magazine, recognized as the worldwide authority on running information,
recently named the Bolder Boulder America’s Best 10K in its annual “Best of
Runner’s World editors picked their all-time favorite distance
events, from 5-Ks to Ultras along with input from more than 3,400 readers to
crown winners in each event and running category.
Memorial Day tradition beat out the more than 2,000 10K races in the country
including the largest race in the country, the Peachtree Road Race. Runner’s
World said, “Out-of-towners may feel the altitude, but they’ll definitely love
the spectacular scenery, world-class field, rich tradition, and the stadium
Cliff Bosley said the Bolder Boulder team is pleased and proud of the
recognition by Runner’s World and the many interested runners who selected the
recognized as America’s all-time best 10K race by running’s preeminent
publication is truly an honor as our goal has always been to been to strive to
be the best rather than striving to be the biggest,” Bosley says.
Boulder 10k is the 2nd largest running race in the United States and the 6th
largest in the world. The race attracts more than 50,000 runners, walkers, and
wheelchair racers, and draws professional racing teams from all over the world
to compete for one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in road racing.
race starts at the north end of 30th Street in Boulder, winds through
neighborhoods with live music and entertainment at every corner, and finishes
in the University of Colorado’s Folsom Field. More than 150,000 spectators
watch the festivities from inside the stadium and along the course.
the race makes donations to local charities that provide volunteers to help
stage the race. The 32nd Bolder Boulder will be held on Memorial Day, May 31,