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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

Setting the pace

Life was good in 1996 when Jessica Walke graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder and began making a name for herself as a mountain bike racer.She won numerous races in the expert...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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

Faster at 50: Kuhn shatters running records

Spring came earlier than usual this year for 51-year-old Sharon Kuhn as she began training in preparation for the Collegiate Peaks 50-milerace in Buena Vista on May 2.This being her first 50-miler,...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Durango racer Ben Hoffman is a rising star in triathlons

The triathlon bug hit 26-year-old Ben Hoffman in college when he joined the University of Montana Triathlon Club. By the time he graduated in 2006, the team had won the national collegiate...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Pagosa trail series supports youth, outdoors

Combining his passion for running and a desire to offer outdoor experiences to kids, Pagosa Springs runner Morgan Murri created GECKO (Give Every Child Knowledge of the Outdoors), a nonprofit that...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Freedom Days Triathlon marks 18th anniversary

Celebrating its 18th year, the July 4 Grady Williams Freedom Days Triathlon lured more than 100 athletes from the Four Corners and beyond to compete in this Olympic-distance event.As the sun was...

DATE: July 10, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Steamworks Half-Marathon picks up steam

On June 20, the ever-popular Steamworks Animas Valley Half-Marathon returns to Durango.In her second year as race director, Kristin Spiegel has done a stellar job marketing this event, as the race...

DATE: June 12, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Ready to race: A long year of rebuilding

One year ago - Sunday, May 4, 2008 - was a crisp sunny day as my friends and I prepared for one of our final ascents of Coal Bank Pass and Molas Pass in our training for the Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 15, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

Local teen loves long distance, ultra running

In 2005 as a freshman cross country runner at San Juan High School in Moab, Dakota Jones discovered that he loved long distance running and was not content just racing the 5K distance.When his...

DATE: March 13, 2009 | COLUMN: On the Run

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