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Care for your active dog: Hazards on the trail Part 2

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Tags: rabies, authorities, safety, law, hike

Started Sep 23, 2015

Care for Your Active Dog: Hazards on the trail

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Tags: park, hike, walk, law, veterinarian

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Part 2: Caring for your active dog

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Started Jul 7, 2015

Of trout and trails: One cyclist's take on the Bear Creek Watershed plans
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Tags: cutthroat, trout, greenback, trails, Creek

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About me

I'm the site manager and editor of PikesPeakSports.us, the digital stomping ground for the outdoor community.
I've lived in the area since 1967, back in the day when our family milked cows for a living on a dairy farm near Calhan.
Graduated from the University of Southern Colorado (now Colorado State-Pueblo) in 1982. Worked at The Gazette for many years.
I've written a lot of words and I've loved and fretted over all of them.
I'm fascinated by the online world we live in, social media and the changes that are sure to come.
I'm low maintenance ... sort of. Just give me my drawing stuff and painting easel, brushes and oils, my fly-fishing rod, mountain bike, trail-running shoes, Tom Petty on the iPod, a piece of dirt for my garden, my guitar, my beautiful daughter Laurel at my side, and a good cup of coffee ... you'll get no trouble out of me.




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Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run & 10K at Garden of the Gods, Rock Ledge Ranch

June 11, 2017 from 7am to 2pm
A favorite local running race that meanders through one of the country’s most iconic landmarks will feature a new course and a new post-race celebration in 2017.The Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run and 10K, set for 7 a.m. June 11, will now begin on Gateway Rd. near the Garden of the Gods Visitor Center. The race courses circle through the towering red pinnacles and finish on the beautiful grounds of Rock Ledge Ranch, just in time for the start of the new Garden of the Gods Run Fest, featuring…See More
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At 7:19pm on December 14, 2016, Laura Karcher said…
Hi Tim!
I would like to get a copy of the photo you took of my grandson and me at Jack Quinns last night. Is that possible?
Laura Karcher
At 1:27am on October 15, 2014, Alejandro Rocque Venzor said…
Hi Tim, when are you posting pictures from the Xterra Marathon. Looking forward to seeing them.
At 10:15pm on September 30, 2013, Katie Katalin said…
Thank you Tim, we were just glad to be done! We were happy for Brandon, too. I don't mind at all if you copy that.
Take Care, Katie
At 11:42am on March 28, 2013, Hardscrabble Mountain Trail Run said…

Agreed! It's awe-inspiring!

This race will benefit two local land trusts (San Isabel Land Protection Trust and Palmer Land Trust) that are dedicated to this wild and working landscape as well will benefit the Tarahumara Indians from Copper Canyon Mexico.

We appreciate any support to help us spread the word!

At 11:23am on September 30, 2012, Anya Inman said…
Tim, let me know if there is a biking (road or mountain) race anytime soon. I need practice shooting cyclists.
At 10:23am on July 4, 2012, John Keller said…


I'm coordinating the ADT Marathon / Half Marathon Expo and I'm thinking it would be good for you to have a table there to publicize the Super Half. The Expo is on Sunday September 2 from noon until 6PM in the Antlers Hotel, where the 1200 runners will pickup their race packets. 


We have room for 30 exhibitors. Is that something you're interested in staffing? Let me know.



John Keller

PPRR Expo Coordinator


At 9:13pm on June 16, 2012, Mary Stark said…


Could you please contact me about posting the 5th and Final Max Silver Fun Run on this site?  Thanks so much!

Mary Stark

aka Max's mom



At 5:56pm on March 14, 2012, chase lacomb said…
Are you an "Ordinary Mortal?" If you are contemplating the possible triathlon adventure, a beginner in triathlon competition, an experienced triathlon participant, or anywhere in between...this is the event for you!
The Ordinary Mortals Triathlon was a successful annual Pueblo happening 20 years ago, with a fabulous  run. Following a recent  hiatus, community members in conjunction with Colorado State University-Pueblo Student Recreation Center and the EXHPR Managing Sports Programs class are reviving the event and adding not only an adult Duathlon to the mix, but a Mini-Mortals triathlon for kids! The triathlon will be run in a reversed, modified order, with the duathlon proceeding in a run-bike-run. The competitions will be chip timed, with awards for the top adult racers and mini participants in all age categories.  This is a USAT sanctioned event. 
Join us Sunday, April 15th on the Colorado State University-Pueblo campus in Pueblo, Colorado for a 9 a.m. adult race start to give either a Triathlon or Duathlon experience your best effort! 

Visit our website at www.ordinary-mortals.org for more information, and to register for this exciting venture! 
At 9:37am on February 5, 2012, Jack Stevison said…

thanks for the welcome note, Tim.


At 11:31am on January 27, 2012, Chris Beaudin said…


I have a anonymous donor interested in making a significant donation to the Incline group, please direct me who to contact

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Running in Reel Time

Some running and fishing thoughts by Phil Goulding

The first of the Triple Crown of Running races is coming up this weekend and as I was working on my taper by fishing on the Taylor River this morning I got thinking about the similarities between running and fishing. The…


Posted on June 13, 2015 at 8:27am

Cash donations great way to help Black Forest Fire first responders, volunteers and those who lost everything

Doing some homework on ways to donate and contribute to the Black Forest Fire victims, first responders and volunteers.

First a quick digression: Did you ever slide cash into somebody's birthday card and mail it to them? It never felt right to me, as if I didn't take the time to consider the person, or…


Posted on June 13, 2013 at 2:00pm

The Oklahoma Road Trip report: Shoes delivered ... thanks, Colorado Springs!

I rolled down the window and cranked up the Rock ‘n’ Roll at 3:15 a.m. as Shawn Finley and I blasted out of Colorado Springs on Saturday morning.

Our destination: Moore, Okla., a green, tree-filled city raked by a killer tornado on May 20.

I pulled a U-Haul trailer full of new and used running shoes,…


Posted on May 27, 2013 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Cam Chambers: Sand Creek Sports creating the 'best' mountain bikers

By Cam Chambers

This year I had the honor of being a part of the inaugural PikesPeakSports.us Sand Creek Cycling Team. Along with my teammate Tracy Thelen – I participated in the full season of the Ascent Cycling Series under the

direction of Andy Bohlmann and Sand Creek…


Posted on October 4, 2012 at 9:00am


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