Last week Competitor published a list of the 25 Greatest American Male Marathoners. No surprise that few of Boulder’s own made the list including Benji Durden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Alan Culpepper, Mark Plaatjes, and Frank Shorter. Listed at #22, is Benji Durden. Many would know Benji and
As the 2014 USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder rapidly approach (9 days and counting), we want to review the marvelous career of the 2007 USA Cross Country Champion Alan Culpepper. A native of Fort Worth, TX Alan attended the University of Colorado at Boulder
Originally posted January of 2010 in the Daily Camera New Year’s Day was an auspicious one, with a blue moon heralding the start of a new decade. With that new beginning in mind, I want to take a look back at highlights of the past
In last week’s Boston Marathon, Alan Culpepper finished fourth in the best performance by an American male at Boston since Dave Gordon’s fourth place in 1987. In 2002 Alan tied Alberto Salazaar’s American best for a marathon debut. He won the Olympic Trials and competed in Athens with a very respectable 12th place overall finish. Boston marked Alan’s fourth competition in the marathon.