Colorado Runner http://www.coloradorunnermag.com Your source for running news, events and results in Colorado Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:42:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 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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Brian and Monica Folts Win Run the Rocks 5K http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/16/brian-monica-folts-win-run-rocks-5k/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/16/brian-monica-folts-win-run-rocks-5k/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:41:43 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29866 Brian and Monica Folts Win Run the Rocks 5K

Brian and Monica Folts Win Run the Rocks 5K



Almost 3,000 runners, spectators and supporters came out for the 8th Annual Run the Rocks 5K at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison Sunday morning.  The event, benefiting the American Lung Association in Colorado, provides a famous panorama of Red Rocks Park through the rugged terrain and hill/stair climb at the finish.  Each year thousands take part in the […]

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Athletepath Unveils Social Network for Athletes to Enhance Community Connectedness http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/16/athletepath-unveils-social-network-athletes-enhance-community-connectedness/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/16/athletepath-unveils-social-network-athletes-enhance-community-connectedness/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:41:00 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29862 Athletepath Unveils Social Network for Athletes to Enhance Community Connectedness

Athletepath Unveils Social Network for Athletes to Enhance Community Connectedness



Network further improves athletes’ individual experiences by combining Athletepath’s event stories with MapMyFitness connected training data. Athletepath this month is launching the only social network for athletes aimed at connecting individuals through memorable event experiences and training, immediately expanding the meaning and influence of community. The Athletepath team encourages discovery and participation in events by […]

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Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K One Month Away http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/15/pumpkin-pie-5k-10k-one-month-away-2/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/15/pumpkin-pie-5k-10k-one-month-away-2/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:54:26 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29830 Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K One Month Away

Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K One Month Away



The Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K is coming to 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 finish. The festivities will kick off with a free kids run at 8:45 […]

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[Audio] Interview with Steve Jones (Winner of 1984 & 1985 Chicago Marathon) http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/audio-interview-steve-jones-winner-1984-1985-chicago-marathon/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/audio-interview-steve-jones-winner-1984-1985-chicago-marathon/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:34:19 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29857 [Audio] Interview with Steve Jones (Winner of 1984 & 1985 Chicago Marathon)

[Audio] Interview with Steve Jones (Winner of 1984 & 1985 Chicago Marathon)



Steve Jones was the first marathoner to set a World Record at the Chicago Marathon. In October 1984, in his second marathon attempt, Steve Jones, an RAF jet technician, broke the world record of Rob De Castella by thirteen seconds. In 1983, Steve Jones hurt his leg the night before the race, and at sixteen […]

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BolderBOULDER Refreshes Race Themed Mural http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/bolderboulder-refreshes-race-themed-mural/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/bolderboulder-refreshes-race-themed-mural/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:30:52 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29854 BolderBOULDER Refreshes Race Themed Mural

BolderBOULDER Refreshes Race Themed Mural



Original mural artist, Jim Nelson updates painting on the corner of Broadway and Spruce Street BolderBOULDER, voted America’s All-Time Best 10K by Runner’sWorld, announced that it is freshening up the mural depicting the Memorial Day 10K Classic named The Spirit of Frank Shorter. The mural is displayed at the northeast corner of Broadway and Spruce […]

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Results from 2014 IRONMAN World Championship Presented by GoPro http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/results-2014-ironman-world-championship-presented-gopro/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/13/results-2014-ironman-world-championship-presented-gopro/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:27:19 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29851 Results from 2014 IRONMAN World Championship Presented by GoPro

Results from 2014 IRONMAN World Championship Presented by GoPro



Ben Hoffman led the American effort at the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro, finishing second for his best career finish in the championship event. Hoffman (Boulder, Colo.) finished the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, 26.2-mile run course in 8 hours, 19 minutes, 23 seconds for the second-place position. German Sebastian Kienle grabbed the tape […]

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Regional Race Results: 10/12/2014 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/12/regional-race-results-10122014/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/12/regional-race-results-10122014/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:26:57 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29848 Regional Race Results: 10/12/2014

Regional Race Results: 10/12/2014



Another fall weekend in Colorado; another beautiful fall weekend of races across the state.  Not only that, there were several world-renowned races taking place with a number of Colorado athletes participating: the Chicago Marathon saw Windsor’s Wendy Thomas finish 13th out of the females, and in the IRONMAN World Championships, Boulder’s own Ben Hoffman grabbed […]

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Regional Race Preview: Run the Rocks http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/10/regional-race-preview-run-rocks/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/10/regional-race-preview-run-rocks/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:24:29 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29844 Regional Race Preview: Run the Rocks

Regional Race Preview: Run the Rocks



The 8th Annual Run the Rocks 5K kicks off this Sunday at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater.  Benefiting the American Lung Association in Colorado, this 5K is a one-of-a-kind run/walk that will take you through the beautiful park in Morrison, CO, entertain you with live music all along the route and finish off by climbing […]

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Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon Majors http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/10/abbott-celebrates-power-health-achievement-first-ever-title-sponsor-world-marathon-majors/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/10/abbott-celebrates-power-health-achievement-first-ever-title-sponsor-world-marathon-majors/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:37:00 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29840 Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon Majors

Abbott Celebrates the Power of Health and Achievement as First-Ever Title Sponsor of World Marathon Majors



Abbott and the World Marathon Majors announced a new partnership with Abbott becoming the race series’ first-ever title sponsor. The series – comprising six of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world: Tokyo, Boston, Virgin Money London, BMW BERLIN, Bank of America Chicago and TCS New York City Marathon – will be renamed […]

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Fan Voting is Now Open for Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/09/fan-voting-now-open-jesse-owens-jackie-joyner-kersee-athletes-year/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/09/fan-voting-now-open-jesse-owens-jackie-joyner-kersee-athletes-year/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:55:11 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29836 Fan Voting is Now Open for Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year

Fan Voting is Now Open for Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year



Track and field fans have the opportunity to help select USA Track & Field’s 2014 Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee winners through online voting. Honoring the country’s top male and female track and field athletes, the Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee winners are selected by a vote of the media in combination with online fan […]

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U.S. Elite Preview: 2014 IRONMAN World Championship http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/08/u-s-elite-preview-2014-ironman-world-championship/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/08/u-s-elite-preview-2014-ironman-world-championship/#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:30:44 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29833 U.S. Elite Preview: 2014 IRONMAN World Championship

U.S. Elite Preview: 2014 IRONMAN World Championship



The world’s top ultra-distance triathletes will converge on Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on Oct. 11 for the 2014 IRONMAN World Championship, presented by GoPro. On the elite start list, there are 54 men and 38 women set to compete in the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run event. The race will see the return of last […]

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Fueling on a Budget: Tips for Hungry Runners http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/07/fueling-budget-tips-hungry-runners/ http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/2014/10/07/fueling-budget-tips-hungry-runners/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:56:30 +0000 http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/?p=29821 Fueling on a Budget: Tips for Hungry Runners

Fueling on a Budget: Tips for Hungry Runners



“When we travel as a team, we eat at fast food places because they fit with our small budget.What’s the best fast food for athletes…?”  “After my workout, the last thing I want to do is cook dinner. Where can I buy affordable but healthy sports meals…?” A limited food budget creates a fueling challenge […]

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