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Longmont’s Olaru Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon

After months of winter weather, the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon & CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon officially kicked off spring on a beautiful Saturday morning in the nation’s capital. More than 25,000 entrants from all 50 states and 33 countries gathered on Constitution Avenue for a running tour full of historical landmarks […]

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Boulder's Patrick Rizzo Breaks the Tape in the Men's Division of the 5th Rock 'n' Roll Seattle Half Marathon

Boulder’s Nuta Olaru Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon; Boulder’s Patrick Rizzo Takes Half Marathon

From the stunning views of Mt. Rainier to the peaceful Lake Washington waterfront, it was a picturesque summer day in Seattle as the city celebrated five years of Rock ‘n’ Roll running. The annual kickoff to the Seafair summer festival, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & Half Marathon brought miles of music and a moving memorial to […]

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Back to Back Wins at Big Sur Marathon

Release provided by Julie Armstrong. It was a back-to-back double at the 28th Big Sur International Marathon. 2012 winners Adam Roach (Pacific Grove, CA) and Nuta Olaru (Longmont, CO) repeated their wins at this year’s race, held Sunday, April 28, along the scenic California coastline. Roach, who trailed in third place until mile 24, kept grinding away […]

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Roach, Olaru Repeat Big Sur International Marathon Victories

It was a back-to-back double at the 28th Big Sur International Marathon as 2012 champions Adam Roach (Pacific Grove, CA) and Nuta Olaru (Longmont, CO) defended their titles on Sunday, April 28, along the scenic California coastline. Roach, 29, who trailed in third place until mile 24, kept grinding away until he captured the lead from eventual third place finisher Josh Whitehead of […]

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Colorado’s Nuta Olaru Wins TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon

With ideal running weather setting the course for the day, participants of all levels rocked the streets of St. Louis at the second TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Marathon & ½ Marathon presented by the Quinn Family Charitable Fund on Sunday morning. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series returned to St. Louis for its second running, with attending runners […]

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Hartmann, Thomas Top Colorado Finishers at 2012 USA Half Marathon Championships; Olympians Abdirahman, Goucher Take Top Honors

Top Colorado runners toed the line on Saturday for the 2012 USA Half Marathon Championships in Duluth, Minnesota.  While weather forecasts called for possible rain and high humidity, runners were treated with pleasant conditions with temperatures in the low 60’s. The championship race was run in conjuncture with the Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon that starts […]

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Olaru Wins Big Sur Marathon

In a day that combined sunshine, fog and heavy winds, nearly 9,000 runners braved the elements to compete in the Big Sur International Marathon and shorter distance events on the scenic Big Sur coastline of Central California. Adam Roach, a recent transplant to Pacific Grove, won the men’s marathon division with a time of 2:32.25.  […]

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Elites Start Line Announced for the USATF 5 Mile Colorado Championship this Sunday at the Rudi’s Organic Boulder Spring Races

The elites start line has been announced for this Sunday’s USATF 5 Mile Colorado Championship.  The inaugural 5 mile distance is being held on a newly certified course as part of the 2012 Rudi’s Organic Boulder Spring Half Marathon, 10 Mile and 5 Mile races. The 5 Mile Championship – the second race of the […]

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