• ‘I’m not crazy that I thought I could do it,’ says NYC Marathon champ Shalane Flanagan

    Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 13th, 2017

    New York City Marathon champion Shalane Flanagan hasn’t slept much since Sunday, when she became the first American woman to win the race in 40 years, but she’s still exhilarated. “I updated my Instagram profile and wrote ‘New York City Marathon champion,'” she said. “Adding that title, that validation that I’m not crazy that I thought I could do it, that feels so good. That sense of accomplishment is huge.” We spoke to Flanagan on Tuesday from her home in Oregon to break down her tactics, her emotions at the finish and her thoughts on whether she’ll race at the marathon distance again. Read more

    • Ryf tops current prize money standings for 2017

      Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 10th, 2017

      When it comes to earning prize money in 2017, Daniela Ryf has moved to the top of the castle, overtaking Mario Mola thanks to her $120,000 payday at the Ironman World Championship earlier this month. Patrick Lange, who earned the same amount as Ryf in winning the Kona race, moved himself to fifth on the prize money standings on the men’s side. Read more

      • U.S. OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST GWEN JORGENSEN TO TRANSITION FROM ELITE TRIATHLON

        Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 10th, 2017

        From USA Triathlon

        Two-time ITU World Champion to pursue professional marathon racing

        COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — U.S. Olympic gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen today announced her plans to officially transition from professional triathlon and pursue a medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the marathon. Jorgensen, who last year in Rio de Janeiro earned the United States’ first-ever Olympic gold medal in the sport of triathlon, makes the announcement after not competing in the 2017 season to give birth to her first child in August. Read more

        • Colorado Mesa University is the first NCAA Triathlon program in the State of Colorado

          Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 9th, 2017

          Colorado Mesa University is the first NCAA Triathlon program in the State of Colorado. We caught up with head coach Geoff Hanson to learn about the Maverick’s first season and this foundation-building year. “This first season has been a learning process for all of us. It’s something we talk to our team about and the kids we recruit. We are the one and only NCAA [triathlon] program in the State.” Read more

          • Boulder Reservoir Update

            Submitted by Khem Suthiwan on November 9th, 2017

            Dear Boulder Reservoir Users and Neighbors,

            As you may know, the Parks and Recreation Department is currently planning for the redevelopment of the Reservoir Administration Building and beach area beginning in fall 2018 through spring 2019. We will be investing $3.4 million from the capital improvement budget to to construct a bright and modern visitor services center that enhances functionality and visitor experience. Read more