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Estes Park as a Training Destination for Endurance Athletes

It seems the news that Estes Park, Colorado is an amazing training destination for endurance athletes is getting out there now! At the beginning of this year I was contacted by two ultra runners from Venezuela. They were looking to do a two week block of altitude training prior to running in an ultra marathon[…]

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[…]

Not just another night out in Boulder, Colorado – 4 top ultrarunners bare their souls.

Boulder, Colorado has become somewhat of a mecca for ultra runners in recent times.  You can head out for a trail run around Chautauqua Park or Green Mountain and stand a good chance of meeting one of the four top male ultra runners in the USA. The only problem comes that in order to chat[…]

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[…]