The Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail plans to route a bike path along the unpaved road that traverses the state's largest aspen grove atop Kebler Pass. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How nearly $30 million in lottery money has been distributed in effort to connect all Coloradans to a park or trail

The Colorado the Beautiful initiative — kicked off under John Hickenlooper — is celebrating three years as Gov. Polis seeks to expand opportunities for a wider range of Coloradans.

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60 years ago, the first woman to complete a U.S. marathon ran to the top of Pikes Peak and back down again

Now hundreds of women gather each year to follow Arlene Pieper Stine's tracks in running’s ultimate challenge, the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

Jim Morrissey: School supplies

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