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Parsec Speaker Series Closes with Furious Finishing Kick

Parsec Time & Distance on Pearl St. reached full capacity with the audience seated and intrigued at the film 5,000m: Nothing Comes Easy glowing on a high-def flat-screen perfectly suited to show former CU National Champion Adam Goucher’s strained war lines across his forehead and

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Purple Runner Cross Country History

This article originally was posted in 2006 by By P. J. Christman, Author of the book, The Purple Runner. Back somewhere in the Boulder Ice Age, perhaps 1993, Conrad Truedson and I decided that it would be good to have a cross country course upon which interested

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Sir Roger Bannister visits Boulder

Tucked in the backdrop of Boulder’s majestic Flatirons, the larger than life-size bronze sculpture of Sir Roger Bannister evokes just as much awe. In 1954, 25-year-old Bannister was the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes. Found in the corner of

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Ames Named to NACAC Mountain Running Team

The second North American Central American Caribbean Mountain Running Championships will be held on Saturday, June 4 as part of the Gore-Tex USA 10 km National Trail Championships in Vail, Colorado. At the inaugural NACAC event in 2004 held at Vail Colorado’s Teva Vail HillClimb,

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Interview: Culpepper’s Boston Marathon 4th place finish

In last week’s Boston Marathon, Alan Culpepper finished fourth in the best performance by an American male at Boston since Dave Gordon’s fourth place in 1987. In 2002 Alan tied Alberto Salazaar’s American best for a marathon debut. He won the Olympic Trials and competed in Athens with a very respectable 12th place overall finish. Boston marked Alan’s fourth competition in the marathon.