The most popular running series in Colorado’s Pikes Peak region is adding chip timing for all of its events in 2012. The Triple Crown of Running events include the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile on June 10, the Summer Round up 12 Kilometer Trail Race on July 8, and the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon on the weekend of August 18-19.
The Boulder 3 Race Series highlights events around Boulder County with some nice prizes. Each of the events is independent. They each have their own community feel, organizers and beneficiaries, but have joined together to promote each other and offer prizes for the series, in addition to the prizes at the individual races. Come out and try some new and different events.
The BolderBOULDER will kick start its official training program with the help of five Colorado based Olympians and professional runners. They will join a team of ‘BoldRunning’ coaches to take prospective participants on a sample fun run. The event will take place on Saturday March 12th at Dick’s Sporting Goods at the Flatiron Crossing Mall in Broomfield, starting at 10:00am. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience or ability.
A very pregnant Sara Vaughn nearly gave birth to her second child when she jumped up in excitement, cheering along with the other 50,000 fans packing the University of Colorado football stadium when she saw husband Brent Vaughn sprint in for fourth place at the 32nd Dick’s Sporting Goods BolderBOULDER 10K at Monday’s Memorial Day tradition.
After a cold first two months of the year, Coloradan’s were quite pleased by the warm welcome of March. Spring is just around the corner and there are plenty of clinics, training groups, and races this month to get you started in the right direction for a happy and healthy 2010.
Closing in on 100 days till the 32nd Annual Bolder Boulder, February means runners are gearing up to run in the 2nd largest 10k race in the US. Find out what it takes to qualify, join a group to train with, and find local qualifiers to get you seeded into the top waves.