Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:48:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Regional Race Results: 9/14/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/regional-race-results-9142014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/regional-race-results-9142014/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:45:01 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29620 Regional Race Results: 9/14/2014

Regional Race Results: 9/14/2014



Crisp, fall-like weather greeted runners of a multitude of events taking place this past weekend across the state, including several that kicked off on Friday.  The Flaming Foliage Relay began Friday morning in Idaho Springs, as did the Run Rabbit Run 100 in Steamboat Springs.  Saturday saw the Blue Shoe Run for prostate cancer, and […]

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Simpson Delivers, McNamara Surprises on Fifth Avenue http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/simpson-delivers-mcnamara-surprises-fifth-avenue/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/simpson-delivers-mcnamara-surprises-fifth-avenue/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:59:02 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29616 Simpson Delivers, McNamara Surprises on Fifth Avenue

Simpson Delivers, McNamara Surprises on Fifth Avenue



Jordan McNamara outsprints Garrett Heath to win men’s race in 3:51.0. Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile. She’s the reigning Diamond League 1500-meter champion and the second-fastest American ever at that distance, and she’d be defending her 2013 Fifth Avenue title. But with […]

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Boston Marathon Registration Opens To All Qualifiers On Monday http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/boston-marathon-registration-opens-qualifiers-monday/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/boston-marathon-registration-opens-qualifiers-monday/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:50:47 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29601 Boston Marathon Registration Opens To All Qualifiers On Monday

Boston Marathon Registration Opens To All Qualifiers On Monday



Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will reopen on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET and will continue through Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. ET. During this period, any eligible qualifier may submit an application for entry. Please note that entry is not first-come, first-served during this period. At the conclusion […]

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Simpson, McNamara Win NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile in Grand Style http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/simpson-mcnamara-win-nyrr-fifth-avenue-mile-grand-style/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/14/simpson-mcnamara-win-nyrr-fifth-avenue-mile-grand-style/#comments Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:46:30 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29597 Simpson, McNamara Win NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile in Grand Style

Simpson, McNamara Win NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile in Grand Style



Americans swept the top spots here at the 34th annual NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile, as Jenny Simpson claimed her third title in four years and Jordan McNamara won his first crown here on the streets of Manhattan. It was the eighth time in event history that a pair of Americans broke the tape first. SIMPSON […]

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Reigning Champion Simpson Eager to Cap Season With Fifth Avenue Win http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/12/reigning-champion-simpson-eager-cap-season-fifth-avenue-win/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/12/reigning-champion-simpson-eager-cap-season-fifth-avenue-win/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:34:52 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29593 Reigning Champion Simpson Eager to Cap Season With Fifth Avenue Win

Reigning Champion Simpson Eager to Cap Season With Fifth Avenue Win



Two-time NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile champion Jenny Simpson describes the 20-block race as an optical illusion, a rewarding race down one of New York’s most famed streets. Having claimed the top spot in both 2011 and 2013, Simpson, 28, enters tomorrow’s contest with excitement and anticipation, hoping to become the first three-time women’s winner in […]

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Regional Race Preview: El Grito 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/12/regional-race-preview-el-grito-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/12/regional-race-preview-el-grito-5k/#comments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:14:14 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29590 Regional Race Preview: El Grito 5K

Regional Race Preview: El Grito 5K



This Sunday marks the 21st Annual El Grito 5K starting at Denver’s Historic Buckhorn Exchange and winding through the beautiful urban Lincoln Park neighborhood.  Founded in 1994 by a group of local runners, El Grito 5K is a community focused family event celebrating culture and fun through running.  What exactly does “El Grito” mean?  On September 16th, 1810 […]

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La Sportiva EverGold 5K & 11K Trail Running Races this Sunday in Vail http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/11/la-sportiva-evergold-5k-11k-trail-running-races-sunday-vail/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/11/la-sportiva-evergold-5k-11k-trail-running-races-sunday-vail/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:40:59 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29586 La Sportiva EverGold 5K & 11K Trail Running Races this Sunday in Vail

