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September 2012 Blog Posts (9)

Seventh-grader schools father to win women's Fall Series opener

Kayli Tabares, 13, was proud of beating her father by seven seconds; even more so because doing so paced her to what will likely be the first of many women’s overall titles in the opening race of the Pikes Peak Road Runners Fall Series.

“I started out fast because I knew I needed to keep pace with him,” the seventh grader at Russell Middle School said, who won in 29 minutes, 10 seconds. “I knew when I reached the creek with him I would be in position.”

“It’s pretty awesome,”…

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Added by Joe Paisley on September 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What to Look for in a Great Running Shoe

One of the most important aspects to running is your shoe. The wrong shoe can wreak havoc on your feet, legs and back, leaving your body achy, sore and can prevent you from running whenever you want to. There are literally hundreds of running shoes to choose from and it can be a little intimidating when shopping for the right shoe. You can spend hundreds of dollars and STILL end up with a shoe that makes running a nightmare. Here are a few things to keep in mind when trying on running shoes…

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Added by Robyn Sorenson on September 29, 2012 at 7:43am — No Comments

Waldo Waldo 5K Walk & Run!

Bring your friends and family to walk or run in The Waldo Waldo 5K Walk & Run! The idea is simple: register, receive a "Where's Waldo?" costume to wear during the run, give support to our community and show just how strong Colorado Springs is.

This unique 5k Fun Run/Walk will be hosted…

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Added by Randi Hitchcock on September 26, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Pawnee-Buchanan, Pikes, and a Hurricane: The Birthday Blog

     I have a pretty spotty memory when it comes to a lot of my childhood experiences. If I try to recall my earliest birthday, all I can come up with are vague clips of Putt-Putt or riding go-carts. And in reality, even those recollections are just memories of me watching home videos years later on what went down years ago.

     Fortunately, Sean's Cripple Creek birthday run last year helped…

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Added by Brandon Stapanowich on September 24, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

High Altitude Fueling - Pikes Peak Sports Exclusive!

Do I need to do anything different when riding up to 14,110 feet?

For those of you who are taking advantage of the Pikes Peak Highway being open to bikes, you might have some questions about fueling for the trek up the "hill."

If you have run the Ascent or the Pikes Peak Marathon, you may be familiar with these tips, but here we go...

Eat a good breakfast with plenty of carbohydrates. Don't skip this! Get in a good meal 2-4 hours…

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Added by Nicole Odell on September 19, 2012 at 7:14am — No Comments

Pikes by Bikes!!! UpaDowna MtnMama takes a trip up the Peak on her bike!

What would you do if you had the opportunity to cycle 19 miles up a paved 14er. Would you do it? What if you're a semi-active, new-to-cycling mom in her 30's...would you still do it?!

Well, I had that opportunity and took it. I straight took that bull by the horns.

Pikes Peak and the City of Colorado Springs are running a pilot program in the month of September which allows cyclists to pedal up and down the mountain.…

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Added by Randi Hitchcock on September 15, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

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Added by Brandon Stapanowich on September 11, 2012 at 10:46pm — 2 Comments

Bike Thieves Suck!

It is with a heavy heart that I report the loss of an old friend.

On September 4, between 7:30AM and 4PM, someone entered my house, through the garage, and was able to make off with a laptop computer, a half full (or half empty) bottle of cheap gin, and my beloved fixed gear bike.  Luckily the dog…

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Added by Jon Teisher on September 5, 2012 at 8:40am — No Comments

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