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Open Space trails open back up after flood damage repairs

Repairs to popular open space trails are complete

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department today completed trail repairs near the South Mesa Trailhead, ending weekday closures at the popular access point and nearby paths. The completion of repairs along the Mesa Trail and Shadow Canyon South trail now restores

2017 ColderBOULDER 5k

ColderBoulder 2017 photos

The 2017 edition of the ColderBOLDER 5k didn’t quite live up to its namesake with temperatures rising into the mid-50s by the time the open wave ran at 9:50 am. But it proved to be ideal conditions as just over 1,800 runners competed in the

What happened to the Boulder Turkey Trot 5k

National Turkey Trot participation rises while two key races in Boulder County disappear. According to a study by Running USA, national Turkey Trot race participation is on the rise. Year-over-year growth of Thanksgiving Day races grew 14%, with 726 organized races and 961,882 finisher staking place in

Pearl Street Mile 2017 Women's Elite Field

Photos: Pearl Street Mile 2017

Over 350 runners took to the downtown streets Wednesday night to challenge themselves to a fast a furious mile and kids 1/2 mile. Runners of all abilities and ages competed in six separate waves which also included boys and girls high school waves and a

Darcy Piceu sets a new FKT

Ultrarunner DARCY PICEU Runs 85 mile FKT in Peru

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLO. (JUNE 13, 2017) — Professional ultrarunner and Smartwool athlete Darcy Piceu set the Fastest Known Time for both male and female runners on the Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit, an 85-mile trail with an average elevation of 14,000 feet, in Peru. She completed the

2017 Bolder Boulder citizens race

Photos: 2017 BolderBOULDER Citizens race

The 2017 BolderBoulder was host to one of the more competitive citizen’s races in recent history. Brandon Johnson was looking to repeat his win from last year but Barnabas Kosgei wasn’t having any of it.  After missing the official start he spent the first mile catching up

CU wins the Distance Medley Relay National Champinships

CU delivers Distance Medley Relay National Title

The University of Colorado women’s Distance Medley Relay team won their first National Championship title in dramatic fashion Friday night at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas.

Laura Thweatt comes up on the shoulder of eventual winner Molly Huddle in the Olympic Trials 10k final - photo Dave Albo / lane1photos.com

Stories of the Olympic Trials and Cross Country

2016 was an incredible year for runners hailing from the Boulder Area as chronicled in the 2016 Boulder Running Journal. Over 40 runners from Colorado competed at the Olympic Marathon Trials last February in Los Angeles. Three from Boulder, Kara Goucher, Sean Quigley and Alia

CU Potts Invite new indoor facility

CU hosts first Indoor meet at new facility

The University of Colorado track and field team collected eight event titles on the final day of the Potts Invitational, Saturday at the Sklar Family Track in the CU Indoor Practice Facility. Distance events that were contested were the men’s and women’s mile and the

the Quicker Quaker is now the Oatmeal 5k

Oatmeal 5k – A conversation with the Race Director

The former Quicker Quaker has been a favorite local season starter for years, often lead by a solid competitive field followed by throngs of running enthusiasts kicking off their racing season on the right foot. The race features an out and back course from downtown

Sandi Nypaver, trail running stud joins rabbit

Sandi Nypaver Hops onto rabbit Team

Santa Barbara, California — Spreading some extra holiday joy to running fans everywhere, rabbit announced today that Sandi Nypaver is the newest addition to their RADrabbitPRO team. Nypaver, whose passion for trail running has its roots in the wilds of Alaska, took a circuitous route