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Strength Running

Christine

How to Approach Your First Marathon (Jason Gets Interviewed!)

Whether you’re an experienced runner or a newbie getting ready for your 26.2 debut, there’s always more to learn about tackling the marathon distance. The tables are turned this week as I get interviewed on the most important aspects of …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Nutrition for Competitive Runners

Competitive runners like to set personal bests, if not win races.  Many factors impact how well you can run. Some factors are out of your control, such as heat, humidity, wind, altitude, water conditions, as well as the time of the event, amount of time between events, and perhaps jet lag.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

How To Stay Safe When On Your Morning Run

Running is, as we all know, the best form of exercise. Not only is it good for your physical health, but it’s clearly good for your mental health, too – when you’re running, you can focus on your next step and the next one and not have to worry about anything else.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Dauwalter and Walmsley Ultrarunners of the Year

Courtney Dauwalter is the women’s UltraRunner of the Year for 2021. Dauwalter won six races during the year – two of them outright – and set a course record at […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Useful Tips On How To Use Running To Lose Weight Faster

Running is an excellent way to lose weight. It has been shown that people who run regularly are able to burn more calories than those who don’t, and it also helps build muscle mass which in turn boosts your metabolism. But before you rush out to buy new running shoes, there are some things you should know about how to make the most of this exercise for weight loss. This article will discuss these helpful tips.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Olympians Gwen Jorgensen, Laura Bennett to be inducted into USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

Olympic gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen, two-time Olympian Laura Bennett and age group multisport athletes Lesley Cens-McDowell and Robert Plant today were announced as the 11th induction class of the USA […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Beat the Colfax marathon Price Increase!

Register now to beat the price increase for the Colfax Marathon! Early bird pricing ends January 26. The Denver Colfax Marathon will be held on May 14, and May 15, […]

Strength Running

Christine

Dr. Victoria Sekely on Bodyweight Strength Training, Progression, Best Exercises, and More

Looking for a running resolution that’s easy to stick with?  Learn how bodyweight strength work is simple, effective injury prevention that will make you a better runner and a stronger athlete.

Part of what makes running such a rewarding sport …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

USATF Hosts Awards Ceremony; Melody Fairchild Keynote Speaker

USATF Colorado will hold its inaugural annual Awards Celebration on Satuday, January 29 to recognize the outstanding achievements of the Colorado athletes, officials, and administrators in 2021.  The celebration will […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Colorado Runners Dominate at USATF Cross Country Championships

On Saturday, January 8, 36 athletes and three teams from Colorado competed in the USATF Cross Country Championships in San Diego, California. Six races were conducted – Open Men (10 km), Open […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

American records Broken at 2022 Chevron Houston Marathon

Keira D’Amato set an American record in the marathon at the 2022 Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday. The 37-year-old crossed the finish line in 2:19:12, breaking the previous mark set […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Frosty’s Frozen 5k, 10k and Half Marathon This Saturday

Registration is open for the Frosty’s Frozen races. The races will be held on Saturday, January 22 at Hudson Gardens in Littleton.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Donut Dash 5K Registration Now Open

The Donut Dash 5K will kick off on Sunday, April 3, 2022 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

Jessica Griffiths

Rocky Mountain National Park continues entry permit reservations

Colorado runners and hikers will once again need to obtain permits to visit Rocky Mountain National Park this summer. The park will implement its timed entry permit reservations beginning May […]

Strength Running

Christine

Coach Jason Answers Your Questions: Side Stitches, Cadence, Off-Season, and More

This week’s podcast tackles a variety of questions about the training process, including off-season planning, the concept of sandwiching, addressing cramps and side stitches, and more!

Whether you’re a new or lifelong runner, the training process never ends. The types …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Oatmeal for Runners

Is oatmeal beneficial for runners?  Are steel-cut oats better than quick-cooking oats? Does oatmeal really “stick to your ribs”? And for some, “Why would any athlete even want to eat oatmeal?? It’s so gluey … yuck!  Let’s take a look at what you might want to know about this po

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Denver’s Charboneau Wins all 4 Walt Disney World races in ‘Dopey Challenge’

A 33-year-old aspiring Olympian set a Walt Disney World marathon weekend record, sweeping all four races in consecutive days. Brittany Charboneau from Denver completed the 26.2-mile marathon on Sunday in 2 hours […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Does Your Resting Heart Rate Determine How Long You’re Going to Live?

Among the many numbers that sum up Lance Armstrong’s illustrious, controversial career, there’s one that feels even more mythic than his seven Tour de France titles. At the peak of his powers, the cyclist reportedly had a resting heart rate of 32 beats per minute. Is it true?

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Snowman Stampede Races Next Month

The Snowman Stampede  5K, 10K and Half Marathon races are Saturday, February 19. The races will be held on at Hudson Gardens in Littleton.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Tips For Getting Ready For Your First Marathon

Have you signed for a marathon? Signing up to run a marathon is a challenge most people aspire to overcome. Some join a marathon for health and fitness goals. Some join marathons to test their limits and improve them. Others join a marathon for charity or raise awareness, while others accompany a friend who made them sign up. However, after all, the excitement of signing up has died down. The overwhelming fear of whether you are ready for the marathon creeps in.

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