results: 8/24/2014

A plethora of running events took place this past weekend, culminating with the finish of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in downtown Denver.  Check out the weekend’s race results below.  Friday, August 22, 2014 Ram Run 5K – Lakewood, CO Saturday, August 23, 2014 Together Colorado 5K – Denver, CO Colorado Courage 5K – Denver, CO […]

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The 10th Annual Winter Distance Series Invites Runners and Walkers to Littleton

It’s difficult to keep training through Colorado’s harsh winters, but the Winter Distance Series helps by motivating thousands of runners to keep moving. The series offers three events in Littleton. The first race is the Santa Stampede 5K/10K in December, followed by the Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 Miler in January, and then the Snowman […]

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Regional Race Preview: Colorado Courage Run

The 2nd Annual Colorado Courage Run kicks off this Saturday morning at Cheesman Park in Denver.  The event benefits the Parkinson’s Association of the Rockies – the only of its kind held in the state!  Last year’s inaugural race attracted over 200 runners and raised $13,000 for the PAR.  With this year’s goal at $25,000, the […]

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[Audio] Interviews with Emma Coburn and Charlotta Fougberg at DN Galan Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

Emma Coburn and Charlotta Fougberg were a fun interview at the DN Galan. Coburn set the AR in Glasgow and Fougberg set the Swedish record in the same race. Last weekend, Charlotta Fougberg, representing Sweden, charged to the front and nearly won the European Championships steeplechase, taking the silver. Two fine athletes, on the cusps […]

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Rob Krar and Emma Roca Take the Win at 32nd Annual ‘Race Across the Sky’ Leadville Trail 100 Run

Nearly 700 runners compete in legendary 100 mile event to earn coveted buckle August 16 and 17 marked the 32nd annual Leadville Trail 100 Run, presented by New Balance and produced by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM). Nearly 700 runners from across the U.S. and around the world came to Leadville, Colo., to compete in […]

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PepsiCo TransRockies Run Announces Podium Winners

The 2014PepsiCo TransRockies Run, one of the United States’ most storied trail races, concluded Sunday in Beaver Creek, Colo. after six days, 120 miles, and 20,000 feet of climbing. The six day trail run through the Colorado Rockies kicked off in Buena Vista as 420 runners started their trek to Beaver Creek, visiting historic sites along […]

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Participants Run to Honor Loved Ones with Lung Disease at 8th Annual Run the ‘Rocks 5K

Come support the 400,000 individuals in Colorado living with some type of lung disease. On Sunday, October 12th, thousands will participate in the American Lung Association in Colorado 8th annual Run the ‘Rocks 5K run/walk at Red Rocks Park to benefit the programs and services of the American Lung Association in Colorado. Amongst those participants will […]

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Pikes Peak Marathon: WOMEN’S RACE: Weekend Get-Away Yields Another Pikes Peak Title for Anita Ortiz

The Pikes Peak Marathon is known for it’s high-altitude challenge with runners ascending to the peak’s 14,115-foot summit before returning to Manitou Springs. But the warm August sun took it;s toll on everyone, including women’s winner Anita Ortiz, 50, of Eagle, Colo. Ortiz hit the finish line in 5 hours and 54 seconds, then found […]

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Pikes Peak Marathon: MEN’S RACE: Family Tradition Leads Marc Lauenstein to Marathon Championship

Marc Lauenstein may be from Switzerland, but he knows full well the history of the Pikes Peak Marathon. He’s heard all about it from his wife and mother-in-law. On Sunday, Lauenstein bolted from the starting line in Manitou Springs and led the 59th running of America’s Ultimate Challenge wire to wire, winning the Pikes Peak […]

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Regional Race Results: 8/17/2014

There’s a weekend in August when two of the most prestigious races in the world take place.  This was that weekend.  The Pikes Peak Ascent/Marathon and Leadville Trail 100 Run both took place on Saturday and Sunday under sunny skies and pristine Colorado conditions.  What’s more, the epic 6-day stage race known as the Transrockies […]

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