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Colorado Runner

Nancy Clark

Nutrition News: Fueling for Exercise

Runners have many questions about how to fuel for top performance. The Internet abounds with answers—but how do you what’s valid? Here are some trust-worthy answers, based on research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting (www.ACSM.org).   FUELING DURING EXERCISE Do elite athletes consume the recommended 30 to 60 grams of […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Mental health: Are you exercising too much for your mind?

“It’s a ludicrously hard thing to admit to feeling depressed, especially when I have no way of quantifying it.” Those words come from two-time British Olympian and Parkrun record holder (with a speedy 13:48mins at Bushy Park in London), Andy Baddeley. They’ll also strike a chord with a lot of athletes who are struggling to differentiate […]

Colorado Runner

Nancy Clark

Nutrition News: Nitrates, Weight Loss and More

Runners have many questions about how to fuel for top performance. The Internet abounds with answers—but how do you what’s valid? Here are some trust-worthy answers, based on research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting (www.ACSM.org). CONCUSSIONS   My son is a football player. I am fearful of his getting a concussion. […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Inside My 2005 Training Log: How I Trained for Cross Country

Cross country was always my favorite season of running. Sweaty summer miles lead to fast, fall racing. What could be better?

Perhaps my love for cross country is rooted in its team dynamic. It’s a lot more team-oriented than track …

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Colorado Runner

Nancy Hobbs

Drake and Costales win the USATF Marathon Trail Championships

Rachel Drake (Portland, OR) and Anthony Costales (Salt Lake City, UT) won the 2018 USATF Marathon Trail Championships hosted by the Moab Trail Marathon. The victories earn them automatic spots on Team USA to compete at the 16th World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships in Villa La Angostura, Argentina, November 16, 2019. The Moab Trail Marathon hosted the fifth […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K This Saturday

The Pumpkin Pie 5K & 10K is brining fun to Denver on Saturday. The race will be held at City Park in Denver on November 17. 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. The festivities will […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Less Than One Month Until the Thornton Winterfest 5K

The annual WinterFest 5K Run/Walk is a month away on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Carpenter Park and Recreation Center in Thornton. Celebrate the spirit of the season with this unique event that is part of the magic of WinterFest, a three day festival of music, crafts, skating, food, ice carving and the arrival of […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Mark Plaatjes opens In Motion Running in Boulder

Renowned physical therapist and world champion marathoner Mark Plaatjes is proud to announce the opening of In Motion Running, a new locally owned running specialty store that will integrate running shoes, apparel and accessories with a full-service physical therapy practice. Located in the Market Square Shopping Center at 1830 30th Street in central Boulder, In […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Registration Open for the Spring Equinox Half Marathon and 4 Miler

The fourth annual Spring Equinox Half Marathon and Four Miler is making a return to Fort Collins. Scheduled for March 24, 2019, the race is a terrific goal race to keep you motivated to train through the winter months. Register today at:  http://equinoxhalfmarathon.com/ Both races start and finish at The Biergarten @ Anheuser-Busch Brewery at […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

From Low Energy to High Mileage: How Jodi Turned Her Running Around

Twelve years ago, I had a Michael Phelps moment. I was eating nearly twice as much food and still feeling famished all day (I didn’t gain a pound, either).

Here’s Jodi, leading the pack with high energy!

You see, I …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: The Great Candy Run 5k

What is sweeter than candy? The Great Candy Run of course! Celebrating its 15th annual event, you can get your sweet on this Sunday, November 4 at Washington Park in Denver. The Great Candy Run is a sweet event that will leave you with lifelong memories! Participants and spectators alike will enjoy the fun, fast, […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Four Feet, One Focus: The DeMartini Twins

by author Libby James   “Someone has to be last,” I said. Okay. I’ve talked myself into it. I’ll sign up for the Mountain Avenue Mile.   I turned 82 not long ago. There’s no such thing as age groups for this community-friendly event that starts less than a block from my house on Mountain […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Stratos offers fast acting pharmaceutical-grade cannabis-infused product line

Stratos, Colorado-based creators of a pharmaceutical-grade cannabis-infused product line, offers a fast-acting tincture line that aids sleep, relaxation, or energy, and an aromatic salve infused with six essential oils. Both of these products launched in 2018 and are flying off dispensary shelves. Tinctures: Formulated with a special emulsion incorporating water, the effects of Stratos tinctures […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How to Use ‘Performance Multipliers’ For Strength and Speed

Running is exciting because it’s cumulative; what you do this week helps you next month. And your training next month helps you next year!

Like compound interest, training benefits increase with time. The physical systems (let’s not also …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Frisco Hosting Two Fun November Races

November in Frisco brings two fun community runs to the town. The 4th Annual Girls on the Run 5k takes place this Saturday, November 10 at 11a.m. and the Turkey Day 5k will take place on  Thursday, November 22 and is a great way to start a new family tradition on Thanksgiving Day. The Girls on the […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Registration Open for 40th Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional

Entering its 40th year, the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship is the longest running cross country race in the nation, comprised of four regional 5K races across the country.  The Northeast (Bronx, N.Y.) and South (Charlotte, N.C.) regional races will also be held on Nov. 24.  The West Regional (Walnut, Calif.) race will be held […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Active at Altitude opens registration for expanded 2019 training camps

Active at Altitude, creator of experiences that educate, inspire, and empower an active, healthy, mindful lifestyle, have announced that registrations for their 2019 training camps opens on November 1, 2018. Pre-registrations have already secured nearly 15% of available places. All the Active at Altitude training camps are based in Estes Park, CO, basecamp for Rocky Mountain National Park. […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Broomfield Turkey Day 5K, 10K and kids run

Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, a day to laugh with family and friends, and of course, a day to earn your turkey. The 4th Annual Broomfield Turkey Day 5K/10K at Broomfield County Commons welcomes all runners and walkers. Bring the whole family out for this fun-loving event. The kids dash, the 5K, and the 10K finishers will […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Issue 82 (Winter 2018/2019)

Many athletes start strong in the spring, and then train hard all summer and into the fall. But often, runners can run out of energy, both mental and physical, before the end of the long season. By incorporating some key elements into your training routine, you can avoid the fate of end of season burn out.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How to Run Faster Based on Your Runner Archetype

There are so many ways of improving: higher mileage, strength training, faster workouts… But if you want to know how to run faster, which is best for you?

No matter who you are or how long you’ve been running, there …

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