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 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
Just months after winning the Bronze Medal in the steeplechase in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Emma Coburn announced that she will be leaving her longtime coach of Mark Wetmore during her next training cycle. She announced it over twitter on Friday, Dec 2: I have some
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
Dave Albo is a track fan. His love of the sport ranges from athletes of all ages and speeds at the Boulder All Comers meets, high school, at the college level, high achieving masters athletes, to those exemplifying the pinnacle of the sport. Fortunately, in Boulder there are
EUGENE, Ore. — Heading into Thursday night’s 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials, former Colorado all-star Emma Coburn was the heavy favorite. She didn’t disappoint. The American record holder cruised to her second straight U.S. Olympic Trials Championship, her
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 first to finish the 3k time trial as a final workout in preparation for the USATF Olympic
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.
Behind several strong performances on Sunday, the University of Colorado women’s track and field team placed sixth at the 2016 Pac-12 Track & Field Championships, posting the best team finish since joining the league. Colorado put together a total of 66 points to earn the
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
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
LOUISVILLE — The University of Colorado took home a pair of second-place trophies Saturday, with the men and women both earning runner-up finishes at the 2015 NCAA Cross Country Championships. “I’m proud of the women,” head coach Mark Wetmore said. “I’m proud of the men.
The University of Colorado cross country teams have consistently been one of the most dominate combined squads in the nation and this year the Buffs looks like they will remain that way with all of the talent returning to both men’s and women’s teams. Both
PULLMAN, Wash. – For the third time in the history of the Pac-12 Conference Track & Field Championships, the women’s 3000-meter steeplechase championship hardware will remain in Boulder as senior Shalaya Kipp defended the Buffaloes dominance with a winning time of 10:04.19, on day one
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — University of Colorado senior Shalaya Kipp earned her first NCAA Indoor Track and Field All-America honor after she placed seventh in the women’s 5,000-meter run on Friday night at the Albuquerque Convention Center. Kipp finished the 5k in 16 minutes, 32.03 seconds. She ran