Tag: Libby James

Masters Spotlight – Libby James

Masters Spotlight – Libby James

[ 0 ] January 27, 2013 |

When the career of a track and field athlete comes to a close, few can accurately state they ever performed at a world-record level. It’s as exclusive of a group as you will find in the sport and Libby James has been able to place her name next to elite company well into her 70s. […]

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Colorado’s Own Libby James Sets World Record at Walt Disney World Half Marathon

Colorado’s Own Libby James Sets World Record at Walt Disney World Half Marathon

[ 0 ] January 14, 2013 |

Libby James, 76, of Fort Collins, Colorado ran a 1:45:56 half-marathon this past weekend at the Walt Disney World Half-Marathon, breaking the previous age group world record for women between the ages of 75-79. James ran the third-fastest 75-79 half marathon of all time in 1:50:43 at the Colorado Half Marathon in Fort Collins, Colo. in […]

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Exclusive Athlete Interview with Colorado Running Hall of Famer Libby James

Exclusive Athlete Interview with Colorado Running Hall of Famer Libby James

May 16, 2012 |

On May 6, 2012, Libby James ran the 3rd fastest 75-79 half marathon of all time in 1:50:43 at the Colorado Half Marathon in Fort Collins.  She missed the world record by 44 seconds. This 75-year old speedster didn’t enter her first race until her 40’s, but she quickly began to make her mark.  Out of her […]

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Colorado Running Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees

Colorado Running Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees

March 23, 2012 |

The Colorado Running Hall of Fame Selection Committee announces the 2012 inductees into the Colorado Running Hall of Fame. The Colorado Running Hall of Fame recognizes Colorado residents for their achievement and contribution to the sport. The 2012 Colorado Hall of Fame inductee class consists of Danelle Ballengee, Garry Bjorklund, Ken Chlouber, Libby James, Jerry […]

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BRC Finishes Strong at USATF National Club Cross Country Champs

BRC Finishes Strong at USATF National Club Cross Country Champs

December 16, 2011 |

Colorado was well-represented at the 2011 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships at Jefferson Park in Seattle, Washington on Saturday. The Boulder Running Company/Adidas men took second place with 80 points in the open division, finishing just behind MacMillan Elite (72 points). Ian Burrell led the team with an 11th place, 30:03 performance on the […]

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James Sets World Best At Park To Park 10M

James Sets World Best At Park To Park 10M

September 10, 2011 |

Libby James of Fort Collins set a new world best time for the 75-80 age group at the 2011 Aetna Park to Park 10M. James’s time of 1:19:22 was far superior to the old standard of 1:22:05 set by Louise Gilchrist of England on August 3, 2008. For more info on James, please see the […]

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Athlete Profile: Accomplished, Active Septuagenarian Libby James

Athlete Profile: Accomplished, Active Septuagenarian Libby James

[ 0 ] July 6, 2011 |

Better late than never just may be Libby James’ motto. The 74 year old Fort Collins resident didn’t enter a race until her 40s. She has been setting records ever since. Libby took a few minutes recently to catch up with CRM. — Libby James doesn’t let the ground settle under her feet – not […]

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