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Throwback Thursday: Alan Culpepper Boulder USA XC

As the 2014 USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder rapidly approach (9 days and counting), we want to review the marvelous career of the 2007 USA Cross Country Champion Alan Culpepper. A native of Fort Worth, TX Alan attended the University of Colorado at Boulder

Throwback Thursday Boulder USA XC: Deena Kastor

Today we take a look back on the incredible career of 2007 USA Cross Country Champion Deena Kastor. Olympic Bronze Medalist, US record holder in the marathon, half marathon, 15K, road 8K, and road 5K. Winner of the Chicago and London Marathons and 3x Winner of the Bolder Boulder.

Durden sets course record at 1982 Houston Marathon

The Chevron Houston Marathon took place this weekend while hosting the the USA Half Marathon Championships. Boulder athletes have a long tie to the race there. Houston has a storied past of a stellar elite field, a fast course and ideal weather in January. Before

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Highlights of a decade in running: 2000-2010

Originally posted January of 2010 in the Daily Camera New Year’s Day was an auspicious one, with a blue moon heralding the start of a new decade. With that new beginning in mind, I want to take a look back at highlights of the past

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Sir Roger Bannister visits Boulder

Tucked in the backdrop of Boulder’s majestic Flatirons, the larger than life-size bronze sculpture of Sir Roger Bannister evokes just as much awe. In 1954, 25-year-old Bannister was the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes. Found in the corner of