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Week of Dec 3

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  • denvertrailrunners
    IN THIS WEEK S MESSAGE: + Thursday evening run + Other DTR affiliated runs: Sat Evergreen, Sun Golden + Events and Clinics: BRC Customer Appreciation Party,
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 3, 2007
      + Thursday evening run
      + Other DTR affiliated runs: Sat Evergreen, Sun Golden
      + Events and Clinics: BRC Customer Appreciation Party, GoLite
      Warehouse Sale.
      + Featured Races:
      + Race calendar
      + Donate/recycle your old shoes, running clothing and bikes
      + Other area clubs and runs
      + Discounts for DTRs

      Run Location: Green Mtn, Rooney Road Lot
      Mary's group - 3:30pm
      Scott's group - 5:30pm
      Main group - 6:15pm

      Run Notes: In case of wet/muddy trail conditions, we'll move the run
      to Red Rocks, at the Trading Post. If unsure, check in at Green Mtn
      first. We'll delay the start 15 min if we move to Red Rocks. From
      Green, exit the lot and make a left down Rooney Road. Turn right at
      the end, over the hogback. At the stop sign on the other side,
      continue straight across hwy 93 into Red Rocks Park, and follow the
      signs to the Trading Post.

      Upcoming special runs:
      12/20 – End of year party. Details to come.
      12/23 – Full Moon run. Leader needed.

      If you are new to DTR and unfamiliar with the trails, and for more
      information about DTR, including FAQs, please go to the link below.
      For directions, route descriptions and explanation of ratings, please
      follow the link below to maps.

      All messages are archived, and more group information is also
      available at:

      Please contact the persons listed below for more information.

      The Evergreen Runners Circle (ERC) holds FREE runs every Saturday,
      8:30am, on trails, in the Evergreen area. Several DTR regulars join
      these runs. The ERC runs are typically about 60 minutes long. They
      usually go out for coffee/breakfast afterwards. Please forward your
      questions to Dave via the ERC link below. For more info about the ERC
      schedules, go to: http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Lodge/7018/index.html
      December 8: Genesee Overlook.
      December 15: Evergreen Lake House.
      December 22: Chief Hosa
      December 29: Elk Meadow. Lower lot.
      January 5: O'Fallon Park

      Golden weekend runs are Sundays at 7:30 a.m. Meet outside Brooks
      Field, CSM Stadium, on 12th Street in Golden, and run on one of six or
      more different routes in the Golden area. All of the courses allow for
      varying lengths (e.g. 6-14+ miles) and paces, depending on the
      interests of the runners on that day. For further information contact
      Ron Benioff at rnbenioff@... 303-279-6152.

      Carol is leading Friday early morning trail runs, usually around the
      Green Mtn and Matthews-Winters area. Contact her for locations and times.

      Interested in another weekday or weekend group run? Pick a time and
      place, and we'll post it to the group.

      12/6, 3-7pm; Customer Appreciation Party; Boulder Running Company;
      Littleton; 303-932-6000; http://www.boulderrunningcompany.com

      12/7-9; GoLite Warehouse Sale; Denver Merchandise Mart;
      http://www.denvermart.com http://www.golite.com


      Let us know if interested in carpooling to any other events.

      12/6, 9am; Clear Creek 4-Miler and Pancake Breakfast; Prospect Park (Wheatridge); http://www.comastersrun.org/

      12/15, 6:30pm; Luna Chase; 5km snowshoe; Keystone Resort

      12/16; Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series; 5km, 10km, Kiddie K,
      Dash for Cash; http://www.bcsnowshoe.com

      12/29; Paddy's Eagle Vail Snowshoe; 5km, 10km;

      1/5; Turquoise Lake Snowwhoe; 20mi; Leadville; (719) 539-4112;

      1/13; Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series; 5km, 10km, Kiddie K,
      Dash for Cash; http://www.bcsnowshoe.com

