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!

Bill Lawrence competes in the Colorado Cross Classic

 

October 22, 2011

ReadyTalk OktoberFAST 5K / Family Fun 1K

9am in City Park, Denver
http://www.runningguru.com/EventInformation.asp?eID=oktoberfast5k#

 

Thursday October 27, 2011

Buffer Buffalo 5k

5pm at CU Campus
Help send the CU Triathlon Team to 2012 Collegiate Nationals in Tuscaloosa, Alabama! 75% of race proceeds go to CU Tri Team.
http://www.active.com/running/boulder-co/buffer-buffalo-5k-2011

After competing in the 5k, race down to Fleet Feet Sports to get the skinny on compression wear and how it can benefit you.

Compression Clinic

7:15pm at Fleet Feet Sports
More and more people are wearing compression for a variety of reasons, including recovery, performance enhancement and injury prevention. Wondering whether compression is right for you?
http://fleetfeetsportsboulder.com

 

Saturday October 29, 2011

This Saturday proves to be a packed day of racing, and top the night off by mingling with some of Boulder’s running and triathlon legends at the One World Running Precious Feet Fall Fundraiser.

Eerie Eire 5 and 10k

9:30am Eire, CO
New Course This Year!!!
http://erie.optimistweb.org/

 

Denver Gorilla Run 5k

11am Denver, CO
A charity fun run with a difference. Everyone who takes part wears a full gorilla costume (yours to keep!) and helps raise funds for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund, an international charity working to save mountain gorillas
www.denvergorillarun.com

Colorado Cross Classic

2:10pm Boulder Reservoir, Boulder
The race is run on the cyclocross course after the amateur races conclude and directly before the Women’s UCI Elite race, featuring some of the top racers in the world (including a recent World Cup winner). The atmosphere should be electric. The course is a minimum of three meters wide, meticulously marked, with some sand, hills, short barriers, and giant crowds.
www.ColoradoCrossClassic.com

 

MONSTER DASH 5K and Kids Race!

3pm in Old Town Louisville on Main Street
www.MonsterDashRun.com

 

Precious Feet Fall Fundraiser

5pm at Boulder’s Avalon Ballroom
One World Running is excited to present its Precious Feet Fall Fundraiser (sponsored in part by Fleet Feet). Join us Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Avalon Ballroom for a fun evening of mingling with fellow athletes, dancing, finding some cool silent auction items to bid on, and seeing five local legends-Frank Shorter, Davis Phinney, Connie Carpenter, Layton Kor, and Dave Scott-inducted into the inaugural Boulder Hall of Fame class.
http://OneWorldRunning.com

 

Monday, Oct 31, 2011

Halloween Fun Run

6pm at Fleet Feet Sports
Fleet Feet is super psyched about our freakishly fun Halloween Social Run on October 31 (of course!) at 6pm at the store. And take advantage of a scary-cool Halloween deal while you’re here: GET 15% OFF ANYTHING AT THE STORE!
http://FleetFeetBoulder.com

 

Saturday, Nov 5, 2011

Twin Peaks Rotary XC Challenge

9am in Longmont, CO
The 3.5mi Course is run entirely on soft surface (dirt, gravel, grass) so spikes are allowed and encouraged
http:RunningGuru.com

 

Racing with the Stars 5k

9am Lakeshore Athletic Club Broomfield, CO
http://www.racingwiththestars5k.com

 

Running Form and Technique One Day Workshop

11:30am till 5:00 in Lafayette, CO
Run faster and further and have a whole lot more fun! Veterans, novices, and everyone in between can improve.
http://www.radiantrunning.com/workshops.html

Saturday Nov 12, 2011

Longmont Turkey Trot

9am Altona Middle School Longmont
2m and 10k
www.ci.longmont.co.us/rec/special

Saturday Nov 19, 2011

Panicking Poultry 5k

9:30am Boulder Reservoir, Boulder
5k, 1 mile kids run
pp5k.riptidemultisports.com

Thursday Nov 24, 2011

CU Turleys Turkey Trot 5k

10am at CU Potts Field
http://boulderroadrunners.org

 

Find more races at:
http://www.runningguru.com/EventsList.asp?State=CO&Month=10
http://www.racingcolorado.com/index.php?page=calendars
http://www.runcolo.com/colorado-race-calendar/
http://www.coloradorunnermag.com/calendar/events/