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    by Published on 01-16-2012 07:48 AM

    Olympic trials weekend continued Sunday with the running of the Houston Marathon. Benita Willis ran an even-paced 2:28 to finish second and well below the 2:32 Australian standard for the 2012 Olympics.

    Willis, coaching under Hudson Training System in Boulder, speaks in this interview about the PR's and successes of the other Hudson athletes (at the trials, men took 7th, 9th and 13th all in PR times) and also shares her plans for training leading up to the Olympic marathon. ...
    by Published on 01-15-2012 04:58 PM

    Colorado's top finisher at the 2012 Olympic trials marathon, Boulder's Fernando Cabada ran 2:11:53 for seventh. Cabada is a seven-time national collegiate champion, three-time U.S. champion, and is the current American record-holder for 25K. Thanks to our partners at HoneyMilk for the interview and congratulations to Cabada on his impressive trials performance.

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    by Published on 01-14-2012 06:07 PM
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    Apart from the Olympic trials marathon, three races attracted Colorado runners this weekend. Locally, the Quicker Quaker offered up a $750 prize purse. Following the Olympic trials, Colorado elites Benita Willis and Nuta Olaru raced the Houston Marathon, along with a bunch of sub-3:00 Colorado men. And in Phoenix, Colfax Marathon champion Nicole Chyr chased another marathon win while Sara Slattery raced the half. Top Colorado results for each of these races are highlighted below. ...
    by Published on 01-14-2012 08:54 AM
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    Colorado's best marathoners raced through Houston today for a shot at the Olympics. Here are the finish times and placing for those men and women. ...
    by Published on 01-11-2012 12:11 PM
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    We've teamed up again with Boulder Running Company - DTC to bring you another prediction contest. This weekend is obviously a big weekend for many of Colorado's best so we've picked Chris Siemers, a Mile High Track Club runner, as our subject for this contest! $50 to BRC-DTC is up for grabs!

    Chris has had a great year and is expected to do well in Houston as well. He finished 1st at the 2010 Mount Washington Road Race with a time of 1:00:22, winning by over a minute against some stiff competition. More recently and more impressively, he qualified for the trials by running a 2:18:48 at Rock n Roll Denver. No one has run that fast at altitude since the Colorado record of 2:18:06 was run at the downhill Rawhide Marathon in 1984. You can read up on his training before Denver here. ...
    by Published on 01-11-2012 09:47 AM  Number of Views: 3984 
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    We first got word of a new line from Brooks about this time last year. Being the Brooks fan that I am, I quickly looked for release dates, hounded the local stores for info ...
    by Published on 01-10-2012 08:24 AM
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    Laura Thweatt may be hands-down one of the best runners in Colorado that you might not have heard of…yet. But without a doubt you’ll be hearing plenty more from her as she has already established herself at both a national and international level following a stellar race at December’s USATF Club Cross Country Championships where she placed 6th, thus qualifying her to represent the USA at the Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country race in Edinburgh, Scotland last weekend. Along with American teammates Neely Spence, Ali Williams, Jamie Cheever, Betzy Jimenez, Katie Dicamillo, Bethany Nickless and Maggie Infeld, she was the team’s second finisher behind Spence, 10th place overall, and helped the U.S. senior women’s team to their 2nd place team title. All of this less than one year after wrapping up her college running career at the University of Colorado. It was her first race in a USA singlet, and it‘s not likely to be her last. ...
    by Published on 01-09-2012 11:12 AM
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    Yeti Chase 5K & 10K
    January 28, 2012

    Last year, the Yeti Chase 5K and 10k sold out in just 7 weeks. This year, we've bumped up our entry limit by 250 racers and we are already nearly 70 percent full.

    The Yeti Chase is one of the Denver area's must-do events! This 5k/10k run is conveniently located on the scenic west side of metro Denver, Bear Creek Lake Park is known for it's diverse bird and waterfowl population as well as stunning views of the foothills.

    The 5k and 10k races wander it's 2500 acres with a mostly flat 5K course, while the 10k throws in a few rolling hills. This race offers something for everyone, with technical shirts for all participants, hot chocolate and other yummy post-race food, a fantastic sponsor gear drawing, and $800 prize money for the top finishers!

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    by Published on 01-09-2012 10:04 AM
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    BEAVER CREEK, Colo.—Jan. 9, 2012—The 2012 Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series kicked off Sunday afternoon in Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park. Josiah Middaugh and Carrie Zografos claimed first place Sunday in the men’s and women’s Cadillac 10K divisions and Brian Welch and Jennie Thorne took first place in the men’s and women’s East West Resorts 5K Quest divisions.

    Josiah Middaugh was awarded the Cadillac 10K title, clocking in a winning time of 53:26, followed closely by Merrell athlete Travis Macy with a time of 53:57. Alex Nichols took third place in the Cadillac 10K with a time of 54:17.

