Category: Regional News

Bolder Boulder Runners Celebrate Sunshine and Blue Skies

Bolder Boulder Runners Celebrate Sunshine and Blue Skies

May 26, 2015 |

The rain clouds and gray skies that have plagued Boulder so far this month made way for bright blue skies and radiant sunshine on Monday as some 52,000 runners took to the city’s streets for the annual Bolder Boulder 10K race. In one of the wettest springs on record, runners rejoiced at their good fortune […]

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BolderBoulder 10k, and Other Colorado Racing Results – May 23-25, 2015

BolderBoulder 10k, and Other Colorado Racing Results – May 23-25, 2015

May 25, 2015 |

BolderBoulder of course dominated the holiday weekend’s race schedules, but there were a handful of other results to share also.  Lots of BolderBoulder results and a handful of others highlighted below.

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Bolder Boulder: What You Need To Know For Race Day

Bolder Boulder: What You Need To Know For Race Day

May 24, 2015 |

What: 37th annual Bolder Boulder Memorial Day 10K race. When: 6:50 a.m. Monday. Where: Race starts near 30th and Walnut streets, and finishes in Folsom Field on the CU campus. Registration: Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the SportsEXHIBIT on Pearl Street Mall. Race-day registration is available on the southeast corner of Walnut […]

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BolderBoulder International Challenge Gets Easier for Americans

BolderBoulder International Challenge Gets Easier for Americans

May 21, 2015 |

Okay, that’s probably a bad headline.  It’s never easy when racing Kenyans and Ethiopians, but the BolderBoulder international challenge did, in fact, get easier for Americans this year.

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Pelican Fest Triathlon Cancelled After Cyclist Fatally Shot

Pelican Fest Triathlon Cancelled After Cyclist Fatally Shot

May 21, 2015 |

John Jacoby, a 48-year-old man who was a part-time park caretaker for the town of Windsor, Colorado was shot twice and killed Monday morning while riding his bike a mile from his apartment. Jacoby was well-known in this small Colorado town about 30 miles north of Denver as a helpful person who did not own […]

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Cross Country Clash: Revised Schedule Due to Wet May Weather

Cross Country Clash: Revised Schedule Due to Wet May Weather

May 21, 2015 |

The Cross Country Clash is a midweek evening race series designed to inspire and motivate runners with interesting courses around the Denver/Boulder area. Races will take place weekday evenings from May through August. Due to the weather, the first schedule race at Bear Creek Lake Park was rescheduled from May 13th to June 3rd. Now, […]

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2014 Running USA Annual Marathon Report

2014 Running USA Annual Marathon Report

May 20, 2015 |

U.S. Marathons Hit Another All-Time High With 550,637 Finishers; TCS New York City Marathon Continues to Hold Largest Marathon Title Another year, another rise in finishers over the marathon distance. In theRunning USA 2014 Marathon Report, there were a record number of finishers – 550,637, up from 541,000 in 2013*. There were also a record 1,200+ marathon events in 2014. Gender […]

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Paiz, Jamrogiewicz Win Cottonwood Classic 5K

Paiz, Jamrogiewicz Win Cottonwood Classic 5K

May 18, 2015 |

The 20th Annual Cottonwood Classic 5K welcomed perfect race conditions and sunny skies Saturday morning at the Thorncreek Shopping Center in Thornton, CO.  Almost 700 runners, walkers, children and four-legged friends took to the paths for one of the community’s most popular events. The course is flat and fast, certified as a BolderBoulder qualifying event. […]

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Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon Has Biggest Year in History of the Race

Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon Has Biggest Year in History of the Race

May 18, 2015 |

The 10th Anniversary of the Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon was a success with 18,000 registered runners over two days. Hais Welday set a new half marathon course record, finishing the race in 1 hour, 6 minutes and 44 seconds. He shattered the record set by Colorado Springs resident Patrick Rizzo in 2012. Patrick finished 2nd […]

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Stockton, Weaver Earn Overall Off-Road National Titles

Stockton, Weaver Earn Overall Off-Road National Titles

May 17, 2015 |

Garrard, Middaugh finish as top U.S. elites Age-group triathletes Mimi Stockton and Daryl Weaver swam, biked and ran to win the amateur 2015 USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championships on Saturday at Oak Mountain State Park, while Emma Garrard and Josiah Middaugh repeated as Elite Off-Road National Champions. Mimi Stockton won the women’s age-group overall title […]

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Colorado Racing Results – May 16 and 17, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – May 16 and 17, 2015

May 17, 2015 |

It was a banner weekend for Colorado running with the high school state track and field championships, the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic, trail racing in Australia and Spain, uphill racing in Montrose, and lots, lots more.  

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Athlete Registration Increases May 17 for the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games

Athlete Registration Increases May 17 for the 2015 GoPro Mountain Games

May 16, 2015 |

Procrastination Pricing for the 14th edition of the GoPro Mountain Games takes effect on May 17 with an increase in registration fees for the all events taking place June 4-7. Not only will articipants who register by May 16 save money, but early registration is also encouraged to secure an athlete swag bag with registration. […]

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Regional Race Preview: Cottonwood Classic 5K

Regional Race Preview: Cottonwood Classic 5K

May 15, 2015 |

The 20th Annual Cottonwood Classic 5K Run/Walk kicks off Saturday morning at the Thorncreek Crossing Shopping Center in Thornton.  The popular family-friendly event has become a community favorite over the years, with awesome post-race food and drink, finish line goody bags and entry in the generous prize drawing.  Plus, there will be age group awards and a special “Schools Division” […]

