Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:56:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Issue 66 (Winter 2014) http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/29/issue-66-winter-2014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/29/issue-66-winter-2014/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29905 Issue 66 (Winter 2014)

Issue 66 (Winter 2014)



Being Safe When Running in the Dark It’s cold. It’s dark. But you’re determined to stick to your training plan and get in your miles. Unfortunately, this time of year, you often have to run in the dark. Whether you get up and get active early in the morning or you log your miles at […]

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Brooks Builds The Medalist Runner Statue http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/28/brooks-builds-medalist-runner-statue/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/28/brooks-builds-medalist-runner-statue/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:03:35 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29960 Brooks Builds The Medalist Runner Statue

Brooks Builds The Medalist Runner Statue



Get ready, runners. Brooks is unveiling The Medalist: A statue of a runner made from race medals sent to them from around the world to celebrate the spirit of the run and the accomplishments of all runners. It will welcome runners at thier new global headquarters and remind us all of why we continue to lace up day […]

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USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: Oct. 27 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/28/usa-triathlon-weekend-notebook-oct-27/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/28/usa-triathlon-weekend-notebook-oct-27/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:40:50 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29956 USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: Oct. 27

USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: Oct. 27



IRONMAN 70.3 Austin Lesley Smith (Coralville, Iowa) topped the podium in Texas on Sunday with a finishing time of 4:29:46. Smith was just behind the leaders out of the water before laying down one of the top run splits of the day to edge out second place finisher Jeanni Seymour (ZAF) who led through the […]

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Boulder’s Jeffrey Eggleston Sets New Course Record at Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween ½ Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/27/boulders-jeffrey-eggleston-sets-new-course-record-rock-n-roll-los-angeles-halloween-%c2%bd-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/27/boulders-jeffrey-eggleston-sets-new-course-record-rock-n-roll-los-angeles-halloween-%c2%bd-marathon/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:46:52 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29952 Boulder’s Jeffrey Eggleston Sets New Course Record at Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween ½ Marathon

Boulder’s Jeffrey Eggleston Sets New Course Record at Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween ½ Marathon



Top American Jeffrey Eggleston sets new course record of 1:04:12; Katja Goldring wins women’s race; Notable runners at Halloween themed event included television personalities Michelle Beadle, Carrie Kegan and Actress Andrea Barber On a Chamber of Commerce race morning, complete with cloud-cover hugging the Los Angeles skyline, Jeffrey Eggleston proved to be the lonesome runner. […]

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Gonzalez, Oldenburg Win Louisville Monster DASH 10K; Crisp, Burnette Win 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/27/gonzalez-oldenburg-win-louisville-monster-dash-10k-crisp-burnette-win-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/27/gonzalez-oldenburg-win-louisville-monster-dash-10k-crisp-burnette-win-5k/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:45:51 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29946 Gonzalez, Oldenburg Win Louisville Monster DASH 10K; Crisp, Burnette Win 5K

Gonzalez, Oldenburg Win Louisville Monster DASH 10K; Crisp, Burnette Win 5K



A surprisingly hot afternoon greeted participants of the Annual Monster DASH 10K and 5K held in the center of downtown Louisville.  The event attracted record numbers, with almost 600 participants in the 10K and 5K races, as well as over 300 kids participating in the Kids Races.  With great “ghoolie” bags, trick or treating, BBQ […]

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Regional Race Results: 10/26/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/26/regional-race-results-10262014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/26/regional-race-results-10262014/#comments Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:25:14 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29942 Regional Race Results: 10/26/2014

Regional Race Results: 10/26/2014



A plethora of fall and Halloween-themes races kicked off this past weekend across Colorado.  The above average temperatures and abundant sunshine were the perfect backdrop for participants and spectators alike.  Check out all the scary, spooky and eerie results below! Saturday, October 25, 2014 Hoofin’ It Through the Hollows 5K – Centennial, CO Fitting It In 5K -Highlands […]

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Boulder’s Nelson Ninth At BMW Frankfurt Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/26/boulders-nelson-ninth-bmw-frankfurt-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/26/boulders-nelson-ninth-bmw-frankfurt-marathon/#comments Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:27:26 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29937 Boulder’s Nelson Ninth At BMW Frankfurt Marathon

