20 mile road ride this morning in the wind. Started at my house over by Garden of the Gods, rode up Filmore East to Centennial. Took a left on Centennial and down to Garden of the Gods Rd. Continued on Centennial all the way out to where it turns into Woodmen. It was windy on Centennial. Had a head wind for a few miles there. Once I was on Woodmen, I took it down to a road called Orchard Valley Rd. Orchard Valley is a steep climb that brings you back up to Centennial at about the…Continue
I created my personal blog (http://tricarmack.blogspot.com) as a way to share and express my passion for multi-sport. It's also provided me an opportunity to connect with other like minded individuals across the globe. I travel frequently on business and now have an opportunity to participate in runs, rides, and tri's with other athletes when I'm in their cities. It's been so much fun. Now, if I have a business trip planned, I search for a race in…Continue
Added by Scott Carmack on April 2, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Assault on the Peak registration is open!
Click Assault on the Peak to sign up.
From the event Web site.
Finally, a race/rec ride from the Pikes Peak toll gate to the summit. Summit Cycling Promotions has it lined up for Aug. 29.
This from the…Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on April 1, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Meadow Muffins is kicking off the Muff's Running Club on Thursday, April 1.
And this is no April Fool's joke. The running craze is back in Colorado Springs with organized runs setting participation records on almost every Saturday.
So lace up those Nikes and head on down to this long-time watering hole in old Colorado City.
The 5K run begins at 6 p.m. You don't have to run - especially if you've already had a couple. Walking the distance is fine, too.
There are going to be deviations to the theme brought about by the…Continue
Added by Randi Hitchcock on March 31, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments
I started at my house over by Garden of the Gods and took 31st South, crossed over Hwy 24 past the Red Rock Canyon parking lot and around to 26th St. Took 26th st. south to Lower Gold Camp and past the Section 16 trail head. Took Lower Gold Camp up past the top of the chutes to where the pavement ends. Turned around and back down to 21st St. Took 21st St. south to Cheyenne Mtn Blvd. Took that west to the entrance of Cheyenne Canyon where I stopped to strip down a…Continue
Added by Brian McCarrie on March 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Added by Brian McCarrie on March 24, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments
IDEAS OF JEFF GALLOWAY
The following information, ideas and suggestions for taking walk breaks while training or competing in a long-distance event are from Jeff Galloway’s book, Galloway’s Book on Running, Second Edition. Jeff Galloway was a world-class runner, Olympian in the 10K, and one of a…Continue
The U.S. Forest Service said on Thursday that the Severy Creek Trail on the northeast side of Pikes Peak, closed since 1999 to protect an endangered trout species, will probably be open for hiking in summer 2011.
The Colorado Division of WIldlife recently informed the Forest Service that it no longer believes a wild population of greenback…Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 18, 2010 at 5:19pm — No Comments
The folks at Gallup polling along with Healthways have determined that Colorado Springs is No. 4 among America's fittest cities with 17.2 percent of our population considered to be obese.
Who was No. 1? Fort Collins (16%), followed by Boulder (16.6%). Denver tied the Bridgeport, Conn., area for the No. 10 spot (19.3 %).
The cities with the highest percentage of obese residents were Montgomery, Ala., and Stockton, Calif., at nearly 35 percent. Obesity is considered to be body…Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 16, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 13, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments
Have a look at these new bikes (featured in WebEcoist article) and it will be apparent that these bicycle designers are having way too much fun. This fold-up model has a flexible frame.
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 11, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments
I am for bikes. I'm for long rides and short rides. I'm for commuting to work, weekend rides, racing, riding to school, or just a quick spin around the block. I believe that no matter how I ride, biking makes me happy and is great for my health, my community and the environment we all share. That is why I am pledging my name in support of a better future for bicycling—one that is safe and fun for everyone. By uniting my voice with a million others, I believe that we can make our world a…Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 10, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Finally, a race/rec ride from the Pikes Peak toll gate to the summit. Summit Cycling Promotions has it lined up for Aug. 29. Registration opens in about three weeks.
This from the Assault on the Peak Web site: "Summit Cycling Productions, in cooperation with the City of Colorado Springs, The City of Manitou Springs, the U.S. Forest Service and The Pikes Peak Highway,…Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 7, 2010 at 8:12pm — No Comments
It's almost time to register for the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon. Everybody get ready for some fast typing. Create that Active.com account (if you haven't already) and mark your calendars for March 17. Get all the information you need …Continue
Added by Pikes Peak Sports on March 2, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments