Big holiday weekends like the Fourth of July are about kicking back, enjoying the outdoors, bbqs, celebrating with friends and family and racing! This weekend is no exception as there are more than enough running events to choose from. It’s not too late to sign
Galen Burrell wins the first ever Boulder Mountain Marathon on May 15, 2016. Runners gathered around small fire pits in the historic mining town of Gold Hill trying to stay warm as they waited for the start of the first ever Boulder Mountain Marathon organized by
Dark clouds loomed over the North Boulder foothills, but held off long enough so that over 900 participants could enjoy a lap around the backroads and reservoir for the Boulder edition of the Title Nine Mother’s Day 9k on May 8. Moms and their families
The Boulder Mountain Marathon and the 10 Mile Ascent will both take place on Sunday May 15. On Friday, course designer and Gold Hill resident Joe Grant took attendees of the Flatirons Running Happy Hour through his vision of the course.
A little over a week ago, University of Colorado runner Dani Jones set the CU freshman 1,500-meter record, clocking in at 4:15.29 at the Stanford Twilight. On Sunday, she returned to the scene of the crime at the Payton Jordan Invitational and set CU’s freshman
Springtime is here which means runners are starting to get serious about the upcoming race season preparing for the likes of the Colorado Marathon, Colfax or one of the best races in the country, the Bolder Boulder 10k. The Dash n’ Dine 5k Race Series is
Joe Bosshard finishes 4th overall at the PanAm XC Cup in Venezuela helping Team USA win Gold. Former CU Buff standout Joe Bosshard‘s racing is coming back to form. In his first real race since 2014, he easily took the win at the Winter Classic XC race in
On Saturday, February 13th just outside of Mayer, Arizona, Boulder’s Sage Canaday took his Olympic Trials marathon training to the trails and came away with a win and new course record at the Black Canyon 100K.
Despite the incredibly warm weather this weekend, it’s no surprise the fields for the Flatirons Running Winter Classic XC were a little smaller than normal. That’s because many of the local elite athletes were just returning from training camps preparing for the Olympic Marathon Trials
On January 9th in Bandera, Texas, Boulder ultrarunner Cassie Scallon scorched up the trail at the Bandera 100K Endurance Run, blazing to a new course record in a time of 9:19:46 (full results). The race once again served as the USATF 100K National Trail Championships,
Just six weeks off her marathon debut, finishing as the first American in the New York City Marathon, Boulder Track Club‘s Laura Thweatt headed to the other coast in San Francisco hoping to capture the title at the USATF Cross Country Club Championships for the
Over 260 people came out to support the Community Food Share 5k Turkey Trot dealing with an unusually snowy Thanksgiving morning. The event is always a fun family event and this year did not disappoint despite the snow. Runners donated 400 pounds of food and
A fresh coat of white snow on the course, blue skies, crisp air and just enough blustery wind to make it interesting. Overall, a good day for a cross country race. The USATF Colorado Club XC Championships were held this morning at Harlow Platts Park
“Let’s go! Time to get tough. Dig, it’s racing time!” George Zack yells at runners from Broomfield High School as they pass by him on the third and final lap of the 4.5-kilometer course at Valmont Bike Park. Ten area high schools came out on
When Callum Hawkins, an elite 10,000 meter runner from Scotland, came to Boulder on Tuesday, he found lodging with former marathon world record holder Steve Jones. Thursday, Hawkins did his household proud by outkicking Stephen Pifer to win the West End 4K. Hawkins clocked 11 minutes 42 seconds for the roughly 2.5 miles, four seconds up on Pifer, a former mile star at the University of Colorado. Ryan Poland was third in 11:57. “It was tough,” said Hawkins, a 28:49 10K runner, “with the uphill, altitude, heat, and Pifer pushing the pace.”