VALENTINE GETS (some of) HIS BEER AT VALENTINE’S MASSACRE

Jay Valentine, in keeping with some sort of weird tradition, ran the fastest time (15:54) in this year's "Valentine's Massacre" 3- mile run - but almost did not win any beer. He ran FIVE SECONDS slower than his pre-race prediction, which is…

Stars Come Out For Red Hot Fat Ass 50K

Always on the lookout for a new running adventure, Ian Torrence's announcement about his Red Hot Fat Ass 50k, the first ultra in Moab, Utah, caught my eye. Once I read the brief course description and checked out the pictures of some of the…

Boulder Distance Carnival adds 5-mile race and 1-mile run/walk

The Boulder Distance Carnival is in its third year, adding an exciting element to the Spring racing scene in Boulder. This year, in an effort to accommodate all aspects of the running community, the Boulder Running Company has added two new…

De Reuck/Gruber win USATF XC titles

Former University of Kansas standout, and Arvada resident, Charlie Gruber won his first U.S. men's 4 km national title Saturday at the 2004 USA Cross Country Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gruber won the race in 11 minutes, 14…

Culpepper wins 2004 Marathon Olympic Trials

How many times do the 1-2-3 favorites come in 1-2-3? Not often, in any sport. But on this special day, when even a little snow fell on the place they call "Magic City," the big three became the best three at the U.S. Men's Olympic Marathon…

Pikes Peak Road Runners Winter Series #2

The winter running season in Colorado is usually pretty dormant, which is exactly the reason why the Pikes Peak Road Runners Club hosts an annual winter series. The four-race series consists of gradually longer races in January and…

Newcomers Bolster Wetmore’s Buffs

Mark Wetmore and his University of Colorado track staff got confirmation of some new talent on their team at Saturday's intrasquad meet at Balch Fieldhouse when freshman Stephen Pifer won the 3,000 meters in 8 minutes, 38 seconds, an…

De Reuck wins at Houston Half-Marathon

2002 World Cross Country Championships long course bronze medalist Colleen De Reuck won the women's race Sunday at the 2004 HP Houston Half-Marathon in Houston, Texas. A resident of Boulder, Colo., De Reuck won the race in 1 hour, 10…

Agnew and Poel run away from field at Polar Bear 5K

On a perfect day in mid-January, some of Boulder's best made the trek to Denver's Washington Park for the Polar Bear 5K. Kristian Agnew pulled away from the field after the first half mile in route to a convincing 15:10 win. Todd Lopeman,…

Buff Track Opens Season With Invite

The University of Colorado Track & Field Team got the 2004 season officially underway here Friday night with the Colorado Invitational. Athletes from CU, the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Northern Colorado all competed…
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