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Surviving the Bolder Boulder

May 23rd, 2017

On Memorial Day last year, over 50,000 runners blanketed the city of Boulder as they competed in the Bolder Boulder 10K. Elite runners from across the globe, top wheelchair competitors, and thousands of everyday citizens sweated through 6.2 miles as they attended one of the largest and most popular races in the country. While the race usually comes down to a sprint at the final stretch of Folsom Field, and hundreds struggle from the heat, cramping, injury, and altitude, most finish with a smile. The stories are usually written about Olympian athletes and their ability to overcome obstacles.... Read More

Memorial Day in Boulder: A Short Guide

May 24th, 2016

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching there are a few things you, as a Boulderite, should know. The first is that Boulder is absolutely filled with festivities and family fun. The second is that the whole affair can be a bit hectic. Worry not! Whether you’d like to stay in town and take part in the revelry or escape with a hike in the wilderness, there’s something for everyone on this holiday. Bolder Boulder 10K Some of you might be in the final stages of training to participate in Boulder’s annual memorial day run. This race, started in 1979, has grown to host more than 50,000 runners... Read More

Boulder Celebrates Its 36th BolderBoulder!

May 27th, 2014

Boulder celebrated its 36th annual BolderBoulder 10k yesterday! 52,000 Boulderites and Boulder-visitors came together for a glorious morning of running and cheering each other on, which ended in the university’s Folsom Field. The weekend clouds finally broke and runners were greeted with plenty of sunshine to run in. The annual 10k includes an elite race, hosting some of the top runners from around the world. Yesterday’s elite women’s winner was Mamitu Daska from Ethiopia with an outstanding time of  32:21.63, followed by USA runner Shalane Flanagan. The men’s division... Read More