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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Ian Sharman and Devon Yanko Claim Victory at 35th Annual Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Run Presented by New Balance

Sharman Wins Fourth Leadville Trail 100 Aug. 19 and 20 marked the 35th annual Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Run, presented by New Balance. More than 600 runners from all 50 states and 35 countries came to Leadville, Colo., to compete in the iconic ‘Race Across the Sky’ and run 100 miles through the challenging Colorado […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2017 TransRockies Run: Stages Four, Five & Six Recaps

Stage Four Recap Friday’s Kahtoola Stage Four route from Nova Guides to Red Cliff totaled 14.5 miles (23.3km) and 2,800 feet (854 meters) of elevation gain. After leaving Nova Guides, runners had to climb uphill on very steep terrain for two miles making this stage a real leg burner. At 8 a.m. the RUN6 runners […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

For More Strength, Use Progression in the Weight Room

Fast runners have one thing in common: they produce a lot of force, meaning they’re capable of strong muscular contractions.

Those strong muscle contractions translate into speed.

Just think: if you want a bouncy ball to to bounce higher, …

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Colorado Runner

Justin Mock

Colorado Racing Results – August 19 and 20, 2017

Birmingham Diamond League. Falmouth Road Race. Leadville 100. Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. TransRockies Run.

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

The 62nd Running of the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon kicks off this weekend in Manitou Springs, CO. Dubbed “America’s Ultimate Challenge,” the event attracts a couple thousand runners from around the world to take on the 14,115? Pikes Peak as so many have done before them. The weekend will be full of activities in […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Just Two Weeks Until Parker’s Labor Day Mini Marathon September 4

There are just two weeks left until Labor Day! That means you only have two weeks left to train for the Labor Day Mini Marathon on September 4. The race features a half marathon, a 10K and a 5K. The race will be held at Parker’s Salisbury Park, and the course will travel along the banks […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2017 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series Continues August 26th with 5K & 10K @ 10,000 Feet

The Vail Recreation District’s 2017 La Sportiva Vail Trail Running Series, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, continues Aug. 26 with the 5K and 10K@10,000 Feet trail running race. Both races, presented by Summit Ford, will begin at 8 a.m. at the top of Gondola One at Mid-Vail on Vail Mountain, with the entire race taking place above 9,000 feet. The average […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2017 TransRockies Run: Stage Three Recap

At 7:30 Thursday morning, runners geared up in downtown Leadville to take on stage three of the TransRockies Run. At 10,200 ft elevation in Leadville, runners had some thin and chilly air to kick off their 24.4-mile trek to Camp Hale. At 8 a.m. sharp, the starting gun went off to cheer on the athletes. […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Iconic Blueprint for Athletes 35th Annual Leadville Trail 100 Run Presented by New Balance Kicks Off This Saturday

On Aug. 19-20, competitors from around the world will come to the mountain town of Leadville, Colo., to push themselves at the iconic Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by New Balance. Nearly 750 participants will race all day and into the night on the 100-mile course covering grueling Colorado Rockies terrain where elevations […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2017 TransRockies Run: Stage Two Recap

The Salomon Stage Two is in the books! This stage packed 3,200? (975m) of gain in just 13.3 miles (21.4k) between Vicksburg and Twin Lakes, making it the biggest climbing day of TRR. Despite winter-like temps, skies remained clear and spirits were high at the top of Hope Pass at 12,536? (3821 meters). So high […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Bassett, Olsen Win Steamboat Stinger Trail Marathon; Allen, Pizzo Win Half Marathon

Hundreds of runners and mountain bikers flocked to Steamboat Springs this past weekend for the 7th Annual Steamboat Stinger. The mountain biking events took place on Saturday and the trail running events took place on Sunday, with titles on the line for the top male and female finishers in each day’s headlining events. The course […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

2017 TransRockies Run: Stage One Recap

350+ runners hit the streets of Buena Vista through the iconic TRR arch to start their epic adventure, before crossing the Arkansas River and then onto single-track and a with a seven-mile climb. CP 1 was a welcome sight; runners refueled on GU and awesome snacks before traversing 1,000-foot (304 meter) descent, with epic scenery […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Head for the Hills to Headline Major League Triathlon Vail Valley at Avon, CO Race and Festival

Major League Triathlon (MLT) is excited to announce Head for the Hills as the headliner for MLT’s FREE music festival for MLT Vail Valley at Avon, CO on Saturday August 26th. The four time awarded “Best Bluegrass Band in Colorado.” has remained true to the roots of bluegrass, making music that reaches into jazz, indie […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Grotts and Connors are Crowned Champions at 2017 Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race

Riders Take Home Coveted Champion Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Belt Buckles Nearly 1,500 riders from all 50 states and 35 countries participated in the 24th Annual Blueprint for Athletes Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike (MTB) Race. In the iconic event, participants rode more than 100 miles of challenging Colorado Rockies terrain at elevations ranging from 10,152 […]

Colorado Runner

Justin Mock

“The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month: Anna Mae Flynn

A new course record at the Speedgoat 50k! We’re talking about Anna Mae Flynn, and celebrating her breakout summer with the July “The Runner Box” Colorado Runner of the Month award. She chats us about Speedgoat, her rise to the top of the sport, and what’s coming up. Anna Mae, you’ve had a big summer! […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Orthopedic Surgeon David Geier on Injury Prevention for Kids

Some of you might know that I have two little kids. When they’re not throwing food on the floor, they’re practicing their drills:

This is my 4 year olds best attempt at the butt-kick running drill. She’s got some work

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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

The 4th Annual bRUNch Run Returns October 8th

Who: Hungry runners and walkers will be racing to the finish line on October 8th in Stapleton Central Park for the Fourth Annual bRUNch Run 5K + 10K. What: The bRUNch Run 5K + 10K is truly an unique race experience from start to finish. The only race in Colorado that guarantees your appetite for […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: Steamboat Stinger

The seventh annual Steamboat Stinger weekend is upon us, with the mountain biking events taking place on Saturday and the trail running events on Sunday. The Steamboat Stinger, now a Colorado classic, aims to provide a challenging backcountry race experience showcasing some of Steamboat Springs’ finest singletrack. The Steamboat Stinger is also a fundraiser for […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

US Trail Running Conference Announces Theme

Making Strides in Innovation The fifth annual US Trail Running Conference will be held at the historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, October 11-14, 2017. The event is a unique and exciting celebration of trail running held in partnership with the American Trail Running Association (ATRA). Innovation is the focus for the 2017 Conference, resulting in this year’s theme: Making Strides […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Sho-Air TWENTY20’s Valente Victorious in Hometown Colorado Classic Opening Stage

Fresh off three national track titles, Valente scores a powerful stage win to start Colorado Classic Track specialist Jennifer Valente of Sho-Air TWENTY20 Cycling scored a powerful hometown victory in the opening stage of Colorado Classic in Colorado Springs, showing that last week’s National Track Titles were the perfect tune-up for today’s fast 61km course. Valente sprinted […]

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