Boulder’s Nelson Ninth At BMW Frankfurt Marathon



“This is Your Day”. That was the motto of the BMW Frankfurt Marathon. When Mark Kiptoo was twelve kilometres away from the indoor finish in the Festhalle he felt a pain in his calf muscle and later lost a couple of metres. Trailing the leaders he thought about the motto and told himself: “Just hang […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Kristen Arendt http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/25/exclusive-athlete-interview-kristen-arendt/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/25/exclusive-athlete-interview-kristen-arendt/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:22:10 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29932 Exclusive Athlete Interview: Kristen Arendt

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Kristen Arendt



Colorado native Kristen Arendt has tried living elsewhere, but the allure and draw of the Colorado mountains and running epicenter brought her quickly back.  The Newton Running Elite member knows that’s one of the keys to her success, for her the “combination of the stellar places to run and the great community of runners…altitude and mountains” provide the […]

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Regional Race Preview: Monster DASH http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/24/regional-race-preview-monster-dash/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/24/regional-race-preview-monster-dash/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:03:32 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29929 Regional Race Preview: Monster DASH

Regional Race Preview: Monster DASH



It’s that time of year again!  Halloween is closely approaching, which means the holiday themed races start to unfold.  This Saturday’s Monster DASH in Louisville is one of the front range’s most popular, featuring a 10K, 5K and Kids Race.  All 10K and 5K participants will receive a t-shirt, ghoolie (goody) bag of treats, BBQ ticket, raffle […]

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More than 1,300 athletes run The Other Half Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/1300-athletes-run-half-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/1300-athletes-run-half-marathon/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:49:00 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29886 More than 1,300 athletes run The Other Half Marathon

More than 1,300 athletes run The Other Half Marathon



The 11th annual The Other Half 13.1 mile road race on Sunday, Oct. 19, featured spectacular weather, stunning scenery and more than 1,300 runners. The course paralleled the Colorado River through scenic “Postcard Alley” and finished at Sorrel River Ranch. Nate Krah of Salt Lake City, Utah, took first place among the men in a […]

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Newton Running® Co-Founder and CEO Jerry Lee Among “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/newton-running-co-founder-ceo-jerry-lee-among-100-intriguing-entrepreneurs/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/newton-running-co-founder-ceo-jerry-lee-among-100-intriguing-entrepreneurs/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:47:50 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29924 Newton Running® Co-Founder and CEO Jerry Lee Among “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs”

Newton Running® Co-Founder and CEO Jerry Lee Among “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs”



Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) has recognized Jerry Lee, co-founder and CEO of Boulder-based performance running shoe company, Newton Running, as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Lee as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored with the designation. […]

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The Ingenuous Choice – Mountain Running with Anton Krupicka http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/ingenuous-choice-mountain-running-anton-krupicka/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/23/ingenuous-choice-mountain-running-anton-krupicka/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:56:45 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29920 The Ingenuous Choice – Mountain Running with Anton Krupicka

The Ingenuous Choice – Mountain Running with Anton Krupicka



“We can never have enough of nature”. Discover how Anton Krupicka experiences mountain running and challenges himself running ultra distances on the trails. Why do we decide to explore mountains, trails and the wilderness? Perhaps because “we can never have enough of nature” as Henry David Thoreau once described. The Ingenuous Choice features mountain runner […]

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Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Photo Gallery http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/22/janus-rock-n-roll-denver-marathon-photo-gallery/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/22/janus-rock-n-roll-denver-marathon-photo-gallery/#comments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:26:06 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29915 Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Photo Gallery

Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Photo Gallery


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Zombie Apocalypse Fun Run Takes Over EagleVail Saturday, Oct. 25th http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/21/zombie-apocalypse-fun-run-takes-eaglevail-saturday-oct-25th/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/21/zombie-apocalypse-fun-run-takes-eaglevail-saturday-oct-25th/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:09:44 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29911 Zombie Apocalypse Fun Run Takes Over EagleVail Saturday, Oct. 25th

