“Zen and the Art of the Easy Run” – I took it out a bit too fast yesterday. Headed out at a pace that felt comfortable at first then progressively got faster. For all intents and purposes this became what Greg McMillan would call a Fast Finish run. So today I needed to go easy. But going easy can be tough. Read how I got through it.
Barringer took off from the gun and never looked back as she captured her first conference cross country title.
It seems in Boulder we have been waiting all year for it to snow. There have several false starts to our snowy season, but its been light at best. Until now. The social network has been all a twitter with updates about the snow. All the discussion was getting me pumped to get out.
Therapist Josh Shadle will lead a short talk at Fleet Feet Boulder and offer demos about how muscle restoration can ease pain and aid in recovery. By getting your muscles to function properly, you can eliminate and prevent muscle pain and joint instability.
With the deadline to mail in ballots for the Nov. 3 election nearing, it seems appropriate to pause and give a shout out to those far-sighted folks who got Boulder started on its open space acquisition.
With the wind at my back and fresh legs the Big Dry Creek trail lulled me into a false sense of fitness. My legs turned over quickly and my breath was barely audible as I relaxed into the pace.
I spent the weekend at the Rocky Mountain Region R.A.C.E Conference in Westminster. The conference had lectures and panels covering a wide variety of topics for Race Directors including Logistics, Social Media, Partnerships with Retail, Marketing to Women, Creative Sposorships. Panelists included many of Boulder’s
Hundreds of runners in the USA have posted their running routes, charity beneficiaries, in preparation for the International Day of Running held November 8th this year.
Great opportunity to run a cross country race in downtown Denver. The course is a 2km grass loop in Wash Park. Men & Women will run at the same time, but women will be diverted to the finish after three laps (6k) and men will run four laps (8k)
The Fleet Feet Sports Fun run often does this 5.6 mile loop up around Wonderland Lake. A great run from downtown, or use it to connect to more trails to the North.
Matt McCue will be in Colorado doing book signings and speaking to support his new book “An Honorable Run”
I often run alone, so when my wife informed me she wasn’t going to join her regular Saturday morning running group, I was excited of the opportunity to get out and be social.
Marathon morning is usually full of preparation, jitters, butterflies and nervousness for runners. All those months of training leading up to the big day. I was hoping to run in the Marathon today, but due to my recent injury, I instead committed to riding the lead bike for the Half Marathon Women’s race.
Colorado’s Premier Marathon, the Denver Marathon, Half Marathon and ING Relay just took it up a notch. Today it announced the re-branding of this event to align with the Competitor Group’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for 2010. But that doesn’t mean this year won’t be the biggest to date.
The weather is turning colder but the University of Colorado men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking to heat up their seasons at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational on Saturday, October 17, in Terre Haute, Ind.