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Narrow Gauge Runs heading in new direction

As the Narrow Gauge Runs enter their 37th year in Durango, runners will experience some positive changes to this popular Memorial Day weekend event. Brendan Trimboli has enthusiastically taken on...

DATE: May 8, 2014 | COLUMN: On the Run

New Mexico race honors those who served

The Bataan Death March race was started in 1989 to honor servicemembers who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II who, after surrendering to Japanese forces, were forced to march for...

DATE: April 10, 2014 | COLUMN: On the Run

Local runner tackles Alaska endurance run

Visualize running 100 miles, a daunting endeavor even for those who train and compete at this distance regularly. Now throw in icy, snow-packed trails, temperatures in the 10 above to...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | COLUMN: On the Run

Girls on the Run program inspires and motivates

The mission of Girls on the Run, an organization established in 1996 by Molly Barker is: Inspiring girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2014 | COLUMN: On the Run

Zumba a good complement to running regimen

Zumba is a dance fitness program created in the 1990s by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto Perez. Introduced in the United States in 2001, its popularity has peaked, and currently there...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2014 | COLUMN: On the Run

Turkey Trot turning into fun, valued tradition

This year marked the 29th annual Durango Turkey Trot with a record-breaking turnout of runners, trotters and walkers earning their right to feast the day away. Matthew Krichman, co-race director...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

5 kilometers to ultrarunner: A fitness journey

In 2009 at the age of 38, Steve Collins hit rock bottom. “I got divorced, I was overweight and a pack-a-day smoker,” Collins said. “I knew I had to change my life, I made a choice to start...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

First-timers meet challenge of Imogene Pass

Indiana transplant Tami Hanson offers some motivational advice for anyone considering doing the Imogene Pass Run for the first time. “Signing up is 25 percent of the battle,” Hanson said. “And if...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

Through-hiking Colo. Trail a great experience

Challenging, breathtaking, stunning and peaceful: These are just a sampling of the adjectives used by Kimberly Brinton, Caitlyn DiSanto and Jessica Lapham in describing their experience...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

Father, son share passion for ultrarunning

The power of genetics has always fascinated me, particularly when it involves athletic passion and ability. In the case of Harry Bruell, it is clear that his love of ultrarunning was passed on to...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

Local woman goes from couch potato to Iron Woman

Cindy Humiston never imagined the changes in store for her and husband, Mike, until after he had triple bypass surgery in 2008 and they both began a regimen of healthy eating and regular exercise. ...

DATE: June 13, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

Narrow Gauge runs add trail option this year

This year will mark the 36th running of the Narrow Gauge 5-kilometer and 10-mile races. This historic icon of the Memorial Day weekend is the oldest footrace in Colorado and continues to draw...

DATE: May 9, 2013 | COLUMN: On the Run

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