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    by Published on 11-23-2012 08:20 AM  Number of Views: 1680 
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    The Lions lost, massive traffic pileups in Texas and thousands of Americans lined up to buy a flat screen TV from some third tier manufacturer in South Korea. It was Thanksgiving Day 2012.

    We have a lot of races to cover, the youngsters were obviously home over break as we saw a large amont of college and high school runners pop up in the local results, including one race where the fastest time of the day was only good enough for second place.
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    Published on 11-21-2012 01:06 PM
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    The most competitive ultra field ever will race The North Face 50 Endurance Challenge championship on December 1st in San Francisco, each athlete chasing a share of the $30,000 cash prize purse. The elite entrant list includes a number of Colorado runners, most interestingly 50-mile debutantes Brandy Erholtz and Paige Higgins. On the men's side, lets see CU alum Cameron Clayton mix it up. Full rundown of the elite entrants from Colorado below.

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    by Published on 11-20-2012 10:50 AM  Number of Views: 1747 
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    Black Friday is a national holiday that is celebrated the day after Thanksgiving. The holiday originated back in 1621 at Plymouth, which is now present-day Massachusetts. On Thanksgiving Day the Pilgrims and Indians became bored after a large feast where they consumed a deep fried turkey and afterwards the Indians defeated the Pilgrims ...
    by Published on 11-18-2012 07:57 AM
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    The Wildcats of Kansas State University and the Ducks of Oregon had their perfect seasons ended, allowing Notre Dame to move atop the AP polls for the first time since 1993. After a two year relationship, Selena Gomez finally came to her senses and broke up with Justin Bieber. Idiots in Florida, who put no value on time, started lining up at Best Buy to purchase crap that they don't need in anticipation of Black Friday, it is the third week of November.
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    by Published on 11-18-2012 07:30 AM
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    Thanksgiving, the day you break out the deep fat fryer and set the block up in flames, break off the wishbone and take in a road race. The forecast for Thanksgiving is calling for a high of 60 degrees, it's gonna be a good one, so Colorado Race Timing has two races to tell you about.

    The YMCA Turkey Trot 5K in Colorado Springs is expecting a record crowd of over 3,000 runners. Last year's race had 2,423 finishers and was won by Adam Rich and Shannon Payne, both members of the adidas-BRC racing team.

    The Anthem Turkey Day 5K in Broomfield is expecting close to 1,000 runners, last year's race was won by former Southern Illinois Saluki Jeremy Parks and Colleen DeReuck. This year's winners will take home a new pair of shoes. Read below for more details.
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    by Published on 11-15-2012 06:53 PM  Number of Views: 1430 
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    Everything I knew about VO2 testing I learned from watching American Flyers. I was expecting electrodes strapped to my chest, a big timing clock on the wall counting up, and a large whiteboard letting me know who had the athletic club record. I also expected a large cheering crowd and for my knees to ...
    by Published on 11-14-2012 08:27 AM  Number of Views: 1723 
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    How often do you hear people say they simply don't have the time to run or exercise? If that's you and you need inspiration, look to Nicole Chyr and get off the couch.

    The 34 year old Colorado native attended Cherry Creek High School and went on to Colorado State University. In high school she played softball and took up recreational running during college. Nicole is a single mom of a six year old boy, works full time, races year round and cross trains. She simply gets it done.

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    by Published on 11-13-2012 07:11 PM  Number of Views: 1731 
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    It seems the only thing growing faster than trail running is the market for lightweight, less-traditional trail shoes. Within that exploding category, New Balance has been a noticeable player. Enter the new 1010 and New Balance might not have become the Lebron James of lightweight, less-traditional trail shoes, but they are certainly near MVP level. Simply put, I found this shoe to be imperfect, but I havenít fallen in love with a pair of shoes like I have with the 1010 in a long time.

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    by Published on 11-11-2012 04:50 PM  Number of Views: 2745 
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    The biggest racing day of the year will be on November 22nd, which just happens to coincide with Thanksgiving. Before you take down the innards of the Turkey, and watch the Houston Texans destroy the Kitty Cats of Detroit, you might as well get your race on. Lets take a look at some of the popular Thanksgiving Day races in the Centennial State.

