Tag: Denver

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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New Road Runner Sports Opens in Lone Tree

New Road Runner Sports Opens in Lone Tree

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

You’re invited to celebrate the Grand Opening of your new hometown running store with your Rocky Mountain Running Family, March 20th through March 23rd at your New Road Runner Sports store in Lone Tree. Known as the definitive place to go for Denver area runners and walkers, Road Runner Sports, the world’s largest running and […]

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Meet Karl Meltzer at Runners Roost This Sunday

Meet Karl Meltzer at Runners Roost This Sunday

[ 0 ] March 14, 2014 |

The world’s most spectacular running race will take place on May 4th 2014, when thousands of runners will set off in a unique race staged simultaneously in up to 37 different courses in 35 different countries on six continents. Running for those who can’t, the Wings for Life World Run aims to raise funds for […]

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Snowman Stampede Five & Ten Mile Races Just Two Weeks Away

Snowman Stampede Five & Ten Mile Races Just Two Weeks Away

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014 |

The Snowman Stampede  5 & 10 Mile races are just two weeks away. The races will be held on Saturday, February 22 at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. Registration is available now at www.SnowmanStampede.com. The cost is $35 for the 5 Mile race and $45 for the 10 Mile race. Runners can also register in person […]

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Mitchell, Chamberlain Win Frosty’s Frozen 10M; Rich, Pizzo Win 5M

Mitchell, Chamberlain Win Frosty’s Frozen 10M; Rich, Pizzo Win 5M

[ 0 ] January 21, 2014 |

The weather could not have been more perfect for Saturday’s Frosty’s Frozen Five and Ten – the second event in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series.  Hundreds of participants came out to a sunny Hudson Gardens in Littleton for a flat and fast course that was ice and snow free (save for a few goose droppings!). […]

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Largest Specialty Running Store in the U.S Coming to Cherry Creek

Largest Specialty Running Store in the U.S Coming to Cherry Creek

[ 0 ] January 10, 2014 |

Following the acquisition of the three Boulder Running Company (BRC) stores in June 2013, the Denver-based Running Specialty Group (RSG) announced the opening of the newest BRC in the heart of Cherry Creek in mid-February. The new BRC flagship store moves into the building west of Cherry Creek Mall in the space previously occupied by […]

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Regional Race Preview: Polar Prowl 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

Regional Race Preview: Polar Prowl 5K, 10K & Half Marathon

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014 |

The original January Half Marathon kicks off this Saturday with the Polar Prowl in Arvada!  The event features a 5K and 10K as well, and takes place in the heart of the West Metro area at the Stenger Soccer Complex.  With temperatures forecasted in the mid 30’s and no snow in sight, the event is sure […]

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Frosty’s Frozen Five & Ten Mile Races Just Two Weeks Away

Frosty’s Frozen Five & Ten Mile Races Just Two Weeks Away

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

Frosty’s Frozen 5 & 10 Mile races are just two weeks away. The races will be held on Saturday, January 18 at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. Registration is available now at www.frostysfrozenfive.com. The cost is $35 for the 5 Mile race and $45 for the 10 Mile race. Runners can also register in person at […]

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Petersen, Chyr Win Santa Stampede 10K; Rich, Petrella-Gallagher Win 5K

Petersen, Chyr Win Santa Stampede 10K; Rich, Petrella-Gallagher Win 5K

[ 0 ] December 16, 2013 |

A cool and sunny morning greeted participants of the 9th Annual Santa Stampede 10K and 5K Saturday morning at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colorado.  Over 1,000 runners and walkers donned their holiday gear and enjoyed a clear day on the Platte River path, finishing up at Hudson Gardens where dozens of vendors, food and drink […]

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Road Runners Club of America Announces 2014 Regional Championship Events

Road Runners Club of America Announces 2014 Regional Championship Events

[ 0 ] November 25, 2013 |

The RRCA Championship Event Series is one of the oldest distance running traditions in the US, dating back to 1958 when the RRCA awarded their first championship designation.  The goal of the RRCA Championship Event Series is to shine a spotlight on well-run, community-based events, and to promote the sport of running by recognizing the […]

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