Zombie Apocalypse Fun Run Takes Over EagleVail Saturday, Oct. 25th



The Vail Recreation District invites runners to “run for their lives” Saturday (10-25) during the EagleVail Zombie Apocalypse 2 Mile-Fun-Run-For-Your-Life. Participants in this two-mile obstacle course can choose to be either a Survivor or a brain-hungry Zombie and will be forced to outwit, outrun and outlive each other in a race like no other. The event will […]

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Spillman, Sullivan win Beware the Bear Trail Race 15K; Lonac, Crosby take 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/21/spillman-sullivan-win-beware-bear-trail-race-15k-lonac-crosby-take-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/21/spillman-sullivan-win-beware-bear-trail-race-15k-lonac-crosby-take-5k/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:50:57 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29900 Spillman, Sullivan win Beware the Bear Trail Race 15K; Lonac, Crosby take 5K

Spillman, Sullivan win Beware the Bear Trail Race 15K; Lonac, Crosby take 5K



A chilly and windy morning greeted the runners for the newly renamed Beware the Bear Trail Races. Revised courses, and renamed, from the 10-Spot, after last year’s floods, the runners this year ran the courses counter-clockwise. In the 5km, Horsecow (Mark) Lonac, cruised to a 2min win in 19:44, wearing his cow print speedos, ahead […]

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Independent Trail Running Documentary “Journey” to be Released Tuesday, November 4th http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/independent-trail-running-documentary-journey-released-tuesday-november-4th/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/independent-trail-running-documentary-journey-released-tuesday-november-4th/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:50:45 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29893 Independent Trail Running Documentary “Journey” to be Released Tuesday, November 4th

Independent Trail Running Documentary “Journey”  to be Released Tuesday, November 4th



During summer 2014, the project Running Road Trip covered 500 miles in 47 days in 26 national parks for 20 amazing minutes on trail-running. “Journey” is a total immersion in trail-running from the double crossing of the Grand Canyon to the volcanic areas of Yellowstone stepping by the lunar landscapes of Arches. Between the bears […]

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Girls on the Run to use The Great Candy Run as culminating 5K event http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/girls-run-use-great-candy-run-culminating-5k-event/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/girls-run-use-great-candy-run-culminating-5k-event/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:35:20 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29890 Girls on the Run to use The Great Candy Run as culminating 5K event

Girls on the Run to use The Great Candy Run as culminating 5K event



On November 9th, as many as 2,000 Girls on the Run participants and coaches from around the Denver area will flood The Great Candy Run with young girls working toward completing their end of season 5K. “We are so thrilled to be a part of The Great Candy Run,” says Lisa Johnson, executive director of […]

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Regional Race Results: 10/19/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/regional-race-results-10192014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/regional-race-results-10192014/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:40:56 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29883 Regional Race Results: 10/19/2014

Regional Race Results: 10/19/2014



A handful of events took place this past weekend, but the headliner was certainly the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, which attracted over 15,000 participants among the marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K race distances.  It was a beautiful weekend for racing, as both Saturday and Sunday boasted chilly morning temperatures, which warmed up as the sun […]

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Petersen, Folts Win Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon; Wacker, Arendt Win USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/petersen-folts-win-denver-rock-n-roll-marathon-wacker-arendt-win-usatf-colorado-state-half-marathon-championships/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/20/petersen-folts-win-denver-rock-n-roll-marathon-wacker-arendt-win-usatf-colorado-state-half-marathon-championships/#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:30:59 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29873 Petersen, Folts Win Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon; Wacker, Arendt Win USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships

Petersen, Folts Win Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon; Wacker, Arendt Win USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships



Petersen, Folts win Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon,  5th edition race welcomes 15,000 runners, debuts new course and 10K As far as he knew, twenty-six-year-old Andy Wacker was fully prepared for this morning’s Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon. He was sure the race started at 8a.m. and arrived an hour […]

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Regional Race Preview: Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/17/regional-race-preview-denver-rock-n-roll-marathon-3/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/17/regional-race-preview-denver-rock-n-roll-marathon-3/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:10:48 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29869 Regional Race Preview: Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Regional Race Preview: Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon



Typical cool temperatures await the participants of the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon taking place this Sunday across the city.  The sun will eventually shine, though, for those taking part in the marathon, half marathon,  2-Person Relay, 10K, & 5K events.  While the marathon consistently attracts some of the state – and country’s – top […]

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