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Familiar Faces Set to Compete for Masters Title at June 3 Freihofer’s Run for Women in Albany, N.Y.

Melody Fairchild, 43, (Boulder, Colo.), will be seeking to earn her third masters title when she headlines another impressive over-40 field at the 39th Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K on Saturday, June 3 in Albany, N.Y. Fairchild, who tasted victory here in both 2014 (17:13) and 2015 (17:34), is a strong favorite on the event’s […]

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Boulder’s Melody Fairchild Takes Masters Title at the USATF Cross Country Championships

Jacques Sallberg was nothing short of impressive, while Melody Fairchild overcame a fall late in the first 2 km loop to dominate the masters races at the USATF Cross Country Championships at River’s Edge Golf Course in Bend. For the junior races, it was Paul Roberts and Michelle Magnani who reigned supreme on the snowy […]

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FREIHOFER’S RUN FOR WOMEN 5K

Boulder’s Fairchild Wins Back-to-Back Freihofer’s Run for Women Titles in Albany, N.Y.

Perfect running weather and a new course greeted a field of 3,807 runners Saturday for the 37th annual Freihofer’s Run for Women. The course re-design was made necessary by a beautification project of the stunning Empire State Plaza, a change that will remain in place for the race through 2016. Conjecture about the new geography […]

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Fairchild to Take Run at Second Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K Masters Title in Albany, NY on 5/30/15

Melody Fairchild, 41, (Boulder, Colo.), will be seeking to earn back-to-back masters titles when she headlines another impressive over-40 field at the 37th Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K on Saturday, May 30 in Albany, N.Y. Fairchild, whose recent sparkling form includes 2014 USATF national master’s titles at 5K, 10K, 15K and USA Half Marathon Trail […]

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Melody Fairchild Wins Masters Title at 2014 Freihofer’s 5K; Kenya’s Kabuu Crowned Champion

A blustery day with perfect racing temperatures greeted 4,112 women as they lined up downtown for the start of the 36th Freihofer’s Run for Women. In the course of its illustrious history, the Freihofer’s race has seen some of the world’s most celebrated competitors going head to head on the streets of the New York state capital, […]

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Fairchild Returns to Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K

On the 30th anniversary of her gold medal win in the inaugural women’s Olympic Marathon at the Los Angeles Games, longtime Run for Women participant Joan Samuelson, 56, will also return to Freihofer’s One of the hottest over 40 runners in the nation will headline another strong masters field when the 36th edition of the Freihofer’s […]

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Crested Butte’s Kremer Wins Jungfrau Marathon, Team USA Wins Gold at World Long Distance Challenge

With a come-from-behind victory, Stevie Kremer, bested the field of more than 1800 runners at the 20th Jungfrau Marathon in Interlaken, Switzerland on September 8, to win gold in a time of 3:22:42. For her victory Kremer earned 10,000 CHF, approximately $10,500. “The race was nothing short of spectacular,” said the 28-year-old Kremer, “From the […]

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Team USA Strikes Gold, Bronze at World Mountain Running Championships

Team USA Strikes Gold, Bronze at World Mountain Running Championships

Morgan Arritola earns women’s individual bronze medal in Ponte di Legno, Italy; Mamo, Mayr world champions; Eritrea men’s team champion At the 28th World Mountain Running Championships held on Sunday, September 2, 2012 in Ponte di Legno, Italy, the four-memberU.S. Women’s Mountain Running Team took the gold medal with a dominant score of 18 points to best the second-place […]

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Coloradans Fairchild, Erholtz and Kremer Qualify for the 2012 US Women's Mountain Team at Loon Mountain

Coloradans Fairchild, Erholtz and Kremer Qualify for the 2012 US Women’s Mountain Team at Loon Mountain

According to the US Mountain Running Team’s website, the race at Loon Mountain on Sunday comprised of possibly the most competitive field in US Women’s Mountain Running ever. The 5 mile race was hosted at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire.  The course starts along the Pemigewasset River and winds its way to the service trails […]

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Race Review: Fairchild, Wells Win Quicker Quaker 5k

Race Review: Fairchild, Wells Win Quicker Quaker 5k

The Quicker Quaker was indeed quick again this year, with fast finishers in both divisions. Men Clint Wells 15:25 Adam Rich 15:36 Curtis Begley Jr 15:49 Women Melody Fairchild 17:32 Nicole Aish 17:42 Shannon Payne 18:09 More than 1300 runners finished Saturday’s race. Photo courtesy Cliff Grassmick, Daily Camera, click here to see race and […]

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Race Preview: Boulder Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k

Race Preview: Boulder Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k

The Boulder Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k are scheduled for this Monday, September 5, Labor Day! All races begin and end at the scenic Boulder Reservoir, located northeast of Boulder. The Boulder Marathon has been voted “Best Colorado Marathon” by Colorado Runner magazine, “Nation’s Best Kept Marathon Secret” by Runner’s World Magazine and “Best Event […]

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