La Sportiva EverGold 5K & 11K Trail Running Races this Sunday in Vail



The Skinny on the EverGold The seventh and final race in the Vail Recreation District’s La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series, the EverGold 11k and 5k, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 14 and will feature spectacular running amidst Vail’s fall foliage. The 11k race, which is presented by Haute Route Gear & Apparel, will […]

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The bRUNch 5K Festival http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/10/brunch-5k-festival/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/10/brunch-5k-festival/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:51 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29582 The bRUNch 5K Festival

The bRUNch 5K Festival



The bRUNch 5K Festival Combines Race, Food and Drink First annual event highlights local food and fitness community DENVER – Sept. 4, 2014 – Runners love to eat. After a good hard run, runners want to reward themselves with tasty bites and refreshments like Eggs Benedict and mimosas. This year, to celebrate the end of […]

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Teams Forming for Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K on November 15 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/teams-forming-denvers-pumpkin-pie-5k-10k-november-15/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/teams-forming-denvers-pumpkin-pie-5k-10k-november-15/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:07:02 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29580 Teams Forming for Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K on November 15

Teams Forming for Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K on November 15



More than 50 teams have already registered to compete in Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K. The race will be held at City Park in Denver on Saturday, November 15.  Runners and walkers can take advantage of a flat and fast course, and then enjoy a slice of sweet and tasty pumpkin pie at the […]

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Professional Runner and Olympian Kara Goucher Joins Strava http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/professional-runner-olympian-kara-goucher-joins-strava/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/professional-runner-olympian-kara-goucher-joins-strava/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:46:51 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29577 Professional Runner and Olympian Kara Goucher Joins Strava

Professional Runner and Olympian Kara Goucher Joins Strava



Follow Kara’s Training for the 2014 New York City Marathon Strava, the online network connecting the global community of athletes, welcomes elite athlete Kara Goucher. Today’s announcement follows her 2014 New York City Marathon race confirmation. Strava members and fellow NYC marathon runners can follow Kara’s training activities for race day on Strava at strava.com/pros/karagoucher. “I am […]

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Top Triathletes Hit Las Vegas for USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series on Thursday http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/top-triathletes-hit-las-vegas-usa-triathlon-super-sprint-series-thursday/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/09/top-triathletes-hit-las-vegas-usa-triathlon-super-sprint-series-thursday/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:01:13 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29574 Top Triathletes Hit Las Vegas for USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series on Thursday

Top Triathletes Hit Las Vegas for USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series on Thursday



The USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series returns to Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 11, with a number of the world’s best triathletes set to compete under the lights and on national television for a share of the $70,000 prize purse at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The USA Triathlon Super Sprint Series was launched in […]

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Goucher, Linden, Vail Join Keflezighi at TCS NYC Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/08/goucher-linden-vail-join-keflezighi-tcs-nyc-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/08/goucher-linden-vail-join-keflezighi-tcs-nyc-marathon/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:55:16 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29567 Goucher, Linden, Vail Join Keflezighi at TCS NYC Marathon

Goucher, Linden, Vail Join Keflezighi at TCS NYC Marathon



  Goucher returns to New York for first time since a historic third-place finish in 2008, and Linden will make her New York City Marathon debut among deepest squad of American women in the event’s history Acclaimed American talent, led by 2012 Olympians Kara Goucher and Desiree Linden, will join previously announced Meb Keflezighi on […]

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Nally, Coenen Win Imogene Pass Run http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/08/nally-coenen-win-imogene-pass-run/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/08/nally-coenen-win-imogene-pass-run/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:06:44 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29564 Nally, Coenen Win Imogene Pass Run

Nally, Coenen Win Imogene Pass Run



Over 1,200 runners took part in the 41st Imogene Pass Run on Saturday morning, beginning in beautiful Ouray, CO and ending in the majestic town of Telluride, CO.  The course is unforgiving: a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray […]

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Regional Race Results: 9/7/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/07/regional-race-results-972014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/07/regional-race-results-972014/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:05:38 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29560 Regional Race Results: 9/7/2014

