Estes Park running camps deliver empowerment for women

"A once in a lifetime fitness retreat for women." Shape magazine, 2015 Women runners continue to lead the way in running in the United States. The 2017 Running USA report on road race trends shows that despite the total number of race finishers reducing, the proportion of female finishers is at 57%, a proportion that[...]

Trail running – a question of balance

Trail Running is a rapidly growing sport in the USA, and Worldwide, many runners switching from road running to trails to enable a deeper connection with nature, explore new terrain, and also ease wear and tear on an athletic body. I arrived in Colorado as a road runner from the UK, and quickly fell passionately[…]

Winter traction for runners

Winter can be a challenging time for runners. Depending on where you are in the country, you could be facing arctic temperatures, freezing windchill, ice, rain, snow, and anything else that Mother Nature can craft to send our way! As I write this in Estes Park, Colorado, we are at 15F – last night the[…]

Second Annual Trail Running Conference announced

Event Director Terry Chiplin has announced that the 2nd Annual Estes Trail Ascent – Trail Running Conference will be held October 9-11, 2014, hosted at the historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. After a successful inaugural Conference in June 2013, attendees and fans of the sport were canvassed to help determine the program for[…]

Interview with Nick Clark – 2010 review and prospects for 2011

I had the great pleasure to spend a few hours with Brit ultra runner, Nick Clark, now based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Nick first introduced me to his local trails on Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, taking me out for an 80 minute run on a glorious clear December day. Luckily for me he was on[…]