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FLASHBACK: Boulder Hosts Its Inaugural Ironman

Yesterday, Boulder hosted its inaugural Ironman triathlon! Usually a host for the Half Ironman, the endurance capital of the world finally welcomed an official Ironman competition to the city. An inspiring and challenging triathlon in its own right, the Boulder community came together to cheer on nearly 3000 professional and non-professional athletes well into the night. […]

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[FLASHBACK] Be a Part of History: Boulder is Hosting the World’s Largest Triathlon EVER

Boulder is about to make history with Ironman Boulder: the world’s largest triathlon. How large is this triathlon, you ask? Well, let’s look at the numbers: -There are more than 3,000 athletes competing in the triathlon, exceeding the number of athletes who competed at Sochi’s 2014 Winter Olympics (2,873). -It’s a 140.6 mile race, which is considerably longer than […]

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What’s Happening in Boulder 08/02-08/04

1. IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder 08/03 There’s no better place to race an IRONMAN than in Boulder, as you get constant views of the Flatirons, a pre-primed, flat bike course, and a dirt path that’s easy on the knees. If you’re not looking to race (or even if you are!) check out the IRONMAN Village preceding […]

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6 Events You Can’t Miss This Summer

That summer feel is in the air, and many of us are itching to get outside after a long, cold winter. Lucky for us, there are so many wonderful events being hosted in the Boulder area! Here are 6 events you can’t miss this summer: 1. Boulder Plein Art Festival From June 3-June 10, join […]

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The Ironman is Here

Boulder is best known for beautiful scenery, amazingly close access for everything outdoors, and of course, an extremely health conscious population. Part of the reason people flock to Boulder is for the health minded, adventurous live style. To add to the ambiance of Boulder, this Sunday, August 2nd, Boulder will be hosting the Ironman 70.3. […]

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10 Things Triathletes Do That Piss Cyclists Off.

Part of being a triathlete is being a cyclist, and part of being a cyclist is making fun of triathletes. This strange relationship is one that I have gotten to carefully observe over the years. Many of my friends are strictly cyclists, and many are strictly triathletes. The only thing they have in common is […]

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“Oh you do triathlon, have you done the one in Hawaii?”

I am well aware that most people don’t really know what triathlon is. I would say 80% of people only know that it has something to do with biking, swimming, and running. Out of these people maybe half know that there is a race in Hawaii and that it is really hard. Because of this […]

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In Honor of Sunday’s Ironman Triathlon, We’re Giving Away a FREE Boulder Running Company Gift Certificate

For today’s Pay-it-Forward Friday, we’re giving away a $30 Boulder Running Company gift certificate to help you gear up for the Ironman triathlon. This is no typical triathlon, however. If you haven’t already heard, Ironman is hosting the world’s largest ever triathlon in Boulder on this coming Sunday. So essentially, if you’re volunteering or racing in this competition, […]

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Introducing Boulderthropic – an investigation into generosity

Hello Boulder! I am so excited to become a part of the team at About Boulder™. After meeting with founder of our company, it was obvious that we shared a passion for encouraging people to give back to their communities. Towards that end I have joined the team as the Director of Giving. My first […]

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