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The Steamboat Marathon hasn’t become one of the best destination races in the country by accident. Every one of the 26 miles offers up spectacular beauty, from the white-capped waters of the Elk River to wildflower-dotted meadows to expansive views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains. And with so

by Jenna Jordan

Almost any runner that you talk with will agree that training is crucial, not only for your muscles and skeletal system, but also for your GI system! As an athlete, we all desire a smooth event, especially throughout an endurance race like the marathon. In order to achieve this, be

Are you the type of person who does the old ‘run-a-whole-lot-and-stretch-just-a-little’ routine? It's time to break that routine. Here are five basic yoga poses/stretches that every runner should learn to love to keep their tissues healthy. These poses are better for after your run - you don’t want

You signed up for the Steamboat Marathon, Half or 10K, congratulations! While in some cases the first steps are always the hardest, things don’t always work that way with running. Registering for the race with “keyboard courage” is arguably the easy part. And after you’ve paid your registration and

Come for the Steamboat Marathon and enjoy all the area has to offer

Each summer, Steamboat Springs kickstarts the season with its annual Steamboat Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, renewing its reputation as an ideal mountain destination for runners.


With an extensive trail network, a web of

This post if brought to you by Old Town Hot Springs, the Official Training Sponsor of the Steamboat Marathon

Athletes know the importance of recovery days as part of their overall training plan but often overlook the tremendous benefits of incorporating massage into your Steamboat Marathon, Half

Thank you for choosing our beautiful little mountain town for your run-cation. Some of you have run the race before but if you haven’t, you are in for a treat. The course of the full marathon weaves along a beautiful country road through the elk river valley and is stunning for the ranches, hills,

Maximize your time on the sidelines during the Steamboat Marathon

Race day has finally arrived. Your spouse/kid/parent/grandchild/cousin/friend has been training for months and is now ready to run the Steamboat Marathon, Half or 10K, while you are ready to cheer them on! Where should you stand to

Experience Spring in the Rocky Mountains

The days are getting longer and warmer which means spring is on the horizon. It’s that time of year when, as much as we love the snow, we’re looking forward to enjoying a new season of activities. With so many options for spring and early summer trips to

Running the Steamboat Marathon: Nutrition and Training Tips to get you to the Finish Line

By Cara A. Marrs, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Hello marathoners!

Here we are again at the beginning of the year and you have signed up for an early summer race. Congratulations, you have picked one

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