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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Greenland Trail Races Price Increases April 1!

The Greenland Trail 50K has been awarded the Road Runners Club of America Western Region Ultra Championship. The race is scheduled for May 6, 2023 in Larkspur, Colorado at the Greenland Open Space Park in southern Douglas County, south of Castle Rock, just off I-25.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Understanding Why It’s Important for Runners to Have Insurance

Running is a great way to stay fit, build endurance and reduce stress. But for competitive runners, there’s always the risk of injury. That’s why all runners need to have insurance coverage in case of an accident or injury. Here are six reasons why having insurance is so critical for runners, what types of insurance they should consider getting, how much coverage they need, and where they can go to find the best deals on running-specific policies. By understanding these factors, you can...

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

What Is The Connection Between Your Health And Diet?

Good health and nutrition are essential for living a long, happy life. In today's world, it can be easy to fall into unhealthy eating habits that can have serious consequences for our physical and mental well-being. But did you know that the foods we eat can also play an important role in maintaining good health?

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

The Most Common Reasons Why People Need Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a specialized medical field that aims to assist people in recovering from physical ailments. Whether it’s a sports injury, car accident, or age-related condition, physical therapists can help patients regain their full range of motion and mobility. But why do so many people need physical therapy?

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register for the 2023 6 Pack of Denver 5ks!

Register for the 2023 6 pack in Denver at the lowest price of the year! Take advantage of our black Friday sale! The series includes 6 Denver 5K's.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Old Man Winter Rally this Weekend in Lyons

Originally created as a way for friends to ‘rally’ together and support each other getting outside to ride on a wintry day, the Old Man Winter Rally has become one of the most popular running and riding events in Colorado.

Strength Running

Christine

Weightlifting Q&A with Coach Matt Chittim (Imposter Syndrome, Lifting Heavy, and More)

Strength training is an essential component of becoming a better athlete. If you’re a runner who’s a newbie in the gym or an experienced weightlifter looking to run more regularly, you can balance your training to make it beneficial, fun …

The post Weightlifting Q&A with Coach Matt Chittim (Imposter Syndrome, Lifting Heavy, and More) appeared first on Strength Running.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Exclusive Athlete Interview: Paul Hughes

If you look at the All-Colorado Marathon and Half Marathon records, you will notice the Paul Hughes on the list a couple of times. Hailing from the small, outdoor mecca of Pagosa Springs in southern Colorado, this masters runner has taken the Colorado racing scene by storm in the last few years.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Highlands Ranch St Patrick’s Day 5K Price Increases Friday!

Grab your friends, family, sneakers, and best Irish costume to join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a festive 5K! This run/walk will start and finish in Highlands Ranch Town Center.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Fort Collins’ Christian Groendyk named Gatorade Colorado boys cross country Runner of the Year

Fort Collins’ Christian Groendyk has been named the 2022-23 Gatorade Colorado Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Groendyk is the first Gatorade Colorado Boys Cross Country Player of the Year to […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Beat the Price Increase for the Shamrock Stampede

Beat the price increase for the Shamrock Stampede in Castle Rock! Prices increase on Tuesday at midnight. There will be fiddlers, bagpipers, an indoor expo and more. Everyone will receive […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Ways to Rehabilitate a Knee Without Surgery

One in four adults in the US suffers from chronic knee pain. For some, knee discomfort might be nothing more than a minor annoyance. However, for most people experiencing knee injuries, their condition can come with debilitating pain and have a profound impact on their professional life and sports performance.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

2023 Vail Trail Running Series Announced

Join the Vail Recreation District as we hit the trails for the 2023 Dynafit Vail Trail Running Series! We are pumped for another great season with challenging courses, spectacular views, cool prizes, and a community-building atmosphere ... and don't forget about those delicious donuts from Northside Kitchen!

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Things You Should Know About Using CBD

The CBD buzz has been all over the place. So, what makes it so popular? And why are people interested in it? If CBD has been getting your attention lately, then you should read this article.

Strength Running

Christine

How to Schedule Running with Unconventional Work Hours

If your job requires unconventional hours, it can be a struggle to find the time to run. But with a little creativity, even runners with challenging schedules can train to improve and reach their goals!

This week’s episode features a …

The post How to Schedule Running with Unconventional Work Hours appeared first on Strength Running.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Brooke Wilson Named Gatorade Colorado Cross Country Player of the Year

In its 38th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade announced Brooke Wilson of Valor Christian High School is the 2022-23 Gatorade Colorado Girls Cross Country Player of the Year. Wilson is the first Gatorade Colorado Girls Cross Country Player of the Year to be chosen from Valor Christian High School.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Register Now to Beat the Price Increase for the Colfax Marathon Weekend!

Register by 11:59pm on January 29 to beat the price increase for the Colfax Marathon races. Get early bird pricing plus save 20% on merchandise when you register. You’ll save […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Why Runners Should Consider Consulting With A Chiropractor

Running is an excellent form of exercise. You only need a good-quality pair of running shoes, and you're good to go. But running can also harm your body, especially when you overdo it.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Sports Nutrition Podcasts: Listen Up!

Thanks to the Internet, we have abundant access to high quality, science-based nutrition podcasts. We also have access to a lot of questionable nutrition information. To help guide your nutrition education options, I have identified a few credible podcasts that focus on general nutrition, sports nutrition, dysfunctional eating, injury recovery, and other topics of interest to runners who strive to improve their performance.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

2023 Arrowhead Uphill

The Vail Recreation District is excited to kick off the 2023 Bloch & Chapleau Winter Races with the fourth annual Arrowhead Uphill and Skimo Race! This race takes place on […]

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