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    by Published on 02-29-2012 08:13 PM  Number of Views: 2422 
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    Elite runners have begun to line up for the USATF Colorado 10-mile championships. The men’s field is especially fast. Prize money will go five-deep overall ($400, $250, $200, $150, $100) and one-deep masters ($150) and is limited to USATF Colorado members. With the elite women’s field especially thin at this point, ladies are encouraged to renew their USATF memberships and find their way to Pueblo on March 4. Three weeks out, the elite entrant list is below.

    2/18/12-Robert Cheseret added to the men's list.
    2/21/12-Adrian Chouinard and Tera Moody added to the women's list.
    2/25/12-Tyler McCandless scratched.
    2/28/12-Tera Moody scratched.
    2/28/12-Alisha Williams added to the women's field.
    3/2/12-Matt Levassiur and Stephanie Bylander added.
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    by Published on 02-29-2012 12:03 PM  Number of Views: 1247 
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    Mizuno/Boulder Running Company and RunColo are proud to announce Chad Ricklefs as our February runner of the month. Chad recently ran a 2:30:52 in February at the Austin Marathon.

    Chad is an ultramarathon coach and was the 2011 World Masters 100KM champion, has run a 5:24 for 50 miles and was the winner of the Leadville 100 in 2000 and 2002.

    Thanks to Mizuno and Boulder Running Company, Chad will receive a free pair of Mizuno shoes.

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    by Published on 02-25-2012 08:44 PM
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    Local racing action was again limited, but a handful of Colorado elites competed in Albuquerque at the US indoor championships. Colorado men raced their indoor regional meet. Adriana Nelson and Adrienne Herzog went to Puerto Rico for the World's Best 10K. And the state's best stair climbers raced to the top of the Denver skyline. Here's the weekend's highlights. ...
    by Published on 02-23-2012 01:52 PM  Number of Views: 1582 

    I know most of you have been waiting for this announcement, so wait for it... RunColo has officially endorsed Gary Johnson for president in 2012.

    You might be asking ...
    by Published on 02-22-2012 07:17 PM
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    The first annual "Run to Work Day" is just over a day away - Friday, February 24. HoneyMilk, the great-tasting nutritional drink, will award a free case to the individuals with the day's longest one-way run commute in the Denver area, the Colorado Springs area, and in the Fort Collins area. Reasonable steps will be taken to ensure the accuracy of one's claim - it's unlikely that anyone will run from Denver to Colorado Springs on Friday morning. To enter the contest, post a pic to the "Run to Work Day" Facebook page with your day's mileage and route. ...
    by Published on 02-20-2012 09:47 PM  Number of Views: 4094 
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    Tommy Neal's "winding road" (read: Tommy Neal's Winding Road to Houston) to the Houston Olympic marathon trials last January came to an end much how he had suspected that it might following a difficult diagnosis with Type 1 diabetes only months before. The result being not only in a whole host of peculiar maladies and dramatic, inexplicable weight loss in the months prior ...
    by Published on 02-20-2012 02:28 AM
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    February 3, 2012, Boulder, CO- FastForward Sports, Colorado’s premier running and triathlon training group, announces their one-of-a-kind training opportunity for aspiring runners or triathletes in 2012 by ...
    by Published on 02-19-2012 09:41 AM
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    Rivaling Tebow-mania and Linsanity, Hea-steria is sweeping Denver's race scene. Like Tebow's interceptions and Lin's turnovers, Heather Utrata's performances might not be the weekend's best, but she just keeps on winning. When it comes to the weekend's best performance though, ultrarunner Chad Ricklefs from Boulder tops that list for his effort at the Austin Marathon. Here are the highlights from a limited weekend of racing action. ...
    by Published on 02-18-2012 08:08 PM
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    by Published on 02-15-2012 02:15 PM  Number of Views: 1630 
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    Merrell and Vibram teamed up in 2011 to create a minimalist shoe, called The Trail Glove. Previously I had not much experience with Merrells, with the exception of my winter boots, so I was curious as to how good of a running shoe they would make. As stated before I love my Vibram Five Fingers and am a fan of Vibram soles.

