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Purple Runner Cross Country History

This article originally was posted in 2006 by By P. J. Christman, Author of the book, The Purple Runner. Back somewhere in the Boulder Ice Age, perhaps 1993, Conrad Truedson and I decided that it would be good to have a cross country course upon which interested

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Nike Free introduced at Fleet Feet Sports

Fleet Feet owners Kathy Hawk and Jay Johnson organized an intriguing event conjointly with their usual Monday night Fun Run that featured try-on sessions of the new revolutionary shoe, the Nike Free. The Nike Free mimics barefoot running, which has been shown to have drastic

Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers makes their move in the 1978 Boston Marathon as they pass through Natick, Massachusetts.

Rodgers, Shorter Meet Again in Boulder

In a roundabout way, Bill Rodgers is partly responsible for the creation of the Bolder Boulder, the annual Memorial Day 10K race run through the streets of Boulder. That is because it was the highly visible rivalry between Rodgers and Boulder’s Frank Shorter that helped