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.
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 Country Championships on Monday. “Third is a very good run for
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?
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.
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.”
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!
Local Colorado resident Pablo Vigil, recently had the chance to visit Myrskyla, Finland, the hometown of the famed Olympic runner Lasse Viren. Here is his story.
Boulder has been long recognized as a mecca for endurance athletes. Recently, Craig Alexander won his third Ironman title, while Jenny Simpson a former CU Buff took the gold at the World Champs, Emma Coburn won NCAAs and U.S. track titles, along with Taylor Phinney
So many fun things to do and hear at the Rock n Roll Denver Marathon and Half Marathon Health and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday. Stop by the Brooks Running Cavalcade of Curiosities where you can win prizes at Skee ball, win shoes, have
Senior Richard Medina and sophomore Shalaya Kipp led the University of Colorado cross country teams to victory at the 26th Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout at the Buffalo Ranch on CU’s South Campus. Both Medina and Kipp took first place overall to earn their first Rocky Mountain Shootout crowns.
Medina won the 8-kilometer race with the fourth fastest time ever in course history, crossing the finish in 24 minutes, 39 seconds. The Grand Junction, Colo. native redshirted last season, so this was his first cross country race in almost two years.
The University of Colorado’s cross country season got off to a great start on Saturday morning at the CU Time Trial with strong performances from the No. 4 ranked women and No. 7 ranked men’s teams.
It’s a CU tradition to let a freshman runner cross the finish first at the time trial and this year the winners were Rachel Baptista and Ammar Moussa. Baptista won the women’s 5.8-kilometer race in 21 minutes, 44 seconds and Moussa won the men’s 8k in 26:06.
University of Colorado junior Emma Coburn and five former Buffs are set to compete at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Athletics Aug. 27-Sept. 4 in Daegu, South Korea.
Denver Chiropractic Center and Dr. Jeff Stripling Presents: FREE BAREFOOT RUNNING CLINIC July 13th at 6PM, hosted by Crossfit Conquer Learn how to run and walk pain-free by trading in your expensive shoes for the ones you were born with — bare feet. Find out
The Boulder/Denver area no longer has a shortage of running clubs in the area. Whether you are a serious club team, affiliated with a running store, or just a bunch of friends who like to run together, this is your chance to show your colors and possibly walk away with some serious bragging rights.
The University of Colorado is making its mark on the 3,000-meter steeplechase as senior-to-be Emma Coburn won the women’s USA title on Sunday afternoon, just one day after assistant coach Billy Nelson won the men’s title at the 2011 USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.