Laura Thweatt comes up on the shoulder of eventual winner Molly Huddle in the Olympic Trials 10k final - photo Dave Albo / lane1photos.com

Stories of the Olympic Trials and Cross Country

2016 was an incredible year for runners hailing from the Boulder Area as chronicled in the 2016 Boulder Running Journal. Over 40 runners from Colorado competed at the Olympic Marathon Trials last February in Lo...
Olympic Track Trials 10k Jon Grey

Olympic Trials 10k Results from Boulder Runners

The Olympic Track & Field Trials kicked off this weekend and distance running capped the night on Friday night with the Men's 10k followed by the Women's 10k on Saturday am. There were 5 local runners compe...

Boulder Track Club sends four to Olympic Trials

Troopy is positioned on the north side of the track calling final times and encouraging runners with his characteristic enthusiasm as they come through the finish line. 8:25, 8:26, 8:27. Alex Monroe is firs...

Thweatt runs 10k Olympic standard at Stanford

Boulder Track Club athlete Laura Thweatt's Road to Rio just got a little smoother as she ran well below the 32:25.00 10k Olympic qualifying mark with a time of 31:52.94, under the lights at the Stanford Invite,...
Laura Tweatt runs a PR in the 3k at the New Balance Grand Prix

Thweatt tears up a trio of races preparing for trials

Laura Thweatt's name reached the mainstream national stage last November as the first woman to cross the finish line in her marathon debut at the New York City Marathon. But instead of heading to the Olympic Ma...
Laura Thweatt leads the USATF Club Cross Country Championships in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

Thweatt thwarted in three-peat at Club XC Champs

Just six weeks off her marathon debut, finishing as the first American in the New York City Marathon, Boulder Track Club's Laura Thweatt headed to the other coast in San Francisco hoping to capture the title at...
West End 3k race Flatirons Running

West End 4k Delivers on Downtown Race Excitement

When Callum Hawkins, an elite 10,000 meter runner from Scotland, came to Boulder on Tuesday, he found lodging with former marathon world record holder Steve Jones. Thursday, Hawkins did his household proud by outkicking Stephen Pifer to win the West End 4K. Hawkins clocked 11 minutes 42 seconds for the roughly 2.5 miles, four seconds up on Pifer, a former mile star at the University of Colorado. Ryan Poland was third in 11:57. "It was tough," said Hawkins, a 28:49 10K runner, "with the uphill, altitude, heat, and Pifer pushing the pace."
Elite Women's field 2015 USATF Cross Country Championships

USATF XC Championships [photos]

The start of the Open Womens 8k race at the USATF Cross Country National Championships held Feb 7, 2015 at the Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, CO. The top 6 women vying for a spot on Team USA for the IAAF...