Discover who is the fastest trail runner in Colorado on Saturday, May 4. The Greenland Trail 50K has been awarded the designation as Colorado’s State Championship 50K by the Road Runners Club of America. Runners from throughout the state can compete for overall and age group awards. The race will take place at Greenland Open Space Park in southern Douglas County, south of Castle Rock. Competitive entries are available. The Greenland 50K is currently celebrating its ninth year. In addition to enjoying a wide dirt trail race that travels Colorado’s Front Range Trail, runners and walkers will receive an innovative [...]
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February 28, 2013 by Derek Griffiths
May 10, 2012 by Derek Griffiths
The 2012 Collegiate Peaks Trail Run took place on April 28 in Buena Vista, taking runners on a course that followed jeep roads, single-track trails and parts of the Midland Railroad. Three new course records were set. Stevie Kremer of Crested butte won the 25M in convincing fashion, destroying the old course record of 3:24:04 (Keri Nelson – 2009) by over 20 minutes with her time of 3:03:27. Josh Arthur, also of Crested Butte, finished the 25M in 2:48:09 and also crushed the previous best time of 2:57:09 (Justin Ricks – 2008) by exactly 9 minutes. Marshall Thomson of Crested butte completed [...]
May 10, 2011 by Derek Griffiths
The 2011 Greenland Trail Races saw a record number of finishers on an unseasonably warm day at the Palmer Divide. Below are some photos from the race. New this year, photographer Steve Glass set up at the finish line and took finish portraits of all who wanted them. These photos with the view of Pikes Peak in the background might be some of the coolest race photos in the state. To order photos from the race, please visit the results page at the race website.
March 16, 2011 by Derek Griffiths
The Boulder Running Company has signed on as a sponsor of the 2011 Greenland Trail Races held in Greenland, Colorado in Douglas County. The Boulder Running Company is providing in-store registration at three locations: Littleton, Colorado Springs, and Boulder. Runners and walkers can visit the Boulder store at 2775 Pearl Street, the Littleton store at 8116 W. Bowles Avenue, or the Colorado Springs store at 3659 Austin Bluffs Parkway to register. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday store hours vary by location. In addition to store registration, entrants can sign up online at [...]
March 9, 2011 by Derek Griffiths
Discover who is the fastest trail runner in Colorado on May 7. The Greenland Trail 50K has been awarded the designation as Colorado’s State Championship 50K by the Road Runners Club of America. Runners from throughout the state can compete for overall and age group awards. The race will take place at Greenland Open Space Park in southern Douglas County, south of Castle Rock. Competitive entries are available. About the RRCA Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running clubs, running events, and runners dedicated to promoting running as a [...]
March 7, 2011 by Derek Griffiths
The Greenland Trail Races offers three outstanding distances in southern Douglas County. Run the 8 Miler, the 25K, or tackle the 50K ultramarathon. With Pikes Peak as your backdrop, you’ll cruise over a soft dirt trail on your way to a new personal best. With chip timing, an innovative technical running shirt in men’s and women’s sizing, music and food at the finish, this race will make you want to come back for more!. For more information, click here.