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Jones, Koch Win Platte River Half Marathon

Sunny skies and pristine running conditions set the stage for the Platte River Half Marathon and Buckhorn Exchange Relay this past Sunday morning, which started in downtown Littleton and ran along the South Platte River Trail before finishing in front of the Buckhorn Exchange. Thousands of runners took part in the event, which not only features […]

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Women Who Tri Explores Why So Many Women Are Taking Up Endurance Sports

Women are becoming endurance athletes in record numbers. From running to triathlon, women are the reason endurance sports are booming. Alicia DiFabio explores the surge of women in sports in her own personal story, Women Who Tri: A Reluctant Athlete’s Journey Into the Heart of America’s Newest Obsession. DiFabio’s journalistic memoir is an inspiring and […]

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Video of the Week: Anton Krupicka – Purpose

After a 2.5 month layoff, we’re bringing the Video of the Week back with a return to its previous consistency. Previous Videos of the Week: Against All Odds: 2016 Run Rabbit Run 100  Changing Course, with Clare Gallagher All In: Zach Miller Longs Peak Triathlon Sixty Meters to Anywhere Kendall Mountain Run Colorado 200 teaser […]

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Regional Race Preview: Platte River Half Marathon & Buckhorn Exchange Relay

One of Colorado’s favorite races will kick off this Sunday in downtown Littleton, with thousands of runners, walkers and spectators participating in the Platte River Half Marathon & Buckhorn Exchange Relay. The event runs along the paved Platte River Trail, with the finish line in front of the Buckhorn Exchange on Mariposa Street between 9th […]

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bike.jpg Colin Stenhouse of the Lefthand Fire Department carries away two bikes involved in an accident on North Foothills Highway Thursday morning on September 8, 2011
Photo by Paul Aiken / The Camera / September 8 2011

Support higher penalties for texting while driving

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of traffic injuries and fatalities. In 2009, Colorado passed legislation outlawing texting while driving in response to a distracted driver who tragically killed a Fort Collins girl who was riding her bike. Unfortunately, the existing penalties for a behavior that can have such high consequences do not seem […]

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2017 U.S. Road Race Trends Report is Here

Road race finisher total experiences slight year-over-year decline in 2016 For the third straight year, the number of road race finishers declined in the United States, as 16,957,100 runners crossed a finish line in 2016, a one percent decrease from the 17,114,800 finishers in 2015. Despite the decline, the finisher total leveled off from the nine percent […]

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RRCA Seeking a Colorado State Representative

The RRCA is looking to fill the open Colorado State Representative volunteer position. State Representatives are important ambassadors for the RRCA, promote our programs and services to clubs and events in their home state RRCA State Representatives are the ambassadors of the Road Runners Club of America out in the community promoting the RRCA’s programs […]

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Fastest Known Time Grant Project

Ultimate Direction Announces Fastest Known Time Grant Project

Hydration brand partners with endurance industry mainstays to create $4000 cash purse and generous gear sponsorship Ultimate Direction, the leading brand in hydration and wearable gear innovations, today announces its 2017 grant program to aspiring athletes who are planning a Fastest Known Time attempt in 2017. “We are fresh off the heels of our first-ever […]

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