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Whether you’re dreaming of hiking the epic Colorado Trail, climbing a lung-busting Fourteener (or two), or preparing for an long-distance bike ride or run, here are some nutrition tips to help you reach (and exceed) your goals:
Eat a good breakfast. A few hours before the event,...
June 11 2015, 10:30 AM
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Whether you’ve signed up for an organized run or just want to increase your mileage, here are some training tips to get you running faster and farther—and have more fun while doing it.
Set your goal. Your training plan should be based upon your current fitness level and your ultimate goal, says...
May 14 2015, 2:30 PM
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Whether you’re an expert trail runner or a newbie, Lisa Jhung’s book, Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running has something for you. Jhung, Boulder-based contributing editor at Runner's World and the magazine’s trail running columnist, compressed her years of experience...
April 21 2015, 3:30 PM
50 Urban Adventures You Must Try | You don't have to drive far into the mountains for outdoor thrills. Try these 50 bona fide (and really fun!) escapades without leaving the Front Range.
Colorado Broke My _____! | As part of our feature on pain, two Denver sports med docs break down the most...
April 15 2015, 9:30 AM
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There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but Denver’s running scene gives the old adage a, ahem, run for its money. Thanks to organized clubs, local athletes can score gratis meals multiple days of the week. The groups meet at restaurants, breweries, and even Whole Foods, jog pre-planned routes...
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As the sun climbs higher in the sky, it’s time to start ramping up mileage on your running schedule. Whether you’re training for a mountain run or dreaming of finishing your first marathon, signing up for one (or all!) of these events will keep you moving throughout mud season.
March 4 2015, 10:00 AM
Green Mountain Trail, located in William F. Hayden Park.
Any seasoned trail runner will agree that rain, mud, and snow aren’t good reasons to skimp on an outdoor running routine. Strap on a pair of hearty hiking shoes (or Yaktrax, if it's icy) and test out winter trails at these four locations—all just outside Denver.
Green Mountain (William F....
February 19 2015, 12:30 PM
Why we love it: A near-to-Denver, year-round hike that is ideal when you just can’t bear to fight I-70 ski traffic.
When to go: Right now. Really. (The weather forecast says the Denver area might see 70 degrees today.)
Rarely, it seems, do construction projects finish on time...
January 27 2015, 11:30 AM