Tag: 5K

Sight-Seeing and Record Breaking in the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run

Sight-Seeing and Record Breaking in the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run

[ 0 ] June 9, 2014 |

It was a great day for running and setting records in the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on Sunday. RESULTS: Check out Finish Line Index PHOTOS: Gallery 1 VIDEO: Start of the Garden 10 Mile ** Interview with Anton Krupicka ** Interview Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton, women’s 10 mile record setter ** Peter Fleming talks about setting men’s masters record  ** Interview Adam Rich, 5K […]

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The Frozen Tundra of Colorado Springs No Match for Super Half Marathon & Game Day 5K Runners

The Frozen Tundra of Colorado Springs No Match for Super Half Marathon & Game Day 5K Runners

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Simon Gutierrez was in a celebratory mood as he crossed the finish line Sunday at the third annual Super Half Marathon and Game Day 5K in Colorado Springs. The 47-year-old won the 5k men’s race, but the event also marked the day he met his girl friend, Donna Garcia. “We met at this race last […]

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Running a 5K, Tips from Boulder Coach Darren De Reuck

Running a 5K, Tips from Boulder Coach Darren De Reuck

[ 0 ] January 8, 2013 |

Post originally appeared on the Running Network site, written by Darren De Reuck. Easier said than done…for a seasoned runner, doing a 5km is like waking in the morning and pouring that first cup of coffee, but to someone coming off the couch or attempting to run for the first time…it may seem like climbing […]

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Colorado at the U.S. Olympic team trials day five recap

Colorado at the U.S. Olympic team trials day five recap

June 29, 2012 |

EUGENE, Ore.–Day five of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials ended in disappointment for some Colorado competitors and with hope for others. Casey Malone finished sixth CSU alumni and current CU throws coach missed making his third consecutive Olympic team in the men’s discus; he finished in sixth place. Read more about Malone at the Trials […]

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Huie, Cappel Win Inaugural Stadium Stampede™ 10K; Thompson, Dita Win 5K

Huie, Cappel Win Inaugural Stadium Stampede™ 10K; Thompson, Dita Win 5K

June 26, 2012 |

Temperatures were already in the high 80’s Sunday morning as runners toed the line for the inaugural Stadium Stampede 10K at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  Temps were even higher an hour later at the start of the 5K. Almost 1,000 participants came out to race, run or walk and benefit Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital. […]

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Williams and Vaughn look to make Olympic team in 5K tonight

Williams and Vaughn look to make Olympic team in 5K tonight

June 25, 2012 |

EUGENE, Ore.–Second chances in the Olympic Trials come with a steep price. After failing to qualify in the 10,000 meter run, it will cost both Alisha Williams and Brent Vaughn another 10,000 meters of racing for second chance to make the team. Both Williams and Vaughn competed in the 10,000m last Friday, June 22, and […]

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Colorado Runners in day four at U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Colorado Runners in day four at U.S. Olympic Team Trials

June 25, 2012 |

Monday, June 25 (day four of the trials), will be a big day for Colorado Runners competing at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Ore. Qualifying rounds of the men’s discus, women’s and men’s steeplechase, men’s pole vault, and women’s and men’s 5,000 meter runs will be conducted. How to follow the action: Monday’s […]

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Erb, Ziherl Take Top Honors at the Strides for Epilepsy 5K

Erb, Ziherl Take Top Honors at the Strides for Epilepsy 5K

June 11, 2012 |

City Park was hopping on Sunday morning as thousands of runners and race supporters came out to The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado (EFCO) STRIDES 5K Walk/Run and Kids Fun Run. Possibly the best STRIDES event yet, the 5K race was seamlessly well-organized and the post-race celebration included live entertainment, food and drinks for the entire family, […]

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Regional Race Preview: Leaves of Hope 5K and 10K

Regional Race Preview: Leaves of Hope 5K and 10K

June 2, 2012 |

Sunday, June 3rd is National Cancer Survivors Day.  It also marks the year of the fifth annual Leaves of Hope Run/Walk to benefit Exempla Lutheran’s Comprehensive Cancer Center.  Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Foundation and Exempla Lutheran Medical Center invite you and your family to enjoy a fun-filled day while carrying on the tradition of celebrating […]