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    by Published on 01-08-2012 06:15 PM
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    With the Olympic trials marathon just a week away, most of the state's top runners were enduring a taper week. With few racing options, the rest of us weren't doing much either. There was Colorado representation at the BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country race, the Disney Marathon, Texas' Bandera 100K, and of course locally at the Lake Arbor 5K though. Top finishers in each of these races are highlighted below. ...
    by Published on 01-07-2012 09:34 PM  Number of Views: 1047 
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    If you've spent enough time on the Colorado road racing scene, chances are you've probably seen him. Colorado Springs native Adam Rich is a familiar sight at the front of the pack of many of local road races throughout the state. At 5 foot 10 with his size 13 feet, and his extremely short, quick stride, you usually can't miss him whether ...
    by Published on 01-06-2012 07:39 AM

    Who's your favorite trials qualifier from Colorado? Articles and interviews are flying so fast in advance of the January 14 trials that it's hard to keep up with all of them. Here are the ones from Colorado runners that I was able to find, but surely there are more. Link up what I've missed in the comments section and share your well wishes to the state's best marathoners.
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    by Published on 01-05-2012 12:23 PM  Number of Views: 3431 
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    On Sundays I like to venture out for a long run wearing my #15 Broncos jersey and I really needed a pair of shoes to complete the ensemble. I searched high and low until I found a pair of shoes that would work, the New Balance RC 1400.

    I'm not being completely honest with you, I don't even own a Broncos jersey and if I did own one it would be Eric Decker's.
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    by Published on 01-04-2012 06:11 PM
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    On Saturday, January 28th the Boulder Running Company will be teaming up with New Balance and local sponsors Naked Pizza and The Avery Brewing Company to put on the annual cross-country style Fast and Flurry-ous 4 miler. Race start is 9 a.m. for the women and 10 a.m. for the men. The spectator friendly 2k grass loop will be located near Fairview High School at Harlow Platts Community Park.
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    by Published on 01-04-2012 09:44 AM
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    December 9th 2011

    Time to head to the airport to meet up with the team and head out to Seattle. It was hard to believe it had already been a year since the last Club Cross Country National Championships. This year the goal for the women was the same as the previous, capture the team title. After being dethroned last year by a tough McMillian Elite team it was time to try and reclaim the glory. For the men, the goal was the same with one of the deepest squads ever on both the men and women sides these goals were definitely within reach. The men however would have to take on reigning champs McMillian Elite which once again had a loaded team. Both squads had enough people to make both an A and B team. Making the trip for the men were Ian Burrell, Scott Dahlberg, Matt Levassiur, Greg Reindl, Adam Rich, Michael Chavez, Loren Ahonen, Dan Roberts, Sean Brown, Robby Young, Jay Luna, Peter Remien and Ryan Hafer. For the women it was Alisha Williams, Nicole Feest, Kristen Nichols, Wendy Thomas, Cassie Slade, Rachael Gioscia-Ryan, Stephanie Bylander, Lori Walker, Shannon Payne, Adrian Chouinard, Ashley Birger and Sara Young. Missing from the womens team was last years number one runner, Tera Moody.
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    by Published on 01-03-2012 05:23 PM  Number of Views: 6218 
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    Anyone who meets Colorado Springs runner Tommy Neal will always remember him for his absolutely (and sometimes annoyingly) bottomless energy and downright ridiculous sense of humor. Having qualified last summer for the marathon Trials a week and half away, those attributes may arguably be two of his finest as they grant him his abilities to be ever chomping at the bit for another energy sapping task, and to always be at the ready with a joke for even the most discouraging situation. On his road to the Trials, those characteristics have come in pretty handy.

    Hailing from just outside the tiny town of Leeton, MO where his parents operated a small beef farm where he and his two older brothers helped out throughout their younger days, Neal has from the get-go never been a stranger to hard work. That work ethic would unknowingly come in handy in the future when Neal would take up running.
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    by Published on 01-03-2012 05:22 PM
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    It looks like the Hot Chocolate 15K has dropped their planned Denver race, but don't fret, new races are filling in the 2012 calendar and a few look especially interesting. ...
    by Published on 01-03-2012 11:42 AM
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    I generally pride myself on creating unique content, but will make an exception in this case. I also don't often pick up a copy of the free Competitor Magazine, but strolled past a rack with the current issue and saw the below profile of Fort Collins and Runner Roost team member Steve Folkerts. The sub-2:30 marathoner is set to enter the master's ranks.

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    by Published on 12-29-2011 11:38 AM  Number of Views: 2339 
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    "This shoe inspires speed," reads the Newton.com website. After using their new racing flat off and on throughout my recent marathon training cycle, I completely agree. The MV2 (pronounced MV squared) combines the benefits of all Newton shoes - their natural running technology that encourages a forefoot strike - with a zero heel-to-toe drop and a lightweight flat. And because of that, the shoe is winner and stands out as one of my favorite racing flats.
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