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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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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