While rain and snow plagued high altitude races this weekend, cooler temperatures made for ideal running conditions for the Boulder Backroads Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10k this morning at the Boulder Reservoir. The two-loop Boulder Backroads marathon course was covered in 3:06:51 by Oliver Cunningham of Denver,
Matt Tebo and Kayoko Fukushi win at Avery’s Four on the Fourth 4k. Superior Downhill Mile While the sun was just peaking up over the morning clouds in an early fireworks display, the day of local Fourth of July races were just about to kick off. At
To win your age at BolderBOULDER is a huge accomplishment. Winners in each age recieve a Age Champion tee shirt so that they can be applauded and feared on race day the next year. Top 15 in each age are usually awarded with a memento key
Despite the incredibly warm weather this weekend, it’s no surprise the fields for the Flatirons Running Winter Classic XC were a little smaller than normal. That’s because many of the local elite athletes were just returning from training camps preparing for the Olympic Marathon Trials
Over 260 people came out to support the Community Food Share 5k Turkey Trot dealing with an unusually snowy Thanksgiving morning. The event is always a fun family event and this year did not disappoint despite the snow. Runners donated 400 pounds of food and
Despite the snow Boulder received just a few days prior, warm temperatures and dry ground looked to make it a perfect day for running the Fast and Flurry-ous Cross Country race on Sunday January 26. But to keep it interesting, the westerly winds kicked up to
The competition in the citizen’s race was as hot as the temperatures on Monday morning for the 35th running of the BolderBoulder. Despite always being the deepest competitive race in the state, this year held true to form, perhaps due to the club team competition
The Fast and Flurry-ous was originally put together a few years back to give local runners the opportunity to race hard in order to tune their efforts before going off to the USATF Cross Country Nationals in February each year. But this year’s event was highly anticipated and talked about due to a newborn rivalry concept between the Boulder Track Club and the Boulder Running Company/ Adidas teams.
Fiona Docherty and Jason Hartman each controlled Saturday’s Fast and Flurry-ous 4-miler cross country race Saturday at Harlow Platts Park in South Boulder.
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 very pregnant Sara Vaughn nearly gave birth to her second child when she jumped up in excitement, cheering along with the other 50,000 fans packing the University of Colorado football stadium when she saw husband Brent Vaughn sprint in for fourth place at the 32nd Dick’s Sporting Goods BolderBOULDER 10K at Monday’s Memorial Day tradition.
Two area races, Twin Peaks Rotary XC Challenge and the RMRR Trophy Series along with Colorado runners participating in World Run Day
I spent the weekend at the Rocky Mountain Region R.A.C.E Conference in Westminster. The conference had lectures and panels covering a wide variety of topics for Race Directors including Logistics, Social Media, Partnerships with Retail, Marketing to Women, Creative Sposorships. Panelists included many of Boulder’s