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Kipchoge leads Nike’s Breaking2 attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon

MILAN — On the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile, three elite athletes will attempt to run through another barrier — the two-hour marathon. Olympic champion Eliud...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for U.S. runners

BOSTON — The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world’s most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans....

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Boston Solothon? Marathon race director runs it alone

BOSTON – Dave McGillivray runs his Boston Marathons the same way he directs them: behind the scenes. For three decades, after the race is over and workers are sweeping up the confetti, McGillivray...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango runner Laura Thweatt set for London Marathon

Laura Thweatt’s fleet feet are ready to tackle a second major marathon. The professional distance runner from Durango will leave Colorado on Saturday for the London Marathon, which will be held...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

145 selected in lottery for 2017 Hardrock 100

Anxious runners from around the world gathered around computers Saturday. The Hardrock Hundered Mile Endurance Run held its lottery Saturday to determine the field for the July 14, 2017 race...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Star power shines through for Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is about so much more than running. The program for girls in elementary and middle school started in 2000 in North Carolina and has spread across the nation. It serves nearly...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango Double race double the benefit

Herald Staff Report Not only did the Durango Double serve an ever-growing running community in the Four Corners, it also did a world of good last weekend. The trail half marathon was held Saturday,...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Gena Rych Memorial 5K approaching

The Gena Rych Memorial 5K, a Women’s Resource Center fundraising event, is set for 9 a.m. Oct. 9 at Animas Surgical Hospital, 575 Rivergate Lane. The 5K is part of the Durango Double , a two-day...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Christian Gering is quickest to finish line in Thirsty 13

Before rain came, it was a perfect day of beer drinking and running for the third annual Thirsty 13 Half Marathon, as Christian Gering pulled away from the rest of the pack to win the event....

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marc Witkes scholarship grows after half-marathon

Nearly 10 years after the death of Marc Witkes, the memorial scholarship in his name at Fort Lewis College continues to grow thanks to the Steamworks-Animas Valley Half-Marathon. The donation this...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

114 finish Hardrock 100

One-hundred and fifty-two runners from seven countries departed Silverton School Gymnasium at 6 a.m. Friday. Within 48 hours later, 114 of them returned to kiss the finisher’s rock. Exactly 75...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kilian Jornet embodies what Hardrock 100 is all about

Kilian Jornet saw no reason to sprint to a solo finish ahead of Jason Schlarb at the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run. That’s not who he is. Jornet, a 28-year-old from Spain who conquers...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports