Parachutists coming into the stadium

2011 Bolder Boulder

Another Memorial Day, which means another Bolder Boulder. The Bolder Boulder 10K isn’t just a race; it’s practically in its own time zone. It’s the third largest 10K in the US, with approximately 50,000 runners. It’s also one of the…
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Sponsor a Duck for EXPAND

Friends, I don’t usually use this space for proselytizing or fundraising, but please consider sponsoring a duck (or several ducks! They’re small! And cute!) to raise money for Boulder EXPAND. EXPAND’s wonderful programs provide recreational and athletic opportunities for people…
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Wheelchair Track & Field: High School

Via The 19th Floor, an article about wheelchair track and field at Minnesota high schools: Braun, a junior at Irondale, is one of six athletes statewide competing in the first track and field wheelchair division ever. He joins fellow pioneers…
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91-year-old bodybuilder

From the Guardian, via Krista at Stumptous: I am a 91-year-old bodybuilder: I stopped thinking about dying. As I approached 90, my focus was on getting my body back. In 2008, I signed up for my first championship.

Determined Hobbyist

Emily McQueen writes about the difference between elite athletes and “determined hobbyists” in Boston is almost here: The chance that I might come in last is likely. Mostly because the female wheelchair racing field lacks what I like to refer…
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Handcycling in the News

Handcycling in today’s Wall Street Journal: article and video. The article wasn’t bad, and I was glad to see mention of the controversy over handcycles in marathons. It was moderately amusing that the online article was in the Retirement Planning…
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