Boulder is home to numerous fun runs and group runs – Flatirons Running’s Wednesday night fun run, Fleet Feet’s Saturday morning run, Boulder Running Company’s Sunday morning trail run, and many others – and now one more can be added to the mix: the Salomon
The Meyer’s Homestead in Boulder’s Open Space is an ideal parcel of land close to downtown for easy trail running to see the changing fall colors.
Each year the quest of vistas of golden aspens take front-range locals high up into the mountains to spend time among the magic of the changing colors during the fading of summer light. But you don’t have to travel hours on the road in order to enjoy change of color this season.
Here are a few trails within a short drive from Boulder which you can hike or run to get your color fix.
If you are looking to improve your overall fitness and trail racing prowess this year, incorporate these mountain runs into your regular training regime. They will not only boost your ego, but also make you a stronger, fitter runner.
In its second year, the 2014 Estes Trail Ascent – Trail Running Conference is shaping up to be an incredible event with a great mix of group runs, running workshops, speaker panel sessions, star athletes and industry leaders. The Trail Running Conference will be held at the
Forty-Eight volunteers helped the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department improve the East Boulder-White Rock Rocks Trail on National Trails Day June 7. The volunteers shoveled and laid down 120 tons of crusher fines filling gullies on 2,080 feet of the East Boulder/White
After historic rain and flooding that caused extensive damage to trails, trailheads and natural resources, the Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) announced that it will open a limited number of trails in Chautauqua on Saturday, Sept. 21. OSMP anticipates opening up more trails
Active at Altitude, the unique residential training retreat in Estes Park, Colorado, has announced the 2013 dates for its popular one-week women’s running and conditioning camps. The camps are exciting opportunities for women runners looking to take their running to the next level for any race distance up to marathon, or to renew a connection to the joy of running. 2013 marks the 5th year of the camps, which have developed a reputation for educating, inspiring, and providing a safe environment for women runners of all abilities to challenge boundaries and form new friendships.
The well groomed Mayhoffer-Singletree trail ambles through the natural grasslands of Boulder County open space offering views of the eastern valley and the front range peaking over the rolling hills to the west. With less than a hundred feet of gain, the trail is easy and fun to navigate on bike or foot.
With the deadline to mail in ballots for the Nov. 3 election nearing, it seems appropriate to pause and give a shout out to those far-sighted folks who got Boulder started on its open space acquisition.
I often run alone, so when my wife informed me she wasn’t going to join her regular Saturday morning running group, I was excited of the opportunity to get out and be social.
New additions to the Dowdy Draw Trail included a larger parking area, handicap accessible trails revisions to the Dowdy Draw trail and most notably the additions of the Springbrook Loop and Gawshawk trail providing superb views of the Boulder Valley and a peek into Eldorado Canyon.
This article was originally published in March of 2005. Have you seen a great image of someone running through an iconic Boulder landscape, and thinking to yourself, “I want to run there!” Chances are that image came from the lens of Phil Mislinski. Mislinski is