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Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Saucony® Athlete Molly Huddle Breaks American Record at Houston Half Marathon

Two-time U.S. Olympian and American 10,000m record holder right on track for Boston Two-time Olympian and Saucony athlete Molly Huddle broke the American record for the half marathon by running 1:07:25 to finish in seventh place at the 2018 Houston Half Marathon on Sunday. The 33-year-old had previously run 1:07:41 in 2016, the second-fastest mark in U.S. history behind Deena Kastor, whose 1:07:34 standard for American […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Legally Speaking: Can Strava get you in trouble with the law?

Roadie: “A cop on my group ride heard me bragging about hitting 56mph on a descent where the speed limit was 40mph. He jokingly said he would go to my Strava account and issue me a ticket. But could he issue a ticket this way? And, can my Strava be used in other ways, say after a […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How to Power Clean and Build Explosiveness

The Year of Strength is already one of our most popular – because it’s clear that runners truly value being strong.

Over the last two weeks we’ve been discovering the truth about how runners should strength train.

We’ve learned …

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Colorado Runner

Justin Mock

Colorado Racing Results – January 13 and 14, 2018

Houston Marathon. 8 – Zach Hine – 2:18.33 9 – Sage Canaday (Boulder) – 2:19.50 16 – Ben Zywicki (Louisville) – 2:24.37 23 – Jason Kearns – 2:25.22 29 – Andrew Skurka (Boulder) – 2:28.24 35 – Kyle Mena – 2:28.29 16 – Samantha Calderon – 2:44.44 27 – Allison Toppen – 2:53.13 35 – […]

Colorado Runner

Sally Writes

3 Tips To Improve Running With Flat Feet

There are plenty of ways to get your body in shape in 2018. Despite the many fitness trends of Zumba, HIIT, and cycling, most Coloradans know that running is the most convenient way to healthy living.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

How to Start Lifting Weights (the right way)

Have you ever started something new and made yourself feel silly? I wore basketball shoes to cross country practice, so I know the feeling…

The truth is that everybody starts as a beginner. And those first few months of practice …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Frosty’s Frozen 10 Mile Awarded RRCA Western Regional Championship

Runners can compete in a regional championship on Saturday, January 20. Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 Mile has been awarded the designation as Colorado’s Western Regional Championship 10 Mile race by the Road Runners Club of America.  Runners from throughout the state can compete to see who the fastest 10 mile runners are overall and […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Book Released: Running into the Dark: A Blind Man’s Record-Setting Run Across America

The first and only blind person to run across America, Jason Romero, has released a book about his 59.5 day and 3,063 mile run from Los Angeles to New York which took place from March 25 – May 23, 2016. Jason took on the challenge of a lifetime after hitting rock bottom – being divorced, unemployed and […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

What Do Strength Exercises Do For Runners?

Are you surprised that I don’t consider strength training cross-training for runners? It’s just training!

Recently, I announced that 2018 is The Year of Strength. We learned that strength training exercises help runners:

Stay healthy by preventing injuries that

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Colorado Runner

Justin Mock

Colorado Race Results – January 6 and 7, 2018

Bandera 100k. This one in Texas was both the USATF 100k trail championship and the year’s first Golden Ticket Race, giving its top two men and women an automatic entry to the Western States 100. Ryan Smith (Boulder) was fourth in 8:45, just missing one of those prized Golden Tickets. Michele Yates (Conifer) got hers […]

Colorado Runner

Justin Mock

Colorado Race Results – July 6 and 7, 2018

Bandera 100k. This one in Texas was both the USATF 100k trail championship and the year’s first Golden Ticket Race, giving its top two men and women an automatic entry to the Western States 100. Ryan Smith (Boulder) was fourth in 8:45, just missing one of those prized Golden Tickets. Michele Yates (Conifer) got hers […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: The Resolve Run

The first weekend of 2018 brings with it several running races to keep those resolutions intact, including The Resolve Run at City Park on Saturday. Featuring a 10K, 5K, and 1M, the 4th annual event aims to support healthy and fit resolutions: “2018 is your year!  RESOLVE to be healthy, RESOLVE to be fit, RESOLVE […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Which States Ran the Longest in 2017?

Around this time last year, Outside Magazine published an article ranking U.S. states by the number of runs recorded on Strava. Predictably, the two most populous states, California and Texas, took the top two spots on the list. There were some surprises—Colorado, only 21st in population, came in at number four—but, for the most part, a state’s […]

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

This Triathlete Saw 18 Doctors for Breathing Issues Before Receiving a Proper Diagnosis

Pro triathlete Danielle Mack of Boulder saw 18 different physicians for her “invisible illness.” Finally, Dr. Tod Olin at National Jewish Health Hospital in Denver saw her.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Happy 2018: Welcome to the Year of Strength

I’m ready to make 2018 your best year of running ever. Will you join me and take the next step with your training?

A post shared by Jason Fitzgerald (@jasonfitz1) on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT

We have a …

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Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

2018 Colorado Runner Racing Series Schedule Released

The 2018 Colorado Runner Racing Series consists of 15 events through the state from January through September.

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

By the Numbers: USA Triathlon Infographic on 2017

National governing body USA Triathlon (USAT) has produced an infographic to summarise the year 2017. Ranging from the number of hours spent on course by athletes, through to the miles of toilet paper purchased for USAT’s four owned national championship events, podium and medal performances – the infographic gives a helpful breakdown on the year. The ‘by […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Are Your Devices Tracking More Than You Realize?

Every step you take, every PR you make, your devices are tracking you—and likely collecting more info than you realize. Here’s where it’s going. For the most part, “it’s relatively simple data that these devices are collecting,” says Matthew Beitz, an assistant research scientist in the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. Most […]

Colorado Runner

Amanda Jamrogiewicz

Regional Race Preview: Resolution 5K

Denver’s oldest New Year’s Eve running event will kick off at a new time this year: noon on Sunday, to accommodate for the Denver Bronco’s home game. The 33rd Annual Resolution 5K will welcome 1,000+ participants to Wash Park to ring in the New Year in style. Featuring a flat and fast course around Wash […]

Colorado Runner

USA Track & Field

Colorado Springs’ Leonard Korir to Lead Team USATF at 2018 Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge

Team USATF will have a talent-laden roster January 13, 2018 as it returns to Scotland to take on the world at the 2018 Great Edinburgh XCountry Challenge at Holyrood Park. At last year’s event, the U.S. took top honors for the second time in three years with 149 points, beating out Team Europe (152 points) […]

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