Bolder Boulder

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Bolder Boulder
Location Boulder, Colorado United States
Distance 10 kilometers (6.2 mi)
Established 1979
Participants ~54,000

The Bolder Boulder is an annual 10-kilometer run in Boulder, Colorado. The most recent race featured over 54,000[1] runners, walkers, and wheelchair racers, making it the largest race in the US in which all participants are timed[2] and the fifth largest road race in the world.[3] It has one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in road racing.[4]

The race culminates at the University of Colorado's Folsom Field with a Memorial Day Tribute with one of the largest Memorial Day gatherings in the United States. Organizers have dedicated three starting waves to current and former members of the U.S. armed forces.

Past winners[edit]

Frank Shorter won the men's race in 1981.
Portugal's Rosa Mota is a five-time winner of the race.
Madaí Pérez won the 2004 women's race.

Key:       Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
1st 1979  Ric Rojas (USA) 29:43  Sandy Simmons (USA) 39:55
2nd 1980  Marc Hunter (USA) 30:42  Ruth Hamilton (USA) 38:12
3rd 1981  Frank Shorter (USA) 29:28  Ellen Hart Peña (USA) 34:54
4th 1982  Rodolfo Gomez (MEX) 28:51  Anne Audain (NZL) 32:38
5th 1983  Mark Scrutton (ENG) 28:51  Ellen Hart (USA) 34:46
6th 1984  Herb Lindsay (USA) 29:09  Rosa Mota (POR) 34:03
7th 1985  Paul Davies-Hale (ENG) 29:04  Rosa Mota (POR) 33:59
8th 1986  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 28:46  Rosa Mota (POR) 33:54
9th 1987  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 28:46  Nancy Tinari (CAN) 33:59
10th 1988  Rolando Vera (ECU) 29:06  Rosa Mota (POR) 34:41
11th 1989  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 28:59  Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR) 33:59
12th 1990  Martin Pitayo (MEX) 28:48  Rosa Mota (POR) 33:14
13th 1991  Thomas Osano (KEN) 29:01  Delillah Asiago (KEN) 33:32
14th 1992  Thomas Osano (KEN) 28:40  Jill Boltz (ENG) 33:57
15th 1993  Arturo Barrios (MEX) 29:04  Uta Pippig (GER) 33:39
16th 1994  Armando Quintanilla (MEX) 29:31  Nadia Prasad (FRA) 33:28
17th 1995  Josephat Machuka (KEN) 27:52  Delillah Asiago (KEN) 32:13
18th 1996  Simon Rono (KEN) 28:28  Elana Meyer (RSA) 33:22
19th 1997  Hezron Otwori (KEN) 28:55  Libbie Hickman (USA) 33:25
20th 1998  Simon Rono (KEN) 28:50  Jane Omoro Moraa (KEN) 33:26
21st 1999  Birhanu Adane Bazu (ETH) 29:00  Lidia Simon (ROM) 32:30
22nd 2000  Joseph Kimani (KEN) 28:55  Derartu Tulu (ETH) 33:09
23rd 2001  James Koskei Kimutai (KEN) 29:00  Deena Drossin (USA) 33:25
24th 2002  Thomas Nyariki (KEN) 29:08  Deena Drossin (USA) 33:12
25th 2003  Dejene Birhanu (ETH) 28:54  Deena Drossin (USA) 33:17
26th 2004  Paul Koech (KEN) 29:19  Madaí Pérez (MEX) 34:24
27th 2005  Gudisa Shentama Kudama (ETH) 29:21  Elva Dryer (USA) 32:51
28th 2006  Birhanu Adane Bazu (ETH) 29:37  Sara Slattery (USA) 33:42
29th 2007  Ridouane Harroufi (MAR) 29:52  Edna Kiplagat (KEN) 33:42
30th 2008  Ridouane Harroufi (MAR) 28:32  Millicent Gathoni Kuria (KEN) 32:49
31st 2009  Tilahun Regassa (ETH) 28:17  Mamitu Daska (ETH) 32:48
32nd 2010  Lelisa Desisa (ETH) 29:17  Mamitu Daska (ETH) 32:28
33rd 2011  Belete Assefa (ETH) 29:22  Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 32:29
34th 2012  Allan Kiprono (KEN) 29:53  Mamitu Daska (ETH) 33:05
35th 2013  Allan Kiprono (KEN) 29:28  Merima Mohammed (ETH) 33:58
36th 2014  Afewerki Berhane (ERI) 29:11  Mamitu Daska (ETH) 32:21

References[edit]

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  4. ^ "SBLI Falmouth Road Race Announces America's Largest Non-Marathon Prize Purse." New England Runner, February 14, 2002, retrieved October 1, 2006
List of winners

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