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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

USA Triathlon Announces Inaugural National Youth Series

USA Triathlon in Colorado Springs announced its first-ever National Youth Series, a packed calendar of youth-focused multisport events across the country in 2019. The non-competitive, participation-based series includes 59 youth triathlons, as well as the 73-event Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon Series. Races are geared toward children ages 7-17. The events include the Greeley Kids […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

There’s New Research on the Science of Barefoot Running

by Alex Hutchison It was Daniel Lieberman, the barefoot-running evolutionary biologist from Harvard, who first got me thinking about impact forces. Back in 2010, he and his colleagues published a hugely influential study in Nature that compared the “collision forces” of feet hitting ground for runners with and without shoes while landing on their heel or forefoot. The stark […]

Colorado Runner

Nancy Clark

Testing Your Almond Knowledge

Almonds are a popular snack not just because they are nutrient-rich, but primarily because they are crunchy and taste yummy.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Meb Keflezighi: The Molding of a Distance Runner

Meb Keflezighi is one of the best distance runners ever to run for the United States. He’s also humble, curious, thoughtful, and an ambassador to the sport admired by legions of fans around the world.

If you’re not familiar with …

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Colorado Runner

Bruce Kirschner

Traveling Light with Benji Durden

This past December I ran with my Boulder Road Runners Men 60+ team at the USA Track & Field National Club Cross Country Championships in Spokane, WA. Immediately after the race and before the sweat had dried from my brow I headed to my next destination, Portland, OR.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Equinox Spring Half Marathon and 4 Miler

The fourth annual Spring Equinox Half Marathon and Four Miler is making a return to Fort Collins this weekend. Scheduled for March 24, both races start and finish at The Biergarten @ Anheuser-Busch Brewery.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Get Ready for Trail Running Season with Nathan Hydration

If you’re starting to plan your racing and training calendar for trail running season, it’s also a good idea to take inventory of your gear. If you’re still running with an old Camelback for hydration, it’s time to take a look at the new and innovative products that Nathan Sports offers. We tested the VaporAiress pack […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Issue 83 (Spring 2019)

Find your motivation to run more in 2019 Welcome to the Event Guide for 2019! These pages are packed with every type of race. We have traditional running and walking events, as well as trail races and multisport events, such as triathlons. Once you’ve scoured the pages searching for the perfect events for your race […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

TrainingPeaks to Host 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit in Boulder

TrainingPeaks announced the 2019 Endurance Coaching Summit (ECS) will be hosted September 18th-20th at the University of Colorado in Boulder. TrainingPeaks is partnering with USA Cycling and USA Triathlon to provide coaches with a valuable blend of business development and science-based training topics, designed to help successfully grow their coaching businesses. For attending, all USA Triathlon coaches […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

The Oh Fudge 5K Comes to Denver in May

A new race is coming to Denver. The Oh Fudge 5k is happening on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The flat and fast 5K will have a sweet ending featuring all things FUDGE! Join fellow runners and walkers to raise money for health in rural Nepal. The event is produced by Colorado Nepal Alliance and Shoes […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Boulder’s Goucher to Make Trail Running Debut at Leadville Trail Marathon

Famed long distance runner and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher is set to switch to the trails, officially announcing her debut at Life Time’s Leadville Trail Marathon on June 15, 2019. Kara has previously teased the idea on social media and in a recent Runner’s World article stating, “I have my eye on a race in June but […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Polar Plunge draws hundreds to Wash Park

On a beautiful morning in Denver, nearly 300 runners and walkers took to the streets of Washington Park for the final stop in the Special Olympics Colorado Polar Plunge series. While the majority of the events were just a plunge into icy cold waters, this one (along with one event in Aurora) also included a […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Dr. Mike Young Explains Metcon Workouts for Runners

There are so many types of training sessions available to runners. But most of us have never tried Metcon workouts – so Dr. Mike Young is here to explain them for us.

Metcon workouts are also known as metabolic …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: Runnin’ of the Green 7K

The 30th annual Runnin’ of the Green 7K kicks off on Sunday, March 17. Registration is open at http://www.rotg.org ROTG is a family oriented foot race/walk that is centered around the Irish celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day and Spring. We have been voted the best post-race party and have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Regional Race Preview: ShamROCK Stampede

The inaugural ShamROCK Stampede family friendly run/walk & Irish Sham-Jam festival is a new race in Castle Rock this year. The race will take place this weekend on Saturday, March 16 at 9 am.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How Strength Training Can Result in Massive Marathon PR’s

Can you imagine a football player who did no strength training? It’s hard to imagine. But for some reason, many runners think it’s perfectly fine to skip their own strength work.

Kevin enjoying the fruits of his strength training efforts…

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Simple Activities That Help Boost Your Running Experience As a Whole

In 2017, there were roughly 18.3 million marathon registrants across the US according to the information gathered by Running USA. If you are of the many that’s planning on joining a marathon in the future, it’s smart to arm yourself with information that can help you boost your experience as a whole. That said, what sort of […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register for the Colfax Marathon Before the Price Increase

Register for the Colfax Marathon before the price increase on March 13! The preseason pricing is ending, so commit today to get the best deal. Join Denver’s largest running weekend for 2019. Choose the marathon, half marathon, or urban 10 miler and enjoy Denver’s iconic landmarks. Or create a relay team of five runners for […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

US Trail Running Conference in Estes Park announces theme

Active at Altitude, organizers of the 2019 US Trail Running Conference in Estes Park, has announced the theme for this year’s edition of the annual event,  Diversity and Inclusion: Trail Running for Everyone. This theme is an organic development sprouting from last year’s theme of Creating Opportunities, and builds on the productive content of the […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

EnMotive, Race Production Industry Leader, Opens Office in Denver

Exciting things are happening at EnMotive, and we want to share some great news with you. We are proud to announce the opening of our newest office in Denver, making it EnMotive’s 10th U.S office. EnMotive is one of the largest timing and race production companies in the U.S, that caters to all types of endurance […]

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