Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:24:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Regional Race Preview: Santa Stampede 5K/10K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/19/regional-race-preview-santa-stampede-5k10k-2/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/19/regional-race-preview-santa-stampede-5k10k-2/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:24:50 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30362 Regional Race Preview: Santa Stampede 5K/10K

Regional Race Preview: Santa Stampede 5K/10K

The 10th Annual Santa Stampede 5K and 10K will kick off this Saturday at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO under partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the low 30’s.  The race is the first event in the Winter Distance Series, hosted by yours truly, Colorado Runner.  We are beyond excited to welcome a field of […]

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014 by Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/18/10-best-mile-moments-2014-ryan-lamppa-bring-back-mile/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/18/10-best-mile-moments-2014-ryan-lamppa-bring-back-mile/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:47:48 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30359 The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014 by Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014 by Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new events, more prize money, major national media coverage and more. In 2014, the inaugural Bring […]

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Interview with 2:13 marathoner Pat Rizzo http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/17/interview-213-marathoner-pat-rizzo/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/17/interview-213-marathoner-pat-rizzo/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:28:18 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30327 Interview with 2:13 marathoner Pat Rizzo

Interview with 2:13 marathoner Pat Rizzo

Pat Rizzo is one of our favorite Colorado pros.  He’s run as fast as 2:13 for the marathon, moved from Boulder to Colorado Springs this year, and is outspoken about doping and his own frequent drug tests.  We chatted with Pat about all of this. Pat, you’re in Colorado Springs now.  How does it compare […]

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Santa Stampede 5K & 10K This Saturday http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/16/santa-stampede-5k-10k-saturday-2/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/16/santa-stampede-5k-10k-saturday-2/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:01:30 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30212 Santa Stampede 5K & 10K This Saturday

Santa Stampede 5K & 10K This Saturday

The 10th annual Santa Stampede 5K & 10K is this Saturday, December 20 at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. With Santa hats, free professional photo downloads, finisher’s medals, and more, this is a great value and a family friendly fun run. A free kid’s race will kick off the festivities at 8:45 am, followed by the […]

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Robinson, Jamrogiewicz Win Thornton Winterfest 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/15/robinson-jamrogiewicz-win-thornton-winterfest-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/15/robinson-jamrogiewicz-win-thornton-winterfest-5k/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:45:56 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30345 Robinson, Jamrogiewicz Win Thornton Winterfest 5K

Robinson, Jamrogiewicz Win Thornton Winterfest 5K

The inaugural Winterfest 5K, part of Thornton’s annual Winterfest celebration, kicked off Saturday morning under cloudy skies and chilly temperatures.  Runners and walkers were treated to a course that circumvented the Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center twice, and featured a couple of decent hills and a gravel/trail section in the last mile.  After the race, participants took […]

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Regional Race Results: 12/14/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/14/regional-race-results-12142014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/14/regional-race-results-12142014/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:01:28 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30348 Regional Race Results: 12/14/2014

Regional Race Results: 12/14/2014

Typical Colorado weather set the scene for races across the region this past weekend, with partly cloudy skies and above-average temperatures on Saturday, and cold and blowing snow on Sunday.  Nevertheless, holiday-themes races reigned, with events like Thornton’s inaugural Winterfest 5K on Saturday and the Superior Stocking Run 5K on Sunday.  A more than noteworthy […]

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Boulder’s Laura Thweatt Claims Win at USATF Club Nationals http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/14/boulders-laura-thweatt-claims-win-usatf-club-nationals/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/14/boulders-laura-thweatt-claims-win-usatf-club-nationals/#comments Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:09:41 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30342 Boulder’s Laura Thweatt Claims Win at USATF Club Nationals

Boulder’s Laura Thweatt Claims Win at USATF Club Nationals

More than 1,700 runners produced on Saturday the largest field ever in the 17-year history of the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships. The runners and crowd received a fitting conclusion, with the men’s open field coming down to a final sprint on the Lehigh University course in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After a large group stayed […]

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Nolan’s 14 – A New Movie From Pheonix and Ash Productions http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/13/nolans-14-new-movie-pheonix-ash-productions/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/13/nolans-14-new-movie-pheonix-ash-productions/#comments Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:50:23 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30337 Nolan’s 14 – A New Movie From Pheonix and Ash Productions

