Category: Regional News

Boulder’s Tyler McCandless Looking for a Three-Peat in Pensacola’s Double Bridge Run

Boulder’s Tyler McCandless Looking for a Three-Peat in Pensacola’s Double Bridge Run

January 29, 2015 |

Nationally known competitive runner Tyler McCandless from Boulder, Colorado, is coming back to Pensacola in hopes of winning, for the third year in a row, the city’s well-know Pensacola Double Bridge Run, presented by Publix. He’ll be racing in the 15K against nearly 3,000 other runners from 38 states, Canada, and one runner from the […]

Read More

2015 U.S. Cross Country Championships Preview

2015 U.S. Cross Country Championships Preview

January 28, 2015 |

On Saturday, February 7, the U.S. cross country championships return to Boulder’s Flatirons Golf Course with six races starting at 8:15 AM (Master’s Women 6k) and concluding with the marquee race at 1:00 PM (Open Men 12k).

Read More

USA Triathlon Releases Dates Of 2015 Regional Championships

USA Triathlon Releases Dates Of 2015 Regional Championships

January 28, 2015 |

USA Triathlon has determined the events in each of its 10 Regions that will serve as the 2015 Regional Championships, providing athletes the opportunity to qualify for the 2015 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships. Competitors who finish in the top 33 percent or top five (whichever is greater) in their respective age groups at Regional […]

Read More

Winter Classic Four-Miler A Good Tune-Up For Nationals

Winter Classic Four-Miler A Good Tune-Up For Nationals

January 26, 2015 |

I should have known last year’s Fast and Flurry-ous four-mile cross country race at Harlow Platts Park was not going to be a typical jog in the park when I saw 80-somethings Don Hayes and Ken Wright warming up next to elites Brent Vaughn and Tyler McCandless on the grass. Then Carl Mohr and Rich […]

Read More

Jones, Boehmer Win Yeti Chase 10K; Biglow, Armstrong Win 5K

Jones, Boehmer Win Yeti Chase 10K; Biglow, Armstrong Win 5K

January 26, 2015 |

Spring-like temperatures engulfed the state on Sunday, providing pristine conditions for the sold-out Yeti Chase 5K and 10K.  The event, hosted by Racing Underground, kicked off at the Bear Creek Marina parking lot inside Bear Creek Lake Park, and took runners in and around the trails of the park. The 5K featured a flat and fast […]

Read More

Sewald and Macias Star in Half Marathons, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 24 and 25, 2015

Sewald and Macias Star in Half Marathons, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 24 and 25, 2015

January 25, 2015 |

It was another light weekend of racing, but we’ve mined the internet for Colorado racing results from Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans, the Miami Half Marathon, and from the indoor track.

Read More

USATF Cross Country Championships Offer Record Prize Money

USATF Cross Country Championships Offer Record Prize Money

January 24, 2015 |

The 2015 USATF Cross Country Championships will offer the largest prize money package in history, as athletes will have the chance to compete for a total prize purse of $50,000 on Saturday, Feb. 7. The USATF Cross Country Championships are a USATF Running Circuit “Super Circuit” event, offering bonus points for top-10 finishes. The second […]

Read More

Regional Race Preview: Yeti Chase 5K & 10K

Regional Race Preview: Yeti Chase 5K & 10K

January 24, 2015 |

The Yeti returns this Sunday morning for Racing Underground’s Yeti Chase 5K and 10K at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood.  The popular event is sold out yet again in both race distances, with 1,000 registrants expected to toe the line to try and catch the Yeti. Both courses will take runners through scenic Bear Creek Lake […]

Read More

USATF Masters Long Distance Running Individual Grand Prix Results

USATF Masters Long Distance Running Individual Grand Prix Results

January 23, 2015 |

The Masters Long Distance Running (Masters LDR) division of USA Track and Field (USATF) has just announced the results of the inaugural year of the Individual Grand Prix competition for 2014. In separate contests, women and men from across the country compete for the Grand Prix championship by racing in USATF national championship events. The […]

Read More

Registration Now Open for Trail Running Conference

Registration Now Open for Trail Running Conference

January 21, 2015 |

Registration is now open for the 2015 Estes Trail Ascent Trail Running Conference which will be held at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO, October 7-10, 2015. The Conference promotes all things trail running including sessions geared to race directors as well as sessions geared to trail runners. Whether a novice director, a seasoned race director, […]

Read More

Sevcik, Woodward Win Polar Bear 5K

Sevcik, Woodward Win Polar Bear 5K

January 21, 2015 |

Another incredibly beautiful day enveloped the state Sunday morning, providing perfect race conditions for the Polar Bear 5K, part of the RunDenver Series.  The series, hosted  by BKB Limited and Hallucination Sports, features five events throughout the winter and spring.  The Polar Bear 5K took place at Wash Park along the classic double lap route.  Warm […]

Read More

Keflezighi to Face Makau, Desisa at Boston Marathon

Keflezighi to Face Makau, Desisa at Boston Marathon

January 20, 2015 |

Reigning Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi of San Diego, Calif., will need to beat former world record holder Patrick Makau of Kenya and 2013 Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia if he wants to hold on to his title. Makau and Desisa are just two of the 36-strong elite field announced today by John […]

Read More

Foster, Benson Win Frosty’s Frozen 10 Mile; Gray, Utrata Win 5 Mile

Foster, Benson Win Frosty’s Frozen 10 Mile; Gray, Utrata Win 5 Mile

January 20, 2015 |

The second event in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series kicked off Saturday morning under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures.  Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 Mile started and finished at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, running along the Platte River Trail which was mostly clear of any ice or snow.  The pristine conditions led to an […]

