Boulder Marathon Cancelled With two short weeks before race day, the race director of the Boulder Marathon, Half Marathon and 5 mile event announced all events scheduled for October 5th would be cancelled again this year citing complications from last year’s floods. According to the Daily
The volunteer check in was located behind a giant row of port-o-lets on the south west corner of Civic Center park next to the Stadium. Medium shirt, check, name tag, check. Stand around and wait to get picked like a kid for kickball, check. I just happened to be standing near 2 other lost souls looking for a chance to help when the lead coordinator Michelle pointed at the three of us and assigned us to the VIP area. Excellent!
With cool temperatures and sunny skies, the first Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & 1/2 Marathon crowned two past Rock ‘n’ Roll champions in the men’s and women’s marathons. Recent U.S. Citizen Mike Aish won the men’s marathon on Sunday morning, completing the 26.2-mile course in 2 hours, 30 minutes, 37 seconds.
A Competitor event, the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and ING Rock ‘n’ Roll Relay will welcome more than 14,000 participants to Colorado on Sunday, October 17, 2010. Live bands and cheerleaders will entertain participants along every mile of the scenic course, which starts near the State Capitol in downtown Denver and travels past many of the city’s major landmarks and parks. The race concludes with a finish line festival and headliner concert at Civic Center Park.
Marathon morning is usually full of preparation, jitters, butterflies and nervousness for runners. All those months of training leading up to the big day. I was hoping to run in the Marathon today, but due to my recent injury, I instead committed to riding the lead bike for the Half Marathon Women’s race.