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    by Published on 11-11-2012 02:34 PM  Number of Views: 2174 
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    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss, Obama got reelected. The University of Alabama was upset by the Aggies, we found out that General Petraeus and Paula Broadwell are both runners, but apparently the General likes to throw elbows when he runs. A cold front moved into Colorado and it is the second weekend of November.

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    by Published on 11-06-2012 10:55 AM  Number of Views: 1611 
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    Ryan Herzog, 33 year old from Broomfield had a break through race at this year's Chicago Marathon. He ran a 2:29:22, finishing 64th overall.

    For his impressive performance in Chicago, we awarded Ryan the Mizuno/Boulder Running Company/RunColo runner of the month.
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    by Published on 11-06-2012 08:22 AM
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    On September 8, 2012 we took the highly scientific presidential poll on presidential candidates. At the time President Obama had 512 likes, to Mitt Romney's 114 likes and Gary Johnson's 15 likes. The sample are friends of RunColo on Facebook.

    Let's see what the poll are showing on election day.
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    by Published on 11-05-2012 10:19 AM
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    The Highlands Ranch BackCountry Wilderness Half Marathon is offering up $500 to the top male and female runners! Last year's race had 330 finishers and was won by William Porter in 1:29:11 and Nicole Mahobian in 1:33:42. The forecast for Saturday is calling for a high of 43 degrees, a bit chilly, but perfect for running a half marathon.

    The third annual Denver Veteran's Day 5K will take place at Auraria Campus on Saturday. Last year's race was won by Jonathan Huie in 16:49 and Carly Moore in 23:16. The race had 146 finishers and I also see that Ed Perlmutter finished in 39:09.

    Both races will be chip timed by Colorado Race Timing, see below for more details.
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    by Published on 11-04-2012 04:01 PM
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    The New York City Marathon was cancelled for the first time in its 42-year history, Peyton Manning and Eric Decker led the Broncos to their third consecutive win and President Obama and Governor Romney fought for precious votes in the battle ground states, it is the first week of November.
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    by Published on 11-01-2012 02:25 PM  Number of Views: 1663 
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    The show must go on and by show, I mean the New York Marathon. Apparently there are 20 "celebrities" that are running the New York Marathon and I have to confess, I've only heard of about 10% of these so called celebrities.

    Even though Jared the Subway Guy isn't running, we can still have a prediction contest. Up for grabs is a $15 gift certificate to Runners Roost for the winner.

    Rules - Pick your top three celebrities in order of how you think they will finish. You get 30 points for guessing the winner, 20 points for correctly guessing second place and 10 points for guessing third place. Also, go ahead and toss in their predicted finish time.

    Either register with RunColo or even easier, for Facebook members, just log in using the Facebook Connect function at the top of the browser. We can't accept anonymous entrants.
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    by Published on 11-01-2012 09:10 AM
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    The 4th annual Home for the Holidays 5K will take place this Saturday in Denver's City Park. Last year's race was won by Charles Hillig in 15:36 and Sarah Clark in 19:13.

    The race is expecting close to 800 runners and with the weather forecast calling for a high of 58 degrees and mostly sunny, it looks like the weather will be perfect.

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    by Published on 10-30-2012 03:06 PM
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    While most on the East Coast were bracing for a hard hit from the approaching hurricane, the weather in the Rockies cleared up nicely and made for a great weekend of festive racing. Recap below.
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    by Published on 10-22-2012 08:50 PM
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    The crisp fall air has brought about classic cross country racing, marathon season, and some festive Halloween runs. This beautiful Colorado weekend brought about some competitive action throughout the state.
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    by Published on 10-22-2012 03:39 PM
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    One of my favorite races that I ran last year was the Hoofin' It Through the Hollows 5K. Yes, I am a bit bias because the race takes place at Goodson Recreation Center and runs on the High Line Canal, aka my home turf. I love evening races and the Hoofin' it Through the Hollows 5K takes place on Saturday at 5:45PM. The sun will be setting and the coyotes on the Canal will be howling!

    The Phantom 4 Miler in Loveland, is in its second year and last year's race was well organized and fun. The race had 256 finishers and was won by Brian Erb in 22:01 and Amanda Cunningham in 27:07. After the race, enjoy the Bone Chilling Breakfast last year it was one of the top breakfast spreads that I have ever seen at a race.

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