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Una aventura: On the run in Costa Rica

Costa Rica: land of pristine beaches, lush green mountains, fascinating wildlife and diverse vegetation. My dream of vacationing in this tropical Central American country finally came true, and it...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | COLUMN: On the Run

The soft-sole approach: Born to run barefoot

Since the release of Christopher McDougall’s popular book Born To Run, there has been a wave of interest in the barefoot/minimalist running philosophy both nationally and locally.Those advocating...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | COLUMN: On the Run

Winter running challenging, but manageable

The arrival of the solstice officially means winter is here with the promise of three long months of cold, snow, ice and early darkness. This can be the most challenging and difficult time of year...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Grand challenge: Rim to rim or rim to river

It’s on almost every ultrarunner’s to-do list – the ever- challenging rim-to-rim-to-rim run across the Grand Canyon.Spanning almost 50 miles round trip with 11,000 feet of elevation gain, it is a...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Trail sharing: Communication and r-e-s-p-e-c-t

Mountain biking, running, hiking, horseback riding. Those of us who participate in these activities know and appreciate what a special place we live in with numerous trailheads just outside our...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

White Rim Trail: Put this on your bucket list

Located in the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park, the White Rim Trail is a spectacular 103-mile mountain biking adventure along a sandstone ridge that winds through some of...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Local running club meets for trail outings

Summer is the height of the running season in Durango as evidenced by the abundance of races each weekend and thenumber of runners out pounding the pavement and trails. I tend to take special...

DATE: July 8, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Hummel takes triathlon idea onto the roads

Twenty-five-year old Molly Hummel began her athletic career in high school as a Nordic skier, mountain biker and crosscountry runner. At the University of Colorado in Boulder, she began road...

DATE: May 14, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Telegraph runs to benefit two nonprofits

The Telegraph 10K and 5K races will be held again this year thanks to the combined efforts of Kathy Darnell withSunrise Over Africa and Gerry Geraghty with River Run for Orphans.The races will take...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Interval water training and VO2 max levels

Competitive athletes often gauge their fitness based on their VO2 max, a scientific formula that indicates the maximumcapacity of their bodies to transport and utilize oxygen during exercise.“The...

DATE: March 11, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

City's budget cuts affecting running events

The state of the economy continues to headline the news on an almost-daily basis.Even in our little mountain hamlet, we are feeling the effects of the economic downturn as evidenced by the recent...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2010 | COLUMN: On the Run

Chi running offers relaxed, core-based style

I have read numerous running books during the course of my obsession with this sport and found Chi Running by DannyDreyer to be one of my favorites.Simply put, it validates many of my running...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

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