Read More

Colorado’s Brianne Nelson Finishes Second at USA Half Marathon Championships; Estrada, Conley Take Decisive Wins

Colorado’s Brianne Nelson Finishes Second at USA Half Marathon Championships; Estrada, Conley Take Decisive Wins

January 18, 2015 |

Their tactics were different, but the outcomes were the same.  Diego Estrada (Asics) and Kim Conley (New Balance) were decisive winners at the USA Half-Marathon Championships hosted by the Aramco Houston Half-Marathon here today.  They clocked 1:00:51 and 1:09:44, respectively, each pocketing $13,250 in prize money and time bonuses, on a near-perfect morning for running. […]

Read More

Gomez Wins RnR Arizona, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 17 and 18, 2015

Gomez Wins RnR Arizona, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 17 and 18, 2015

January 18, 2015 |

Houston Half Marathon and Marathon.  Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona.  Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10.  Naples Half Marathon.  Prairie Dog Half Marathon.  Top performances from Colorado runners around the country are highlighted below.

Read More

Regional Race Preview: Frosty’s Frozen Five & Ten Mile

Regional Race Preview: Frosty’s Frozen Five & Ten Mile

January 16, 2015 |

Saturday’s Frosty’s Frozen Five & Ten Mile events won’t be so frosty this year, as temperatures are expected to be in the high 30’s and low 40’s’ for the second event in Colorado Runner’s own Winter Distance Series.  Both races start and finish at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, running along the mostly flat and paved […]

Read More

Fast After 50 Shows Athletes That Age Is Just a Number-and Race Results Are the Only Numbers That Count

Fast After 50 Shows Athletes That Age Is Just a Number-and Race Results Are the Only Numbers That Count

January 15, 2015 |

The baby boomers aren’t giving up, and coach Joe Friel isn’t giving up on them. Friel’s groundbreaking new book, Fast After 50, is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn’t have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the […]

Read More

Early Registration Deadline Approaches for Colorado’s Popular Wild West Relay

Early Registration Deadline Approaches for Colorado’s Popular Wild West Relay

January 14, 2015 |

Participants Encouraged to Register for this One-of-a-Kind Relay Race through Colorado Colorado’s popular Wild West Relay is returning July 31st through August1st. Relay participants are encouraged to register for the 200-mile race through the Colorado mountains before January 31st in order to take advantage of early bird pricing. The 12th annual Wild West Relay is […]

Read More

Fit Snack Delivers Healthy Snacks to Your Doorstep

Fit Snack Delivers Healthy Snacks to Your Doorstep

[ 0 ] January 13, 2015 |

Fit Snack, a curated monthly box filled with exclusive, health focused snack options, announces the release of its launch box. Each month Fit Snack subscribers will be motivated towards an active lifestyle with healthy snack selections, inspirational tips, and exclusive bonus items. Fit Snack is the brainchild of Rose Muniz, a Denver native and manager […]

Read More

2015 U.S. Half Marathon Championships – 2015 Colorado Entrant List

2015 U.S. Half Marathon Championships – 2015 Colorado Entrant List

[ 0 ] January 13, 2015 |

The 2015 USATF half marathon championship will be held on Sunday, January 18 in Houston.  Prize money starts at $12,000 for the win and goes 10 deep.  Men will need to run under 1:05 to qualify for the Olympic trials marathon and women under 1:15.  Colorado elite entrants, of which there are several, are highlighted below.  

Read More

Boulder Road Runners Tops In USATF Masters Club Grand Prix

Boulder Road Runners Tops In USATF Masters Club Grand Prix

[ 0 ] January 12, 2015 |

The Masters Long Distance Running (Masters LDR) division of USA Track and Field (USATF) has just announced the results of the 2014 Club Grand Prix competition for Masters Women and Men. Clubs from across the country join USATF and compete for the Grand Prix championship by racing in USATF national championship events. This year teams […]

Read More

Team USA Dominates at 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country; Golden’s Brianne Nelson Finishes Top American

Team USA Dominates at 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country; Golden’s Brianne Nelson Finishes Top American

January 12, 2015 |

Team USA left its mark on Holyrood Park, as the U.S. dominated the overall team competition and took home three of four team titles at the 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country meet on Saturday, January 10. Team USA scored 121 points on the day, with Team Europe scoring 189 and Team Great Britain registering […]

Read More

Sturner, Rogers Win Quicker Quaker

Sturner, Rogers Win Quicker Quaker

January 11, 2015 |

The 19th Annual Lafayette Quaker Oatmeal Festival kicked off Saturday morning, featuring an oatmeal breakfast, 5K race and health fair sponsored by Boulder Community Hospital/Community Medical Center.  The race course was short, not reaching the 5K distance, but rather a 4.275K distance.  As such, the results listed below are based on the 4.275K finish times. In the […]

Read More

Brianne Nelson Stars in Scotland, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 10 and 11, 2015

Brianne Nelson Stars in Scotland, and Other Colorado Racing Results for January 10 and 11, 2015

January 11, 2015 |

BUPA Edinburgh cross country.  Quicker Quaker 5k.  Bandera 100k.  Air Force indoor track.  Polar Prowl.  Mid winter it was a light weekend of racing, but top-level Colorado results from around the country are highlighted below. First, a pair of links worth sharing: For better or worse, Denver has always had a ton of 5k road races.  […]

Read More

Team USA ready to take on the world at 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country

Team USA ready to take on the world at 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country

[ 0 ] January 9, 2015 |

After a two-point loss on the men’s side in 2014, Team USA is primed and ready to take on Team Europe and Team Great Britain at the 2015 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country meet on Saturday, January 10. The event airs live beginning at 8 a.m. ET on USATF.tv. Chris Derrick was the top individual […]

Read More

Google+