Nolan’s 14 – A New Movie From Pheonix and Ash Productions

A 100 mile line through the heart of the Colorado Rockies-14 14,000′ peaks-came to be at the intersection of mountaineering and ultra distance trail running; “the biggest mountain line in North America and maybe the world”. It is called Nolan’s 14. Interviews with international running superstar Anton Krupicka, Ultra running legend Blake Wood and some […]

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Regional Race Preview: Thornton WinterFest 5K Run/Walk http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/12/regional-race-preview-thornton-winterfest-5k-runwalk/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/12/regional-race-preview-thornton-winterfest-5k-runwalk/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:55:10 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30320 Regional Race Preview: Thornton WinterFest 5K Run/Walk

Regional Race Preview: Thornton WinterFest 5K Run/Walk

The inaugural WinterFest 5K Run/Walk will kick off this Saturday at the Carpenter Park and Recreation Center in Thornton.  The 5K is part of the magic of WinterFest, a three day festival of music, crafts, skating, food, ice carving and the arrival of the big guy himself to Santa’s Village!  Open to runners and walkers of […]

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Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/12/top-20-colorado-running-performances-2014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/12/top-20-colorado-running-performances-2014/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:56:37 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30307 Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

What happened in 2014? Colorado runners were among the country’s best in a variety of disciplines and distances.  Ranking these performances is a fool’s errand, but here’s our list of the top 20 performances for the year. 1.  CU men repeat as NCAA cross country champions. The Buffs were ranked #1 nationally throughout the entire […]

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International Trail Running Association 2014 Updates http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/11/international-trail-running-association-2014-updates/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/11/international-trail-running-association-2014-updates/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:19:55 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30293 International Trail Running Association 2014 Updates

International Trail Running Association 2014 Updates

At a time when a lot of work is in progress, the International Trail-Running Association (ITRA) already offers reference services and tools for the trail-running community : a race calendar, the trail-runners performance index, a health and anti-doping section with an on-line IT tool called SHOL (Sport and Health OnLine). This platform allows runners get varying […]

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The Athlete’s Kitchen: Super Sports Foods: Do They Really Need to be Exotic? http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/11/athletes-kitchen-super-sports-foods-really-need-exotic/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/11/athletes-kitchen-super-sports-foods-really-need-exotic/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:30:54 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30290 The Athlete’s Kitchen: Super Sports Foods: Do They Really Need to be Exotic?

The Athlete’s Kitchen: Super Sports Foods: Do They Really Need to be Exotic?

Do you ever get tired of reading yet-another headline about The 10 Best Super Sports Foods, only be instructed to buy exotic fruits, ancient grains, and other unusual items? Do runners really need chia, spelt, and quinoa? Is anything wrong with old-fashioned peanut butter, broccoli and brown rice? Doubtful! Powerful nutrients are found in standard […]

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Give the Gift of Fitness This Christmas! http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/give-gift-fitness-christmas/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/give-gift-fitness-christmas/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 19:09:27 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30215 Give the Gift of Fitness This Christmas!

Give the Gift of Fitness This Christmas!

What do you want most this holiday season? How about the gift of fitness! Buy yourself registrations into your favorite races and keep motivated all winter long. The Winter Distance Series offers three events in Littleton, with prices starting at just $90! The first race is the Santa Stampede 5K/10K in December. Work out that […]

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Ribbon Cutting at the Incline http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/ribbon-cutting-incline/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/ribbon-cutting-incline/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:32:42 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30287 Ribbon Cutting at the Incline

Ribbon Cutting at the Incline

The famous Incline in Manitou Springs re-opened to the public on Friday after being closed for three months while construction crews fixed erosion problems on the old railway bed. Several hundred eager climbers began lining up shortly after sunrise for the 10 a.m. ribbon cutting, then made the migration to the top.

