The sun was searing my shirtless back to a tender red. My heart pounded, and my legs begged me to stop. It didn’t matter though, because the answer I sought was waiting for me. For the Wheat Ridge Cross Country team, it was an unspoken rule that those who were serious about running on the […]
Metro’s cross country team hosted its Roadrunner Invitational Oct. 3 at their home track in Washington Park. The men’s team had a strong finish as they placed second in the 8K race and the women’s team finished fifth in the 6K race. In the week leading up to the tournament, the Metro coaching staff made […]
Heat and the faint smell of tar emanated from the track as I placed my cleated feet on the starting blocks. It was the final heat of the 200-meter dash and I was surrounded by the fastest runners in the district. In five years of competition, I had never scored any points or placed as […]
The ‘Runners concluded the indoor track season March 12 and 13 at NCAA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., while looking forward to starting the outdoor season.
Metro long distance runner Rick Bogatay never could have imagined how far getting in shape would eventually take him.