A goal, a support group, and a wake-up call did wonders for my focus on improving my health and vitality.
Aaliyah Miller says training long miles at high altitude is upping her game
Veteran marathon runner Diane Wozniak was there in 2013 when a terrorist attack rocked the annual race in Boston. Ten years later, the Colorado attorney returns to ensure it won’t be her last.
Ryan Van Duzer is a YouTube star on mission to inspire people to “get off the couch and get out there.” More than 165,000 people subscribe.
Fitness is not enough to stay safe in remote mountains where risks are amplified
LEADVILLE — At the sound of gunfire, the burros take off in a sprint, so fast that the trail runners gripping their lead ropes are at risk of getting dragged down the pavement of historic Harrison Avenue. Within the first block, with a crowd of several hundred lining the street to watch this spectacle, a […]
The haze that’s blocking out the mountains, blue sky and even the sun across much of Colorado is full of tiny particles that are about 1/30th the width of a human hair. They’re coming from the “biomass combustion” of wildfires in Colorado and California, and they’re so small that a mask will not stop them […]
In the time of COVID-19, statewide stay-at-home orders across the country, and CDC recommendations to wear face masks in public, we’ve seen a proliferation of people spending time in outdoor spaces to escape the daily confinement of staying at home. Bikers, walkers, runners, Rollerbladers, and canine companions swarm the Denver parks daily to enjoy some […]
CRESTED BUTTE — Katelynne Hart, the country’s fastest high school distance runner, is giddily shivering in icy Coal Creek in the middle of this mountain community’s historic downtown. Hart, along with her best-in-the-U.S. teammates, has just finished a morning run at 8,900 feet and a complicated series of stretches and exercises at Team Prep USA’s […]
FORT COLLINS — Travis Kauffman says he’s glad his 15 seconds of fame has come and gone. Five and a half months after he killed a mountain lion with his bare hands during a trail run in Fort Collins, Kauffman says he’s back to being an ordinary guy. The injuries the 32-year-old environmental engineer suffered […]