Tag: Bernie Boettcher

Race Review: The Other Half

Race Review: The Other Half

October 20, 2011 |

A scenic course and excellent fall weather drew 1,700 runners to Moab’s The Other Half (Half Marathon) on Sunday. Joshua Steffen of Salt Lake was the men’s overall winner, finishing in 1:13:51. Mark Pokora was second in 1:18:53. Master’s course record-holder Bernie Boettcher (pictured) took third place in 1:18:58. Stephanie Meredith of Colorado Springs was […]

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Scholl Children Crush Field At Berry Picker Trail Race

Scholl Children Crush Field At Berry Picker Trail Race

[ 0 ] September 1, 2011 |

Youth phenoms Tyler and Tabor Scholl were at it again last weekend at the LaSportiva Berry Picker Trail Race in Vail. 10-year-old Tyler handed some pretty good trail runners a sizable defeat, running 33:53 and winning by over a minute. Josh Smith was second in 35:00 and trail vet Bernie Boettcher of Silt was third […]

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Boettcher Repeats at Half and Half 10k

Boettcher Repeats at Half and Half 10k

[ 0 ] August 29, 2011 |

Bernie Boettcher of Silt repeated in winning the 2nd Annual Half & Half 10K Mountain Challenge on Saturday August 27th in a time of 44:53.  Second place male was Michael Scanlon in 47:47.  Third was Steve Miller in 49:49. On the women’s side Janice Penrose of San Diego won with an impressive time and new […]

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Arnold, Ross Victorious At Hogback Hustle 5K

Arnold, Ross Victorious At Hogback Hustle 5K

[ 0 ] July 20, 2011 |

Carbondale’s Ashley Arnold took fourth place overall in the hill Hogback hustle 5K in New Castle on July 9th. She beat her sister her sister, Glenwood’s Lauren Arnold, by 21 seconds and New Castle’s Kelley Cullen by 38 seconds, crossing the line in a very quick 18:19. Rifle’s Dustin Ross, who currently runs track and […]

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Boettcher, Krause Victorious At Strawberry Shortcut

Boettcher, Krause Victorious At Strawberry Shortcut

[ 0 ] July 3, 2011 |

Bernie Boettcher ran away from Josh Hejtmanek to win the Strawberry Shortcut 10K, while Hope Krause cruised to the female title. Boettcher’s winning time was 34:51 while Krause ran 38:55 and finished sixth overall. A total of 566 runners finished the 5K and 10K run around Glenwood Springs on June 19th. Dewayne Miner (16:27) and […]

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Boettcher, Ortiz Win Summer Soltice Trail 10K

Boettcher, Ortiz Win Summer Soltice Trail 10K

[ 0 ] June 29, 2011 |

Bernie Boettcher (Silt, CO) and Amelia Ortiz (Eagle, CO) ran to victory at the Beaver Creek Summer Solstice 10K Trail Race on June 18. Boettcher’s winning time of 47:07 was only four seconds faster than second place John Klish of Eagle. Ortiz outpaced her mother, Anita, by nearly a minute, crossing the 52:26. Anita finished […]

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Regional Photo Gallery: Golden Leaf Half Marathon (Aspen, CO)

Regional Photo Gallery: Golden Leaf Half Marathon (Aspen, CO)

[ 0 ] September 22, 2007 |

Nearly 600 runners take off up the ski slopes of Snowmass Mountain in the Vasque Golden Leaf Half Marathon. Run up and over the mountain to Aspen, this trail half marathon is named in honor of the changing aspen tress along the course. Climbing 1,000 feet in the first mile and a half, runners battle […]

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Teva Vail Half Marathon Course Receives Rave Review

Teva Vail Half Marathon Course Receives Rave Review

[ 0 ] July 22, 2007 |

After a two-year hiatus, the Teva Vail HalfMarathon was back on the Back Bowls of Vail Mountain for part of the route and the course change was a welcome addition for runners. “We were fortunate this year to get approval to use the Back Bowls from the USDA Forest Service and Vail Resorts. Combine these […]

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Second Race of the 2007 Teva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series this Sunday, July 8

Second Race of the 2007 Teva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series this Sunday, July 8

[ 0 ] July 6, 2007 |

One of the most popular races in the Teva Vail Mountain Trail Running series, the Teva Vail HillClimb, celebrates its 31st running on Sunday, July 8. The event’s popularity stems from the proximity to Independence Day and the challenge of the course. With many out-of-towners enjoying a long weekend in Vail, the race field is […]

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Abundant Sunshine on Vail Mountain Greets Runners at the Teva First Bank of Vail 10 at 10

Abundant Sunshine on Vail Mountain Greets Runners at the Teva First Bank of Vail 10 at 10

[ 0 ] June 24, 2007 |

Many competitors at this year’s Teva First Bank of Vail 10 at 10 (10Km at 10,000 feet) trail race remarked about the warm temperatures and bright sunshine at the summit of Vail Mountain where the race was held. “I was surprised how warm it was for the 9:00 start. At 10,000 feet you often think […]

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My account of “fell” running at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships

My account of “fell” running at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships

September 28, 2005 |

Bernie lives in Silt, CO and below is his account of his experience in Keswick, England for the World Masters Mountain Running Championships. British “fell running” is super-classic. They have literally been doing this for centuries. “Fell” is what they call the hills and mountains, which is an appropriate name for this great sport, as […]

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