Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:47:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/iPhone-Icon2-54ad626fv1_site_icon-150x150.png Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com 32 32 Newton Running® Will Give IRONMAN® Boulder Athletes and Supporters a Memorable Event Experience in its Hometown http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/newton-running-will-give-ironman-boulder-athletes-and-supporters-a-memorable-event-experience-in-its-hometown/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/newton-running-will-give-ironman-boulder-athletes-and-supporters-a-memorable-event-experience-in-its-hometown/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:47:59 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33329 Newton Running® Will Give IRONMAN® Boulder Athletes and Supporters a Memorable Event Experience in its Hometown

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Newton Running to Offer Local Boulder Deals and Limited Edition Colorado Running Shoe Newton Running®, the Boulder, Colorado-based leader in performance running shoes, is excited to welcome athletes and supporters to its hometown for the second annual IRONMAN® Boulder triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.  As a company that exists to make every stride better, Newton is […]

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The IRONMAN Foundation Gives Back To the Boulder Community http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/the-ironman-foundation-gives-back-to-the-boulder-community/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/the-ironman-foundation-gives-back-to-the-boulder-community/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:42:56 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33326 The IRONMAN Foundation Gives Back To the Boulder Community

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Since inception, The IRONMAN Foundation® has provided over $32 million in charitable givebacks globally to support non-profit initiatives The IRONMAN Foundation® Community Fund will distribute $50,000 in grant funding to non-profit initiatives and groups in the greater Boulder, Colorado community in conjunction with the 2015 Blueprint for Athletes IRONMAN®Boulder triathlon taking place on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The IRONMAN Foundation Community […]

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La Sportiva Berry Picker Trail Running Race this Sunday, August 2nd http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/la-sportiva-berry-picker-trail-running-race-this-sunday-august-2nd/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/la-sportiva-berry-picker-trail-running-race-this-sunday-august-2nd/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:19:05 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33323 La Sportiva Berry Picker Trail Running Race this Sunday, August 2nd

La Sportiva Berry Picker Trail Race

The Skinny on the Berry Picker The Vail Recreation District’s 2015 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series continues Sunday with the Berry Picker 5k. This is the fifth race in the seven race series, which is presented by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield and Tiga Advertising. Course Description | Course Map The race begins at 8 […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Ashley Erba http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/exclusive-athlete-interview-ashley-erba/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/29/exclusive-athlete-interview-ashley-erba/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:12:23 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33314 Exclusive Athlete Interview: Ashley Erba

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There’s a new face in the ultrarunning scene, and she certainly is a force to be reckoned with. Many are wondering who the slim speedster is flying by, with her blonde pigtails bouncing underneath a backwards trucker hat.  Ashley Erba has become a memorable name of late, but not just in Colorado. At the ripe […]

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Athletes Deliver at USATF Mountain Running Championships http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/athletes-deliver-at-usatf-mountain-running-championships/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/athletes-deliver-at-usatf-mountain-running-championships/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:54:30 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33309 Athletes Deliver at USATF Mountain Running Championships

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The field for this year’s USATF Mountain Championships at Mt. Bachelor on Saturday, July 25, was referred to by many athletes as, “crazy deep.” Not only were championship titles and $10,000 in prize money on the line, all of the senior U.S.Mountain Running Team members would be named – six men and four women. And […]

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Glover, Magargee Win Dash for Smiles 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/glover-magargee-win-dash-for-smiles-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/glover-magargee-win-dash-for-smiles-5k/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:50:20 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33306 Glover, Magargee Win Dash for Smiles 5K

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It was a beautiful morning on Sunday for the Dash for Smiles 5K at Stapleton Central Park in Denver.  The event attracted a record 435 participants which benefited the cleft lip and palate programs at the Children’s Hospital and Rose Medical Center. The men’s 5K saw 18-year old Chad Glover smoke the field in 17:40.  16-year […]

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Colorado Racing Results – July 25 and 26, 2015 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/colorado-racing-results-july-25-and-26-2015/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/27/colorado-racing-results-july-25-and-26-2015/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:13:17 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33301 Colorado Racing Results – July 25 and 26, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – July 25 and 26, 2015

Pan-Am Games. U.S. Mountain Running Championships. World Championship Pack-Burro Race. West End 4k. Big time results from Colorado runners highlighted below. Alisha Williams (Manitou Springs) was fifth at the Pan-Am Games 5000m in 16:01. The race was held in Toronto. In the 3000m steeplechase, Shalaya Kipp was second. The U.S. Mountain Running Championships in Bend, […]

