October 8, 2019

Nell’s workouts have been nothing short of excellent since her Grandma’s Marathon win in late June. After Grandma’s our plan was to focus on “speed-development” in a series of shorter races this summer and fall: the Falmouth 7-Miler, the USATF National 10-mile Champion...

June 19, 2019

Welcome to our first post-collegiate elite athlete, 10-time All-American Maura O’Brien!

Maura, who competed at Adams State University, recently returned to Colorado from Vancouver, Canada, where she graduated from The University of British Columbia with a Master’s Degre...

April 22, 2019

Lafayette, CO
April 14th, 2019

Boulder High School Junior Grace Schwab added another honor to her already impressive concert piano career with a win at the "Foothills Kiwanis Club 67th Annual Stars of Tomorrow Youth Talent Show" held this weekend at the Muse Music Cente...

April 8, 2019


Lake Placid, NY

RISE sprint coach Morgan Tilong completed his first bobsled run last month at the Lake Placid track in New York. The track is approximately 1 mile, and takes 54 seconds to complete from top to bottom.

“The first run felt like being in a car acciden...

March 7, 2019

RISE Sprint coach Morgan Tilong continues his quest to qualify for the US Bobsled team. Morgan recently recieved a call from one of the bobsled drivers, Sam Mueller, informing him of his selection to the elite bobsled training team. 

"I was very excited to hear from Sam...

March 4, 2019

RISE Athletics' Tracey Bernett clocked the world-leading mile time in her age group last month at the new Ocean Breeze track Facility on Staten Island, NY. Bernett approached the race with a conservative race plan, but ended up running much faster than her projection....

February 14, 2019

RISE sprint coach Morgan Tilong has recently created is own version of the word “slash”, in athletic jargon a word normally reserved for athletes concurrently competing in football and baseball. Tilong’s athletic pursuits fall along more alternative lines – track and b...

December 11, 2018

Boulder's Nell Rojas, running in her first marathon, finished a strong 7th place in 2:31:23 at the 2018 California International Marathon in Sacramento on December 2nd. 

Rojas ran negative splits, starting at 5:55 per mile for the first 10K, gradually increasing he...

October 28, 2018

Congratulations to Nell Rojas on winning the 2018 Denver Rock n Roll Half Marathon! Time: 2:15:43.

August 29, 2018

Rockford, IL
August 25, 2018


Boulder’s Nell Rojas won the 2018 Chicago “Tough Mudder” race last weekend in her first attempt at the grueling event. The Chicago race, one of a national series, was contested in Rockville, IL on August 25th.

Mudder race courses incorporat...

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