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Third Annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness this Saturday at City Park

Third Annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness this Saturday at City Park

June 1, 2012 |

Release provided by: Gerri Gomez Howard. The third annual Jodi’s Race for Awareness benefiting the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance will take place this Saturday at City Park in Denver.  All proceeds will benefit the Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance and the programs they support to bring awareness to our community about the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer.  This […]

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Behning, Ardrey Win Inaugural 10 Mile Race at the Cherry Creek Sneak; Johnson, Lubieniecki Win Original 5 Mile Race; Hillig, Waters Win 5K; Simcox, Freeman Win 1.5 Mile Sneak Sprint

Behning, Ardrey Win Inaugural 10 Mile Race at the Cherry Creek Sneak; Johnson, Lubieniecki Win Original 5 Mile Race; Hillig, Waters Win 5K; Simcox, Freeman Win 1.5 Mile Sneak Sprint

April 30, 2012 |

Pristine weather conditions set an exciting tone for Sunday’s 30th Annual Cherry Creek Sneak event in Denver.  Thousands of runners converged in the Cherry Creek North area to take part in the popular Spring races including a 5 Mile, 5K, 1.5 Mile, and new to this year’s event, a 10 Mile race. Not only was […]

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Get “Poop”ed at Run to the Shrine

Get “Poop”ed at Run to the Shrine

April 27, 2012 |

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo debuts new medallion made out of elephant poop for winners of upcoming Run to the Shrine 5K/10K. It’s a run like no other, so the medallions should be unique, too. That’s why Cheyenne Mountain Zoo called on Lucky and Kimba, African elephants, to help make a special memento for the winners of the fourth […]

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Pietari, O’Gorman Win Half Marathon and Whelan, Dolan Win Inaugural 5K Race at the 13.1 at Westminster

Pietari, O’Gorman Win Half Marathon and Whelan, Dolan Win Inaugural 5K Race at the 13.1 at Westminster

April 8, 2012 |

Race conditions at Saturday’s 13.1 Westminster half marathon and 5K  couldn’t have been better.  With temperatures at a brisk 45 degrees at race start, runners enjoyed the coolness of the morning while they ran along the Big Dry Creek Trail in Westminster. The event was put on by Redline Running Company.  The half marathon, in […]

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Daerr, Berenzen Win HRCA St. Patrick’s Day 5K

Daerr, Berenzen Win HRCA St. Patrick’s Day 5K

March 19, 2012 |

With thousands of runners donning their green and gold this weekend, it’s no surprise that the myriad of St. Patrick’s Day-themed races were packed with race participants.  From the Canyonlands Half Marathon and 5 Miler in Moab, which seemed to have more Coloradans than local Utahans (AND saw Colorado runner Heather Utrata pick up her 6th – yes […]

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Race Preview: That Dam Run 5K and Half Marathon

Race Preview: That Dam Run 5K and Half Marathon

March 3, 2012 |

The last race in BKB Limited’s RunDenver series culminates at the Cherry Creek Dam this Sunday with That Dam Run 5K and half marathon.  The new race in the series is bound to deliver as weather forecasts for Sunday call for morning temps in the 40’s and 50’s and the out and back course over […]

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Cherry Creek Sneak Turns 30 & Debuts 10-mile Course

Cherry Creek Sneak Turns 30 & Debuts 10-mile Course

February 15, 2012 |

Denver’s most iconic running event celebrates a birthday, busts out new moves on April 29, 2012 DENVER—More than 10,000 hardcores and go-fasters will hit the pavement with families, kiddos, and costumes for the 30thanniversary of the beloved Cherry Creek Sneak on April 29, 2012.  Race Director and event owner, Pat Downing, recalls the Sneak’s long […]

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Inaugural Super Half Marathon & 5k Family Fun Run a Super Success on Super Bowl Sunday

Inaugural Super Half Marathon & 5k Family Fun Run a Super Success on Super Bowl Sunday

