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    by Published on 06-21-2011 02:58 AM  Number of Views: 4470 
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    Most of us only know one person that lives in Aspen Lance Armstrong. Let us introduce you to another. Dylan Bowman is a 25-year-old ultrarunner living in Aspen. In 2010, he started racking up some notable performances, including a third-place finish at the 2010 Leadville 100. Hes further improved this year and is now a regular podium finisher. In 2011, he finished 2nd at the Moab Red Hot 50K+, won the Antelope Island Buffalo Run 50-mile, and finished 2nd at both the Fruita 25-mile and the Collegiate Peaks 50-mile. Two weeks ago, in just his second race at the distance, he won the San Diego 100. In this interview, Dylan shares his thoughts on life in Aspen, cougars, the Lance Armstrong vs. Tyler Hamilton showdown, the best day of his life, and of course, his training, racing, and the La Sportiva shoes that he uses to find success on the trails. ...
    by Published on 06-16-2011 01:53 PM  Number of Views: 1854 
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    Connor Winter will go down as one of the greatest prep runners in Colorado history. At the Colorado Class 5A state track meet, Connor accomplished a feat that no Colorado high school runner had ever done, not Adam Goucher nor Brent Vaughn, he swept the distance events - not once (2010) but twice (2011).

    Last weekend he finished second at the Distance Gala boys' mile in Illinois, running a 4:07:02.

    Connor recently graduated from Arapahoe High School and will be running for the Buffaloes this fall, remember the name, he's going to be a good one.
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    by Published on 05-13-2011 06:19 AM  Number of Views: 1867 
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    Katie Blackett recently won the Eugene Marathon in 2:44:14 and qualified for her third Olympic Trials at the age of 34. She grew up in Flagstaff, AZ and attended Villanova University. Katie currently resides in Boulder with her husband and golden retriever Tollie.
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    by Published on 04-26-2011 01:58 PM  Number of Views: 2440 
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    Ruben Sanca recently made his marathon debut at the Rotterdam Marathon finishing in 17th place and running a 2:18:43. He was an All American runner at UMass Lowell and is currently finishing up his MBA. Ruben is coming out to Colorado on June 1st and is looking for a place to stay for 4-6 weeks. If any of you are interested in having an elite runner room with you, contact Ruben through his blog or contact RunColo and we will put you in touch with him.
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    by Published on 04-14-2011 05:46 AM  Number of Views: 1482 
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    James Mejia is an avid runner and just so happens to be running for mayor of Denver. The Colorado native was born in Denver and has run over fifty marathons, while his wife Heather has completed 26. James has three children and currently resides in the Wash. Park Neighborhood. The election will be held on May 3.
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    by Published on 04-07-2011 09:22 AM  Number of Views: 3664 
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    Coach Jay Johnson ran for the University of Colorado and was the sixth man on the cross country team the year Adam Goucher won the national championship, the same year (1998) the team was featured in Running with the Buffaloes. He has an MS from CU in Kinesiology and Physiology.

    Jay has a popular running blog and is an active contributor to nikerunning.com and a successful coach.
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    by Published on 03-02-2011 12:42 AM  Number of Views: 5290 
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    There are a lot of fast couples in Colorado, and Mike and Nicole Aish have to be in the discussion when talking about prominent running couples in Colorado. They met at Western State College and currently reside in Arvada, CO. When they're not training you can find them at the Boulder Running Company-Tech Center.

    Nicole ran XC and track for Arvada West High School and then took her speed to Western State College, where she was a four-time All American. In 2005 she made her marathon debut winning the Twin Cities Marathon in 2:40:21.

    Mike Aish hails from New Zealand, won multiple national titles and was a four-time All American at Western State College and competed in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics for New Zealand. This past fall he made it official and became a USA citizen.
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    by Published on 02-25-2011 05:53 AM  Number of Views: 2308 
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    Lance Panigutti is the co-owner of Without Limit Productions with his brother Tony. Without Limits Productions is an event company based in Boulder, CO, putting on triathlons, road races, cyclo-cross and more.
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    by Published on 02-11-2011 12:34 AM  Number of Views: 2818 
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    Mike Chavez is fresh to Colorado and has already proven that he is one of the fastest guys in the state. Mike recently finished 12th at the Half Marathon Championships in Houston, running a 1:04:49 and taking second place honors for Colorado behind Jorge Torres.

