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West End 4k Delivers on Downtown Race Excitement

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.”

Downtown Boulder Race Series

Downtown Boulder Race Series Announces Summer Dates

The iconic Downtown Boulder Race Series is back for 2015. Flatirons Running has revamped the series with a new collection of race distances for some honest and fun racing throughout the summer months. Races include the Flatirons 10k – June 28th, West End 4k – July 23rd, and the Pearl St Mile on August 12th.

Elite Women's field 2015 USATF Cross Country Championships

USATF XC Championships [photos]

The start of the Open Womens 8k race at the USATF Cross Country National Championships held Feb 7, 2015 at the Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, CO. The top 6 women vying for a spot on Team USA for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships

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Frank Shorter Race4Kids’ Health 5k

Whole Foods presents the Frank Shorter RACE4Kids’ Health 5K & Health Odyssey Expo on April 12, 2015. Let’s be outrageous for kids!  Whole Foods, Healthy Learning Paths, and Olympic Gold Medalist Frank Shorter are on a mission.  We want all kids to be healthy and

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Monster Dash in Louisville is set for Halloween fun

With its fresh new Mummies theme, The Monster Dash 10k, 5k will kick off spooky holiday themed races around the state at 3pm in Downtown Louisville, CO. A kids race will follow at 4pm.The 5k will be on a flat and fast out and back course.

Race the Mile – America’s Distance

Roger Bannister of England was the first to break the 4 minute mile barrier in 1954. Fifty years ago last week, teenager Jim Ryun of Wichita, KS, was the first high school boy to break the mythical barrier. The mile has become the measure of

Colorado Corporate Challenge moves to Boulder

   The Heart and Sole Half, 10k and Colorado Corporate Challenge are now part of the Downtown Race Series. Join companies and runners from all over Boulder and Broomfield Counties for the 7th Annual Colorado Corporate Challenge 10k Run on Sunday June 29, 2014. Companies

Dash n’ Dine Series kicks off on Tuesday

Unusually warm spring weather will set the stage for the first race of the Dash n’ Dine 5k series, Tuesday April 8 at the Boulder Reservoir. The Dash n’ Dine 5k series is all about friends, fun and a family atmosphere. This low key race

Jerry Quiller Classic kicks off Buffs Outdoor Season

This weekend the University of Colorado track & field team hosted the Jerry Quiller Classic at Potts Field. The meet kicked off the outdoor season for the Buffaloes. The running events started Friday night with the Men’s 10k under brisk weather. Colorado’s Pierce Murphy and

Heart and Sole Moves Course to Heart of Boulder

The Heart and Sole Half Marathon which has quickly become an iconic race for Boulder has a major change in store for 2014. Instead of being held out at the Boulder Reservoir, this year’s course will be held right in the middle of Boulder. The

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Vaughn and Keyser lead the Fast and Flurry-ous

Despite the snow Boulder received just a few days prior, warm temperatures and dry ground looked to make it a perfect day for running the Fast and Flurry-ous Cross Country race on Sunday January 26. But to keep it interesting, the westerly winds kicked up to

Prize Money announced for Boulder USA XC Championships

BX Race Management in conjunction with the USA Cross Country Championships is happy to announce a prize purse totalling $35,000 at the 2014 USA Cross Country Championships held in Boulder, CO February 15, 2014 at the Flatirons Golf Club. Junior Divisions USATF Championship medals will