February 11, 2012 |

More than 800 runners and walkers converged in downtown Colorado Springs for the inaugural Super Half Marathon and 5K Family Fun Run/Walk last Sunday morning.  “Super Bowl Sunday is kind of like a holiday, and people love running on holidays,” said Pikes Peak Road Runners board member Stephanie Meredith.  Both races were held on the Pikes Peak Greenway […]

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Race Preview: Valentine’s Day 5k

Race Preview: Valentine’s Day 5k

February 10, 2012 |

This weekend boasts a plethora of running races in Colorado, most with an underlying Valentine’s theme.  From the Valentine’s Day Massacre 3M Prediction Run in Grand Junction to the Love ’em or Leave ’em Valentine’s Day Dash in Parker, there are dozens of races this weekend to take part in and work off all those […]

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Race Preview: Super Bowl 5K

Race Preview: Super Bowl 5K

February 3, 2012 |

The third installment of BKB Limited’s RUNDENVER Race Series is this Sunday at Wash Park in Denver.  The Superbowl 5k will kick off the biggest football day of the year with a snowy lap around the park.  The race features a Kids Fun Run with ribbons for all participants, as well as age group awards […]

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Race Preview: Rocky Mountain State Games

Race Preview: Rocky Mountain State Games

[ 0 ] July 29, 2011 |

This weekend, Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation hosts a sprint triathlon (Saturday) and 5k walk/run (Sunday).  The Rocky Mountain State Games. RMSG is a multi-sport festival for Colorado citizens of all ages and athletic abilities including physically disabled, visually impaired and Paralympic athletes. A total of 33 sports are represented in this […]

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Looking for a Mid-Week Race? The Freeman Myre 5k is This Wednesday, July 27

Looking for a Mid-Week Race? The Freeman Myre 5k is This Wednesday, July 27

[ 0 ] July 24, 2011 |

The Freeman Myre Corporate Challenge, Pro Chase, & Citizens 5k is back for it’s 5th year at the Colorado Tech Center!  Think your company is the fastest in Colorado?  Want to spectate some of the top pro’s in Colorado chasing each other around our criterium style course?  Or are you just looking for a fun, […]

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Cottonwood Classic 5K Photo Gallery

Cottonwood Classic 5K Photo Gallery

[ 0 ] May 27, 2011 |

A total of 858 participants competed in the 16th Annual City of Thornton Cottonwood Classic 5K held at the Thorncreek Crossing Shopping Center (120th and Washington) on Saturday, May 21 under sunny skies. The slightly new course (due to new road construction) proved very fast with Zach Mares clocking a 16:04 and Nicole Aish an […]

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Cherry Creek Sneak Set for Sunday

Cherry Creek Sneak Set for Sunday

[ 0 ] April 28, 2011 |

The Cherry Creek Sneak, being held this Sunday May 1, promises family friendliness, an elite field, chip-timed course, creative costumes and fun, and a fabulous party atmosphere all in the same event. The course, which runs through the heart of Cherry Creek in Denver, will offer 4 options: 5 mile, 3.1 mile (5k), 1.5 mile […]

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Race Recap: Rachael’s Ribbons of Hope 5K

Race Recap: Rachael’s Ribbons of Hope 5K

[ 0 ] April 28, 2011 |

Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO – Rachael’s Ribbons of Hope Foundation hosted the 4th Annual Running for Rachael 5k on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Falcon Stadium on the Air Force Academy.  This year was not just a 5k run/walk but a family event that had something for everyone.  The course itself is one […]

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Pixler Clocks World Leading 5k Time at Stanford Invite

Pixler Clocks World Leading 5k Time at Stanford Invite

March 27, 2011 |

Palo Alto, CA -graduate student Jessica Pixler recorded the fastest time in the world this season in the women’s 5,000-meter run at the Stanford Invitational on Friday night. Pixler crossed the finish in 15 minutes, 25.58 seconds, finishing over seven seconds ahead of the runner-up, adidas’ Jen Rhines (15:32.70). Prior to Pixler’s race, the top […]

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