Accomplished female voices impart wisdom to next generation of runners
One morning in November 2019, former University of Colorado four-time NCAA champ Sara Slattery and her friend, the two-time Olympian Molly Huddle, went for a run through the desert near...
Boulder native fastest U.S. female runner at 125th Boston Marathon
Nell Rojas’ pre-race strategy for Monday’s 125th running of the Boston Marathon was to race as she always does — from behind.
Japanese athletes forge impetus behind Teri Leiker Memorial Mile
When the Japanese track and field community saw the news flash across the internet on March 22 about the King Soopers shooting in Boulder that claimed the lives of 10...
‘Mindful running’: Paying attention to your body, breathing, thoughts and feelings
One of the special spots in Colorado — and there are many — is the Shambhala Mountain Center northwest of Fort Collins, near Red Feather Lakes.
Chiropractor helps athletes ‘get the best out of themselves’
When Boulder chiropractor John Minen received a call from Dr. Ted Forcum, the lead chiropractor in charge of staffing the medical tent at last month’s U.S. Olympic Trials, asking him...
Stress, bad weather toughens athletes — on the track and in life
When Kara Goucher (formerly Kara Ggas-Wheeler), lined up for the 2000 NCAA cross country championships in Ames, Iowa, it was so cold that when the starter yelled across the start...
June a busy month for track and field activities — locally and nationally
On tap in June are the NCAA track and field championships, the Olympic Trials, the Colorado state high school meet and the Boulder Road Runners All Comers Summer Series.
Creating Memorial Day memories through Bolder on the Run 10K
More than 8,000 runners and walkers are expected over the three days of the holiday weekend.
Veteran runner advises using small local races to prepare for bigger events
After a year of COVID-induced isolation and a dearth of races, the elites and sub-elites of Boulder have resumed racing, with some fast early times being turned in.
Remembering Gene Hardy, a ‘Bolder Boulder junkie’ who competed 27 times
Memorial Day will be bittersweet for Jay Hardy and his five brothers. The traditional date of the annual Bolder Boulder 10K will bring smiles and memories of many fun times...