Trails & Beer

Trails & Beer: The Perfect Pairing

Enjoying a great run and a great beer often go hand in hand. It can be about the journey, enjoying each step and sip, getting to know the subtleties and complexities of each, some appeal to a distinct palet...
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Trail Report for Mid-January

Despite the snow a few weeks back and the cold spell we just endured, many front range trails are in fairly great shape for running. Today I ran up the Mesa Trail from Chautauqua Park to the north fork of Sh...
Competitive women start the West End 3k

5430 Sports will once again direct the popular Boulder Downtown Running Series

Summer time racing doesn't get any more exciting than the energetic and diverse Boulder Downtown Running Series. The series which consists of 3 races of varying lengths features a unique format offering multiple categories for runners from the kids race, open, masters and competitive fields. The courses are tight and extremely spectator friendly as runners from the other categories line up to watch along side fans as they cheer on friends and family.
South Boulder Creek Trailhead

South Boulder Creek West Trailhead closed for improvements

Beginning March 12th, 2012 theSouth Boulder Creek West Trailhead will be closed for improvements. Boulder County Open Space and Mountain Parks expects the closure to last between 3 weeks to a month. The trailhead, just west of Highway 93, 1/2 mile before Eldorado Springs Drive as you head out of town serves as a popular starting point for the South Boulder Creek and the Big Bluestem trails.
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Unbreakable: Boulder Screening

Thursday February 9 held the first screening of the film Unbreakable: The Western States 100 in Boulder at the Dairy Center for the Arts. The event brought out everyone from Olympic 1500m runners to Ultra legends to running fans alike. Organizer Buzz Burrell gave a quick introduction and commented "This is a great opportunity to get the running community together" before starting the film.
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Bike to Work – or Run

Wednesday June 22, 2011 is Boulder and Denver's Bike to Work day. There will be lots of great breakfast stations for two wheeled commuters. One group will travel on bike from Boulder to Denver, and another will make part of the trip in running shoes.
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March Races + Events along the Front Range

Even after a mild first two months of Colorado weather, Coloradan's still will look forward to perfect weather for racing in March. Spring is just around the corner and there are plenty of events this month to get you started in the right direction for a happy and healthy 2011.
Running with kids and a stroller

9 Great Trails for Running with Kids and Stroller

Running with kids is a great way to get your exercise in and expose them to the brave new world. While the trails closer to the foothills can be rocky, narrow and too bumpy for little ones, trails along the plains tend to be smoother, wider and flat with relatively little elevation gain. Here are a few trails that work well for strollers.
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Meyer’s Homestead Trail

The 8.5mi trail loop at Walker Ranch is a local favorite for Mountain Biking and trail running due to its technical and scenic trail and to its proximity to Downtown Boulder. But the often overlooked Meyer's Homestead Trail, adjacent to the parking area for Walker Ranch, can offer a quiet and splendid experience for those looking to run something a little less traveled.
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Get ready for the Bolder Boulder

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.