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October 2010 Blog Posts (18)

Opening today!

Opening day at Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Inc! Well, sort of....We are opening in temporary space to collect inventory while our permanent space is under construction. Hours will vary in the coming weeks, but we will be there from 11:00 to 6:00 today! Stop by at 1005 S. Tejon St.

Added by Mountain Equipment Recyclers on October 29, 2010 at 8:52am — 2 Comments

Ironman Access???

Today the WTC announced a new program regarding the Ironman Access program. For $1000 annual fee, you get:

Ironman Access Membership Program Benefits…


Added by Nicole Odell on October 28, 2010 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Mountain Equipment Recyclers now OPEN in Colorado Springs!

Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Inc. is a retail consignment store of high-quality outdoor equipment located in Colorado Springs, CO. Gear includes camping, backpacking, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, cycling, running, climbing, fly fishing, canoes/kayaks, and any other outdoor activity associated with this beautiful state.

Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Inc. has multiple goals.

  • Offer high-quality gear at extremely…

Added by Mountain Equipment Recyclers on October 27, 2010 at 8:50pm — 3 Comments

Bourbon Chase 2010

Last weekend I ran in the 2nd annual Bourbon Chase relay in Kentucky on a team that won the Women's Open division. My report is here:


Added by Nicole Odell on October 26, 2010 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Bike-In Movie Night, Thursday, November 4th

November's movie is: Easy Riders (a classic!)

Last month we kicked off the Front Range Bar-B-Que/New Belgium Bike-In Movie Night series and had an awesome showing of riders. 49 people rode to the venue, about 25 went for the social ride @5:30pm and the place was packed.

We showed the indy film The Bicyclists and had a very positive response (even though it has a twist at the end). Many thanks to the husband and wife team of…

Added by Allen Beauchamp on October 26, 2010 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Off Season Follow up

(this post and more found on http://neoendurance.blogspot.com)

Last month I answered a question about the off season (the time of year when you are not actively training for a race). This week I decided to follow up on that and list some things you can do. Most off seasons are typically the fall/winter, but yours might be different. Some of… Continue

Added by Nicole Odell on October 20, 2010 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Rock and Roll Denver

Finished my first marathon today coming in at 4:23.

Added by Tim on October 17, 2010 at 5:24pm — 2 Comments

Ask the Coach - Warming up Before a Run

(this post and more found on…

Added by Nicole Odell on October 14, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

BRC/adidas women 2nd at Tufts 10k.

The BRC/adidas woman's team of Alisha Williams, Cassie Slade and Wendy Thomas took 2nd place at the Tufts 10k team challenge in Boston. They places 10-11-12 in the race that also serving as the US 10k road champs. Check out the results.


Added by Boulder Running Company on October 12, 2010 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Tera Moody rocks at Chicago.

If you just look at her place and time you will say wow, watch this video from Flotrack and you will say WOW!!!!!!!


Very Proud to call her a BRC/adidas athlete.

Added by Boulder Running Company on October 12, 2010 at 4:55pm — No Comments

ROLL 2010 Fresh Gear now available ONLINE!

ROLL 2010 is now updated, running and available

online. The slideshow for opening night is automatic

at rollbikeart.com. Just click on the tab for ROLL 2010-

Fresh Gear and then click again on any photo to begin.

Fresh Gear 2010 was the most photographed ROLL

ever! A big shout out to our shutterbugs: Allen

Beauchamp, Eric Baar, Joyce Pellettera, Dave Horne,

Laszlo Palos, and Amy Seltzer. I would…

Added by Amy Seltzer on October 11, 2010 at 11:25am — No Comments

Dreams for the marathon, dreams for Boston

Taking the first step towards a Boston qualifier or something cool. Check out the blog at www.nextlevelrunningcoach.com.

Added by Chuck Schwartz on October 11, 2010 at 12:24am — No Comments

Boston Qualifying: To do it, you need a schedule designed for your needs

Just had a gal I advised qualify for Boston. Krista Roy cranked it at St. George and qualified! Way to go girl! I am working on getting another athlete qualified. She is attempting at Dallas, so we are moving into our final macrocycles of training. It makes such a huge difference, in attempting a goal this big, to have a training schedule customized to the athlete. Cookie cutter running schedules can give you some framework, but they don't offer the athlete any sort of passion or fight that is… Continue

Added by Chuck Schwartz on October 9, 2010 at 11:29pm — 2 Comments

Here is my running blog link.http://bradpoppele.blogspot.com/

Here is my running blog link.


Added by Brad Poppele on October 8, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments


And they are comfortable.

Added by Ralph Clark on October 8, 2010 at 9:17am — 3 Comments

Ask the Coach - Online Data Tracking

(this post along with other training tips can be found on

Added by Nicole Odell on October 7, 2010 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Making Tracks: A weekly roundup of running and riding in the Pikes Peak Region

Hey everyone! Welcome to "Making Tracks," my new blog about running and riding in Colorado Springs. I hope to include the names, faces and races that are important to all of us. I'll provide bits of news, photos, video and anything else I can round up. But I'll need your help. As you know, the running and riding…

Added by Tim Bergsten on October 4, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Tunnel repairs close Gold Camp Road to through traffic

One of the best routes for Aspen viewing, Gold Camp Road, is closed to through traffic. Workers are making mandatory safety improvements and historical improvements to one of Gold Camp's famous tunnels. The road was closed on Monday, Sept. 27, and will open in about six weeks.

Drivers and cyclists can still use Gold Camp, but those traveling westbound from Colorado Springs will have to turn around at FSR 376 (Seven Lakes Road). Eastbound traffic from the Cripple Creek/Victor area will be… Continue

Added by Tim Bergsten on October 1, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

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