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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hardrock 100 co-champ Jason Schlarb brings pride to Durango

The first time Jason Schlarb tried to get into the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run, he hadn’t completed any of the qualifying races and decided to send the race organizers a letter asking for a...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Anna Frost repeats as Hardrock 100 women’s champion

Anna Frost can call herself a “True Hardrocker.” The native of New Zealand claimed her second consecutive Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run women’s championship Saturday morning in Silverton. She...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Spain’s Kilian Jornet, Durango’s Jason Schlarb finish as co-champions at Hardrock 100

It didn’t take a record-breaking performance to create an unforgettable finish. Two-time defending Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run champion Kilian Jornet of Spain had company at the finish line...

DATE: July 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Blake Wood attempting milestone finish at Hardrock 100

Many who enter and are lucky enough to be selected in the lottery never finish the race. One man has finished 20 times, but he may be joined in that exclusive club Saturday. Blake Wood, a...

DATE: July 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports