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Emma Coburn wins Bronze and runs American Record

Coburn Wins Olympic Bronze, Sets American Record

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Very few Olympians get to leave the games with a medal around their neck, but Colorado’s very own Emma Coburn will leave as one of the elite after earning the bronze medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday morning. In addition

Jenny Simpson leads the 1500m Semi-final with Sarah Vaughn and Sara Sutherland in the pack

Former Buffs Simpson, Vaughn and Sutherland Make 1500m Finals

Three former Buffs, Jenny Simpson, Sara Vaughn and Sara Sutherland, have all advanced to the 1500m finals on Sunday night at the Olympic Track Trials held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. New Balance’s Jenny Simpson led all qualifiers into the women’s 1,500-meter final, clocking 4:10.09 in her semifinal

Emma Coburn wins the US Track Trials in the Steeplechase

Coburn Wins U.S. Olympic Trials, Punches Ticket To Rio

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

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 first to finish the 3k time trial as a final workout in preparation for the USATF Olympic