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    by Published on 03-17-2014 03:51 PM
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    The racing season kicked off in a big way this past weekend with St. Patrick's Day races across the state and plenty of post race beers afterwards. The CU Buffs will match up with Brownie's weak Pitt Panthers in the NCAA tournament, the Denver Broncos bolstered up on defense, and Eric Decker will be catching passes from Geno Smith instead of Peyton Manning next season. The Ides of March have passed and it was the third weekend of March.


    Highlands Ranch St. Patrick's Day 5K

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    by Published on 03-13-2014 11:49 AM
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    The first big race of the Colorado racing season is this Sunday, the Runnin' of the Green 7K. Last year's race was won by Rory Fraser and Kelsey Martin. Last year's race had 3,564 finishers, don't delay, sign up today!
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    by Published on 03-10-2014 01:41 PM
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    The Colorado Rockies moved to 6-6 in the Cactus League, the Avs lost to the St. Louis Blues in a game they needed to win, and the CU Buffs take a fifth seed into the Pac 12 Tournament which starts on Wednesday in Las Vegas. It was an incredibly light racing weekend in Colorado, highlighted by Western State alum Lauren Kleppin's third place finish at the LA Marathon in 2:28:48.
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    by Published on 03-10-2014 03:09 AM
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    It's time to celebrate La Fheile Padraig, eat some corn beef and cabbage and get in a race. The Erin Go Braugh 7.77K will take place in Westminster on Saturday. Last year's race had 383 finishers and was won by Ian Harkreader and Lori Walker.

    In Highlands Ranch, we have the St. Patrick's Day 5K taking place at the Town Center. Last year's race was won by Alex Sico in 17:24 and Julia Vitella in 19:26, the race had 643 finishers.

    Read below for more details and see you on Saturday! Both races are timed by Colorado Race Timing.

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    by Published on 03-03-2014 03:20 PM
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    The Colorado Rockies started spring training, the Denver Nuggets continue to tank and George Karl continues to laugh. It was the first weekend of March, the racing action was light and the temperatures were chilly.
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    by Published on 03-03-2014 03:08 PM
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    On March 8th, head to the Western Slope and run the inaugural DreamCatcher Half Marathon in Grand Junction. Registration will end on March 5th, so do not delay!
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    by Published on 03-03-2014 10:00 AM  Number of Views: 485 
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    I'm pretty sure the marketing genius who came up with this right sock, left sock, running sock non-sense was a single dude, only responsible for his own laundry.
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    by Published on 02-26-2014 10:54 AM  Number of Views: 845 
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    SCOTT Sports sponsored athlete Joseph Gray became the first athlete to ever win both the NACAC Cross Country and Mountain Championships. Joseph splits time between Colorado and Washington and has been on a tear of late, he also took fourth at the USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder. Thanks to Joseph for taking the time to answer some questions on running, the Seahawks and Sir Mix a Lot.
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    by Published on 02-24-2014 03:56 PM
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    At the USA Indoors, track got more NASCAR than the Daytona 500 this weekend when Alberto Salazar got a bit fired up, details here. The Arizona Wildcats blew out the CU Buffs in hoops action and Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500. It was the final weekend of February, 2014.
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    by Published on 02-17-2014 11:35 AM
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    It was the weekend of love and the racing action was light, save for a few Valentine's Day themed races. We saw team USA defeat the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic in a tight fought hockey game. The USA skaters complaining about their Under Armour speed suits and the disappointing performances rolled in. It was the third weekend of February.
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    by Published on 02-17-2014 10:40 AM

    Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder was host of the US Cross Country Championships. Jenny Simpson, racing the longest distance of her life came into the race as a favorite but had to settle for second, placing behind Amy Van Alstine. In the men's race, Joseph Gray who trains with American Distance Project was Colorado's top finisher, placing fourth.

    Elise Cranny who runs for Niwot High School and will be attending Stanford University won the junior women's 6K, blowing away the competition in 20:13. Full results are below.
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    by Published on 02-11-2014 12:14 PM  Number of Views: 1548 
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    Alia Gray is relatively new to Colorado, having moved to Boulder in the summer of 2013, she now trains under Coach Brad Hudson. She hails from Santa Rosa, California and attended Chico State University where she was an All American in track and cross country. The 25 year old, Brooks sponsored athlete, most recently completed in the Houston Half Marathon, which served as the USA Championships, where she took ninth overall.
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    by Published on 02-10-2014 12:34 PM
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    Vladimir Putin, Forbes most powerful person in the galaxy, kicked off his own winter Olympics in Sochi. While Americans try to avoid hearing spoilers on the radio and seeing them on their phones, the 2014 Putin winter games are in full swing. The week was also highlighted by a debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, trying to settle once and for all if the Earth is 6,000 years old or more like 4.6 billion.

    With Valentine's Day approaching, the weekend was full of V Day themed races.It was the second weekend of February, race recap below.
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    by Published on 02-03-2014 02:47 PM
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    Colorado Race Timing has three featured events to tell you about for Saturday, February 8th. The third annual Freeze Your Buns Off 5K will take place in Castle Rock. Last year's race had 283 finishers and was won by Alex Willis and Katie Hursey in 15:50 and 19:15.

    In Arvada we have the Heart Throb 5K put on by 3W Races. Lastly, we have the Sweet Heart 5K & 10K in Fruita, Colorado. For more details on these three great events, read below.
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    by Published on 02-03-2014 12:57 PM
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    Let's not talk about that Broncos game yesterday. Light racing action in Colorado this weekend with a few football themed races taking place. After getting a few laughs watching Stephen Colbert launch his Superb Owl week, I'd love to see someone put on the Superb Owl 5K next year, or did Colbert already trademark it?

    Check out the results for the skinny on Colorado racing and a couple of marathons across the country.
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    by Published on 01-27-2014 07:06 PM
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    The Super Sunday Fun Run 5K in Littleton is about to sell out, only 18 spots remaining! Come out and get a 5K in, before watching the Broncos destroy the Seahawks of Seattle.
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    by Published on 01-27-2014 11:54 AM
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    The final weekend of January was highlighted by the DUI arrest of Justin Bieber when he got all Fast and Furious in South Beach. While Bronco fans eagerly await the Super Bowl, we had several races in Colorado, including two races that offered up some nice cash purses which drew out the speedy runners.
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    by Published on 01-22-2014 02:54 PM
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    The Denver Parks and Recreation have spoken and there will be no NEW run/race/walk or bikes rides in 2014. The website doesn't really state the reason why, only that "it's necessary in order for the city to provide the best possible experience for those recurring events we currently permit on an annual basis." I have no idea what that means.

    What I do know is that if you put on a race in 2013 in Denver, this will reduce your competition. Races come and go and the number of races that were being put on in the Denver parks were numerous, which begs the question were they too numerous?
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    by Published on 01-20-2014 06:25 PM
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    Omaha! Omaha! The Broncos are heading to Super Bowl XLVIII in "New York" with Denver being a 2.5 point favorite according to the sharks in Vegas. The weather in Colorado was prime for racing this past weekend, thus we saw some great local action and the elite runners headed south to warmer climates to run in the marquee races, namely the US Half Marathon Championships which was held in Houston. It was the third weekend in January, 2014 and did I mention the Broncos are headed to the Super Bowl!?
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