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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

The 5-Minute Mobility Routine

Certain healthy habits — like brushing your teeth — are second nature. Other good-for-you things — like mobility training — may take a more conscious effort to build into your daily routine.

Strength Running

Christine

Is Everything We Know About Pain Wrong? Ryan Whited on a Better Way to Treat Pain

Athletes are often either wary of pain or try to ignore it entirely. Neither is optimal! But learning to reevaluate your relationship with pain can help you understand what it’s trying to tell you, and help your long-term health.

We …

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

BOLDERBoulder ranked sixth largest U.S. race in 2023

RunSignup, a leading registration and technology provider for endurance events, recently released its list of the Top 100 Largest Road Races in the United States. BOLDERBoulder ranked as the sixth largest race in the U.S .last year and when considering single distances was the fourth largest race.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register Now for the Greenland Trail Races!

The Greenland Trail 50K has been awarded the Road Runners Club of America Western Region Ultra Championship. The race is scheduled for May 6, 2023 in Larkspur, Colorado at the Greenland Open Space Park in southern Douglas County, south of Castle Rock, just off I-25.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Donut Dash 5K Registration is Open

The Donut Dash 5K will kick off on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Washington Park in Denver. With themed shirts, finisher’s medals, disposable bib chip timing, free photo downloads, and more, this is a great value and a family friendly fun run. The 5K kicks off at 9 am. Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Colorado Veterans Project Reveals Lineup of 2024 Events to Support and Honor Veterans

Colorado Veterans Project (CVP), one of the largest veteran-related nonprofits in Colorado, has announced the dates for its 2024 events, including the Freedom 4-Miler, Let Freedom Swing Golf Tournament and the Denver Veterans Day Run, Parade & Festival.

Strength Running

Christine

Trials Marathoner Andrea Pomaranski on Defying Age at 41, Running 120 Mile Weeks, & How She Lifts

With consistency and dedication, it’s never too late to achieve your running goals. Whether you’re a masters runner or discovering running after college, learn how paying attention to the little things can translate to impressive accomplishments.

No matter how great …

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Denver’s new Outside Festival showcasing state’s outdoor recreation industry set for June

A new, large outdoor recreation festival is coming to Denver in June, Gov. Jared Polis announced. The two-day Outside Festival highlighting Colorado’s outdoor recreation industry will be hosted at Civic Center Park from June 1-2. Outside Festival is set to feature new outdoor gear, live music, adventure films, speakers, activities and exhibits.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Registration is open for the 2024 Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series

Join the Vail Recreation District for the 2024 Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series! We are excited to offer another fantastic season of challenging courses, breathtaking views, exciting prizes and a community-building atmosphere. Of course, you won't want to miss the free and delicious donuts from Northside Kitchen after your race!

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Colfax Marathon Introduces Course Changes to Accommodate More Runners

The 18th Colfax Marathon, presented by Cigna Healthcare, is making some exciting changes to its 2024 race courses. These changes will take the running experience to the next level for thousands of people that take part in its annual race weekend.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

USATF 2024 Mountain Ultra Trail Championships Calendar Released

The USATF Mountain Ultra Trail championships calendar is set for 2024. Eleven events will be staged featuring distances from 10 kilometers to 100 miles as well as 24 hours, on road, trail, and mountain terrain. Nine states – Nevada, New York, New Hampshire, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Arkansas, Utah, Wisconsin – will host a championship with two of those states (Utah and Wisconsin) earning the honor of hosting two championships.

Strength Running

Christine

Ask the Physical Therapist! Caitlin Alexander, DPT Answers Your Injury Questions

As runners, we accept a certain amount of risk for undertaking such a high impact sport. While 100% injury prevention may not be possible, you can learn the best practices to stay healthy for consistent training and racing.

Let’s face …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register for a Season Pass and Save 10%

Register now for a season pass and save 10% off entry fees. Register for four or more events produced by Colorado Runner Events at once and save 10% per event.

Strength Running

Christine

How to Schedule & Balance Strength Training with Your Running

In recent years, runners have come to accept that strength training is a necessity to stay healthy and perform optimally. But periodized strength training is more effective and today, you’ll learn how to divide your lifting into 3 distinct phases!…

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Life Time Athletic Events unveils 2024 calendar

Life Time (NYSE: LTH), the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand that operates more than 170 athletic country clubs across North America, has released its 2024 lineup of its owned and produced athletic events. Composed of cycling and running events, the portfolio spans 11 states and draws participants from around the world, helping them embrace their endurance sports passions and live healthy, happy lives.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Colorado saw 6% dip in overall traffic deaths in 2023 — but a record-high 131 pedestrian fatalities

Colorado reversed a decade-long surge in traffic fatalities with 716 deaths recorded in 2023, a decrease of 6% compared with the record-setting 764 fatalities in 2022. But Colorado Department of Transportation data reflects a continued shift toward what authorities describe as high-speed reckless driving and increased roadway fatalities involving pedestrians and bicyclists.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Boulder County to build bike path between Longmont and Boulder

The stretch of road on which champion cyclist Magnus White was killed was Colorado Highway 119, commonly referred to as Diagonal Highway, which connects Boulder to Longmont. It is a heavily used road by cyclists, as it serves as one of the only connectors between Boulder and the quieter, rural farm roads north of town.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Boulder County’s 2024 Diagonal Highway Bikeway Project Analysis

The stretch of road on which Magnus White was killed was Colorado Highway 119, commonly referred to as Diagonal Highway, which connects Boulder to Longmont. It is a heavily used road by cyclists, as it serves as one of the only connectors between Boulder and the quieter, rural farm roads north of town.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Porter Middaugh Claims Colorado Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

In its 39th year of honoring the nation's most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Porter Middaugh of Battle Mountain High School is the 2023-24 Gatorade Colorado Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Middaugh is the first Gatorade Colorado Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Battle Mountain High School.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

The Benefits of Cross-Training for Runners

Running is an excellent form of exercise, but it's also demanding on the body. That's where cross-training comes in. It's a way to diversify your fitness routine and reduce the risk of injury by training different muscle groups. But there's more to it than just that. Cross-training offers a wealth of benefits to runners that can help enhance performance, improve strength, and keep things interesting.

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