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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Williams, Charboneau win Leadville Trail Marathon

The 2021 Leadville Race Series season kicked off Saturday with a field of approximately 1,000 runners representing 44 states and 5 countries at the Leadville Trail Marathon and Heavy Half, owned and produced by Life Time. The 26.2 and 15.5 mile distances took runners on the historic mining district’s challenging mining roads and trails, hitting a high of 13,185 feet at Mosquito Pass.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Columbine grad Kincaid wins Olympic Trials; CU’s Klecker third

William “Woody” Kincaid, a 2011 graduate of Columbine High School, won the 10,000 meters at the US Olympic Trails in Eugene on Friday night, making his first Olympic Team. Joe Klecker, a graduate of the University of Colorado finished third to punch his ticket to Tokyo. In the first track final of the U.S. Olympic […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father's Day is just around the corner, and everyone is looking for something to make dad feel special. Well, if you need Father’s Day gift ideas for your running father, you have come to the right place.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

How To Choose The Best Greens Powder

Green powder is extremely popular nowadays. Many fitness enthusiasts have used it to load up their daily intake of veggies and fruits. But while greens powder is a great support to boost one’s immune system, ingredients vary widely from one brand to another and may affect the resulting benefits.  That’s why it’s crucial to ensure […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Race Preview: Dynafit Summer Solstice

The 2021 Vail Recreation District trail running season continues on June 19 at 9 a.m. with the Dynafit Summer Solstice Trail Run! This race, which takes place at Beaver Creek Resort, is the second event in the 2021 Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series. This year’s race is presented by and benefits The Vail Valley Charitable Fund. The Dynafit Summer Solstice offers runners […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Four Ways To Make Your Home Workouts More Effective And Fruitful

Irrespective of lifestyle, age, or gender, it is important for everyone to exercise regularly. This not just helps people stay in shape but also in the pink of their health. But, while hitting the gym or going for a job were the popular workout options, the pandemic changed it all. With half the world still in lockdown and the rest fretting to get back to life as it was before COVID-19, most people are resorting to home workouts. But is it as effective as exercising in a professional setup?...

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Save $20 on the Slacker Half Marathon for a Limited Time

Save $20 on the Slacker Half Marathon with the coupon code: LastCallForSlackers. The coupon code will only be valid June 16th through June 20th. The race will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Run the highest downhill half marathon in the nation! There is also a relay race! Register at: www.slackerhalfmarathon.com BENEFICIARIES OF THE […]

Strength Running

Anya Mullen

Chris Napier PT, PhD on Form, Strength, and the Best Injury Prevention Strategies

Cadence, shoes, foot strike, and injury prevention are hot topics among runners. Whether you want the hard science or the overwhelming anecdotal evidence, we break down what you need to know to make strides in today’s podcast episode.

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father's Day is just around the corner, and everyone is looking for something to make dad feel special. Well, if you need Father’s Day gift ideas for your running father, you have come to the right place.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Three Months until Parker’s Labor Day Half Marathon, 10K and 5K September 6

There are just three months left until Labor Day! That means you only have several months left to train for the Labor Day Half Marathon on September 6. The race features a half marathon, a 10K and a 5K. The race will be held at Parker’s Salisbury Park, and the courses will travel along the banks […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Denver’s July 4th Race is Back!

Celebrate Independence Day under Colorado’s own “spacious skies” and “purple mountain Majesties”! Denver’s Liberty Run 4 Mile and Kids Firecracker Fun Run is back.  Join us in person or anywhere in the USA (with our Liberty for All virtual event) as we invite you to gather with family and friends, create memories, and celebrate liberty […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Registration Open for Run the Rockies Trail 10K and Half Marathon

The Run the Rockies Trail 10k and Half Marathon will lead runners through the Frisco Peninsula trails with breathtaking views of Lake Dillon and the Ten Mile Range on Saturday, August 14, 2021. This is a great course for a first time half-marathoner or runner looking for a fun course that offers single track and […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Preparing for Your First Marathon

Running your first marathon is an exciting prospect, and while you may want to rise to the challenge immediately. However, it wouldn’t be advised without the relevant training and preparation. It can be quite dangerous. This is a personal challenge you may have always had the ambition to achieve – whether it be in the interests of your personal fitness or to raise money for charity. However, ensuring you can make the time and commitment is crucial, so you’re able to get prepared correctly.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

USATF Colorado Announces 2021 Championships

USATF Colorado will offer seven long distance running championships in 2021.  There will be four road running championships, two trail running championships, and one cross country championship. The first championship will be held July 24 in Colorado Springs as part of the Colorado Springs Classic 10K.  This will be the third year the 10 km championships […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father's Day is just around the corner, and everyone is looking for something to make dad feel special. Well, if you need Father’s Day gift ideas for your running father, you have come to the right place.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Is a 10 Day Training Cycle Right For You? The Pros and Cons of Longer Running Cycles

Almost everyone operates their life on a 7-day life cycle with work during the weekdays and personal time on the weekend. We also schedule our running on this cycle… but are longer cycles like the 10 day training cycle better?…

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

A New 4th of July Race in Castle Rock

Save $5 with coupon code “CORunner” today only! A new race experience and free public music festival is coming to Castle ROCK, CO on July 4th produced by RUN to Change Lives™. Run a half marathon relay of up to 3 people, or a 5k distance, plus a free 1k Little Rock-It RUN (8 years […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Cookie Chase 5K Returns July 10

The Cookie Chase 5K will return to Denver for a third year on Saturday, July 10, 2021 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. The 5K will take place over multiple […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

6 Things That You Never Thought Could Help Keep You In Shape

They tell us that keeping in shape is all about hard work, dedication, and sticking to a strict diet. This is only somewhat true, as indeed this will give you a fit and healthy body if you are persistent enough, though that is not the only way of doing it. A bit unconventional, but there are things you can do to stay in great shape that does not fit into the previous list of activities.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Useful Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy

With everything around us nowadays keeping us from being healthy, it’s hard to break out of the routine. Fall asleep? Without watching a show? Eat fruits that aren’t followed by the words “spice latte”? That’s an exaggeration, but you get the point. It’s bloody hard, and we’re going to show you how to work around those difficulties. No gyms, no complex recipes, and no diets.

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