Quicker Quaker 5K Walk/Run
Saturday January 12, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
One of the first races of the year, the Quicker Quaker 5k kicks off the 17th Annual Lafayette Quaker Oatmeal Festival, a popular event focusing on a healthy lifestyle. Stick around for the festival including an oatmeal breakfast, health fair and an oatmeal baking contest. The race also jumpstarts the 2013 Colorado Runner Magazine Race Series.
The Fast and Flurry-ous
Saturday, January 19th, 2013 at 9 a.m.
First put together to get runners prepared for Cross Country Nationals, the 4 mile course winds its way around Harlow Platts Community Park at the South Boulder Rec Center and promises to challenge you in true winter cross country style.
The entry fee includes a New Balance long sleeve running T shirt. giveaways, snacks, post-race refreshments.
Chronic Injury Clinic at Fleet Sports Boulder
Thursday January 10, at 6:30 p.m.
An exclusive presentation by Christine Bell: exercise physiologist with a masters in physical therapy will give you a completely new look at strength and injury prevention. Bell specializes in treating orthopedic conditions using manual therapy, dry needling & functional exercise. The talk will be held at Fleet Feet Sports Boulder.
There Is No Finish Line - World premiere in Boulder, CO
Wednesday, January 16 at 7 p.m.
There Is No Finish Line, a documentary film that celebrates the life and spirit of Joan Benoit-Samuelson, the first Olympic women’s marathon gold medalist, will premiere at the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
The film is a testament to the power that running can bring to our lives, and highlights the historic moments of Joanie’s improbable gold medal performance in the first Olympic women’s marathon held in 1984 in Los Angeles. The film also captures Benoit-Samuelson’s world record performances in Boston and Chicago, of the times before Title IX, and her role in changing the perception of female running potential – breaking barriers and inspiring women and men alike.
Tickets can be purchased online at the Dairy Center for Performing Arts website for just under $10.00.
Meet up with old and new friends alike at these weekly fun runs. Each group offers flexibility in the distance and pace of the group run and often times finish with tasty food and drinks.