Author: BoulderRunner

Ultimate Direction hires Buzz Burrell to brand manager position 0

Ultimate Direction hires Buzz Burrell to brand manager position

Ultimate Direction, respected innovator of on-the-go hydration solutions for walkers, runners, and adventurers, proudly announces the hiring of Buzz Burrell to the newly created brand manager position. Burrell brings with him 36 years of entrepreneurial business and endurance sports experience, and will be tasked with managing the future of Ultimate Direction, helping to identify opportunities for increasing brand awareness, innovation, and future growth.

Unbreakable: Boulder Screening 0

Unbreakable: Boulder Screening

Thursday February 9 held the first screening of the film Unbreakable: The Western States 100 in Boulder at the Dairy Center for the Arts. The event brought out everyone from Olympic 1500m runners to Ultra legends to running fans alike. Organizer Buzz Burrell gave a quick introduction and commented “This is a great opportunity to get the running community together” before starting the film.

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Legendary CU Coach Jerry Quiller Passes Away

BOULDER – Former University of Colorado cross country and track and field coach Jerry Quiller, who coached 15 years and hundreds of student-athletes at the school, has passed away after fighting a battle against...

Thweat and Mickowski Win Fast & Flurry-ous Plus A New Rivalry is Born 0

Thweat and Mickowski Win Fast & Flurry-ous Plus A New Rivalry is Born

The Fast and Flurry-ous was originally put together a few years back to give local runners the opportunity to race hard in order to tune their efforts before going off to the USATF Cross Country Nationals in February each year. But this year’s event was highly anticipated and talked about due to a newborn rivalry concept between the Boulder Track Club and the Boulder Running Company/ Adidas teams.

Runners and Plantar Fasciitis 0

Runners and Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue on the bottom surface of the foot extending from the heel toward the toes. The pain is usually characterized by extreme pain and stiffness upon initial weight bearing in the morning, with the intensity decreasing as the foot “warms up.” Typically, plantar fasciitis is caused by stress to the plantar tissue resulting from increased activity, intrinsic muscle fatigue or weakness, chronic overuse, or a repetitive pull on its origin.

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Cherry Creek Sneak Adds 10 Mile Course in 2012

New for the 2012 race, the Cherry Creek Sneak is now offering a 10 mile course boasting beautiful views of Denver exploring the historic Cherry Creek North neighborhoods and a great turn through one of Denver’s classic parks, Cheeseman Park. Map Included

Favorite Things - Holiday Gifts for runners 0

Favorite Things: Holiday Gift Ideas

Here is a short list of my favorite things in 2011. Things that made me happy, kept me healthy and that challenged me personally and as a runner. There is also a theme through these products, they are all from people who are highly passionate about running and sports!

Greenbriar Bluestem Connector Trail to Open in December 0

Greenbriar Bluestem Connector Trail to Open in December

Construction on the new Greenbriar Connector Trail began last fall. The trail is expected to be opened December 8, 2011., it was identified in the West TSA Plan. The connector will provide neighborhood access from Greenbriar Blvd to the Big Bluestem Trail near Thomas Lane.

CU Men Place Third At NCAA Championships 0

CU Men Place Third At NCAA Championships

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Senior Richard Medina raced to an eighth-place finish on the cross country course as the No. 6 University of Colorado men’s team placed third overall at the 2011 NCAA Cross...

Olympic Level Training and Recovery Resources in Boulder 0

Olympic Level Training and Recovery Resources in Boulder

Professional athletes have access to a handful of specialists to keep them on their ‘A’ game. A team of massage therapists, coaches, chiropractors, recovery tools and services, gait analysis, blood lactate testing, and nutritionists. But what does the aspiring endurance athlete or the dedicated weekend warrior who is dedicated to training at a high level?

Boulder’s Rizzo eighth in Marathon at Pan American Games 0

Boulder’s Rizzo eighth in Marathon at Pan American Games

Patrick Rizzo of Team USA finished eighth in the men’s marathon in two hours, 21 minutes, 58 seconds on the final day of competition at the XVI Pan American Games Sunday.

Rizzo, 28 who trains in Boulder while working for Runners Roost, said he didn’t have any problem with the mile high altitude (elevation 5,138 feet) for the race, which included four laps on a 10,000-meter course along Avenue Vallarta by the Arcos de Guadalajara Monument to downtown Guadalajara.

Buffs Capture First Ever Pac-12 Conference Titles 0

Buffs Capture First Ever Pac-12 Conference Titles

The University of Colorado cross country teams won the first ever Pac-12 Conference titles in any sport on Saturday morning, sweeping the men’s and women’s races at the Wigwam Golf Course. “I would give each team an ‘A’ for today’s performance,” head coach Mark Wetmore said. “They came out and raced what they were capable of and some even exceeded expectations. It was a good day and we couldn’t have asked for much more from either team.”

Fall Races and Events 0

Fall Races and Events

Its that time of the year for costumes and cross country races. Sometimes mixed together. Get out and enjoy the fall weather and colors in these fun fall races!