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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

USA Cycling to Send 25 Athletes, Including Many From Colorado, to the 2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships

USA Cycling announced the 25 athletes that will represent the United States at the 2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships taking place in Dübendorf, Switzerland February 1-2, 2020. Many of the selected athletes are from Colorado.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Winning the War Against Snack Attacks

Day after day, I hear runners complain about their (seemingly) uncontrollable snacking habits. Some believe they are hopelessly, and helplessly, addicted to chocolate. Others believe eating between meals is sinful and fattening; snacking is just plain wrong. Some equate snacking to doing drugs. They bemoan they are addicted to sugar and can’t eat just one cookie. Snacking is all or nothing.

Colorado Runner

Derek Griffiths

Photo Gallery: All-Out Polar Prowl

Running from Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada, the Polar Prowl is hosted by All-Out Multicourse Productions each January along the Van Bibber Creek Trail. This event has a half marathon, 10K, 5K and 1 mile for all ability levels.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Snowman Stampede 5K, 10K & Half Marathon One Month Away!

The Snowman Stampede  5K, 10K and Half Marathon races are Saturday, February 22. The races will be held on at Hudson Gardens in Littleton. Registration is available now at www.coloradorunnerevents.com.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

Performance Psychology for Runners with Dr. Justin Ross

Performance psychology for runners promises to turbocharge your training so you’re able to get the most out of your body on race day. But how does this field of psych relate to endurance running?

Looking back over my running career, …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Walmsley and Dauwalter named 2019 UltraRunners of the Year

Ultrarunning Magazine has been publishing lists of the top ultrarunners of the year. Many of the top runners are from Colorado.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

The State of Ultrarunning

Read the results of a study on ultra running. In this study, we explore the trends in ultra running over the last 23 years. We have analyzed 5,010,730 results from 15,451 ultra running events, making this the largest study ever done on the sport.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Study Shows: A Simple Beginner Marathon Plan Can Produce Big Heart Health Benefits

A new study of first-time London Marathon runners found that their basic training program produced important health benefits. After four months, the runners had lower blood pressure and greater flexibility in their cardiac arteries.

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

2020: The Year of Mastering Your Mindset

Happy 2020! Welcome to the Year of Mastering Your Mindset – when we focus on our mental fitness and develop the confidence, focus, and mental toughness to reach our biggest running goals.

Before we explore our new theme for 2020 …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Wellderness Event Returns to Estes Park

The second annual Wellderness event is set for May 30, 2020 in Estes Park, Colorado. Wellderness is a health and fitness event with a schedule that includes unique 10K and 6K runs, yoga, and a variety of vendors and partners to promote fitness, nutrition, self-care and self-exploration. It’s wellness in the wilderness -- all in one of the most majestic locations in the United States, near two entrances to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Frisco Early Bird Registration is Open

Frisco has become known as a destination for iconic and unique athletic events. Frisco hosts everything from the longest running Nordic event in Colorado to BrewSki, which involves costumes, skiing and beer tasting. The summer also boasts longstanding events like 44th Annual Run the Rockies Road Half-Marathon and 10k and the award winning Frisco Triathlon with paddle boarding, mountain biking and trail running. Frisco’s athletic events are designed to be accessible for newbies and also...

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Snowman Stampede 10K to Host RRCA Western Region Championship

The Snowman Stampede 10K will host the Road Runners Club of America Western Region Championship race this February in Littleton. Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest distance running organization in the United States with over 1500 running club and event members representing 200,000 individual runners active in their running communities.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

‘Steamboat Stinger’ Race Under New Leadership

Entering its 10th anniversary year, the ‘Steamboat Stinger’ race is set to change hands. Partners in Routt County and Routt County Riders, two local nonprofit agencies, will assume joint management of the longstanding mountain bike and trail running race – which will also take on a new name – for 2020 and beyond. Both organizations have strong ties within the cycling and trail use communities, as well as demonstrated backgrounds in large-scale outdoor event planning and execution.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Run the Polar Bear 5K on January 19

You Run Faster When It’s Cold, Right? Have a great time and get a great time at the Polar Bear 5K! Use coupon code “CORUNPB20” for $5 off. RACE HIGHLIGHTS Participants receive an official Polar Bear Knit Running Gloves FREE Kids Fun Run (8yrs and younger) Chill around for post event refreshments and treats FREE photos […]

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Run the Polar Bear 5K on January 15

You Run Faster When It’s Cold, Right? Have a great time and get a great time at the Polar Bear 5K! Use coupon code “CORUNPB20” for $5 off. RACE HIGHLIGHTS Participants receive an official Polar Bear Knit Running Gloves FREE Kids Fun Run (8yrs and younger) Chill around for post event refreshments and treats FREE photos […]

Strength Running

Jason Fitzgerald

A Confession About 2019: Why There Was No “Year Of”…

Every year on Strength Running, I announce a theme that helps us focus on a particular topic throughout the year. But that didn’t happen last year…

This is a tradition that goes back to the very beginning of Strength Running. …

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Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Have a New Year’s resolution to work out? Here are 10 fitness trends to try in 2020

It's not the most original New Year's resolution, but that doesn't make it a bad one. Resolving to work out more is a noble goal made by people trying to better themselves. Unfortunately, it also tends to become next year's resolution when it doesn't stick the first time around. But maybe 2020 will be different. How? Well, you could start by switching things up with a fresh workout that brings you out of your comfort zone and shocks the system. Being scared burns extra calories,...

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Donut Dash 5K Registration is Open

The Donut Dash 5K will kick off on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Washington 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 kicks off at 9 am. Runners and walkers of all ages and paces are welcome.

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Sports Nutrition Resources: Books, Blogs, Websites and Podcasts

Thanks to the Internet, we can easily become overloaded with conflicting nutrition information. A few Google searches will leave you confused about carbs, calories, keto, inflammation, weight management, and sports supplements. How do you know what and whom to believe?

Colorado Runner

Jessica Griffiths

Elite Track and Field Year in Review

No one really knew what to expect in a year with the latest World Championships in history, but as always, Team USATF athletes produced dazzling displays on the track, in the field, and on the roads. The earliest indication of special things to come was the world indoor best in the 4xMile relay by the Brooks […]

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