Great opportunity to run a cross country race in downtown Denver. The course is a 2km grass loop in Wash Park. Men & Women will run at the same time, but women will be diverted to the finish after three laps (6k) and men will run four laps (8k)
The Fleet Feet Sports Fun run often does this 5.6 mile loop up around Wonderland Lake. A great run from downtown, or use it to connect to more trails to the North.
When Matt McCue was a freshman walk-on to the University of Colorado cross country team in the summer of 2001, he showed up for his first run at the Potts Field track. The were only three runners at Potts that day; future NCAA champions and Olympians Jorge Torres and Dathan Ritzenhein, as well as Edwardo Torres. McCue got hammered that July morning, but he hung tough with the “skinny Trinity” the entire 12-mile run.
Matt McCue will be in Colorado doing book signings and speaking to support his new book “An Honorable Run”
I often run alone, so when my wife informed me she wasn’t going to join her regular Saturday morning running group, I was excited of the opportunity to get out and be social.
Marathon morning is usually full of preparation, jitters, butterflies and nervousness for runners. All those months of training leading up to the big day. I was hoping to run in the Marathon today, but due to my recent injury, I instead committed to riding the lead bike for the Half Marathon Women’s race.
Colorado’s Premier Marathon, the Denver Marathon, Half Marathon and ING Relay just took it up a notch. Today it announced the re-branding of this event to align with the Competitor Group’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for 2010. But that doesn’t mean this year won’t be the biggest to date.
The weather is turning colder but the University of Colorado men’s and women’s cross country teams are looking to heat up their seasons at the NCAA Pre-National Invitational on Saturday, October 17, in Terre Haute, Ind.
Colorado’s race directors, event planners, and resident running stars converge at the Westin Hotel, Westminster the weekend of October 23-25 for the first-ever Regional Athletic Conference for Events. The first year event, produced by Endurance Sports Marketing group, is directed at Colorado’s ever-expanding list of event and race directors, offering them the opportunity to meet with and attend lectures by key players in the event industry.
Jeff Galloway will be coming through Boulder this weekend. There are 2 opportunities to come to his Free Running Clinics: Solepepper Sports and Fleet Feet Sports.
Discover how to combine resistance stretching techniques with improvements to your running form to boost your performance and prevent injuries.
Come to a great co-ed trail running weekend at Active at Altitude from October 16-18 with Adam Chase. Adam is a legendary trail runner who just came in second at the 2009 Trans Rockies run.
“It’s so satisfying, much more satisfying than doing something that would make a lot of money,” said Sandrock, who is also a freelance journalist specializing in running. “One World Running is really a great name because we’re all running together. We’re all connected.”
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those of you in Boulder, please join us at the Newton Running Lab at noon every Tue-Sat. in Oct. for a group run/walk and wear pink!
What I always seem to forget is how sticky the trails get along Marshall Mesa Trail, Community Ditch and Dowdy Draw. Its that wonderful soil that just like to build to a nice girth on the bottom of your shoe, making it very awkward to keep a decent stride. I