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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Shura Kitata Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon; Boulder’s Parker Stinson Second

Approximately 11,000 registered runners from age 12 to 88 took to the streets this weekend to participate in the running of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. With a renewed focus on the core pillars of great music in a community environment, runners of all athletic levels enjoyed the sights and sounds of Philadelphia. […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Mark Cucuzzella, MD on A Comprehensive Injury Prevention Plan

Running injuries are the bane of every runner. Can you just imagine how you’d feel if you were strong enough to prevent more injuries?

Dr. Mark Cucuzzella running in a pair of minimalist running shoes

Well, it’s not some pipe …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Castle Rock Trail Festival Returns in October

Castle Rock’s Trail Festival is making a return on Saturday, October 6 at the beautiful Phillip S Miller Park! The event will offer five races: a 50k ultramarathon, a marathon, a half marathon, a 10K, a 5K and a family adventure race. The event will highlight the soft surface trails that are a part of […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Eliud Kipchoge smashes marathon world record at Berlin Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge crowned the 45th edition of the BERLIN MARATHON with a sensational world record of 2:01:39. The 33 year-old Kenyan ran his own race, leading right from the start. He improved the mark from Dennis Kimetto - the Kenyan ran 2:02:57 in Berlin in 2014 - by 1:18 minutes.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Announces Fall Headliner Schedule

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® announced the headliner schedule for the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series for the upcoming fall events, which include a stop in Denver. Following a renewed focus of Bringing Fun to the Run™ with more music than ever before, a wide variety of exciting critically acclaimed groups including Capital […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Colorado Mom Runs in 50 National Parks

Nine months after Gil Schaenzle lost her only child, 21 year old daughter Anna Rose to neuroendocrine (NET) cancer, the same complicated disease that recently ended the life of Aretha Franklin (Queen of Soul), Gil carried on with her and her daughter’s mission and ran in 50 national parks across the United States. The demanding pursuit […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Chili Chase 10K

It’s more miles and more chili at Backcountry Experience’s annual trail run and cook-off on September 15. The Chili Chase will now feature a 10K trail run through Overend Mountain Park as well as a larger selection of chilis from local businesses and organizations. The event will benefit the San Juan Mountains Association’s efforts to […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Madeline McKeever of Denver Captures Women’s Age Group Title at 2018 IM 70.3 Worlds

Madeline McKeever, 31, of Denver, Colorado captured the world championship title in the women’s 30-34 age-group at the 2018 Isuzu IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa on Saturday, September 1. Approximately 1,600 women were registered to compete in Nelson Mandela Bay as the Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship came to […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Breckenridge Road Marathon

The Breckenridge Road Marathon will take place September 15. The BRM is JUST THAT… a one of a kind experience, with a little something for everyone!  Are you looking for that bucket list race, a weekend get away with friends or just a great run in the mountains… then this is the perfect race for you! […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Meadowgold 5K & 10K

The Vail Recreation District’s 2018 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Bloch & Chapleau Attorneys at Law and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will conclude the season on Sat, Sept. 15 with the MeadowGold 10K & 5K. The MeadowGold races, presented by Haute Route Gear & Apparel and the Town of Minturn, […]

Strength Running

Christine

How Christine Crushed Her First 100 Mile Ultra Marathon

When I started running regularly after graduating from college, the marathon sounded impossibly far. I’ll never do that, I thought. I’d heard horror stories of lost toenails and cripplingly sore quads…

It’s funny how your mindset shifts! Fast-forward 20 …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Vitamin D and Performance

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that regulates some 1,000 processes in the body, and doctors have long known its importance to bone density and preventing the related illnesses like rickets and osteoporosis. Now researchers are beginning to study its role in athletic performance. While an extra dose of vitamin D might increase muscle strength […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

When it rains, snake bites soar

Hikers and trail runners be warned: Rattlesnakes and other venomous reptiles may bite more people during rainy years than in seasons wracked by drought, a new study shows. The research, which was led by Caleb Phillips of the University of Colorado Boulder and Grant Lipman of the Stanford University School of Medicine, examined 20 years […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Parker’s Labor Day Half Marathon sees largest crowd in race history

The 2018 version of the Labor Day Half Marathon, 10K and 5K in Parker saw record crowds at Salisbury Park. The weather was perfect for running with overcast skies and temperatures hovering in the high 50 to low 60 degree range throughout the morning. The race saw a new course thanks to the work of […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

3100: Run and Become Opens Fall 2018

What would you do to transform your life? How far would you go to change yourself? Would you drive, would you fly, would you run? These are the themes of a new documentary about why we run, 3100: Run and Become. This uplifting, intimate portrait of endurance runners and what motivates them opens around the […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Broncos 7k attracts fit fans to stadium

Thousands of people packed Broncos Stadium at Mile High for the sixth annual Broncos FIT 7K walk and run. The seven-kilometer run started at 8:30 a.m. with waves being released every five minutes. Runners started from the stadium before going through the Sloan’s Lake neighborhood. More than 4,000 runners and walkers completed the unique distance, […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

The “Good, Better, Best” Hierarchy of Injury Prevention

Did you know that some injury prevention strategies work better than others? You probably do – it’s common sense and it’s absolutely true that some strategies are far better than others!

Let’s say that you wanted to retire early. You …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

FORTitude 10k returns to Fort Collins

Andrew Epperson knew he’d be able to keep up a good pace in the final 5 kilometers of the FORTitude 10K on Monday. But he didn’t know he’d be out front at that point and the first of more than 5,900 participants to cross the finish line at Canvas Stadium in the second annual running […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: The Blue Shoe Run 5K

The Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer will take place this Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Mile High Stadium in Denver. Run for your father, your husband, your brother, your friend. Run for you! Join The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) Foundation for the ninth annual Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer on Saturday. The Blue Shoe […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Book Preview: Still Running by Libby James

In “Still Running,” the author shares her love of the sport through tales of the people she’s met, the places she’s been, the things she’s learned, and the role running has played in her life. Her words will go a long way toward explaining the magic of her favorite sport to veteran runners, would-be runners […]

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