Regional Race Results: 9/7/2014



Colorado was hopping this past weekend with races across the state.  From the Imogene Pass Run in Ouray, CO on Saturday to the 4 Mile Firefighter Challenge in Boulder on Sunday, thousands of runners and walkers participated in events under sunny skies and seasonal temperatures. Saturday, September 6,2014 Full Moon 5K – Longmont, CO Mud […]

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Regional Race Preview: Imogene Pass Run http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/regional-race-preview-imogene-pass-run/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/regional-race-preview-imogene-pass-run/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:47:49 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29557 Regional Race Preview: Imogene Pass Run

Regional Race Preview: Imogene Pass Run



The Imogene Pass Run (IPR) is a 17.1 mile point-to-point mountain race within the western San Juan mountains of Colorado, run along a route which connects the towns of Ouray (7810 ft.) and Telluride (8750 ft.) by way of 13,114 foot Imogene Pass. The IPR will kick off Saturday morning at the seasonal transition from late […]

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VRD Announces Fall Race Opportunities for Runners http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/vrd-announces-fall-race-opportunities-runners/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/vrd-announces-fall-race-opportunities-runners/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:48:40 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29554 VRD Announces Fall Race Opportunities for Runners

VRD Announces Fall Race Opportunities for Runners



The Vail Recreation District will offer four race events for running enthusiasts, three benefiting the local community in September and October. Races include the 4th Annual Eric Spry Memorial Race on Sept. 6 in Beaver Creek, a benefit for the Battle Mountain High School Cross Country Team and Eric Spry Memorial Fund; the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail […]

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Janus Announced as Title Partner of Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/janus-announced-title-partner-rock-n-roll-denver/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/05/janus-announced-title-partner-rock-n-roll-denver/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:24:06 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29550 Janus Announced as Title Partner of Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver

Janus Announced as Title Partner of Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver



Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon weekend to take place on October 17-19, 2014 Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) today announced a partnership with Denver-based Janus Capital Management (Janus) to become the title sponsor of the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon. Celebrating its 5 year anniversary in 2014, the […]

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Seeking Third Title, Simpson Leads Robust Fifth Avenue Mile Field http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/04/seeking-third-title-simpson-leads-robust-fifth-avenue-mile-field/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/04/seeking-third-title-simpson-leads-robust-fifth-avenue-mile-field/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:25:55 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29544 Seeking Third Title, Simpson Leads Robust Fifth Avenue Mile Field

Seeking Third Title, Simpson Leads Robust Fifth Avenue Mile Field



Reigning champion and recent IAAF Diamond League series winner Jenny Simpson will headline the 34th NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile on September 13, organizers announced today. Simpson, 28, will be joined by IAAF World Junior 3000m gold medalist Mary Cain and IAAF World Championships bronze medalist Brenda Martinez among a very strong field of 19 women. […]

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First time charm for Hutton, Macias shatters course record in ADT Marathon http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/03/first-time-charm-hutton-macias-shatters-course-record-adt-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/03/first-time-charm-hutton-macias-shatters-course-record-adt-marathon/#comments Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:55:44 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29541 First time charm for Hutton, Macias shatters course record in ADT Marathon

First time charm for Hutton, Macias shatters course record in ADT Marathon



With a few miles to run in her first marathon,  and with various body parts protesting every stride, Brittni Hutton of Colorado Springs needed some affirmation. And there was nobody to turn to except herself. “I told myself, ‘I can do this, I can do this.’ That was the only thing, I think, that helped me survive,” said […]

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Rinne, Walker Win Broncos Back to Football 7K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/02/rinne-walker-win-broncos-back-football-7k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/09/02/rinne-walker-win-broncos-back-football-7k/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:21:11 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29530 Rinne, Walker Win Broncos Back to Football 7K

Rinne, Walker Win Broncos Back to Football 7K



You know it’s the start of football season when the Broncos Back to Football 7K kicked off Sunday morning under sunny skies and cool temps.  Over 6,300 runners and walkers took part in the event, which featured a finish through the coveted team intro tunnel and onto the 50 yard line, a behind the scenes stadium tour, […]

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