Friday evening’s distance events at the CU Invitational kicked off with the men’s seeded mile and a strong promise to nip at the elusive sub 4 mark on Colorado soil. Ben Saarel and Zach Perrin pushed the pace as the crowd roared each time they
The University of Colorado women’s Distance Medley Relay team won their first National Championship title in dramatic fashion Friday night at the Gilliam Indoor Stadium at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas.
The University of Colorado track and field team collected eight event titles on the final day of the Potts Invitational, Saturday at the Sklar Family Track in the CU Indoor Practice Facility. Distance events that were contested were the men’s and women’s mile and the
The CU Buffs women’s cross country team earned a third place finish, while the men placed sixth, at the 2016 NCAA Championships on Saturday. The teams were ranked first and second respectively by the USTFCCCA poll going into the race. The women’s third place finish marks
Former Buff running standouts, Sara (Gorton) Slattery (2000-05) and Ted Castaneda (1972-74) were included in the Class of 2016 University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame for their achievements while attending the University of Colorado. Sara Slattery Slattery compiled one of the most impressive women’s cross country and track
For the second straight year, Colorado reigned supreme at the Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Championships, sweeping the team titles Friday morning at Randolph North Golf Course. The championship was the sixth straight title for the men’s team and the third overall title for
BOULDER — Senior Erin Clark, running in her final home meet as Buff, set the Buffalo Ranch course on fire, completing her 5.8k race in under 20 minutes, finishing first with a time of 19:54. Redshirt freshman Joe Klecker came in second in the men’s
The University of Colorado men’s and women’s cross country teams will host the 31st Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout on Saturday, October 1 at the Buffalo Ranch Cross Country Course on CU’s South Campus. For the eighth straight year, the Rocky Mountain Shootout will have two
When a high school surfer from Hawaii decides to move to Boulder and train with the nation’s best XC team, spectacular things happen. Pierce Murphy, a runner that joined the CU team five years ago as a “recruited walk-on”, has now earned eight All-American honors and has been called “the most successful of all of those blue-collar guys” by CU coach, Mark Wetmore.
Five years ago, Pierce Murphy came to the University of Colorado as a recruited walk-on and on Wednesday night, at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, he finished his storied career for the Buffs on a high note, placing fourth in the 10,000-meter run. The finish
A little over a week ago, University of Colorado runner Dani Jones set the CU freshman 1,500-meter record, clocking in at 4:15.29 at the Stanford Twilight. On Sunday, she returned to the scene of the crime at the Payton Jordan Invitational and set CU’s freshman
The warming spring weather, and a cancelled Quiller Invitational a few weeks back due to snow, brought track and field teams and runners out in droves to the University of Colorado’s Colorado Invitational at Potts Field on Saturday April 9. There were many outstanding performances
Many University of Colorado distance runners recorded their outdoor season debuts on Friday at the Stanford Invitational against some of the best competition in the country. “This meet is early in our season’s training,” head coach Mark Wetmore said. “We come here to measure our
[alert type=yellow ]This event has been cancelled due to the storm[/alert] From Coach Casey Malone: Please be advised the Jerry Quiller Classic has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We have received significantly more snow than expected in Boulder with additional snow falling currently.
Four Buffaloes earned top 10 performances on Saturday night at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in 3,000-meter run. University of Colorado senior Pierce Murphy and sophomore Erin Clark each placed fifth in their respective races. Sophomore Kaitlyn Benner was eighth in the women’s