Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:57:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens March 10th http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/26/2015-bank-of-america-chicago-marathon-lottery-opens-march-10th/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/26/2015-bank-of-america-chicago-marathon-lottery-opens-march-10th/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:54:52 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31150 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens March 10th

2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Lottery Opens March 10th

Runners Can Also Sign Up With a Guaranteed Entry for the Sunday, October 11 World-class Marathon Event Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that runners can enter the lottery for the 2015 event on March 10. Runners who qualify for a guaranteed entry will also be able to register at this time. The lottery […]

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Registration for the Pikes Peak Ascent & Marathon Opens March 18th http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/25/registration-for-the-pikes-peak-ascent-marathon-opens-march-18th/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/25/registration-for-the-pikes-peak-ascent-marathon-opens-march-18th/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:53:41 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31122 Registration for the Pikes Peak Ascent & Marathon Opens March 18th

Registration for the Pikes Peak Ascent & Marathon Opens March 18th

The entire qualification / registration process underwent an complete overhaul this year for both the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. See http://www.pikespeakmarathon.org/Qualifying.shtml for full details. Here are the highlights: 1) The wave 1 vs 2 distinction is gone. Runners will be assigned a starting wave based on their qualifying time. 2) Peak Veterans can use a […]

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“The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month: Laura Thweatt http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/25/the-runner-box-colorado-runner-of-the-month-laura-thweatt/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/25/the-runner-box-colorado-runner-of-the-month-laura-thweatt/#comments Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:03:40 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31130 “The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month: Laura Thweatt

“The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month: Laura Thweatt

The Runner Box and Colorado Runner Mag have partnered to celebrate Colorado’s outstanding runners. Each month The Runner Box will award one of its jam-packed boxes of runner goodies to a runner that we select. Our first winner was Laura Thweatt, who won the U.S. cross country championships in February, and will lead the American […]

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Revolution Running Seeking Coaches for Denver Group http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/24/revolution-running-seeking-coaches-for-denver-group/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/24/revolution-running-seeking-coaches-for-denver-group/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:15:26 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31119 Revolution Running Seeking Coaches for Denver Group

Revolution Running Seeking Coaches for Denver Group

Revolution Running, Colorado’s largest running training club is searching for more coaches to help lead its Denver based group. Potential coaches should have at least 5 years running experience, preferably including the high school or college level but not essential. Coaches should have very good knowledge of endurance running training theory and practice. Previous coaching/leadership […]

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Bor, Benson Win Snowman Stampede 10M; Jimenez, Peterson Win 5M http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/bor-benson-win-snowman-stampede-10m-jimenez-peterson-win-5m/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/bor-benson-win-snowman-stampede-10m-jimenez-peterson-win-5m/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:29:14 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31093 Bor, Benson Win Snowman Stampede 10M; Jimenez, Peterson Win 5M

Bor, Benson Win Snowman Stampede 10M; Jimenez, Peterson Win 5M

Mother Nature held off long enough Saturday morning for the Snowman Stampede 5 mile and 10 mile at Hudson Gardens in Littleton.  The looming snowstorm did scare off hundreds of participants, but still saw almost 600 brave souls across both race distances.  The skies were gray and the temperatures slowly dropped throughout the morning hours, […]

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USA Triathlon Announces 2015 Junior Elite Series http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/usa-triathlon-announces-2015-junior-elite-series/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/usa-triathlon-announces-2015-junior-elite-series/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:04:02 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31099 USA Triathlon Announces 2015 Junior Elite Series

USA Triathlon Announces 2015 Junior Elite Series

USA Triathlon has selected the events that will comprise the 2015 USA Triathlon Junior Elite Series, providing athletes the opportunity to qualify for the 2015 USA Triathlon Youth Elite and Junior Elite National Championships. The USA Triathlon Junior Elite Series serves as a talent identification and development pathway for the organization’s High Performance program. Athletes […]

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Team USA Wins Gold at APA Pan American Cross Country Cup http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/team-usa-wins-gold-at-apa-pan-american-cross-country-cup/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/23/team-usa-wins-gold-at-apa-pan-american-cross-country-cup/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:10:06 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31096 Team USA Wins Gold at APA Pan American Cross Country Cup

Team USA Wins Gold at APA Pan American Cross Country Cup

In dominating fashion Team USA’s senior men, led by first-place finisher Maksim Korolev, helped the Americans to team gold at the inaugural APA Pan American Cross Country Cup, Sunday, Feb. 22 Korolev (Harrisonville, Missouri) kicked in a late surge, earning individual gold with a 10 km finish of 28:21. Not far behind were Augustus Maiyo (Colorado […]

