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Parsec Speaker Series Closes with Furious Finishing Kick

Parsec Time & Distance on Pearl St. reached full capacity with the audience seated and intrigued at the film 5,000m: Nothing Comes Easy glowing on a high-def flat-screen perfectly suited to show former CU National Champion Adam Goucher’s strained war lines across his forehead and

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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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Ames Named to NACAC Mountain Running Team

The second North American Central American Caribbean Mountain Running Championships will be held on Saturday, June 4 as part of the Gore-Tex USA 10 km National Trail Championships in Vail, Colorado. At the inaugural NACAC event in 2004 held at Vail Colorado’s Teva Vail HillClimb,

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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

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Interview: Culpepper’s Boston Marathon 4th place finish

In last week’s Boston Marathon, Alan Culpepper finished fourth in the best performance by an American male at Boston since Dave Gordon’s fourth place in 1987. In 2002 Alan tied Alberto Salazaar’s American best for a marathon debut. He won the Olympic Trials and competed in Athens with a very respectable 12th place overall finish. Boston marked Alan’s fourth competition in the marathon.

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Boulder Photographer Captures the Essence of Trail Running

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

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