      1/13; Swift Skedaddle Snowshoe; Silverthorne; http://www.silverthorne.org

      1/19; Pazzo's State Championships; 9mi snowshoe; Meadow Mtn,

      1/26; Winter Warm-Up; 5km trail; Gateway, S of Grand Junction;

      2/10; Beaver Creek Snowshoe Adventure Series; 5km, 10km, Kiddie K,
      Dash for Cash; http://www.bcsnowshoe.com

      2/23; Swift Skedaddle Snowshoe; Gold Run at Breckenridge;

      2/23; Dolores River 10km, trail; Gateway, S of Grand Junction;

      3/1; Billy Island Grill Night Snowshoe; 5mi; Vail;

      3/1; Sky Mesa Snowshoe; 5km, 10km; Gateway, S of Grand Junction;

      3/2; Snowshoe Shuffle; Beaver Creek; http://www.snowshoeshuffle.com

      3/8; Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer; 3km & 5km walk and race;
      Frisco; http://www.tubbsromptostomp.com

      5/17; Sky Mesa Pass Trail Marathon; Gateway, S of Grand Junction;

      Do you know of any other trail (primarily dirt), mountain (at altitude
      and/or with significant climbing, dirt or paved), or snowshoe races?
      Let us know so we can add it to the next message.

      Runners Roost Lakewood is collecting new and slightly used shoes and
      clothing for the Denver Rescue Mission's Run for Rehab. Runners Roost;
      Wadsworth & Alameda, Lakewood; 303-991-1851 www.runnersroostlakewood.com

      Recycle your old shoes at any Boulder Running Company location,
      Littleton, Boulder and Colo. Springs. http://www.boulderrunningcompany.com

      If you can't bring them to the stores yourself, you can give them to
      Adam at Thursday's run.

      Bicycles for Humanity – Colorado is seeking to collect 400 bikes, and
      funds to ship them to Namibia. They will be used by AIDS health care
      workers to deliver medicine and services to rural villages. For more
      information, go to:

      Rocky Mountain Road Runners: Weekly training/social runs (Tue-Wash
      Park, Wed-Track, Sat-Highline). Monthly race series with a handicap
      start and scoring system (free for members, small fee for
      non-members). http://www.rmrr.org

      Nike Running Club: Tue evening, 5:30pm, 1 hr runs on the Cherry Creek
      and Platte bike paths. Meet at the Niketown store, 16th & Glenarm,
      downtown Denver. Several DTRs are regulars. (303) 623-6453

      Downtown Denver lunch runs: Most weekdays, around noon. Meet outside
      the downtown YMCA. Contact Dave via the ERC link.

      DTR member Lance Risi has started a running group in Parker. Meet at
      the Parker Rec Center, near the swings, on the northwest side of the
      building, at 5:30 PM, on Wednesdays. All Runners & Walkers are
      welcome. For more info, contact lance_parker_rc@...

      Phidippides Track Club: Tue evening track workouts near Cherry Creek
      HS. http://www.phidippides.org/

      BoulderTrailRunners: Several weekly group runs. FREE.

      Incline Club: Sunday long runs in the Pikes Peak area. Thursday speed
      workouts. They stay on lower trails through the winter, then venture
      higher up the mountain as the snow clears. Let us know if you are
      interested in car-pooling from the Denver area. http://www.inclineclub.com

      American Trail Running Association: http://www.trailrunner.com/

      Trail Runner Magazine: http://www.trailrunnermag.com

      Several running/outdoor stores offer discounts to DTR members. Just
      mention that you are a member. Discounts usually apply only to
      non-sale merchandise. Listing here doesn't guarantee that discounts
      will be available. Please verify with the stores. Please support the
      stores that support the trail running community.

      Runners Roost Lakewood, Alameda & Wadsworth (SW corner), (303)
      991-1851, http://www.runnersroostlakewood.com

      Boulder Running Company, Wadsworth & Bowles (SE corner), Littleton,
      (303) 932-6000, http://www.boulderrunningcompany.com

      Bent Gate, 13th & Washington, Golden, 303-271-9382,
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