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    by Published on 02-02-2011 03:58 AM  Number of Views: 2084 
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    Kelsey Lakowske is a senior at Boulder High School where she was a two time Colorado state champion in XC and finished 4th at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships in 2010. She had surgery in May for bone fragments embedded in her ligaments and ran in only four cross country meets before the Colorado State Meet. She recently announced that she is taking her talents to Durham, NC where she will run for the Duke Blue Devils.




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    by Published on 01-13-2011 12:42 AM  Number of Views: 4228 
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    Heather Utrata has won the Colfax Marathon the last two years and placed second at the 2010 Denver Marathon. She races for Runners Roost and was their top female runner for 2010. She attended Denver South high school and went to Colorado State University. This year Heather is looking to lower her 2:54 marathon PR and run an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the spring.

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    by Published on 12-28-2010 05:15 AM  Number of Views: 2171 
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    Noelle Green of Erie, CO is one of the top women masters runners in Colorado. She is a former Olympic Trials qualifier, still breaks 19 minutes in the 5k and earlier this year she won the Boulder Distance Carnival 15k, taking home $300 for the win. Noelle is a constant face at Colorado races and can still battle the ladies 10 to 20 years her junior.
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    by Published on 12-22-2010 05:55 AM  Number of Views: 2297 
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    Doug Bell grew up in The North Star State and attended college at Mankato State University. He later moved to Greeley and started Bells Running Store in 1986. Most runners would be thrilled with a 36:26 at the BoulderBoulder 10k, but Doug Bell ran that time this year, as a 59 year old. Doug just turned 60 years old and has some big plans for 2011.
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 03:28 AM  Number of Views: 4119 
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    Michele Suszek (SHOO-sek) of Lyons, Colorado has won five marathons, including a 2:38:37 (PR) and recently competed in the professional women's race at the NYC Marathon. When she is not running, she supplements her income by working as a personal trainer and as a go-go dancer at Ultra Sheer Nightclub.



    Crazy Legs 10K - Photo by Paul Stofko

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    by Published on 12-02-2010 01:23 AM  Number of Views: 4390 
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    Sean Ryan is the race director of the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. He graciously fielded a few questions from RunColo, talking about economics and the business aspect of running and putting on road races.
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 08:50 AM  Number of Views: 2399 
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    Tyler McCandless was an All American runner at Penn State. In August, he moved to Boulder and is now being coached by Jay Johnson. In December, Tyler will be racing the California International Marathon.



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    by Published on 10-28-2010 03:57 AM  Number of Views: 3061 
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    You know you're big time when you have your own Wikipedia page and Lee Troop has his own Wikipedia page. Australian Lee Troop is a three time Olympian who resides in Boulder, Colorado. The Troop's currently have a four year old daughter and his wife Freyja is expecting twin boys in the next few weeks. In September, Lee was treated for a blood clot, thus the past few months have been a hectic time for the Troop family and we wish them the best.

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    by Published on 10-22-2010 07:06 AM  Number of Views: 5900 
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    This season, Mario Macias has been en fuego. He has been dominating the Colorado racing scene all year, most recently winning the Boulder Half Marathon and the Denver Half Marathon. The former All American runner from Adam's State, took some time to answer a few question from RunColo.


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    by Published on 09-16-2010 05:37 AM  Number of Views: 5314 
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    You don't find many ultra runners in their early twenties, let alone teenagers running ultras, but Dakota Jones is not your average runner. The 19 year old from Durango, sponsored by Montrail has splashed onto the ultra scene in 2010 and the future is bright. Dakota talks about his monster 2010 season and what's next for this running superstar.
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