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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Should I Work Out When I’m Sick?

How to know when it’s okay to keep pushing and when you’re better off taking it easy thletes train to push through signs of discomfort and fatigue. That kind of grit is what helps competitors set FKTs, send new routes, conquer longer distances, and pull off a photo finish. But it’s also what makes it so hard […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

5 Types of Squats for Runners: More Variation, More Strength

If there’s one exercise that’s perfect for runners, it’s the squat. But should we squat only one way? Can we use different types of squats to get even stronger?

In high school, our track team rarely went to the gym …

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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Colorado’s Most Iconic Cycling Events Thrive Under New Ownership

Effective this spring, a dynamic new team is leading the charge at Colorado’s most popular and iconic cycling events.  ClippedIn Events, an experienced staff of cycling industry veterans, event production pros and fitness innovators, is now crafting the cycling experiences at six of Colorado’s most well-known bicycling events:  The Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival, Subaru […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Curtis, Dobson Win La Sportiva Boneyard Boogie

The 2018 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series kicked off this past Saturday with the Boneyard Boogie presented by The Dusty Boot. The beautiful point-to-point course started at the Boneyard Trailhead and took runners on switchback single track trails through wooded BLM area and rolling sagebrush fields. After several short, bursting climbs, the single track trail descends […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Alex Hutchinson on the Limits of Human Endurance

Throughout history, humans have doubted their own abilities. For some reason, we love self-imposed limitations…

Everest: the top of the world

In the 1940’s, running a mile under four minutes was considered by many scientists to be impossible.

Today, more …

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Thousands run in Denver’s Colfax Marathon Events

It was perfect running weather Sunday morning as thousands of people participated in the Colfax marathon that kicked off in City Park. Denver’s only marathon started 13 years ago and has continued to grow, attracting runners from out of state and even out of the country. 20,000 people over the course of 2 days ran […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

2x Olympian Laura Weightman To Run 800m at Frank Shorter Classic

Two time Olympian Laura Weightman, will contest the 800m at the inaugural Frank Shorter Track Classic, to take place on Saturday, May 19th at Fairview High School from 4:30 – 7:45pm. Weightman, who was 9th in the 1500m at the 2012 Olympic Games and 11th in the 1500m at the 2016 Olympic Games, will use […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: Colfax Marathon

Denver’s largest running weekend is upon us with the Colfax Marathon! A plethora of events is on tap, including two days of a packed Health and Fitness Expo at Mile High Stadium, the Bellco Colfax 5K on Saturday, and four different races to choose from on Sunday: marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, and 10 mile. […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: La Sportiva Boneyard Boogie

On Saturday, we kick off the La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series with the Boneyard Boogie presented by The Dusty Boot! The trail running series, presented by Bloch & Chapleau Attorneys at Law and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, will test runners with over 50 miles of scenic, grueling and rewarding climbs, descents and […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Why Is It So Hard to Charge Motorists with Murder?

Jennifer Lloyd was riding next to a friend when the Ford 500 sedan raced past. The two were pedaling through an area of California’s Riverside County known as Indio Hills, on an undulating stretch of Dillon Road, a little more than 20 miles into the Tour de Palm Springs, an annual 100-mile century ride that attracts thousands of cyclists.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Issue 80 (Summer 2018)

You’ve logged the miles and put in the hard work. Don’t let not having the right gear slow you down on race day. Here are tips for packing everything you need in your race gear bag.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Fartlek Training 101: The Ultimate Guide to Fartlek Workouts

Fartlek training is a versatile, powerful, and silly-sounding way to run fast workouts. And fartleks can be done by anybody – virtually anywhere.

An accurate depiction of fartlek training

In high school, I thought I was a “tough” runner. Racing …

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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Colorado School Offers First Outdoor Industry MBA

Western State Colorado University will offer an Outdoor Industry MBA starting with the 2018-19 academic year. The school believes the program is the first of its kind in the U.S. The two-year online program includes an MBA core as well as specific tracks for either the product or service side of the outdoor-recreation economy. The program also […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Colorado Women’s Classic Attracts Hundreds on Mother’s Day

Conditions may have been overcast and cool, but that didn’t stop hundreds of ladies from coming out for the Colorado Women’s Classic this past Sunday – Mother’s Day – at the Westminster Promenade Terrace. Featuring a 10M, 10K, and 5K, the event is all about the positive parts of being in a community of women. […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Frank Shorter Track Classic this Saturday night in Boulder

The Frank Shorter Track Classic is a track meet honoring one of America’s greatest ever distance athletes and Boulder local, Frank Shorter. Frank was a two time Olympian and won a gold medal in the marathon at the 1972 Munich Olympics while also placing 5th in the 10,000m. Then 4 years later, Frank won a […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: Colorado Women’s Classic

With Mother’s Day weekend upon us, we’re highlighting the Colorado Women’s Classic, which will kick off Sunday morning under sunny skies and cool morning conditions. Hosted at the Westminster Promenade Terrace in Westminster, the event features a 10 mile, 10K and 5K, all of which are run on the Big Dry Creek Trail. All courses are […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Braver Bolder Stronger: Triathlon Workshops Designed by Women for Women Come to Boulder

Rachel Joyce, professional triathlete & 2017 IRONMAN Boulder Champion, and Dana Platin, leadership coach and founder of The Warmi Project, are collaborating on an innovative local workshop series.  Each workshop offers a unique blend of practical triathlon skills and mental tools designed to have an immediate benefit on  performance.  The series will take place at the […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How Sam Plans to Escape His Cycle of Injuries

Learning from the best is important – because “the best” are, by definition, the individuals at the top of the game.

This paradigm is noticeable everywhere:

Entrepreneurs read biographies (I’m reading Buffet right now) and join mastermind groups Aspiring academics

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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2018 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Kicks Off Running Race Season May 19 with the Boneyard Boogie 11K

Colorado’s most iconic race series is just around the corner! 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 kick off the trail running race season on Saturday, May 19 with the Boneyard Boogie 11K in the […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

IronStrength Launches in Denver at The Hangar At Stanley On May 12

Performed by over 12 million people worldwide, IronStrength, a community bootcamp focused on strength training and injury prevention, partners with Xero Shoes to launch for the first time ever in Denver on Saturday, May 12. The free workout will be hosted at Stanley Marketplace, a renovated airline hangar recognized by the City of Aurora as a historic landmark. […]

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