Scott Jurek on pace to smash the Appalachian trail record

Posted on 28. Jun, 2015

Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner and Ultimate Direction-sponsored athlete, is on his way to setting a new world record for a supported thru-hike of the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail. The current record, set by Jennifer Pharr Davis in 2011, stands at 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes. Jurek is on track to finish in just […]

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Simpson, Coburn Earn Bearth to World Championships

Posted on 28. Jun, 2015

Former CU Buffs and current training partners Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn won their respective races this weekend in Eugene’s famous Hayward Field to earn their place on the USA team to compete in the IAFF World Championships held in Beijing, China in August. This is Simpson’s second consecutive USATF 1,500m title and Coburn’s fourth […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Ultimate Direction!

Posted on 25. Jun, 2015

Over the course of the last three decades, Ultimate Direction (UD) has become a go-to brand for performance and innovation. Since the creation of the first ever hydration backpack, UD has gone on to create a number of category-changing products including the leakproof, high volume / leak-proof Kicker Cap, the Signature Series vests, the women’s specific […]

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Buff4Life Fun Run honors Kyle MacIntosh

Posted on 15. Jun, 2015

The Third Annual Buffs4Life Fun Run has been renamed the Buffs4Life Kyle MacIntosh Memorial Fun Run to honor former University of Colorado track and field student-athlete Kyle MacIntosh. The event will take place on Sunday, June 21 starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo. In honor of it being Father’s […]

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Competitor Names Top 25 American Marathoners. Don’t Forget Don Janicki

Posted on 12. Jun, 2015

Last week Competitor published a list of the 25 Greatest American Male Marathoners. No surprise that few of Boulder’s own made the list including Benji Durden, Dathan Ritzenhein, Alan Culpepper, Mark Plaatjes, and Frank Shorter. Listed at #22, is Benji Durden. Many would know Benji and his wife Aimee as they do timing for many races in the […]

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Boulder’s Tim Olson joins SmartWool Team

Posted on 11. Jun, 2015

Western States Endurance Run record holder and recent Boulder, CO resident, Tim Olson, joins three-time Hardrock 100 winner and fellow Boulder resident Darcy Piceu as part of SmartWool’s Fan Field Tester platform. And their socks of choice are the PhD® Run sock. Based in Steamboat Springs, CO, SmartWool is a 20-year-old apparel brand whose products are inspired by living […]

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Runners Needed for Vo2max Running Economy Study

Posted on 26. May, 2015

The Locomotion Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder is looking for volunteers to take part in a study to establish a predictive equation for performance based on VO2max and running economy based on a series of weekly time trials. They are studying normal, healthy, male, recreational runners,  between 18 and 30 years of age. All experiments […]

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The Run Deep Film Festival will be debuting at the Boulder Theatre on Memorial Day Weekend Saturday May 23rd at 2pm.

Running Film Festival debuts at Boulder Theatre Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on 16. May, 2015

Memorial Weekend is without a doubt, the best three days in Boulder, and now it’s even better! For the first time ever, there will be a film festival dedicated to running. If you’re looking for some pre-race inspiration, or just interested in all things running, check out the RunDeep Film Festival on Saturday May 23rd […]

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Micah True - Caballo Blanco - Run Free Movie. Image courtesy of Louis Escobar

Run Free: The True story of Caballo Blanco – Boulder Screening

Posted on 30. Apr, 2015

“Run Free” will be screened in Boulder on Thursday May 28th at the Dairy Center for the Arts. “Run Free  – The True Story of Caballo Blanco” is a feature length documentary about Micah True, the ultra runner from Boulder, CO who lived and ran with the Tarahumara Indians of the Copper Canyons in Northern […]

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Downtown Boulder Race Series Announces Summer Dates

Posted on 29. Apr, 2015

The iconic Downtown Boulder Race Series is back for 2015. Flatirons Running has revamped the series with a new collection of race distances for some honest and fun racing throughout the summer months. Races include the Flatirons 10k – June 28th, West End 4k – July 23rd, and the Pearl St Mile on August 12th.

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The Royal Arch is quickly accessible from Chautauqua Park

Royal Arch Trail closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays Through May for repairs

Posted on 16. Apr, 2015

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will begin weekday closures of the Royal Arch Trail starting next week so trail crews can rebuild steep sections of the trail. Royal Arch Trail will be closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays starting April 21 – May 6 The trail will remain open Thursday through […]

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The Bear Peak trail has a short respite before kicking it up a notch to get to the summit of Bear Peak

Five Trails for Hill Running and Mountain Training

Posted on 08. Apr, 2015

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.

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Travel and run in Iceland: Run the World Adventures

Experience trail running vacations from around the world

Posted on 02. Apr, 2015

Before you completely fill your summer and fall race calendar you may want to seriously consider booking a running holiday that combines your sense of travel and adventure with your love of running. Run the World Adventures, a consortium of the worlds top trail running vacation providers, caters to various levels of fitness, running experience […]

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Newton Running Opens Flagship Store on Pearl Street

Posted on 07. Mar, 2015

The bright iconic colors of Newton Running shoes will fit right into the equally colorful tulips of Downtown Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall this Spring it has now opened its flagship store at 1222 Pearl Street, bringing with it a unique culture and engaging consumer experience to Pearl Street. Extremely proud of its Boulder roots it only makes sense to […]

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