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Jill Rothenberg

Special to The Colorado Sun

Pikes Peak Marathon legend Arlene Pieper Stine, the first woman to run a sanctioned marathon, has died

Eight years before Kathrine Switzer shocked the world by running the Boston Marathon, Arlene Pieper Stine did her 26 miles in the Pikes Peak Marathon, with a 9-year-old daughter in tow


Chris McDougall takes another run at extreme athletics, this time running with burros

Bestselling author of “Born to Run” rescued a mistreated donkey. It led him to Colorado’s tribe of pack-burro racers.


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


Dollar stores — 18 of them — have filled in gaps as conventional grocers pulled up stakes in Pueblo

Economic developers acknowledge an uneasy relationship with deep-discounters as Pueblo's economy tries to rebound