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Pearl Izumi Fun Run Pi day 3.14

Pearl Izumi steps out of running category

Louisville, Colo. (Aug. 18, 2016) – Over 60 years ago, Pearl Izumi founder and cyclist Kinji Shimizu redefined cycling apparel by researching new fabrics and immersing himself in studying the body in motion on a bike. His obsession to perfect performance cycling apparel began to

Jenny Simpson wins Bronze at the RIO Olympics

Jenny Simpson Claims Bronze in Olympic 1,500

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Former Colorado star Jenny Simpson became the second Buff in two days to claim an Olympic bronze medal, putting on a terrific finishing kick over the last 200 meters Tuesday night to finish third in the 1,500-meter final. Simpson, who

Emma Coburn wins Bronze and runs American Record

Coburn Wins Olympic Bronze, Sets American Record

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Very few Olympians get to leave the games with a medal around their neck, but Colorado’s very own Emma Coburn will leave as one of the elite after earning the bronze medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday morning. In addition

Best Colorado Trail Races

Local trail races are as varied as the beautiful Colorado landscape. They can cover service roads, dirt paths, single track, rugged and technical trail, to full out scrambling. And they can take place from your local neighborhood to mountain towns to high up along some of

McCandless, Arendt lead the Eldorado Run for the Cure

Late summer storm clouds and mild rain did not deter runners for supporting the 39th year in the running of the Eldorado Run for the Cure 4 mile, one of the longer running races in the Boulder area. The four mile out and back course starts nestled among the

Joe Gray wins Trail 30k Champs

Gray, Roche crowned 30km Trail champions

Colorado Springs, CO — Conditions were cool with temperatures in the low 60s under overcast skies at the 7 AM start of the USATF 30km Trail Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday, July 30. Hosted by Mad Moose Events as part of the Pikes Peak

Open Race West End 4k 2016

West End 4k Photos and Results

Overcast skies with mildly threatening rain clouds provided a bit of relief from the heat Thursday night for the kick-off race of the Downtown Race Series, the West End 4k. The race series pits competitors of similar abilities in one of 4 waves. A shorter kids race,

The Sewing Room by Skirt Sports launches

Skirt Sports Launches The Sewing Room

Women’s Fitness Apparel Brand Creates First-Ever Fitness-focused Crowd Design & Funding Concept Skirt Sports is making a huge move in the women’s fitness apparel world with the launch of “The Sewing Room,” an interactive crowd design section of its website with a goal of including

Jenny Simpson leads the 1500m Semi-final with Sarah Vaughn and Sara Sutherland in the pack

Former Buffs Simpson, Vaughn and Sutherland Make 1500m Finals

Three former Buffs, Jenny Simpson, Sara Vaughn and Sara Sutherland, have all advanced to the 1500m finals on Sunday night at the Olympic Track Trials held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. New Balance’s Jenny Simpson led all qualifiers into the women’s 1,500-meter final, clocking 4:10.09 in her semifinal

Emma Coburn wins the US Track Trials in the Steeplechase

Coburn Wins U.S. Olympic Trials, Punches Ticket To Rio

EUGENE, Ore. — Heading into Thursday night’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials, former Colorado all-star Emma Coburn was the heavy favorite. She didn’t disappoint. The American record holder cruised to her second straight U.S. Olympic Trials Championship, her

Fourth of July Weekend Race Results

Matt Tebo and Kayoko Fukushi win at Avery’s Four on the Fourth 4k.  Superior Downhill Mile While the sun was just peaking up over the morning clouds in an early fireworks display, the day of local Fourth of  July races were just about to kick off. At

Olympic Track Trials 10k Jon Grey

Olympic Trials 10k Results from Boulder Runners

The Olympic Track & Field Trials kicked off this weekend and distance running capped the night on Friday night with the Men’s 10k followed by the Women’s 10k on Saturday am. There were 5 local runners competing in the two events hoping to earn a