The Olympic Track & Field Trials kicked off this weekend and distance running capped the night on Friday night with the Men’s 10k followed by the Women’s 10k on Saturday am. There were 5 local runners competing in the two events hoping to earn a
Troopy is positioned on the north side of the track calling final times and encouraging runners with his characteristic enthusiasm as they come through the finish line. 8:25, 8:26, 8:27. Alex Monroe is first to finish the 3k time trial as a final workout in preparation for the USATF Olympic
On the eve of the Lake Biwa Marathon in Japan, the always smiling Mok Ying Ren may be dealing with a bit of jet lag, but chats with new friends from Australia while carbo-loading on rice and soba noodles. The race the following morning may mark a major turning point for this 27 year
By Jenny DeSouchet When Lauren Fog quit her teaching job in Illinois and moved to Boulder to train with Coach Lee Troop, she had a concrete goal in mind: to make the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials. Yet after running only 3 marathons without much serious
Just six weeks off her marathon debut, finishing as the first American in the New York City Marathon, Boulder Track Club‘s Laura Thweatt headed to the other coast in San Francisco hoping to capture the title at the USATF Cross Country Club Championships for the
It’s only been a little over a week since Lee Troop, an Australian Olympian and founder of the Boulder Track Club, took the keys to Fleet Feet Sports in Boulder and he already has big plans. Troop says he wasn’t looking to get into retail per-se,
Boulder Track Club’s Laura Thweatt is on a roll. It started around September last year with a top 10 at the US 20K, then 4th US Road 5K, a 3rd at the US Road 12K, the 3rd fastest split at the Ekiden Relays in Japan
This week we flash back and take a look at the career of Boulder’s own Clint Wells. A native of Craig, Colorado, Clint attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and was a 4x All American. Post Collegiately Clint was a 3x USA Olympic Trials
Many Elite and high level runners will be competing today in the USATF Cross Country Team Championships held in Bend Oregon.
Teams from Colorado that will be represented are – Boulder Track Club, Adidas/Boulder Running Company, Newton Elite, Colorado Track Club, Champions Club AP and Hudson Elite.
The competition in the citizen’s race was as hot as the temperatures on Monday morning for the 35th running of the BolderBoulder. Despite always being the deepest competitive race in the state, this year held true to form, perhaps due to the club team competition
BolderBOULDER, America’s All-Time Best 10K, announced today a new program for competitive and club team runners. The Club Team Championship is a free program offered to club teams both locally and nationally who want to be scored within their team as well as compete against
rUNIFY Boulder had its first official run last Sunday, March 4th. Over 150 runners showed for the 5, 10 or 15 mile run starting at Tom Watson Park off of 63rd street in Boulder. The movement is anonymous and “isn’t about an organization, sponsors, coaches, or a figure-head.” The spirit was there from the beginning, everyone “showed up for one reason, running.” The run started at 8:30 with runners ranging from the novice weekend warrior to studs like Sara and Steve Slattery, Clint Wells, and Jason Hartman.
The Fast and Flurry-ous was originally put together a few years back to give local runners the opportunity to race hard in order to tune their efforts before going off to the USATF Cross Country Nationals in February each year. But this year’s event was highly anticipated and talked about due to a newborn rivalry concept between the Boulder Track Club and the Boulder Running Company/ Adidas teams.