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International Cross Country, and Other Colorado Racing Results for February 21 and 22, 2015 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/22/international-cross-country-and-other-colorado-racing-results-for-february-21-and-22-2015/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/22/international-cross-country-and-other-colorado-racing-results-for-february-21-and-22-2015/#comments Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:44:32 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31090 International Cross Country, and Other Colorado Racing Results for February 21 and 22, 2015

International Cross Country, and Other Colorado Racing Results for February 21 and 22, 2015

Tampa Half Marathon.  Tokyo Marathon.  Snowman Stampede.  Pan American Cross Country Cup.  Colorado highlights from these races are included below, along with a string of the week’s local running news briefs. Road Gasparilla Half Marathon – Tampa, Florida CU alum Dathan Ritzenhein continued his Boston build with a first-place 1:03.17. Fernando Cabada (Ex-Boulder), also readying […]

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USATF Masters 8K Road Championships Return to Brea California http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/usatf-masters-8k-road-championships-return-to-brea-california/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/usatf-masters-8k-road-championships-return-to-brea-california/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:49:51 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31083 USATF Masters 8K Road Championships Return to Brea California

USATF Masters 8K Road Championships Return to Brea California

Last year marked the inaugural USATF Masters 8 km Championships held in Brea, California in February. Returning Sunday, February 22, 2015, this is the second stop on the Masters Grand Prix and the first road race of the year. The race also constitutes a stop on the USATF Southern California Grand Prix circuit. Not only […]

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Where Are They Now? Simon Cheprot http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/where-are-they-now-simon-cheprot/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/where-are-they-now-simon-cheprot/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:00:26 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31084 Where Are They Now? Simon Cheprot

Where Are They Now?  Simon Cheprot

In 2009, a then-19-year-old Simon Cheprot won the BolderBoulder citizen’s race in a super-fast 29:17, a race record. It was a minute better than the previous mark, and he was over a minute faster than his closest challenger, Kennett Kiptoo. He dominated every prize money road race in the Denver area that summer. He won […]

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Regional Race Preview: Snowman Stampede 5M/10M http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/regional-race-preview-snowman-stampede-5m10m-2/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/20/regional-race-preview-snowman-stampede-5m10m-2/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:49:32 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31078 Regional Race Preview: Snowman Stampede 5M/10M

Regional Race Preview: Snowman Stampede 5M/10M

The final race in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series kicks off Saturday morning in what is sure to be true Colorado winter weather.  With rain in the forecast for Friday evening and snow beginning to fall on Saturday morning, the conditions for the event are unpredictable, at best.  Regardless of the weather, the show must […]

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Coming Soon: “The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/19/coming-soon-the-runner-box-colorado-runner-of-the-month/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/19/coming-soon-the-runner-box-colorado-runner-of-the-month/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:51:04 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31073 Coming Soon: “The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month

Coming Soon:  “The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month

“Leave the research to us, and we’ll leave the training to you,” says Runner Box. The Runner Box is a subscription-based service that delivers a “box” of runner-friendly goodies to you every other month, items like gels, bars, and other accessories hand-picked to add to your running. Many items are new to the market, and […]

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BMW Announced as the Official and Exclusive Vehicle of the BolderBOULDER http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/bmw-announced-as-the-official-and-exclusive-vehicle-of-the-bolderboulder/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/bmw-announced-as-the-official-and-exclusive-vehicle-of-the-bolderboulder/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:25:06 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31070 BMW Announced as the Official and Exclusive Vehicle of the BolderBOULDER

BMW Announced as the Official and Exclusive Vehicle of the BolderBOULDER

Luxury Automaker will be pace-car and official vehicle of 2015 and 2016 races. BolderBOULDER, voted America’s All-Time Best 10K by Runner’s World, today announced that vehicles from The Colorado BMW Centers will be pacing some of the world’s fastest runners through the streets of Boulder for the annual Memorial Day 10K Classic. The 37th running of the BolderBOULDER, […]

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Lee Troop and the Boulder Track Club – Running Towards Excellence http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/lee-troop-boulder-track-club-running-towards-excellence/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/lee-troop-boulder-track-club-running-towards-excellence/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:25:40 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31056 Lee Troop and the Boulder Track Club – Running Towards Excellence