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Regional Race Preview: Dash for Smiles 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/25/regional-race-preview-dash-for-smiles-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/25/regional-race-preview-dash-for-smiles-5k/#comments Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:51:41 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33298 Regional Race Preview: Dash for Smiles 5K

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The 5th Annual Dash for Smiles 5K kicks off Sunday morning at Stapleton Central Park in Denver.  The event is a 5K walk/run to benefit the cleft lip and palate programs at the Children’s Hospital and Rose Medical Center.  Last year’s event had 250 finishers and hundreds of supporters and spectators.  The course is flat and fast, circumventing […]

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First Ever Pikes Peak Run Fest Set for August 13th to Celebrate 60 Years of Running in the Pikes Peak Region http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/first-ever-pikes-peak-run-fest-set-for-august-13th-to-celebrate-60-years-of-running-in-the-pikes-peak-region/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/first-ever-pikes-peak-run-fest-set-for-august-13th-to-celebrate-60-years-of-running-in-the-pikes-peak-region/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:06:20 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33295 First Ever Pikes Peak Run Fest Set for August 13th to Celebrate 60 Years of Running in the Pikes Peak Region

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Sixty years ago, body builder Monte Wolford won the inaugural Pikes Peak Marathon. Since then, the people of this great race, Arlene Piper, Matt Carpenter, and many others have written the region’s running history. And the mountain itself, the 14,115-foot matron of Colorado’s Front Range, has provided the story line in a community that has […]

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2015 State of the Sport – U.S. Race Trends http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/2015-state-of-the-sport-u-s-race-trends/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/2015-state-of-the-sport-u-s-race-trends/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:25:58 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33276 2015 State of the Sport – U.S. Race Trends

2015 State of the Sport – U.S. Race Trends

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990 to 2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. While the marathon and half marathon continue to grow, other distances declined. The snapshot below summarizes the key race numbers and statistics from 2014 and past years. 2014 U.S. Running Snapshot: Females account […]

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IRONMAN Names Blueprint for Athletes™ by Quest Diagnostics its New Title Sponsor for the IRONMAN Boulder Triathlon through 2017 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/ironman-names-blueprint-for-athletes-by-quest-diagnostics-its-new-title-sponsor-for-the-ironman-boulder-triathlon-through-2017/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/ironman-names-blueprint-for-athletes-by-quest-diagnostics-its-new-title-sponsor-for-the-ironman-boulder-triathlon-through-2017/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 19:22:04 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33292 IRONMAN Names Blueprint for Athletes™ by Quest Diagnostics its New Title Sponsor for the IRONMAN Boulder Triathlon through 2017

Blueprint for Athletes

Quest Diagnostics to showcase its pilot Blueprint for Athletes™ diagnostic service at the IRONMAN Boulder expo, which kicks off on Thursday, July 30, with race day on Sunday, August 2 IRONMAN today announced that Blueprint for Athletes by Quest Diagnostics is the new title sponsor for the IRONMAN® Boulder triathlon through the 2017 season. Quest […]

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RNK Running and Walking Partners With Labor Day Mini Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/rnk-running-and-walking-partners-with-labor-day-mini-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/rnk-running-and-walking-partners-with-labor-day-mini-marathon/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:28:21 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33282 RNK Running and Walking Partners With Labor Day Mini Marathon

RNK Running and Walking Partners With Labor Day Mini Marathon

RNK Running and Walking Store in Parker is partnering with the Labor Day Mini Marathon. The specialty running store is currently offering in-store registration for the Labor Day Mini Marathon, 10K and 5K on September 7. RNK Running and Walking will also be hosting a pre-race packet pickup for the Labor Day event on Sunday, September […]

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Merrick, Schymik win Paul Mitchell XTERRA Beaver Creek 20km Trail Run http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/merrick-schymik-win-paul-mitchell-xterra-beaver-creek-20km-trail-run/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/22/merrick-schymik-win-paul-mitchell-xterra-beaver-creek-20km-trail-run/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:26:43 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33270 Merrick, Schymik win Paul Mitchell XTERRA Beaver Creek 20km Trail Run

Merrick, Schymik win Paul Mitchell XTERRA Beaver Creek 20km Trail Run

Joshua Merrick and Anissa Schymik captured the Paul Mitchell XTERRA Beaver Creek 20km trail run on a brisk but perfect running day in the mountains at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO with winning times of 1:16:34 and 1:38:13, respectively. Merrick, one day removed from winning the overall amateur title at Saturday’s XTERRA Mountain Championship off-road triathlon made […]