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Ideal temperatures mark 32nd annual Winter Sun 10K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/ideal-temperatures-mark-32nd-annual-winter-sun-10k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/ideal-temperatures-mark-32nd-annual-winter-sun-10k/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:05:43 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30268 Ideal temperatures mark 32nd annual Winter Sun 10K

Ideal temperatures mark 32nd annual Winter Sun 10K

Nearly 400 runners enjoyed ideal racing conditions Saturday, Dec. 6, at the 32nd annual Winter Sun 10K. Temperatures were in the upper 40s, there was no wind, and skies were slightly overcast. “We were due for great weather,” said Race Director Ranna Bieschke. “Last year, we experienced 5 inches of snow on the ground and […]

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Smyth, Mattox Win XTERRA Trail Run Worlds; Colorado’s Allie McLaughlin Finishes Second http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/smyth-mattox-win-xterra-trail-run-worlds-colorados-allie-mclaughlin-finishes-second/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/10/smyth-mattox-win-xterra-trail-run-worlds-colorados-allie-mclaughlin-finishes-second/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:45:33 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30284 Smyth, Mattox Win XTERRA Trail Run Worlds; Colorado’s Allie McLaughlin Finishes Second

Smyth, Mattox Win XTERRA Trail Run Worlds; Colorado’s Allie McLaughlin Finishes Second

More than 1,500 runners from 20 countries and 40 states participated in the event on an “Aloha from Hawaii” postcard-type of day at Kualoa Ranch Star power prevailed at Kualoa Ranch as Patrick Smyth defended his title and Kimber Mattox won her first at the Paul Mitchell XTERRA Trail Running World Championship Sunday. Smyth, who resides […]

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For Its Second Year, Lifeblood 5K Will Take Place During Stage 7 of the USA Pro Challenge http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/second-year-lifeblood-5k-will-take-place-stage-7-usa-pro-challenge/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/second-year-lifeblood-5k-will-take-place-stage-7-usa-pro-challenge/#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 02:21:18 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30281 For Its Second Year, Lifeblood 5K Will Take Place During Stage 7 of the USA Pro Challenge

For Its Second Year, Lifeblood 5K Will Take Place During Stage 7 of the USA Pro Challenge

Registration is now open for the 2nd annual Lifeblood 5K benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The 5K run/walk will be held on August 23, 2015at Seal Pond, Civic Center Park in Denver, Colo. In partnership with the USA Pro Challenge, runners and walkers will get to experience a portion of the same downtown Denver […]

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Adams State Captures Third Consecutive National Title http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/adams-state-captures-third-consecutive-national-title/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/adams-state-captures-third-consecutive-national-title/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:37:07 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30262 Adams State Captures Third Consecutive National Title

Adams State Captures Third Consecutive National Title

The stout history and tradition of the Adams State University men’s cross country team was reinforced Saturday morning with the program’s 11th NCAA Division II National Championship and 23rd overall national title. The Grizzlies paced the field with 69 points for their third consecutive national title; adding to their run of six titles over the […]

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Briargate YMCA Turkey Trot Photo Gallery http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/briargate-ymca-turkey-trot-photo-gallery/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/briargate-ymca-turkey-trot-photo-gallery/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:35:07 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30277 Briargate YMCA Turkey Trot Photo Gallery

Briargate YMCA Turkey Trot Photo Gallery

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Colorado Springs’ Maiyo Wins RNR San Antonio Half, Boulder’s Eggleston Takes Grand Prix Title http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/colorado-springs-maiyo-wins-rnr-san-antonio-half-boulders-eggleston-takes-grand-prix-title/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/12/09/colorado-springs-maiyo-wins-rnr-san-antonio-half-boulders-eggleston-takes-grand-prix-title/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:02:26 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=30259 Colorado Springs’ Maiyo Wins RNR San Antonio Half, Boulder’s Eggleston Takes Grand Prix Title

Colorado Springs’ Maiyo Wins RNR San Antonio Half, Boulder’s Eggleston Takes Grand Prix Title

A pair of former Kenyan citizens now representing America –Olympian Janet Bawcom and U.S. Army’s Augustus Maiyo– earned comfortable wins with 1:23 and 3:33 their margins of victory at the Rock and Roll San Antonio Half Marathon. “I ran this race in 2011 and wanted to come back,” Maiyo told race organizers. “I liked the […]

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