Tag: Nuta Olaru

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

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

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

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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Coloradans Take Three Of four Top Spots At RNR Las Vegas

Coloradans Take Three Of four Top Spots At RNR Las Vegas

[ 0 ] November 21, 2013 |

The finish of the men’s race at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon was the most exciting show in town on Sunday night as 28-year-old Jason Brosseau of Colorado Springs pulled away from Andrew Duncan of Las Vegas over the final mile to win the race in 2 hours 35 minutes and 26 seconds. […]

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

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

[ 0 ] June 23, 2013 |

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

Back to Back Wins at Big Sur Marathon

[ 0 ] April 28, 2013 |

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

Roach, Olaru Repeat Big Sur International Marathon Victories

[ 0 ] April 28, 2013 |

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 Runners Win Big Across the Globe this Past Weekend

Colorado Runners Win Big Across the Globe this Past Weekend

December 3, 2012 |

It was an interesting couple of days across the country this past weekend as weather ravaged the west coast and those taking part in the California International Marathon in Sacramento as well as The North Face Endurance Challenge in San Francisco, winds were blowing hard at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, and sunny […]

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

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

October 23, 2012 |

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

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

June 17, 2012 |

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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Top Colorado Runners Compete at the 2012 USA Half Marathon Championships this Saturday

Top Colorado Runners Compete at the 2012 USA Half Marathon Championships this Saturday

June 15, 2012 |

It’s going to be quite a show this Saturday as top distance runners from around the world converge on the small Minnesota town of Duluth for the 2012/2013 USA Half Marathon Championships. The championship race is being held in conjunction with the Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon, starting just one hour prior to the 36th annual […]

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Olaru Wins Big Sur Marathon

Olaru Wins Big Sur Marathon

May 1, 2012 |

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

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

March 29, 2012 |

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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Boulder’s Willis Second, Longmont’s Olaru Sixth At Houston Marathon

Boulder’s Willis Second, Longmont’s Olaru Sixth At Houston Marathon

January 16, 2012 |

HOUSTON (15-Jan) — While it was hard to match the excitement of Saturday’s Olympic Marathon Trials here, the top competitors in the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Houston Half-Marathon gave it their best shot, toppling the men’s and women’s course records in both races. Today’s event marked the 40th running of the marathon here. The […]

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Coloradans Claim Olympic Trials Qualifying Times at CIM

Coloradans Claim Olympic Trials Qualifying Times at CIM

December 5, 2011 |

The California International Marathon offered one final shot at an Olympic Trials Qualifying time this weekend. Coloradans and hopefuls from other states flocked to the event which promises a fast (net downhill) course. Women needed to run less than 2:46; men less than 2:19 to qualify for the Olympic Marathon Trials which will be held […]

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Slattery First American At Beach To Beacon 10K

Slattery First American At Beach To Beacon 10K

[ 0 ] August 8, 2011 |

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – (August 6, 2011) – Kenyan Micah Kogo used his Olympic track speed to wear down a talented men’s field, while Aheza Kiros of Ethiopia cruised to victory on the women’s side in the 14th TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. In the Maine […]

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Olaru Sets All-Colorado Half Marathon Record at Arby’s Rocky Mountain Half Marathon

Olaru Sets All-Colorado Half Marathon Record at Arby’s Rocky Mountain Half Marathon

[ 0 ] June 10, 2007 |

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