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    by Published on 11-04-2013 03:01 PM
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    The first weekend of November was highlighted by the New York City Marathon, and while no American men or women made the top ten. Colorado was well represented at the race, especially on the women's side, led to the line by Adriana Nelson's 2:35:05, good enough for 13th place and first place American female.

    Read below for more standout performances by Colorado runners, in and out of the Centennial State.

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    by Published on 10-28-2013 02:20 PM
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    The Denver Broncos are 7-1 and have reached the halfway point of their season, as they head into their bye week. The Cardinals and Red Sox are notted up two games to two in the World Series, and the Obama administration is in disarray as the fallout over the Angela Merkel phone surveillance heats up. It was the fourth weekend of October and the racing action featured several Halloween themed races.


    Kelly Calway after winning Marine Corps Marathon
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    by Published on 10-28-2013 05:18 AM
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    This Saturday is the Home for the Holidays 5K at Denver's City Park. Last year's race had 566 finishers and was won by Dave Scudamore in 16:41 and Jessica Harper in 19:36. This year's race will be even larger and with Saturday's forecast calling for a high of 63 degrees, the temperature will be perfect for racing!
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    by Published on 10-21-2013 05:21 PM
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    Get dressed up in your favorite Halloween costume and head to the races, this Saturday. One of my favorite races of the year is the Hoofin' It Through the Hollows 5K, held out at deKoevend Park in Centennial. This is a run that I have raced and timed, fantastic event that is held on Saturday evening.

    If you're up in the Loveland area, check out the Phantom 4 Miler. Colorado Race Timing has timed this event for the last three years and it's also another race that I have run as well. Besides being a fantastic event, the Phantom 4 Miler has the best post race breakfast that I have ever experienced.
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    by Published on 10-21-2013 09:58 AM
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    I know that Simon usually starts things off with a football recap, but since he's MIA and I don't know anything about football, we'll skip straight to the races. As usual, please chime in with anything left out.

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    by Published on 10-16-2013 10:52 AM  Number of Views: 2100 
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    I'm analytical and a big fan of the biohacking movement. Hacking is making simple adjustments to the way we do things, to become more efficient and get the most bang for our buck.

    The 2006 Denver Marathon was my first marathon, I ran it in 3:28:55. That next year, I ran a 2:58:47, when you're simply starting out in the marathon, the fun part is it's easy to knock off huge chunks of time. From 2007, to 2011, I have managed to get my marathon PR down to a 2:43:50.

    I'm at a point now where I am fighting, clawing, doing anything I can to improve a minute here and there. In turn, I'm going to share all the little things that I do or look at it, to try to marginally improve my speed and reduce my time, with the end goal of breaking 2:40:00.






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    by Published on 10-14-2013 02:46 PM  Number of Views: 1494 
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    The Jacksonville Jaguars covered the spread, the Boston Red Soxs had a miraculous come from behind win, to even the series 1-1, and runners from all over the world saw Kenyan Dennis Kimetto run a 2:03:45 to set a new Chicago Marathon record. It was the second weekend of October and we are in middle of Marathon Month.
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    by Published on 10-07-2013 06:44 PM
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    Get that final pre-marathon tune up with a race this upcoming weekend. Colorado Race Timing has a jam packed weekend, read below for some local areas races. Hope to see you there!
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    by Published on 10-07-2013 11:06 AM
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    The Broncos moved to 5-0 on a last second field goal by Matt Prater. The Oregon Ducks covered the spread, to beat the Buffaloes 57-16, while only scoring 14 points in the second half. It was the first weekend of October and the marathon action is underway!


    Tyler McCandless leads the charge at the Twin Cities Marathon - Photo by Mike Hartnett

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    by Published on 10-01-2013 02:11 PM  Number of Views: 3740 
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    Fresh of completing the Grand Slam of Ultra Running, Abby McQueeney Penamonte will be tackling the Justice Run 10K, this Sunday in Littleton. In a ten week period, Abby completed four 100 mile races; Western States 100, Vermont 100, Leadville 100 and Wasatch 100. A truly incredible feat and now she's dropping down in distance to race a 10K!

    The closest predictor of Abby's 10K time will win a $50.00 gift card to Runners Roost.
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    by Published on 10-01-2013 12:38 PM  Number of Views: 4647 
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    This Sunday, Runners Roost employee and Mizuno athlete Patrick Rizzo will be running from Minneapolis to St. Paul to race the Twin Cities Marathon. Correctly guess Patrick's time and win a pair of Mizuno shoes and a $50.00 gift card to Runner's Roost.

