Best trails to enjoy Fall colors close to Boulder

Posted on 28. Sep, 2015

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.

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OSMP opens a new interim trail on Joder Ranch

Posted on 17. Sep, 2015

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will open a new interim trail on Friday, Sept. 18, that provides bicyclists, equestrians and pedestrians access to the Joder Ranch open space area north of Boulder. The interim trailhead – which has limited parking for cars, buses and horse trailers –is located west […]

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Lee Troop Fleet Feet Sports

Fleet Feet gets a new owner and a new outlook

Posted on 30. Aug, 2015

It’s only been a little over a week since Lee Troop, an Australian Olympian and founder of the Boulder Track Club, took the keys to Fleet Feet Sports in Boulder and he already has big plans. Troop says he wasn’t looking to get into retail per-se, but he sees it as an opportunity to build a […]

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Local HS Runners get the rust out in the New Balance Valmont XC Challenge

Posted on 29. Aug, 2015

“Lets go! Time to get tough. Dig, it’s racing time!” George Zack yells at runners from Broomfield High School as they pass by him on the third and final lap of the 4.5 kilometer course at Valmont Bike Park. Ten area high schools came out on Friday afternoon to compete in this season opening race, the Valmont […]

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Hoka One One Top Trails visits Boulder

Posted on 27. Aug, 2015

Hoka One One and Runner are producing a series of twelve shows on travel and trail running through 2015 and 2016. The shows feature running towns and the trails that make the place special. The hosts explore the best places to run, eat and sleep to where the local legends hang out. They equate it to the Travel […]

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Practice Mindful Running in Utah’s Desert Beauty

Posted on 30. Jul, 2015

If you are looking for a way to rejuvenate your running or just an opportunity to get away and re-boot, immerse yourself in the beauty of the desert at the Mindful Running Retreat for women held in Moab, Utah, October 15-18 2015. Recently named as one of the top running camps in the U.S. by […]

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Newton Colorado Shoe

Limited edition Colorado Shoe celebrates Newton’s local heritage

Posted on 30. Jul, 2015

To celebrate its Boulder, Colorado heritage and the IRONMAN® Triathlon held here in Boulder this weekend, Newton Running is releasing a limited edition “Colorado” shoe only available over the weekend at its Flagship store on Pearl Street and at the IRONMAN® Village while supplies last. The shoe is based off its Aha platform with its […]

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#MileProject – The Range of Aaron Braun

Posted on 27. Jul, 2015

Fort Collins’ Aaron Braun is a runner you may not have heard much of before, but he epitomizes the working post-collegiate runners trying to make a living at the sport, and he has some range. This past May the Adams State alum competed in his 5th BolderBoulder International Team Challenge finishing 11th overall and 4th […]

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West End 4k Delivers on Downtown Race Excitement

Posted on 25. Jul, 2015

When Callum Hawkins, an elite 10,000 meter runner from Scotland, came to Boulder on Tuesday, he found lodging with former marathon world record holder Steve Jones. Thursday, Hawkins did his household proud by outkicking Stephen Pifer to win the West End 4K. Hawkins clocked 11 minutes 42 seconds for the roughly 2.5 miles, four seconds […]

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Volunteers needed to help repair Anne U. White Trail

Posted on 20. Jul, 2015

Come help maintain the trails you love in Boulder County. Volunteers will use tools to begin repairs to this trail which has been closed since the September 2013 floods. This will be a fun project with lots of digging, bucket hauling, debris removal and rock moving to begin delineating a new trail surface for future […]

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Scott Jurek Sets New Appalachian Trail World Speed Record

Posted on 14. Jul, 2015

Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner and Ultimate Direction-sponsored athlete, has succeeded in setting a new world record for a supported thru-hike of the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail. The new record now stands at 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes, a full 3 hours and 13 minutes faster than the standing record. For the past month […]

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Shoe Review: Brooks Glycerin 13

Posted on 13. Jul, 2015

“From the moment I put them on, I could tell my feet were in for a luxury ride” Last week I had the opportunity to check out the most recent release of the Brooks Glycerin, the 13. While it’s not a major overhaul from the 12, there are some subtle updates make this an exceptional […]

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Trail Notifications for Fourth of July Weekend

Posted on 02. Jul, 2015

If you are looking to stay in the area and get out and explore the wildflowers and open spaces, be sure to note these trail openings and closures for this weekend and beyond. If you get out on the trails and are taking pictures to share on social media be sure to tag them with #BoCo_Trails! Flagstaff […]

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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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