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    Published on 02-12-2012 05:42 PM  Number of Views: 9412 
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    When I lined up next to Adrienne Herzog in her bug huggers at last year's Scream Scram 5K in Denver, I joked with her that this was a family event. She crushed the field at that race in 17:11, just as she had at the Metro State XC Invite weeks earlier. A Dutch citizen now training in Boulder, Herzog was the bronze medallist at the 2009 European Cross Country Championships and the fifth-place finisher at that same race in 2011. As she prepares for the upcoming track season, Herzog shares with us "The Benefits of Bun Huggers."

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    by Published on 02-12-2012 11:47 AM  Number of Views: 1634 

    The title says it all. Heather Utrata won her fourth straight race to start 2012 and we created our first music video, complete with original music, to celebrate the winning streak! Be sure to turn up your volume as you enjoy our lyrics. ...
    by Published on 02-11-2012 01:21 PM
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    Indoor track was the story of the weekend. Colorado runners competed in New York, Arkansas, and most significantly, in Washington. Those results, with a handful of local races mixed in, are highlighted below. ...
    by Published on 02-11-2012 04:24 AM  Number of Views: 1802 
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    “Designed for the racer with over-pronation, the Musha 3 delivers pure performance to cover any race distance. The Mizuno Wave deflects forces at impact while providing guidance for excess pronation. Additionally, the shoe provides a silky smooth ride and great feel for the road.”RunningWarehouse

    Having run in Mizuno Wave Inspires since 2007, the Wave Musha seemed like a logical choice for a racing flat to be used for everything from 5K to the marathon. I just replaced my worn-out Wave Musha 3s with a brand new pair courtesy of Mizuno/Boulder Running Company and RunColo!
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    by Published on 02-10-2012 08:53 PM
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    Today in St. Louis, Boulder's Joanna Zeiger avenged a disappointing Olympic trials marathon with a 16-second win in the master's 8K. Zeiger's win also powered the Running Republic of Boulder to a team win. Colorado native Aaron Braun was second in the Open Men's race and Laura Thweatt impressed in the Open Women's race. Full Colorado results are below. ...
    by Published on 02-10-2012 01:05 PM  Number of Views: 1185 

    A preview from the upcoming movie The Dictator featuring Sascha Baron Cohen. I have to say when I saw this preview during the Super Bowl, I laughed pretty hard. The movie comes out this summer.
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    by Published on 02-10-2012 08:13 AM
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    This morning on KBCO, they were talking about the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. It's located on the second floor of the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield. It of course got me thinking back to the Colorado Running Hall of Fame. Few of you likely know where it is and even less have visited it. The Colorado Running Hall of Fame is located within the Denver Athletic Club. I was a member there for a short while and, correct me if I'm wrong, recall that the hall of fame was a wall of plaques lining a lower level stairwell leading to the lockerroom. The hall of fame then is inaccessible to most Colorado runners. This isn't meant to complain about the DAC, I'm guessing that its their generosity that covers the cost of the plaques and the induction ceremony and without the generosity, the hall of fame wouldn't exist. But, I'm just offering up some alternative locations. ...
    by Published on 02-07-2012 09:09 PM
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    Colorado will be well-represented in St. Louis, MO., at this Saturday's USA Cross Country Championships. In spite of the fact that 2012 will not feature a World Cross Country Championship, this year's race will still showcase a number of the nation's best including the likes of Dathan Ritzenhein and Molly Huddle.

    Coming from Colorado, the Running Republic of Boulder will have by far the largest contingency from the state. Coach Darren De Reuck will be competing alongside Running Republic athletes Richard Dissly, Stephen Fether, Kyle Hubbart, Douglas Gerber, Lydia Dissly, Mary Alcio, and Joanna Zeiger. ...
    by Published on 02-07-2012 02:08 PM

    We interviewed Ben Hahn of The Mancos Project in December and he promised that the team would soon begin to release their list of members. That first set of athles is now listed online and alongside Hahn, himself a 1:06 half marathoner, are a pair of elites from Colorado Springs and a couple of soon-to-be Colorado residents.
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