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    by Published on 09-30-2013 01:50 PM
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    Wilson Kipsang set a new marathon world record at the Berlin Marathon, running a 2:03:23. The Denver Broncos put up 52 points on the Philadelphia Eagles, setting a franchise record and begging the question, can anyone beat the Broncos? The MLB regular season came to an end with the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals garnering the number one seeds. It was the final weekend of September and the final episode of Breaking Bad.
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    by Published on 09-30-2013 05:48 AM
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    October is almost here, the trees are changing colors, the temperature is dropping and the weather is perfect for racing! On Saturday, Colorado Race Timing will be timing the Backcountry Half Marathon in Highlands Ranch. The race is offering up $500.00 to the men's and women's winners.

    Sunday, we will be at the Golden Gallop 5K & 10K, which starts under the famous Welcome to Golden arch. Lastly, the Justice Run 5K & 10K is bigger than ever and has moved to Hudson Gardens and will be run on the fast and flat Platte River Trail. See below for race details and hope to see you there.
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    by Published on 09-26-2013 08:35 PM  Number of Views: 701 
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    A three time Olympic marathon trials qualifier and the 2004 Olympic marathon team alternative, Trent Briney has put his dues in and already put together an impressive resume of lifetime accomplishments. This Saturday, Trent will be running the Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) 100K, which starts in Breckendridge and finishes in Vail. He states that his goal is "simply to finish," but I'm thinking he's a bit too competitive to simply finish.
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    by Published on 09-25-2013 04:51 PM  Number of Views: 980 
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    iRunFar is arguably one of the top ultra/trail running websites in the world, a go to resource for news, race reports, product reviews, and interviews. In 2009, Bryon Powell the founder of iRunFar quit his legal job in Washington, DC and made iRunFar his full-time job. These days, iRunFar is no longer a solo affair but a team effort, which has vastly increased the material on the site. Thanks to Bryon for taking time out of busy schedule to do an interview with RunColo.

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    by Published on 09-24-2013 04:36 PM  Number of Views: 1368 
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    This classic Inov-8 model has been a staple in my off-road racing footwear arsenal for some time and when I heard it was getting updated, it made me nervous. I hoped the changes wouldn’t be too drastic. Why change something that is already amazing? I’ve seen this done with a lot of other shoe brands to the collective dismay of loyal wearers. The word “update” does not always translate to “better”. After all, this shoe has been worn by some of the best mountain/trail/ultra runners in the world, even by Royalty, otherwise known as R[oil]ty, in some circles!

    The X-Talon 190 not only gets a facelift, but a complete overhaul and, in this case, it results in “better”!

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    by Published on 09-23-2013 02:21 PM
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    It was the penultimate weekend of September and the penultimate episode of Breaking Bad and that show simply keeps getting darker and darker. We also discovered that Denver Bronco Von Miller tried the "swap out the urine sample" and that is why he got a six game suspension, of course this was after he had already pulled the "diluted urine" and the "spilled urine" routine on collectors. I have to say, the spilled urine gaffe, provides a solid laugh.

    Also, I know most of you are following the great NL Central race, which saw my St. Louis Cardinals gain a two game lead on Brownie's Pittsburgh Pirates and the Reds with six games remaining. I love playoff baseball, oh, we also have some running news, scroll down for the summaries.

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    by Published on 09-23-2013 04:54 AM
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    Fall us upon on us, which means the temperature is perfect for racing. Colorado Race Timing will be at the second annual Howl at the Moon 5K & 1M on Friday. This race already has 900 runners registered in the 5K & 1M, fantastic family event.

    On Saturday, we have the Move Forward 5K & 10K at Regis University and the inaugural Novation Missions Run/Walk in Westminster.

    See below for the skinny.
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    by Published on 09-17-2013 02:13 PM
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    With six races to time this weekend, it's a big one for Colorado Race Timing. If you're looking for a race that involves running and chugging a beer, check out the Oktoberfest 5K down in Highlands Ranch. The folks at 3W Races are putting on the Prairie Dog Half Marathon and 10K. We also have the Richard Lambert Turtle Trek 5K, in augural race out in Brighton.

    On Sunday, the Hop, Skip and a Jump Start 5K is a great family event, held at the Denver's Children Museum. We will also be in Colorado Springs, timing the Be Ovary Aware 5K and the Race Against Suicide 5K & 10K. For the lowdown on all of these races, see below.

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