Friday evening’s distance events at the CU Invitational kicked off with the men’s seeded mile and a strong promise to nip at the elusive sub 4 mark on Colorado soil. Ben Saarel and Zach Perrin pushed the pace as the crowd roared each time they
The Boulder Road Runners Men’s 60-69 team won the 2017 USA Track & Field Masters Grand Prix National Championship race series title. The team won a gold medal in each of five races they competed in during the nine race series. A BRR team composed of Kyle Hubbart,
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department today completed trail repairs near the South Mesa Trailhead, ending weekday closures at the popular access point and nearby paths. The completion of repairs along the Mesa Trail and Shadow Canyon South trail now restores
The 2017 edition of the ColderBOLDER 5k didn’t quite live up to its namesake with temperatures rising into the mid-50s by the time the open wave ran at 9:50 am. But it proved to be ideal conditions as just over 1,800 runners competed in the
National Turkey Trot participation rises while two key races in Boulder County disappear. According to a study by Running USA, national Turkey Trot race participation is on the rise. Year-over-year growth of Thanksgiving Day races grew 14%, with 726 organized races and 961,882 finisher staking place in
Over 350 runners took to the downtown streets Wednesday night to challenge themselves to a fast a furious mile and kids 1/2 mile. Runners of all abilities and ages competed in six separate waves which also included boys and girls high school waves and a
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLO. (JUNE 13, 2017) — Professional ultrarunner and Smartwool athlete Darcy Piceu set the Fastest Known Time for both male and female runners on the Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit, an 85-mile trail with an average elevation of 14,000 feet, in Peru. She completed the
BolderBOULDER Women’s International Team Challenge Photos by Peter N. Jones BolderBOULDER Men’s International Team Challenge Photos by Peter N. Jones Cuba fielded a team for the first time in the race history.
The 2017 BolderBoulder was host to one of the more competitive citizen’s races in recent history. Brandon Johnson was looking to repeat his win from last year but Barnabas Kosgei wasn’t having any of it. After missing the official start he spent the first mile catching up
The Boulder Road Runners Men’s 60-69 team captured a gold medal at the USA Track & Field Masters 8K National Championship in Virginia Beach, VA on March 18. Held as a race within a race, the USATF Masters athletes lined up in front of nearly
The University of Colorado women’s Distance Medley Relay team won their first National Championship title in dramatic fashion Friday night at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas.
2016 was an incredible year for runners hailing from the Boulder Area as chronicled in the 2016 Boulder Running Journal. Over 40 runners from Colorado competed at the Olympic Marathon Trials last February in Los Angeles. Three from Boulder, Kara Goucher, Sean Quigley and Alia
The University of Colorado track and field team collected eight event titles on the final day of the Potts Invitational, Saturday at the Sklar Family Track in the CU Indoor Practice Facility. Distance events that were contested were the men’s and women’s mile and the
The former Quicker Quaker has been a favorite local season starter for years, often lead by a solid competitive field followed by throngs of running enthusiasts kicking off their racing season on the right foot. The race features an out and back course from downtown
By Devin Croft The BRR Men 60-69 team went down to the wire this year for the USA Track & Field (USATF) Grand Prix National Championship race series for the Men’s 60-69 division title. It could not have been any closer in the 2016 USATF