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Newcomers Bolster Wetmore’s Buffs

Mark Wetmore and his University of Colorado track staff got confirmation of some new talent on their team at Saturday’s intrasquad meet at Balch Fieldhouse when freshman Stephen Pifer won the 3,000 meters in 8 minutes, 38 seconds, an excellent early-season time in the cramped fieldhouse. Pifer and the rest of the CU track team […]

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De Reuck wins at Houston Half-Marathon

2002 World Cross Country Championships long course bronze medalist Colleen De Reuck won the women’s race Sunday at the 2004 HP Houston Half-Marathon in Houston, Texas. A resident of Boulder, Colo., De Reuck won the race in 1 hour, 10 minutes, 54 seconds over runner-up Sylvia Mosqueda, who finished in 1:11:31 Finishing first in the […]

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Buff Track Opens Season With Invite

The University of Colorado Track & Field Team got the 2004 season officially underway here Friday night with the Colorado Invitational. Athletes from CU, the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Northern Colorado all competed in the non- scoring meet at Balch Fieldhouse. Field events got the day started, with the Buffaloes taking […]

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Middaugh and Ballengee Capture 10K Titles at Second Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series Race

Sunshine and blue skies brought a record number of snowshoers to Beaver Creek, including Dillon’s Danelle Ballengee and Josiah Middaugh of Vail, who captured the 10K titles at Saturday’s Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series race, the second competition of the four-event series. Ballengee posted a time of 1.00.18, outdistancing Eagle’s Anita Ortiz by a comfortable […]

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Issue 3 (January/February 2004)

Hello Runners! A new year is here, bringing with it a new chance to lower your 5K PR or to train for a marathon. I hope your winter training is going well and that you’re sticking to your New Year’s fitness resolutions after a month of holiday gorging! This is “The Youth Issue” with several […]

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Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series #1

Josiah Middaugh of Vail and Eagle’s reigning snowshoe phenom, Anita Ortiz, nabbed top honors Saturday in the opening 10K competition of the 2003-2004 Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series under overcast skies and a hint of snow. Middaugh clocked in a time of 47:13 to claim victory, a mere minute in front of Silt’s Bernie Boettcher […]

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Ritzenheim Wins NCAA Division I XC Title

Coming off of months of injuries, University of Colorado’s Dathan Ritzenhein was finally in fighting shape, and he proved his speed by setting a burning 4:43-per-mile pace to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Cross Country Championship. He outkicked Stanford’s Ryan Hall in the closing meters to win in 29:14 at the Irv Warren Golf […]

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Adams State Sweeps NCAA Division II XC Titles

“Back to the old days.” That’s what Adams State College Cross Country Coach Damon Martin said after watching both his men’s and women’s teams sweep the National Titles at the 2003 NCAA Division II National Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina. The victory ended Western State College’s run of four straight men’s titles and three straight […]

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Issue 2 (November/December 2003)

Hello Runners! We just finished a great fall marathon season! In this issue of Colorado Runner, we have race reports from all of Colorado’s marathons, as well as an updated list of area Olympic Marathon qualifiers after big races in Chicago, Minneapolis and St. George. We have featured Joe Kulak in our Get To Know article. He […]

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