Tag: Denver

Paiz, Jamrogiewicz Win Cottonwood Classic 5K

Paiz, Jamrogiewicz Win Cottonwood Classic 5K

May 18, 2015 |

The 20th Annual Cottonwood Classic 5K welcomed perfect race conditions and sunny skies Saturday morning at the Thorncreek Shopping Center in Thornton, CO.  Almost 700 runners, walkers, children and four-legged friends took to the paths for one of the community’s most popular events. The course is flat and fast, certified as a BolderBoulder qualifying event. […]

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Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon Has Biggest Year in History of the Race

Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon Has Biggest Year in History of the Race

May 18, 2015 |

The 10th Anniversary of the Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon was a success with 18,000 registered runners over two days. Hais Welday set a new half marathon course record, finishing the race in 1 hour, 6 minutes and 44 seconds. He shattered the record set by Colorado Springs resident Patrick Rizzo in 2012. Patrick finished 2nd […]

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Ultrarunner Cassie Scallon – Challenging Herself On and Off the Trail

Ultrarunner Cassie Scallon – Challenging Herself On and Off the Trail

April 24, 2015 |

  It’s an early spring morning in Boulder, Colorado, and I’m sitting in a local coffee shop drinking a piping hot coffee and trying to warm up. Typical for Colorado in early spring, it is blizzarding out, with a cold wet snow coming down. Just the day before, however, it was sunny and 70 degrees […]

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BolderBOULDER Announces Sourcing of Compostable Aid Station Cups for 2015 Race

BolderBOULDER Announces Sourcing of Compostable Aid Station Cups for 2015 Race

April 22, 2015 |

Addition of compostable cups is estimated to raise total race diversion rate by 25%

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CORRECTED: Zywicki, Krchova Win Runnin’ of the Green 7K

CORRECTED: Zywicki, Krchova Win Runnin’ of the Green 7K

March 20, 2015 |

3/20/15:  A correction in the women’s results (and ultimately the women’s winner) resulted in Boulder’s Eva Krchova taking the win for the ladies in 25:19.  As such, the recap below has been updated. 3/16/15:  Bluebird skies and sunshine abound Sunday morning for Denver’s Irish Jog, the Runnin’ of the Green 7K.  This year’s 27th Annual […]

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Greenland Trail 50K Awarded RRCA Western Region Ultra Championship

Greenland Trail 50K Awarded RRCA Western Region Ultra Championship

March 17, 2015 |

For the first time, the Greenland Trail 50K will host the Road Runners Club of America Western Region Ultra Championship. The race has served as a Colorado state championship for several years and has now won a regional championship bid. A sold-out field in 2014 watched stunningly fast times by top runners. Alex Nichols set […]

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Zelinger, Walker Win Erin Go Braugh 7.77K

Zelinger, Walker Win Erin Go Braugh 7.77K

March 16, 2015 |

The weekend of St. Patrick’s Day-themed races kicked off on Saturday with the Erin Go Braugh 7.77K at the Westminster Promenade Terrace at the foot of the Westin Hotel and just off the Big Dry Creek Trail, where the race took place.  Hosted by 3W Races, the event attracted over 500 participants and spectators who took advantage […]

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Free Runner’s Workshop This Thursday At Colorado Athletic Club

Free Runner’s Workshop This Thursday At Colorado Athletic Club

March 11, 2015 |

Are you an aspiring runner entering your first race but don’t know where to start, or a seasoned racer looking to improve your time? Whichever description applies to you, you’re invited to a FREE Runner’s Workshop hosted by Colorado Athletic Club’s Welton Street location, Thursday, March 12 at 5PM. This interactive, 90 minute workshop will […]

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Boulder Based STRYD Announces World’s First Wearable Power Meter for Runners

Boulder Based STRYD Announces World’s First Wearable Power Meter for Runners

March 3, 2015 |

Starting today, runners and coaches can get their hands on Stryd, the first wearable device to measure running power, through a crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter (www.stryd.com/kickstarter). Created by Princeton engineers and backed by some of the biggest names in endurance sports, Stryd gives runners a way to accurately measure run intensity across varied terrain […]

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Sevcik, Woodward Win Polar Bear 5K

Sevcik, Woodward Win Polar Bear 5K

January 21, 2015 |

Another incredibly beautiful day enveloped the state Sunday morning, providing perfect race conditions for the Polar Bear 5K, part of the RunDenver Series.  The series, hosted  by BKB Limited and Hallucination Sports, features five events throughout the winter and spring.  The Polar Bear 5K took place at Wash Park along the classic double lap route.  Warm […]

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Foster, Benson Win Frosty’s Frozen 10 Mile; Gray, Utrata Win 5 Mile

Foster, Benson Win Frosty’s Frozen 10 Mile; Gray, Utrata Win 5 Mile

January 20, 2015 |

The second event in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series kicked off Saturday morning under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures.  Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 Mile started and finished at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, running along the Platte River Trail which was mostly clear of any ice or snow.  The pristine conditions led to an […]

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USA XC Championships After Party Presented By Brooks and Elliptigo – Feb 7th

USA XC Championships After Party Presented By Brooks and Elliptigo – Feb 7th

[ 0 ] January 9, 2015 |

Join Steve and Sara Slattery for an epic party sponsored by Brooks in the endurance Capital of the World; Boulder, Colorado. Enjoy a night celebrating after the National Cross Country Championships with some of America’s top distance runners.  Don’t miss out on the EliptiGo Challenge where you can go head to head with the top […]

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BolderBOULDER Reveals 2015 Race Tee Designs

