Three people died Saturday afternoon in the fiery midair collision of two small planes in the skies north of town, but three others escaped unharmed after the pilot of a glider being towed by one of the aircraft cut loose, maneuvered through a fireball and landed safely. Trails effected are: The Hidden Valley, Degge, Mesa Reservoir, Cobalt, and Eagle (closed from the valley to the west) trails are closed until further notice.
As I opened up the mail box and scanned through the bigger ticket items, I was excited to see that amongst the mundane was this months issue of Running Times Magazine. On the cover was the age-defying Colleen De Reuck but also had plenty of other nuggets from other Boulder runners and contributers.
On Friday January 22, CU runner and 2008 Olympian Jenny Barringer will announce her multi-year deal with New Balance at a New York press conference.
An experiment is being conducted in the Locomotion Lab on the CU Campus trying to understand how speed and incline affect the elastic energy return of the muscles and tendons. They are looking for males or females between the ages of 18-40 who can run a 5k in less than 20:00 minutes.
The Competitor Group (CGI) today announced that online registration has opened for the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon and Half Marathon. The race, scheduled for Sunday, October 17, 2010, is expected to draw over 15,000 runners and will feature entertainment along every mile of the scenic course. The first 500 runners to register for the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon can take advantage of special entry fees: $55 and $70, respectively.
Boulder High School phoneme Kelsey Lakowske is interviewed by DyeStat.com just after the Colorado State Championships in November. She talks about her recent success She is coached by Monique Guidry the Head Coach at Boulder High School and also trains with Melody Fairchild and her Fairchild Flyers. The interview covers her recent success, how she found running, her coaching and training, and her other interests.
At the Annual Awards Breakfast, Saturday December 5th at the 2009 USA Track & Field Annual Meeting, award winners were announced for their achievements on and off the track.
Among those were Colorado’s Colleen De Reuck, named the Master’s Athlete of the Year and Simon Gutierrez as Cross Country Masters Harrier of the Year .
Last month, Google asked the public to submit nominations for where to first send the new trike. And the Boulder Creek Path made it to the list of finalists in the “parks and trails” category. Now the paved path that snakes from Boulder Canyon along the creek to flats east of town will compete against paths in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington for first dibs on the picture-taking bike.
With the deadline to mail in ballots for the Nov. 3 election nearing, it seems appropriate to pause and give a shout out to those far-sighted folks who got Boulder started on its open space acquisition.
Barry Siff is no stranger to hard work and dedication. He has run his fair share of marathons, Ironmans, and adverture races. He also put some of the best races in the nation with his 5430 Triathlon Series and Boulder’s Downtown Race Series.
The University of Colorado men’s and women’s cross country teams each moved up in this week’s USTFCCCA Coaches Top 30 Poll, released on Tuesday.