Lee Troop and the Boulder Track Club – Running Towards Excellence

With one lap left, Laura Thweatt made a small surge during the 2015 USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado, pulling away from Sara Hall, Mattie Suver, Jennifer Rhines, and a few of the other elite women, cementing her win of the Women’s Open in a time of 27:42 for the 8K course. The win […]

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Boulder-Based Adrienne Herzog Responds to Recent Doping Ban http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/boulder-based-adrienne-herzog-responds-to-recent-doping-ban/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/boulder-based-adrienne-herzog-responds-to-recent-doping-ban/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:29:41 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31067 Boulder-Based Adrienne Herzog Responds to Recent Doping Ban

Boulder-Based Adrienne Herzog Responds to Recent Doping Ban

The Dutch Athletics Federation has banned runner Adrienne Herzog for two years after she failed an out-of-competition test in America last year. Herzog, a two-time bronze medal winner at European cross-country championships now living and training in Boulder, CO was provisionally banned by Dutch authorities in May last year following a positive test on March […]

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Vail Rec District’s 4th Annual Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle Race Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day on March 14th in Vail http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/vail-rec-districts-4th-annual-krueger-family-shamrock-shuffle-race-celebrates-st-paddys-day-on-march-14th-in-vail/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/18/vail-rec-districts-4th-annual-krueger-family-shamrock-shuffle-race-celebrates-st-paddys-day-on-march-14th-in-vail/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:32:24 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31062 Vail Rec District’s 4th Annual Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle Race Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day on March 14th in Vail

Vail Rec District’s 4th Annual Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle Race Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day on March 14th in Vail

The Vail Recreation District will host its fourth annual Krueger Family Shamrock Shuffle10k, 5k and kids 1k fun run, in celebration of all things green on St. Patrick’s Day weekend at the Vail Nordic Center. The race, which will include a snowshoe and Yaktrax category, will take place at4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 and […]

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USATF Masters Cross Country Championships Crown New Champions http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/17/usatf-masters-cross-country-championships-crown-new-champions/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/17/usatf-masters-cross-country-championships-crown-new-champions/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:40:10 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31055 USATF Masters Cross Country Championships Crown New Champions

USATF Masters Cross Country Championships Crown New Champions

The 2015 USATF Masters Cross Country Championships kicked off the 2015 season, inaugurating the USATF Masters LDR Running circuit, with both Team and Individual Grand Prix points at stake, as well as $3000 in prize money. More than 250 of the fleetest Masters runners in the country entered the contest, with 25 men’s teams and […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview: Joseph Gray http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/16/exclusive-athlete-interview-joseph-gray/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/16/exclusive-athlete-interview-joseph-gray/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:35:38 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31048 Exclusive Athlete Interview: Joseph Gray

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Joseph Gray

When it comes to running, Joe Gray is a Jack of all Trades.  Whether it be a challenging mountain race, competitive cross country meet, or long distance road race, Gray is dominant and successful across each discipline. A Washington transplant now living in Colorado Springs, Gray has a lot to learn about Colorado: “I haven’t […]

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Kip Tingle Joins Vail Rec District as Sports Coordinator, Running Race Director http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/16/kip-tingle-joins-vail-rec-district-sports-coordinator-running-race-director/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/16/kip-tingle-joins-vail-rec-district-sports-coordinator-running-race-director/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:24:30 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31045 Kip Tingle Joins Vail Rec District as Sports Coordinator, Running Race Director

Kip Tingle Joins Vail Rec District as Sports Coordinator, Running Race Director

The Vail Recreation District is pleased to announce the hiring of Kip Tingle to the Sports Department. Tingle moved to Vail in 2004 and has worked for the Vail Daily in many capacities the past 10 years, most recently as Sales Manager. As Sports Coordinator for the Vail Recreation District, Tingle’s responsibilities will include Race […]

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Gombeski, Byerley Win Le Cours de L’ Amour 10K; Minter, Lee Win 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/15/gombeski-byerley-win-le-cours-de-l-amour-10k-minter-lee-win-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2015/02/15/gombeski-byerley-win-le-cours-de-l-amour-10k-minter-lee-win-5k/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:11:59 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=31035 Gombeski, Byerley Win Le Cours de L’ Amour 10K; Minter, Lee Win 5K

Gombeski, Byerley Win Le Cours de L’ Amour 10K; Minter, Lee Win 5K

Mother nature must have known it was Valentine’s Day Saturday morning, as conditions were sunny, warm and pristine for Le Cours de L’ Amour 10K and 5K at City Park.  Both events kicked off at the pavilion and wrapped their way through the park on a flat and fast course.  With several hundred participants and […]

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