IM Boulder triathletes offer “olive branch” to bike course residents

303Triathlon first broke the story of the Cookie Project last month . . . today, the Boulder Daily Camera provided further cookie-project-logo-300x254coverage:

As a way of thanking motorists who live and drive along the bike route for the upcoming Ironman Boulder race, a group of athletes plans to hand-deliver fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies next month.

The athletes are part of The Cookie Project, an organization started last year at Ironman Wisconsin by founder Jen Anderson, a triathlete who wanted to say thanks to all of the motorists who passed her safely and politely while she trained in Madison.

Ahead of Boulder’s inaugural Ironman in August, Lafayette resident Susan McNamee has recruited dozens of her friends and acquaintances to bake hundreds, if not thousands, of cookies.

The 112-mile bike route for Ironman Boulder starts at the Boulder Reservoir, before taking cyclists north through Loveland and south again on Colo. 119.

Read the full story here.

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