40th Annual Mt. Sopris Run Off and 4 Mile Fair Run Results

40th Annual Mt. Sopris Run Off and 4 Mile Fair Run Results

Mt. Sopris Run Off 14 Mile  Women 1. Katie Stookesberry       1:56:38 2. Sandra Hyda                 2:03:40 3. Emily Lyons-Nachteib   2:05:57 4. Stephanie Miller            2:05:57 5. Rhonda Jones              2:14:57 6. Laura Bishop                2:15:50 7. Meaghan...
The Sacucony Liberty ISO

The Sacucony Liberty ISO

The Saucony Liberty offers us something that can be difficult to find in running shoes, speed and light stability.  The Liberty takes Saucony’s popular Freedom, and adds a bit of stability by way of a small thermoplastic piece placed on the medial side.  Like...
Kyle Coon’s CAMTRI American Championship Race Report

Kyle Coon’s CAMTRI American Championship Race Report

Our Salomon Independence Run and Hike Race team member Kyle Coon recently competed in his first ITU (interntational Triathlon Union) race.  Kyle is a blind athlete who has been putting up some impressive results at his recent races.  Read on below to find out more...
Will Fisher’s Tips On Running 100 Miles

Will Fisher’s Tips On Running 100 Miles

Our Salomon Independence Run and Hike race team member and local Reverend Will Fisher makes a 100 mile race the highlight of his racing season every year.  Here he offers some tips and suggestions to those who are dipping their toe into the 100 mile distance for the...
Climbing Your First 14er

Climbing Your First 14er

Our Salomon Independence Run and Hike Race Team member Will Fisher (better know as ‘Rev Run’ on account of him being a local Reverend) recently completed all 58 14ers in Colorado. Below he offers some advice on climbing 14ers for those just getting into...
Independence Amazing Race With ASICS

Independence Amazing Race With ASICS

Join us for our 2nd Amazing Race! This FREE, fun and challenging race will be limited to the first 25 teams that sign up, so sign up soon by stopping by or calling Indendence Run & Hike! WHAT: Teams of 2 or 3 will be given clues to find the localtions of...
What Recovery Strategies Actually Work

What Recovery Strategies Actually Work

Running is hard.  This sport beats athletes up in a way that no other activity does. Due to the pounding that their bodies undergo, runners are always looking for new and better ways to recover. If you ask a group of runners what their recovery strategies are, prepare...
HOKA ONE ONE STINSON ATR 4

HOKA ONE ONE STINSON ATR 4

As one of the first Hokas to come on the market, the Stinson has long been a fan favorite.  With plenty of cushioning and support, this is a fantastic shoe for a wide variety of runners.  It is the first shoe that I ran in when I was returning from a back surgery, the...
THE HOKA SPEEDGOAT 2

THE HOKA SPEEDGOAT 2

The totally redesigned Speedgoat  from Hoka is designed to attack all breeds of technical trail.  With this second iteration of the shoe, Hoka improved fit, stability, and durability. Built on a new last, the wider midsole creates a more stable platform for the foot...
Salomon Sense Ride

Salomon Sense Ride

Sticky traction for varied terrain paired with plenty of cushioning to go the distance, the Salomon Sense Ride is a versatile trail running shoe ready to take on your next adventure.  Salomon running shoes have typically been on the firmer side, offering plenty of...