Final preparations were underway Sunday for the 37th running of the Bolder Boulder.
It’s a favorite way to celebrate Memorial Day — the Bolder Boulder 10K marathon.
In the Bolder Boulder there are elite runners, recreational runners and runners dressed in gorilla costumes. A handful of those runners are being trained by a man who knows the race as well as anybody.
On Monday around 50,000 runners will gather in Boulder to run in the 36th annual Bolder Boulder.
The town of Lyons was one of the hardest hit when last fall’s devastating flooding ripped through several communities along the Front Range. Among the losses was the town’s fire station, and they’re working to rebuild by hitting the street.
Allan Kiprono defended his Bolder Boulder crown as he led Kenya to the International Team Challenge title, ending Ethiopia’s six-year reign in the Memorial Day race.
Many of the runners at the Bolder Boulder on Monday said they didn’t even notice the increased security and that they were there for one purpose — to have fun and to finish the race.
Firefighters were mopping up a trailer fire in the 2600 block of Mapleton in Boulder Monday morning.
Like most of the country, U.S. distance runner Stephanie Rothstein-Bruce watched the horrific events at the Boston Marathon unfold on television.
Spectators and participants at the Bolder Boulder Memorial Day run are being asked to leave their bags and backpacks at home.