The Endurance Race Series just released its 2014 schedule for its nine events, from Colorado’s front range to its picturesque mountain towns and resorts. Whether you are an avid trail runner or new to the trails, the 2014 ERS schedule has something for everyone.
Highlights of the 2014 schedule include the addition of the Fort Collins Trail Half Marathon and 10k (April), the 2nd annual Colorado Running Festival at Copper Mtn (July), and the ERS’ premier event the Denver Trail Half Marathon/ 10k (September).
New for the 2012 race, the Cherry Creek Sneak is now offering a 10 mile course boasting beautiful views of Denver exploring the historic Cherry Creek North neighborhoods and a great turn through one of Denver’s classic parks, Cheeseman Park. Map Included
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.
Runners can expect a rockin’ tour to roll through Denver on October 17th as the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon will feature redesigned race route. The course will feature several newly inspired sections of the race route, including more scenic tours of the parks and a loop past the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
The Competitor Group (CGI) today announced that online registration has opened for the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon and Half Marathon. The race, scheduled for Sunday, October 17, 2010, is expected to draw over 15,000 runners and will feature entertainment along every mile of the scenic course. The first 500 runners to register for the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon can take advantage of special entry fees: $55 and $70, respectively.
On a run a few weeks ago, I ran by a row of young trees lining a road that had failed to relinquish their leaves to the season. I thought it odd at the time, but given the warm weather, not surprising perhaps.
Lately I’ve really been feeling the effects of living. The delicate balance of work, family, social, community and of course running isn’t quite in-sync.
“Zen and the Art of the Easy Run” – I took it out a bit too fast yesterday. Headed out at a pace that felt comfortable at first then progressively got faster. For all intents and purposes this became what Greg McMillan would call a Fast Finish run. So today I needed to go easy. But going easy can be tough. Read how I got through it.
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.
Colorado’s Premier Marathon, the Denver Marathon, Half Marathon and ING Relay just took it up a notch. Today it announced the re-branding of this event to align with the Competitor Group’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series for 2010. But that doesn’t mean this year won’t be the biggest to date.