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2016 RACING BLOG CONTINUED -PART 3 - Starting with Briargate Turkey Trot 5k- 11/24/16.

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62.  The YMCA Briargate Turkey Trot 5k--  Off of Briargate Parkway North Colorado Springs--

* I was 19th overall out of 3,300-- 18th male overall-- and a huge age division win in the 45-49-- got a pint glass race logo mug and a $50 gift card to cryotherpay. 

* The sun was out…

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Added by Gerald "G Man" Romero on November 28, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

This week at JQRC 29NOV

Quinnian’s

 

Great seeing so many of you on Black Friday at Boulder Running Company.  Not only did you earn “extra JQRC run credit” last week but your food donations benefited the emergency foodbank at Deerfield Hills Community Center and…

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Added by Michael Yowell on November 27, 2016 at 8:56am — No Comments

2016 RACING BLOG CONTINUED- PART 2

     2016 RACING BLOG CONTINUED- continuing from Cherry Creek Sneak- April 28, 2016:…

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Added by Gerald "G Man" Romero on November 21, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

JQRC EXTRA RUN this week!!!!

We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. 

 

Please join JQRC this Black Friday at Boulder Running Company at 9am.  This is an “extra credit JQRC run” to work off your Thanksgiving fun and get your holidays off to a healthy start! In addition to a…

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Added by Michael Yowell on November 20, 2016 at 8:32am — No Comments

Running Full Circle

After I finished the last run of my 30th trip around the sun a couple of weeks back—which happened to be a hill workout (my favorite) on one of my favorite big hills (High Drive. Happy birthday to me, let's go repeatedly run uphill)—I was…

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Added by Shannon Payne on November 17, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

JQRC 15NOV2016

Quinnian’s

BE LIT…..DON’T GET HIT!!!!! Please please please make sure you’re running with reflective gear and headlights each week. J

WELCOME NEW JQRC RUNNERS!!!!!!

Are you new to JQRC and/or looking for someone to run with on our Tuesday…

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Added by Michael Yowell on November 13, 2016 at 6:42pm — No Comments

Goings On

“Are you back running yet?”

I was asked that the other day by a friend I haven’t seen for a year or so while we were catching up. For a second I had no idea what she meant—I’ve been running plenty—I think she may have been referring to my ongoing absence of my former race-every-weekend approach. And I realized, it has been a while, so fair question. And while I hardly believe that…

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Added by Shannon Payne on November 6, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

JQRC 01 November 2016

What a Halloween Run we had and we’d like to thank the following businesses who donated prizes for our Annual Halloween Costume Run/Contest:

 

Bambino’s

Bingo Burger

Cheyenne Mountain Resort…

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Added by Michael Yowell on October 30, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

This week at JQRC 25 October

Quinnian’s,

 

Feel a CHILL on the back of your neck??? It’s not the weather but it is time for our annual Costume Run at JQRC.  Get your best ghoul on this week for Tuesday’s run and costume judging will be after our weekly shirting at 7…

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Added by Michael Yowell on October 23, 2016 at 6:57pm — No Comments

JQRC 18 OCT

Quinnian’s,

 

GREAT weather for fall training/racing…hope your races go well!!!!

 

WELCOME NEW JQRC RUNNERS!!!!!!

Are you new to JQRC and/or looking for someone to run with on…

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Added by Michael Yowell on October 16, 2016 at 7:46pm — No Comments

JQRC 11 OCT

Quinnian’s,

 

Hope you’ve had a great holiday weekend!!!!

 

WELCOME NEW JQRC RUNNERS!!!!!!

Are you new to JQRC and/or looking for someone to run with on our Tuesday…

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Added by Michael Yowell on October 9, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Leg Compression for Athletes Recovery

 Athletes who undergo rigorous training often cause damage to their muscles and joints in which impacts further training and success.  This damage can cause exercise-induced inflammation, repetitive stress and trauma to the muscles. Symptoms include soreness, swelling, and tenderness, in part secondary to local increased lactic acid resulting in decreased range of motion. Therefore, quick recovery is crucial for athletes to regain and strive for optimal performance…

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Added by Synergy Manual Physical Therapy on October 3, 2016 at 10:43am — No Comments

JQRC 04 October

Quinnian’s,

 

Awesome seeing so many Quinnian’s at fall running events this week!!!!

 

WELCOME NEW JQRC RUNNERS!!!!!!

Are you new to JQRC and/or looking for someone to run…

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Added by Michael Yowell on October 2, 2016 at 6:46pm — No Comments

the incline

From Incline user Jennifer Strait

it used to be a private, narrow gauge railroad; a funicular. there were small, open passenger cars that slowly articulated the mile-long slope. it wasn’t too long ago when that ended, and the trespassing began.

it might be…

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Added by Pikes Peak Sports on September 20, 2016 at 5:27pm — No Comments

JQRC is back downtown next week (20 SEP)

Quinnian's!!!!

 

What an AWESOME Field Trip we had at Thrive Health Systems (www.thrivehealthsystems.com) with 334 runners and 9 newbies totaling 36343 runners to date.…

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Added by Michael Yowell on September 14, 2016 at 6:21pm — No Comments

JQRC FIELD TRIP to Thrive Health Systems NO run at the pub!!!!!!

Quinnian’s,

 

FIELD TRIP this week to Thrive Health Systems (4675 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919 719.476.0873) (NO run at Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub).…

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Added by Michael Yowell on September 11, 2016 at 9:11am — No Comments

Just Because It's a Bad Idea Doesn't Mean It Won't Be Fun!

Go ahead and admit it, we’ve all done some stupid things before.  Some of you may recall childhood memories of trying to “fly” off your roof with an open umbrella to more creative endeavors as a college student powered by the sweet allure of cheap beer…

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Added by Vanessa Shawver on September 7, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

JQRC 06 Sept 2016

Quinnian’s,

 

Great to see so many JQRC volunteers and runners for American Discovery Trail Marathon.

 

Mark your calendars as we’re having a FIELD TRIP to Thrive (4675 Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80919) on the 13th…

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Added by Michael Yowell on September 4, 2016 at 8:37am — No Comments

JQRC 30 August

Quinnian's!!!!

 

JQRC needs volunteers for American Discovery Trail Marathon (05 September) and ADTM runners will also receive a run credit with JQRC as well.

Here is the link: WWW.adtmarathon.com/register.html…

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Added by Michael Yowell on August 28, 2016 at 12:28pm — No Comments

"Get out and get doin'...That's all I gotta say." KN

I use the CASE method of marketing (Copy And Steal Everything).  Keeler North came up with my title.

The Pikes Peak Ascent was last Saturday.  It was like Christmas at my house.  With 5 Eversons running the Ascent and 1 running the Marathon, it was a packed house for a week and it was a blast.

My musings throughout my Mighty…

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Added by Michael Everson on August 25, 2016 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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