Category: Regional News

Colorado Racing Results – April 25 and 26, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – April 25 and 26, 2015

April 26, 2015 |

Country Music Marathon.  Fort Collins Trail Half.  Track at CSU and Mines.  Zane Gray 50. Big Sur Marathon.  Cherry Creek Sneak.  Giant weekend of Colorado race results highlighted below.

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Kipchoge, Tufa Take London Marathon Titles

Kipchoge, Tufa Take London Marathon Titles

April 26, 2015 |

On an emotional day for Paula Radcliffe who ran the final marathon of her illustrious career here, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia won the elite races at the 35th Virgin Money London Marathon. Kipchoge, a highly decorated former world champion, and Tufa, who had only recently risen to the top echelon […]

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Colorado Buffaloes von Berg, Lenz Grab Individual Wins at Collegiate Club Nationals

Colorado Buffaloes von Berg, Lenz Grab Individual Wins at Collegiate Club Nationals

April 25, 2015 |

Penn State finishes as runners-up in men’s and women’s events University of Colorado’s Rudy von Berg successfully defended his 2014 title, while fellow Buffalo Rachael Lenz captured her first collegiate championship win in the Olympic-distance event at USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships on Saturday at Campus Beach. Despite a rainy start to the day, […]

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Regional Race Preview: Cherry Creek Sneak

Regional Race Preview: Cherry Creek Sneak

April 25, 2015 |

The condition’s for tomorrow’s 33rd Annual Cherry Creek Sneak will be much like last year’s: cloudy skies, rain, wind and chilly temperatures.  Nevertheless, thousands of runners and walkers are expected to take part in the event’s 10-mile, 5-mile, 3.1-mile (5k) or 1.5-mile sprint distance. There’s even a ½-mile Kids’ Fun Run for kids ages 8 and under, and Diaper Dash for […]

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ESPN expands coverage for 2015 NCAA Outdoor T&F Championships

ESPN expands coverage for 2015 NCAA Outdoor T&F Championships

April 24, 2015 |

Again, an exciting move by ESPN responding a truly creative move by NCAA sports management cabinet gives our sport at the college level a base from which to resonate with new fans! 

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Life Time Fitness Announces New Leadville MTB Stage Race July 24-26 2015

Life Time Fitness Announces New Leadville MTB Stage Race July 24-26 2015

April 23, 2015 |

View image | gettyimages.com Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE: LTM) today announced the addition of the Leadville MTB Stage Race to the iconic Leadville Race Series roster. The event will take place July 24 through July 26in Leadville, Colo. with the first stage kicking off at 9:00 A.M. MST. For more than 20 […]

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BolderBOULDER Announces Sourcing of Compostable Aid Station Cups for 2015 Race

BolderBOULDER Announces Sourcing of Compostable Aid Station Cups for 2015 Race

April 22, 2015 |

Addition of compostable cups is estimated to raise total race diversion rate by 25%

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Pikes Peak Marathon Launches New Logo

Pikes Peak Marathon Launches New Logo

April 22, 2015 |

The story that led to the Pikes Peak Marathon’s new logo began with the mountain itself, the magical sky scraping peak that marks the end of the Great Plains and the beginning of the Rocky Mountains. It includes a history of mining, auto racing, climbing, and the personal experiences of thousands of runners who have […]

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Powder Keg Brewing XC Series Kicks Off With 5K

Powder Keg Brewing XC Series Kicks Off With 5K

April 21, 2015 |

Cowick and Byrne Top the Field; Wheresdabeer, Snooze Runners, Pink Reapers Win Team Awards

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Desisa, Rotich Victorious at 2015 Boston Marathon

Desisa, Rotich Victorious at 2015 Boston Marathon

April 20, 2015 |

Ritzenhein (7th place), Linden (4th) lead the American charge;  Keflezighi is 8th Tight packs, cool temperatures and moderate early paces led to thrilling finishes Monday morning at the 119th running of the  Boston Marathon. Early on, both the men’s and women’s races held over a dozen competitors among their lead packs. While athletes took turns leading […]

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2015 Boston Marathon – Top Colorado Finishers

2015 Boston Marathon – Top Colorado Finishers

April 20, 2015 |

Jeff Eggleston and Adriana Nelson ran 2:14 and 2:38 to finish as the first Colorado runners at today’s Boston Marathon.  Top-10 men and women registered under Colorado are listed below.

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Voss, Gartman Win Rockin’ on the River 5K

Voss, Gartman Win Rockin’ on the River 5K

April 20, 2015 |

Cool temperatures and even a few snowflakes set the stage for the Rockin’ on the River 5K Sunday morning at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO.  The race is the second event in the South Suburban Parks & Recreation District’s Race Series, sponsored by Run Colorado.  Over 200 participants came out for the race and enjoyed live […]

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Colorado Racing Results – April 18 and 19, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – April 18 and 19, 2015

April 19, 2015 |

The week’s standout performance was surely Adams State’s Tabor Stevens running 4:01 in tiny La Junta to mark a new state mile record.  Although overshadowed by that, Colorado runners flocked to California’s Mt. Sac track meet and came back with tons of fast finishes.  Highlights from Mt. Sac and all area races are below.

