Category: Boulder Running Journal
The Boulder Running Journal is an 186 page printed book with over 200 full-color photos celebrating the sport and culture of running in Boulder, CO.
To celebrate its Boulder, Colorado heritage and the IRONMAN® Triathlon held here in Boulder this weekend, Newton Running is releasing a limited edition Colorado shoe only available over the weekend at its Flagship...
The volunteer check in was located behind a giant row of port-o-lets on the south west corner of Civic Center park next to the Stadium. Medium shirt, check, name tag, check. Stand around and wait to get picked like a kid for kickball, check. I just happened to be standing near 2 other lost souls looking for a chance to help when the lead coordinator Michelle pointed at the three of us and assigned us to the VIP area. Excellent!
Over the last 16 months I’ve been through stress fractures in each foot and now a broken collarbone. In between the injuries I took my workouts as they came. Water running, elliptical trainers, a run here, a bike ride there. No real plan, just glad to be out on the roads and trails again. But there has to be more…
I believe am not alone in the quest for starting off the year in the right direction, setting expectations through my initial run.
Recovering from a late New Year’s Eve and spending time with my family all morning, it wasn’t till after three in the afternoon when I headed out with no real plans on a course except to just head up to the trails. With YakTrax in hand, I started slowly up to Bear Creek Trail below NCAR. The dirt service road was packed with snow
I am not so great about keeping traditions. Its not that I don’t want to make and keep with them. I love the idea of doing something annually for the sake of consistency, meeting up with friends new and old, and now introducing my children to those things I love and feel are important. I believe this is the allure of the Turkey Trot as part of our holiday tradition.
On a run a few weeks ago, I ran by a row of young trees lining a road that had failed to relinquish their leaves to the season. I thought it odd at the time, but given the warm weather, not surprising perhaps.
Lately I’ve really been feeling the effects of living. The delicate balance of work, family, social, community and of course running isn’t quite in-sync.
“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.
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.