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Course Records Smashed at 8th Annual Greenland Trail Races

There was an intense air of anticipation leading up to Saturday’s 8th Annual Greenland Trail Races.  The combination of top Colorado runners coupled with a weather and heat advisory lead to a palpable feeling of unknowing and excitement that some may say made Saturday’s races even better. Out of all three distances: the 8 Mile, the 25K and the […]

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Race Review: PPRR Fall Series III

Alex Nichols was the men’s winner of yesterday’s Fall Series III edging out his friend and team-mate Peter Maksimow for the second race in a row. Nichols finished the race in 34:18; Maksimow crossed the line in 34:58. Justin Ricks was third in 35:46. In the women’s race, Clare Bar, an Air Force Academy grad […]

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GORE-TEX Transrockies Run 2011

Transrockies Run – Final Stage Report

The Final Day: There are Beavers in the Creek here! Peter Maksimow Alex and I (Peter) were expecting (read: hoping) to take today’s final stage out fast and compete for a stage victory with the non-cooperation of Alex’s body yesterday. Since we felt pretty rested from day 5 and everyone else had pushed their bodies […]

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GORE-TEX Transrockies Run 2011

Transrockies Run – Stage 5 Report

Stage 5 of the Transrockies Run was a 23.6 mile run from Red Cliff to Vail over two mountain pass with a total elevation gain of 4,200′. Day 5 Vail, where beer flows like wine: Alex Nichols I (Alex) felt bad today, really bad. After two miles I told Peter that I needed to slow […]

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GORE-TEX Transrockies Run 2011

Transrockies Run – Stage 4 Recap

Stage 4 of the Transrockies Run was a 14.1 mile jaunt from Camp Hale to Red Cliff. Day 4 A Little Hope (pass): Alex Nichols The course profile for the day was pretty straight forward: straight up, straight down. After yesterday’s sustained effort to make the podium I (Alex) wasn’t sure what would be in […]

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GORE-TEX Transrockies Run 2011

Transrockies Run – Stage 3 Report

Stage three of the Transrockies Run was the logest of the six stages, stretching 24 miles from Leadville to Camp Hale. Day 3 – Exit Leadville: Alex Nichols I’ve (Alex) had some experience pacing the Leadville 100. From those experiences I’ve learned that things can change quickly in long races. Even though Trans Rockies is […]

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GORE-TEX Transrockies Run 2011

Transrockies Run: Day 2 Recap

Day Two of the Transrockies Run was basically a half marathon from Vicksburg to Twin Lakes, over the infamous Hope Pass. After this stage, team Colorado Runner/Inov-8 sits in fifth place in the open male category, 21 minutes behind the leaders. Day 2 Hope Pass: Alex Nichols For me (Alex), today’s stage was like meeting […]

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Transrockies Run Day 1 Recap

The Transrockies Run is a six day stage race from Buena Vista to Beaver Creek. Teams of two travel a total of 120 miles through the rugged Colorado Rockies. This year, Colorado Runner has a team entered who will be providing recaps of their experiences along the way. The team consists of two accomplished runners […]

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Gates and Dobson Win Mt. Washington

Colorado showed up and represented well at the 51st “Run to the Clouds”, otherwise known as the Mt Washington Road Race in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire, taking a 1-2 win in both the men’s and women’s fields. Rickey Gates (1:01:32) and Tommy Manning (1:01:42) led the men’s race in first and second respectively. Mesa’s Glenn […]

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Maksimow Continues Winning Streak at Run to the Shrine 10k

Pete Maksimow continued his current winning streak this weekend, placing first  in the mostly-uphill Run to the Shrine 10k in 39:16. Maksimow recently won the Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race 25k and Greenland Trail 50k. Daryn Parker, pictured with Maksimow in this article’s featured image, finished second in 41:39.  Gerald Romero, last year’s overall winner, finished […]

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Course Records Set at Greenland Trail Race

Two course records were set at the 2011 edition of the Greenland Trail Race – one in the women’s 50k; the other in the women’s 25k. The race was run under beautiful sunny skies on clear trails. Temperatures were 51 and rising at the race’s start. Colorado Springs’ Peter Maksimow took first place for the […]

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Race Recap: Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race

The Cheyenne Mountain Trail Race 25k and 50k brought out varied competition in Saturday’s events. In the men’s 25k, Peter Maksimow and Tommy Manning tied for first place in 1:57:33 with Sean O’Day less than 2 minutes behind. The women’s race was easily won by Amanda Ewing in 2:17:04. Melissa Eichers-Bay and Sharon Good took […]

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Striking Contrasts Define PPRR Winter Series III

From former Olympians to everyday athletes; from sunny skies to wind, slush and hard-packed snow — several striking contrasts defined the third race in the Pikes Peak Road Runner Winter Series on Saturday. In the 5 mile race, Justin Chaston, former steeplechase Olympian, cruised into first place for the men. Ironman Michael Weiss and Mark […]

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