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Leuck and Glassman Win Bergen Peak Half Marathon
Nick Leuck dominated the grueling Bergen Peak Half Marathon on Saturday, Aug. 25, running the 13.1-mile trail race to the top of Bergen Peak in 1 hour, 56 minutes and 45 seconds. Leuck finished almost seven minutes ahead of second-place finisher Andrew Fields, who ran the race in 2:03:30.
Kendra Glassman ran away from the women's field, completing the course in 2:09:49, well ahead of second-place woman Amanda Martin's 2:13:11 effort.
Ninety-seven people competed in the race, which was the fourth event in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, five races on challenging mountainous terrain in and around Evergreen put on by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD).
Only one race remains in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, the Fall EverGold 10-Miler on Oct. 6.The Fall EverGold is an out-and-back race in Lair O' the Bear Open Space Park in Idledale that takes runners along Bear Creek and up the mountain toward Pence Park before descending to the finish.
Register and get race details, start locations and course mapshere.
For more information, contact Race Director Kendra Lind, firstname.lastname@example.org 720-880-1226.
This July is Park & Recreation Month, with the theme A Lifetime of Discovery. Explore the “undiscovered” roles of local parks and recreation with a variety of fun activities planned for residents of all ages and abilities. HighlightsThe highlight of the month is the 3rd annual Community Appreciation Party, which EPRD is co-hosting with the Evergreen Chamber of Commerce on Thu, July 12, from 5-7:30 PMat Buchanan Park Recreation Center. Enjoy free snacks and beverages while learning about EPRD’s many programs, and about senior wellness. All attendees will be entered in a drawing for fun prizes. Free Outdoor Fitness ClassEPRD is also holding a free strength and conditioning/yoga class called Muscles and Yoga that morning at 9:15 AM on Buchanan Field.
Jeff Cuno, fresh off his victory in the Evergreen Mountain 15K in July, won the inaugural Staunton State Park 20K on Sat., Aug. 4, in a blistering 1 hour, 30 minutes and 6 seconds. Brian MacPherson was the second male finisher, in 1:33:55, while Lance Risi finished third in 1:34:22. The first woman was Sara Schuler, who finished fourth overall and almost 12 minutes ahead of her closest competitor, in 1:42:55. Heather Ray was the second woman in 1:54:29 and Amber Miller was third in 1:54:53.. Seventy-two people competed in the race, which was the third event in the 2018 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, five races on challenging mountainous terrain in and around Evergreen put on by Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD). Staunton State Park,located in Pine, is Colorado's newest state park, offering breathtaking views, rich Colorado history, diverse plant and wildlife, rock climbing and several miles of trails. From high grassy meadows at 8,100 feet to soaring granite cliffs over …
New Bicycle Aid Station at Buchanan Park! Cyclists - now that the weather is finally warm enough to get out on two wheels for your workout, you'll be glad to know EPRD has installed a new Bicycle Aid Station in North Evergreen! If you find your tire's air is low or something needs tightening, just pull up at the station, located along the Pioneer Trail near the Buchanan Park ballfields. The Buchanan Park Bicycle Aid Station has an outdoor-rated public work stand and air pump that works on all bikes, to give you tools you need to perform basic bicycle repairs and maintenance. It is stocked with everything you need to fix your bike: Phillips and standard screwdrivers, two steel core tire levers, a headset/pedal wrench, 8/10 & 9/11 mm cone wrenches, torx T-25 and a hex key set. All we ask is that you sign in to the Log Book so we know how many people are using it and can show our grantors that the Station is being used! Even better ... take a selfie at the aid station and post…