With a low mileage, metatarsalgia-ridden month that somehow led up to a 9 hour birthday run the week before, to say I felt a bit ill prepared heading into the Devil Mountain 50 miler is an understatement. But after surprising myself at the Pikes Peak Marathon, the thought of doing one last 50 miler before the year was out seemed like a good opportunity to squeeze a bit more suffering to satisfy my masochistic cravings until 2012. As an added bonus, a strong representation of local…Continue
Added by Elevationathletics.org on September 29, 2011 at 8:52pm — 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
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.
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