Posted on30. Apr, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. – Just two days after a 1,500-meter race at the 104th Drake Relays in Iowa, University of Colorado senior Emma Coburn won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford on Sunday night with the best time in the world this year. Coburn won in nine minutes, 28.26 seconds, just about [...]
Posted on27. Jan, 2013
SEATTLE – University of Colorado senior Liz Tremblay continues to light up the CU track and field record book, this time clocking the second fastest 800-meter time in CU history at the UW Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Tremblay raced to a time of 2:08.91 in the top section of the 800, finishing just slightly behind [...]
Posted on22. Jan, 2013
NEW YORK — University of Colorado senior Emma Coburn has been selected to compete in the mile run at the prestigious Millrose Games on February 16 in New York. Coburn, a 2011 indoor mile All-American and two-time USATF steeplechase champion, will be competing in a very talented field of athletes that includes Abbey D’Agostino (Dartmouth), [...]
Posted on18. Jan, 2013
Indoor track meets are held primarily as college meets but there are events that are open to the public to race in, including events for Masters athletes. The tracks are smaller with much tighter turns and the races are very intimate often time with spectators close in around the turns which can exciting to run [...]
Posted on18. Jan, 2013
The start of the 2013 University of Colorado track and field season will once again kick off with the Buffs hosting the Potts Indoor Invitational, January 18-19, at Balch Fieldhouse. The complete schedule is available at CUBuffs.com. It will be CU’s only home meet during the indoor season but CU will also host a pair of outdoor meets, the Jerry Quiller Classic, March 15-16, and the Colorado Invitational, April 12-13.
Posted on28. Sep, 2012
The meet is one of the longest running collegiate cross country races in the nation and will have participants from some of the top NCAA Division I and Division II programs along the Front Range, which include Colorado’s seventh-ranked men and 15th-ranked women.
Posted on07. Jun, 2012
DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Colorado juniors Shalaya Kipp and Aric Van Halen advance to the finals in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Kipp won her semifinal in 9 minutes, 59.18 seconds on Wednesday June 6. She led for the majority of the race, running with a pack of five other runners, until the final 300 meters when [...]
Posted on12. May, 2012
Shalaya Kipp stamped her name in the record book on Saturday afternoon as she became the first University of Colorado athlete to win an individual Pac-12 Track & Field Championship, taking top honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
Posted on02. Feb, 2012
BOULDER – Former University of Colorado cross country and track and field coach Jerry Quiller, who coached 15 years and hundreds of student-athletes at the school, has passed away after fighting a battle against multiple myeloma. He was 69. Coach Q started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Colorado State University and became [...]
Posted on02. Feb, 2012
The book Running with the Buffaloes which chronicles the 1998 CU Cross Country team lead by Adam Goucher is under consideration of being banned in a middle school in Virginia. Its started when a 14 year old avid reader picked up the book from the library. His mom was glancing through it and found some [...]
Posted on31. Oct, 2011
The University of Colorado cross country teams won the first ever Pac-12 Conference titles in any sport on Saturday morning, sweeping the men’s and women’s races at the Wigwam Golf Course. “I would give each team an ‘A’ for today’s performance,” head coach Mark Wetmore said. “They came out and raced what they were capable of and some even exceeded expectations. It was a good day and we couldn’t have asked for much more from either team.”
Posted on03. Oct, 2011
Senior Richard Medina and sophomore Shalaya Kipp led the University of Colorado cross country teams to victory at the 26th Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout at the Buffalo Ranch on CU’s South Campus. Both Medina and Kipp took first place overall to earn their first Rocky Mountain Shootout crowns.
Medina won the 8-kilometer race with the fourth fastest time ever in course history, crossing the finish in 24 minutes, 39 seconds. The Grand Junction, Colo. native redshirted last season, so this was his first cross country race in almost two years.
Posted on11. Sep, 2011
The University of Colorado’s cross country season got off to a great start on Saturday morning at the CU Time Trial with strong performances from the No. 4 ranked women and No. 7 ranked men’s teams.
It’s a CU tradition to let a freshman runner cross the finish first at the time trial and this year the winners were Rachel Baptista and Ammar Moussa. Baptista won the women’s 5.8-kilometer race in 21 minutes, 44 seconds and Moussa won the men’s 8k in 26:06.
Posted on11. Jun, 2011
The third time is a charm, or at least that is the case for University of Colorado junior Emma Coburn who won her first NCAA 3,000-meter steeplechase title on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.