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BolderBOULDER announces Team USA for 2015 International Team Challenge

BolderBOULDER announces Team USA for 2015 International Team Challenge

May 15, 2015 |

Pro American runners include Jared Ward, Bobby Curtis, Alisha Williams and Mattie Suver BolderBOULDER, America’s All-Time Best 10K, today announced the Americans that will make-up team USA in the 2015 BolderBOULDER International Team Challenge. This year, American teams Red, White and Blue will be determined after all athletes cross the line, making it a race within a race. “This year the nine American men and women won’t be placed on teams until they cross the finish line. The first three racers in the men’s and women’s races that finish will […]

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USATF Masters Half Marathon Championships Registration Deadline May 20th

USATF Masters Half Marathon Championships Registration Deadline May 20th

May 15, 2015 |

Looking for a great way to finish off the spring road racing season? Want to exercise that longer spring fitness before the shorter races in the summer? USATF Masters Long Distance Running is trying out a new approach in offering the 2015 National Masters Half Marathon championships as part of the Rock n Roll Marathon […]

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Leadville Race Series Kicks Off In Colorado With The Leadville Trail Marathon And Heavy Half Marathon On June 20

Leadville Race Series Kicks Off In Colorado With The Leadville Trail Marathon And Heavy Half Marathon On June 20

May 14, 2015 |

Less than 200 Spots Remain Before Both Races Sell Out; Interested Runners Should Reserve Their Space Now WHAT: On Saturday, June 20th, Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life CompanySM, will bring hundreds of runners to kick-off the Leadville 100 Race Series in Colorado with the Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half Marathon. The […]

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Can Drinking Beer Make You A Faster Runner? New Event Aims To Find Out

Can Drinking Beer Make You A Faster Runner? New Event Aims To Find Out

May 14, 2015 |

In the last year or so, there seems to have been a brief resurgence in the popularity of the beer mile – that crazy “race” involving a standard 400 meter track and four twelve ounce beers. Trying to break the five minute barrier while drinking – and keeping down – a beer each lap is […]

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2015 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Kicks Off Running Race Season May 16th with the Boneyard Boogie 11K

2015 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Kicks Off Running Race Season May 16th with the Boneyard Boogie 11K

May 14, 2015 |

The Vail Recreation District’s 2015 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, presented by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, will kick off the trail running race season on Saturday (5-16) with the Boneyard Boogie 11k in Eagle, Colo. The point-to-point Boneyard Boogie 11k trail run, which is sponsored by the Dusty Boot, will begin at 9 a.m. […]

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GoPro Mountain Games Outdoor Reels Film Series Officially OUTDOORS

GoPro Mountain Games Outdoor Reels Film Series Officially OUTDOORS

May 14, 2015 |

Highlights this year include free chips and guac from Chipotle For the first time ever the GoPro Mountain Games Outdoor Reels free film series will officially be shown in its natural habitat: the great outdoors. In addition, attendees on Thursday, June 4 will enjoy free chips and guacamole courtesy of Chipotle. The GoPro Outdoor Reels […]

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Colfax Marathon: Do’s and Don’ts

Colfax Marathon: Do’s and Don’ts

May 14, 2015 |

The Colfax Marathon turns 10 this weekend!  We’ve already got you started with a short primer on the race’s namesake Colfax Avenue, but here are a few more tips to ensure that you make the best of your time on or around “the longest, wickedest street in America.”

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Send a Triathlon Tag and Tri it Forward with USA Triathlon

Send a Triathlon Tag and Tri it Forward with USA Triathlon

May 13, 2015 |

USA Triathlon today announced Tri it Forward to motivate and inspire new athletes while increasing multisport participation and promoting healthy lifestyles across the United States. Tri it Forward aims to increase triathlon participation by encouraging others to do their first event through a Triathlon Tag system. Once tagged, the program supports new athletes on a […]

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Fitbit Partners with Strava

Fitbit Partners with Strava

May 13, 2015 |

Fitbit, Inc. has partnered with Strava to link their platforms. The integration lets users sync seamlessly between both Fitbit and Strava apps, empowering users of the entire Fitbit activity tracker lineup to track their all-day activity, track their exercise and maximize their workouts, as well as connect, compete and engage with other performance athletes on […]

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Wittenberg Leaving NYRR for New Virgin Sport Venture

Wittenberg Leaving NYRR for New Virgin Sport Venture

May 12, 2015 |

Mary Wittenberg, the president and CEO of New York Road Runners (NYRR) –the largest not-for-profit road race organizer in the United States which stages the TCS New York City Marathon and dozens of other events– is leaving her post after 17 years with the organization and 10 years as president and CEO. After Sunday’s massive […]

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Colfax Marathon: Colfax Avenue Fast Facts

Colfax Marathon: Colfax Avenue Fast Facts

May 12, 2015 |

The tenth annual Colfax Marathon is this weekend. When in Denver for the race, consider the history and reach of what was once called “the longest, wickedest street in America.” 

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Fairchild to Take Run at Second Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K Masters Title in Albany, NY on 5/30/15

Fairchild to Take Run at Second Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K Masters Title in Albany, NY on 5/30/15

May 11, 2015 |

Melody Fairchild, 41, (Boulder, Colo.), will be seeking to earn back-to-back masters titles when she headlines another impressive over-40 field at the 37th Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K on Saturday, May 30 in Albany, N.Y. Fairchild, whose recent sparkling form includes 2014 USATF national master’s titles at 5K, 10K, 15K and USA Half Marathon Trail […]

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