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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Learn More About the US Track and Field Olympic Trials

Once every four years, America revives its love for sports that typically don’t garner a lot of mainstream attention, especially gymnastics, swimming and diving, and, yes, track and field. That time is now.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Complete Schedule for the USA Track and Field Olympic Trials

DAY 1 – Friday, June 21, 2024 Morning Session 10:00 100m Dec M Heats 11:00 Hammer Throw W Q 11:01 Long Jump Dec M A & B 12:11 Shot Put […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Sugar, Health & Performance

Of all the questions runners ask me, “What about sugar…?” is at the top of the list. You likely have been bombarded with messages that sugar is evil, feeds cancer, causes obesity, ruins health, and should be avoided at all costs. Yet, you likely have also heard that sugar fuels muscles during exercise, is the main ingredient in commercial sports foods, and enhances recovery from hard workouts.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Zone 2 Myths, Heart Rate vs. Effort, Heat Training, and Zone 3 with Brady Holmer

Brady Holmer knows a lot about running and a lot about science: a perfect combo for a conversation on the Strength Running Podcast.

Brady is a lifelong endurance athlete who competed in cross country and track for Northern Kentucky University …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Ultra-Processed Foods: Beyond the Headlines

In today's food culture, we've demonized certain types of foods, such as those with abundant carbs, fat, salt, and sugar. The latest demon is ultra-processed foods.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register by July 1st for Early Bird Pricing the Pumpkin Pie 5K or 10K in Denver

The Pumpkin Pie 5K is coming to City Park in Denver on Saturday, November 18, the weekend before Thanksgiving. Runners and walkers can take advantage of a flat and fast course, and then enjoy a slice of sweet and tasty pumpkin pie at the finish.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Run or Walk the Ghosts and Goblins 5K This Fall!

The Ghosts and Goblins 5K will take place on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at City 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 races kick off at 9am. Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Nike Running’s Global Head Coach Chris Bennett on Good Coaching, Community, & More

Chris Bennett is the Nike Running Global Head Coach and Senior Director Nike Global Running.

Translation: Chris is an absolute powerhouse of a coach and runner.

Coach Chris Bennett’s role as Nike Running’s Global Head Coach includes wearing a lot …

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Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

The Value of Challenges: Sally McRae on Seeking Out Adversity & Scary Goals

Ultra-mountain runner Sally McRae is known worldwide for her mental fortitude and ability to push through extreme discomfort.

As a professional mountain and ultra runner for Nike, Sally is a two-time Top 10 Western States finisher, the Badwater 135 Champion, …

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Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Men’s vs. Women’s Feet: Why Hilma Running Shoes is Making Shoes for Just for Women

Brooke Torres is an ultra runner who couldn’t understand why running shoes were so uncomfortable. So, she started a running shoe company to fix that problem.

Enter: Hilma Running Shoes. They make shoes specifically for the needs of women’s feet, …

The post Men’s vs. Women’s Feet: Why Hilma Running Shoes is Making Shoes for Just for Women appeared first on Strength Running.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Boston Marathon qualifying standards to remain the same for 2025

The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced that it will not raise the entry standards for the 2025 Boston Marathon. This news will be a sigh of relief for many runners […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Evergreen’s Schaenzle to Memorialize Daughter with 1,000 Mile Bike Tour

In December 2016, 60-year-old Gil Schaenzle had an epiphany. That’s when she told her 20-year-old daughter Anna Rose—who was suffering from a rare cancer known as NETs (neuroendocrine tumors) —that she wanted to run in 50 national parks. Gil asked her daughter to be her support vehicle driver once she’d recovered and felt up to it, but Anna Rose declined, saying she wanted to run with her mom instead.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

USA Track & Field Long Distance Running GRAND PRIX

At each of the seven  Colorado championship races, athletes and clubs will earn Grand Prix points that will accumulate through the year towards a year-end point total. 

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register now for the Labor Day Half Marathon, 10K and 5K in Parker!

Celebrate the last blast of summer at the Labor Day Half Marathon, 10K and 5K on September 4. 2023. The race features a flat, fast half marathon, a 10K and a 5K. Let summer have its last hooray at Parker’s Salisbury Park, which is located about 30 minutes to the southeast of Denver. The race travels along the scenic banks of the Cherry Creek. This flat and fast course just might propel you to a new personal record! And if you’re in it just for the fun, well, we totally catch your...

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Pro Series Start Lists Announced for the 2024 IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder Triathlon

Top professional triathletes from around the globe will come to Colorado to compete at the IRONMAN® 70.3® Boulder triathlon when the IRONMAN Pro Series™ returns to North America on Saturday, June 8. The 2024 IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder triathlon will offer professionals a maximum of 2,500 points towards IRONMAN Pro Series standings, a $50,000 event total pro prize purse, and three qualifying slots for each gender to the 2024 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship taking place in Taupo, New...

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Boulder Bolder 10K Welcomes 47,000 on Memorial Day

The 44th running of the Bolder Boulder welcomed 47,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes. The 10K race travels through the streets of Boulder, Colorado, each year and finishes inside Folsom […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Cookie Chase 5K Returns to Denver in July!

The Cookie Chase 5K run and walk will return to Denver for a fourth year on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Sloan’s Lake 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 and walk. Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

The cool, wild escape of Seven Bridges in Colorado Springs

In Colorado Springs, one of the most popular trails around showcases perhaps the city's finest attribute: its wildness. Between the rocky, forested walls of North Cheyenne Canon, it's a wonder to think downtown shops, bars and eateries are only a 10-minute drive away. It's a wonder that might occur to the masses on Seven Bridges Trail.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

One Week to go! Flamingo Day 5K on June 2 in Denver

The Flamingo Day 5K run and walk will return for a fourth year on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at Sloan’s Lake Park in Denver. With themed shirts and finisher’s medals, the race is a fun way to stay healthy, active and motivated in your fitness goals.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

18th Denver Colfax Marathon Celebrates a Record-Breaking Year

The 2024 Denver Colfax Marathon, presented by Cigna Healthcare, welcomed close to 25,000 runners over the weekend to its annual race event. The weekend, which hosts eight races over two […]

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