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Ten Questions with Alex Nichols after Winning the Mont Blanc 80K Race http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/21/ten-questions-with-alex-nichols-after-winning-the-mont-blanc-80k-race/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/21/ten-questions-with-alex-nichols-after-winning-the-mont-blanc-80k-race/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:48:29 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33084 Ten Questions with Alex Nichols after Winning the Mont Blanc 80K Race

Alex Nichols Mt Blanc Marathon

Alex Nichols has been running on the Skyrunning World Circuit for a couple years now, and along with consistently placing well, he has been a dominant runner on the local trail racing scene around Colorado. In 2013 Nichols finished third overall in the European Skyrunning Sky Series and represented the U.S. at the World Mountain […]

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Middaugh, Duffy win XTERRA Mountain Championship http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/21/middaugh-duffy-win-xterra-mountain-championship/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/21/middaugh-duffy-win-xterra-mountain-championship/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:29:05 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33265 Middaugh, Duffy win XTERRA Mountain Championship

Middaugh, Duffy win XTERRA Mountain Championship

Josiah Middaugh and Flora Duffy captured the 7th annual XTERRA Mountain Championship off-road triathlon pro race titles on a picture perfect day at Beaver Creek Resort in the Rocky Mountains around Avon, Colorado this morning. It’s Middaugh’s third straight win on his home course and fourth in five years. It’s also his second win in […]

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Boulder’s Tyler McCandless Responds to Pan American Games Marathon Removal http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/boulders-tyler-mccandless-responds-to-pan-american-games-marathon-removal/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/boulders-tyler-mccandless-responds-to-pan-american-games-marathon-removal/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:22:59 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33261 Boulder’s Tyler McCandless Responds to Pan American Games Marathon Removal

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In May 2015, Tyler McCandless was honored to be asked to join the Men’s Marathon team representing the USA at the Pan American Games in Toronto on July 25, 2015. USATF, the national governing body for running, nominated McCandless to the US Olympic Committee (USOC) that oversees the National team and on July 6 McCandless […]

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Team USA Women Gold, Men Silver at NACAC Mountain Running Championships http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/team-usa-women-gold-men-silver-at-nacac-mountain-running-championships/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/team-usa-women-gold-men-silver-at-nacac-mountain-running-championships/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:44:05 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33118 Team USA Women Gold, Men Silver at NACAC Mountain Running Championships

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At the NACAC Mountain Running Championships at Vancouver’s Cypress Mountain, on Saturday, July 18, host country Canada swept the top four places in the men’s race and also placed their top woman in gold-medal position. However, the U.S. women kept their streak alive to win team gold for the eleventh time in the 12-year history […]

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Boulder’s Eggleston Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/boulders-eggleston-wins-rock-n-roll-chicago-half-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/20/boulders-eggleston-wins-rock-n-roll-chicago-half-marathon/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:31:23 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33109 Boulder’s Eggleston Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Boulder’s Eggleston Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Despite hot and humid conditions, Jeffrey Eggleston and Maegan Krifchin earned solid wins here. For Eggleston, it was a nice tune-up before next month’s IAAF World Championships where he’ll run the marathon. After winning in 2013, and training partner Andy Wacker finishing first last year, Eggleston was very focused entering the race. “Andy and I […]

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Colorado Racing Results – July 18 and 19, 2015 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/19/33102/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/19/33102/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:12:43 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33102 Colorado Racing Results – July 18 and 19, 2015

Colorado Racing Results – July 18 and 19, 2015

Monaco, Silverton, British Columbia, Manitou Springs…it was another giant summer weekend of racing, all around the world, and we’ve got all the Colorado-relevant highlights listed below. Jenny Simpson took part in the super-fast Monaco Diamond League meet, finishing fourth in 3:57 in the world-class 1500m. Sage Canaday and Stevie Kremer won Silverton’s Kendall Mountain Run, […]

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REVEL Rockies Half Marathon Cancelled After Buses Don’t Show http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/19/revel-rockies-half-marathon-cancelled-after-buses-dont-show/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/07/19/revel-rockies-half-marathon-cancelled-after-buses-dont-show/#comments Mon, 20 Jul 2015 01:36:51 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=33098 REVEL Rockies Half Marathon Cancelled After Buses Don’t Show

REVEL Rockies Half Marathon Cancelled After Buses Don’t Show

Runners are upset and disappointed today after a race fiasco left them in the lurch. The Revel Rockies Marathon and Half Marathon was supposed to take place this morning, but organizers canceled the half marathon due to transportation issues. To notify participants, they issued the following statement on its Facebook page: “The Half Marathon has […]

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