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Victories, American Records for Huddle & True at BAA 5-K

Victories, American Records for Huddle & True at BAA 5-K

April 19, 2015 |

The American records for 5 kilometers on the road came crashing down here this morning when Ben True and Molly Huddle won the seventh annual BAA 5-K in 13:22 and 14:50, respectively. In exciting sprint finishes on a gorgeous Spring day, they surpassed the previous marks of 13:24 (Marc Davis, 1996) and 14:54 (Deena Kastor, […]

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How to Watch the 2015 Boston Marathon

How to Watch the 2015 Boston Marathon

April 19, 2015 |

Universal Sports Network and UniversalSports.com Present LIVE National Coverage of the 2015 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. ET – UniversalSports.com’s Finish Line Web Cam Returns due to Overwhelming Response Watch the “Let’s Do This, Boston” spot on YouTube LOS ANGELES (April 15, 2015) – Universal Sports Network, the national television […]

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Without Pacemakers, Boston Marathon Shrugs Off Tyranny of Time

Without Pacemakers, Boston Marathon Shrugs Off Tyranny of Time

April 17, 2015 |

Among the impressive elite field of 20 men and 14 women recruited by the staff of John Hancock Financial for Monday’s 119th Boston Marathon here, there is one kind of athlete observers won’t see: pacemakers. The Boston Marathon has shrugged off the tyranny of time. Like the other Abbott World Marathon Majors marathons at the […]

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Regional Race Preview: Rockin’ on the River 5K

Regional Race Preview: Rockin’ on the River 5K

April 17, 2015 |

Hosted by South Suburban Parks & Recreation District, the Rockin’ on the River 5K kicks off this Sunday at the Hudson Gardens Event Center in Littleton.  The music-inspired event will feature pre- and post-race music and entertainment provided by local band Watertown.  The course starts and finishes at Hudson Gardens, and runs along the Platte River via […]

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Blisters, Dehydration and More: Marathon Medicine Races Ahead

Blisters, Dehydration and More: Marathon Medicine Races Ahead

April 17, 2015 |

A revolution in marathon medicine is helping more runners get back on course when dehydration, fatigue or worse set in. About 1 in 10 racers will need some sort of medical help during Boston’s iconic race on Monday. Technology by companies like Abbott Laboratories and Medtronic Plc is helping keep runners en route, often making […]

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American Trail Running Association Announces Partnership with Trail Run Project

American Trail Running Association Announces Partnership with Trail Run Project

April 16, 2015 |

Trail Run Project seeks to provide the best interactive trail maps and guides on the market The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) has formed a partnership with Boulder, Colorado-based Adventure Projects, creators of authentic communities for planning, doing, and sharing outdoor activities including the newly launched Trail Run Project. Inspired by the success of the […]

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IAAF Awards Eugene 2021 World Championships

IAAF Awards Eugene 2021 World Championships

April 16, 2015 |

In an unusual move, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) awarded Eugene, Oregon, the 2021 IAAF World Championships in Athletics in a special vote on the second day of their Council Meeting in Beijing, bypassing the usual bidding process. The championships, which will take place at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, […]

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GORUCK and MainNerve to “Carry” First Rucking Event to Colorado

GORUCK and MainNerve to “Carry” First Rucking Event to Colorado

April 15, 2015 |

Portion of proceeds to benefit charities Team Red, White and Blue and The Green Beret Foundation  MainNerve, a global provider of defense-grade cybersecurity headquartered in Colorado Springs, will sponsor GORUCK’s “Go Ruck and Kill That 5K,” the first rucking event to take place in Colorado. Rucking is a physical activity performed with weighted backpacks, or […]

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McCandless, Arendt Win Frank Shorter Race4Kids’ Health 5K

McCandless, Arendt Win Frank Shorter Race4Kids’ Health 5K

April 13, 2015 |

Pristine race conditions set the stage for the 6th Annual Frank Shorter RACE4Kids’ Health 5K & Health Odyssey Expo Sunday morning at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, CO.  Over 600 participants came out and took part in one of the many activities taking place:  the new Mazzola’s Miracle Mile Relay, the Diaper Dash and Buzz, and of […]

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HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic set for fast times, high profile, increased prize money

HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic set for fast times, high profile, increased prize money

April 13, 2015 |

American athletes running at the 2015 HOKA ONE ONE Middle Distance Classic will compete in a meet with elevated visibility and a more than threefold increase in prize money during the critical 2015 World Championship season, USATF announced Wednesday. Set for Thursday, May 14, at Occidental College in Los Angeles, the HOKA ONE ONE Middle […]

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Boston Marathon – 2015 Colorado Preview

Boston Marathon – 2015 Colorado Preview

April 13, 2015 |

Patriot’s Day and the historic Boston Marathon hit on Monday, April 20. As with every year, the race will again include a large Colorado field. Our preview of the Colorado runners is included below.

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Colorado Racing Results – April 11 and 12, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – April 11 and 12, 2015

April 12, 2015 |

It was a giant weekend of racing with tons of action locally, within the U.S, and abroad.  Highlights from Colorado runners across the globe are included below.

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