BolderBOULDER Reveals 2015 Race Tee Designs

[ 0 ] January 8, 2015 |

BolderBOULDER, the third largest running race in the United States, has announced its 2015 official race gear. The colored race T-shirts and Helly Hansen high performance technical tee were given a new color pallet for 2015 to accompany a modern twist on a retro design and an Americana approach to the ever-popular Boulder flatirons that […]

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Interview with 2:13 marathoner Pat Rizzo

Interview with 2:13 marathoner Pat Rizzo

[ 0 ] December 17, 2014 |

Pat Rizzo is one of our favorite Colorado pros.  He’s run as fast as 2:13 for the marathon, moved from Boulder to Colorado Springs this year, and is outspoken about doping and his own frequent drug tests.  We chatted with Pat about all of this. Pat, you’re in Colorado Springs now.  How does it compare […]

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Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

Top 20 Colorado Running Performances of 2014

[ 0 ] December 12, 2014 |

What happened in 2014? Colorado runners were among the country’s best in a variety of disciplines and distances.  Ranking these performances is a fool’s errand, but here’s our list of the top 20 performances for the year. 1.  CU men repeat as NCAA cross country champions. The Buffs were ranked #1 nationally throughout the entire […]

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Free Photo Downloads New This Year at The Santa Stampede 5K & 10K

Free Photo Downloads New This Year at The Santa Stampede 5K & 10K

[ 0 ] December 5, 2014 |

New this year at the Santa Stampede 5K & 10K – free photo downloads! Professional photographer will be capturing your best grin on course and you can download your pictures for free after the race. Come join your friends and family at the party on Saturday, December 20. The 5K kicks off at 9 a.m. […]

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The Santa Stampede 5K & 10K is just 3 weeks away!

The Santa Stampede 5K & 10K is just 3 weeks away!

[ 0 ] November 29, 2014 |

Come join the party on Saturday, December 20 at the Santa Stampede 5K & 10K at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. The race swag includes Santa hats to all, awesome shirts, finisher’s medals to everyone, free professional photo downloads, post-race massages, hot chocolate, cookies, and more! Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome. […]

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Coda Coffee Partners with the Winter Distance Series  to Offer Hot Beverages to Race Finishers

Coda Coffee Partners with the Winter Distance Series to Offer Hot Beverages to Race Finishers

[ 0 ] November 28, 2014 |

Chilly race mornings cry out for delicious cups of hot coffee, decadent mugs of hot chocolate, or steaming glasses of hot tea. The Winter Distance Series is happy to provide these beverages to runners and walkers once again with the aid of the Coda Coffee Company. It’s difficult to keep training through Colorado’s harsh winters, […]

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Bolder Marathon Canceled For Second Year In A Row

Bolder Marathon Canceled For Second Year In A Row

[ 0 ] September 20, 2014 |

Update 8:30 AM 9/30/2014 Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver to Host Championships The USATF Colorado Association and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series announced that the USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships will take place at the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon and 1/2 Marathon following the recent cancellation of the Boulder Marathon. The […]

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Teams Forming for Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K on November 15

Teams Forming for Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K on November 15

[ 0 ] September 9, 2014 |

More than 50 teams have already registered to compete in Denver’s Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K. The race will be held at 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 […]

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Nichols, Gold Win Greenland Trail 50K; Long, Utrata Win 25K; Knutsen, Benson Win 8 Mile

Nichols, Gold Win Greenland Trail 50K; Long, Utrata Win 25K; Knutsen, Benson Win 8 Mile

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014 |

A sold-out field converged on the Greenland Open Space Saturday morning for Colorado Runner’s Greenland Trail Races.  Sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted the 50K, 25K and 8 Mile participants as waves of runners set out on the course for a great event.  The highlight of the day was Alex Nichols’ crushing of the 50K […]

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For McGillivray, 2014 Boston Marathon Is More Than A Race

For McGillivray, 2014 Boston Marathon Is More Than A Race

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

There was a moment on Wednesday morning where Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray had to pause and let out a deep breath. Stopping –even for the briefest moment– is tough for the energetic 59-year-old who will be directing his 14th Boston Marathon next Monday. En route to a press conference in downtown Boston, McGillivray […]

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Last Day Before Price Increase for Greenland Trail Races

Last Day Before Price Increase for Greenland Trail Races

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014 |

Act now! Monday, March 31 is the last day to save before the price increases for the Greenland Trail Races. The event offers three outstanding distances in southern Douglas County on May 3, 2014. Run the 8 Miler, the 25K, or tackle the 50K ultramarathon. With Pikes Peak as your backdrop, you’ll cruise over a […]

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Running club with a healthy appetite launches for second season in Denver, expands to Boulder and Northern Colorado

Running club with a healthy appetite launches for second season in Denver, expands to Boulder and Northern Colorado

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014 |

Denverites are perhaps some of the most active and food enthusiastic people in the country. Forbes ranked Denver fifth fittest city and Yelp named Denver as the third best brunch city in the country. It is no wonder that bRUNch Running has seen so much success there. Today bRUNch announced their 2014 schedule. bRUNch Running […]

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Rizzo, Gray Win Runnin’ of the Green 7K

Rizzo, Gray Win Runnin’ of the Green 7K

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

The weather could not have been more perfect Sunday morning for the 26th Annual Runnin’ of the Green 7K in downtown Denver.  Rocky the Leprechaun was out in full force, participants donned their St. Patty’s Day best, and the Killian’s Irish Red was flowing for a hopping post-race party like none other. In the men’s […]

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