Former Buff running standouts, Sara (Gorton) Slattery (2000-05) and Ted Castaneda (1972-74) were included in the Class of 2016 University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame for their achievements while attending the University of Colorado. Sara Slattery Slattery compiled one of the most impressive women’s cross country and track
When a high school surfer from Hawaii decides to move to Boulder and train with the nation’s best XC team, spectacular things happen. Pierce Murphy, a runner that joined the CU team five years ago as a “recruited walk-on”, has now earned eight All-American honors and has been called “the most successful of all of those blue-collar guys” by CU coach, Mark Wetmore.
I first learned of the dominance of Christian Cushing-Murray and his teammates, the then Fluffy Bunny Track Club, at Club Cross Country Champs in 2008 when our Fleet Feet Team took 2nd to them. “Cush” was well known on our team as a few members remembered him from
Will Neely Spence Gracey be America’s next marathon star? Turning a focus to the marathon for many elite athletes can be inevitable. The marathon is a distance that requires many years of running in one’s legs to perform well. And while some elite runners progress in distance as
Boulder Track Club athlete Laura Thweatt’s Road to Rio just got a little smoother as she ran well below the 32:25.00 10k Olympic qualifying mark with a time of 31:52.94, under the lights at the Stanford Invite, Friday night, April 1. She lead the Section 1
Alia Gray runs for the Roots Running Project and finished in the top 10 of the Olympic Marathon Trials in February. With just two hours until on of the biggest races on the American stage, Alia Gray appears relaxed in the lobby of the host
On the eve of the Lake Biwa Marathon in Japan, the always smiling Mok Ying Ren may be dealing with a bit of jet lag, but chats with new friends from Australia while carbo-loading on rice and soba noodles. The race the following morning may mark a major turning point for this 27 year
Laura Thweatt’s name reached the mainstream national stage last November as the first woman to cross the finish line in her marathon debut at the New York City Marathon. But instead of heading to the Olympic Marathon Trials last week in Los Angeles as many had anticipated, she
Three women of the Colorado Racing Club, each from a different decade, will be competing in the Olympic Marathon Trials in February. Terzah Becker asks 3 questions reflecting on their accomplishments.
Boulder’s Joanna Zeiger will be competing in her seventh Olympic Trials event this February in at the Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. Zeiger ran 2:43:59 in the 2014 Shamrock Marathon, which was 59 seconds off the 2:43:00 standard at the time. In December, the U.S. Olympic committee eased
Ultrarunner Krissy Moehl was back in Colorado all week to promote her new book Running Your First Ultra. While she was here she met with Ultimate Direction and a new partnership was formed. Krissy brings a vibrant new perspective to the team along with thousands of miles under
University of Colorado athlete Erin Clark (cross country) and Esther Lee (golf) were honored by the Sportswomen of Colorado for their 2015 performances. Clark had an outstanding junior season. She led the Buffs in three of their five varsity races and in the two races she
Hudson Elite and Flatirons Running will partner again for 2016. “I am honored to stand with Flatirons Running in 2016 and greatly appreciate their support and generosity. They have always provided a memorable customer experience and continue to enhance the strong running community we have
BOULDER, Colo. (January 19, 2015) – Ultrarunner Joe Grant will join SCARPA’s athlete/ambassador roster starting this month, reflecting the brand’s ongoing push in the trail-running category, most recently with a new global Alpine Running shoe collection for Spring 2016. An endurance athlete who lives in
Many of the area’s local Olympic Marathon qualifiers have headed to training camps in warmer weather for the remainder of the month to put in their final preparations for the US Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles next month. Meanwhile local runners fought freezing temperatures