Boulder Ironman 70.3 brings over 2,000 athletes
August 10, 2017
Cool weather greeted 2,151 participants in Boulder’s half-Ironman Triathlon on August 5. The event began at Boulder Reservoir with the swim leg of the event, with athletes then riding north to the edge of Longmont before returning to the Rez for the running portion of the event, which looped north around the Rez and Coot Lake before finishing back at the Rez.
Traffic in and around Niwot and Gunbarrel was delayed for several hours as roads were limited to one lane.
Colin Laughery, a Niwot High grad, finished 21st among the pro athletes, with a time of 4:04.29. Laughery, who just returned...