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Melody Fairchild expands youth running program


August 26, 2018

Glen Delman

Members of the Boulder Mountain Warriors during a meet last year.

World-renowned distance runner Melody Fairchild is bringing her vaunted Boulder Mountain Warriors school-age running club to Longmont.

Launching in September, the 13-week Fall Cross Country program is open to students ages seven to 14 who have a passion for running and want to develop their skills both on and off the course.

“We want students to leave with a solid knowledge-base about how to be a healthy balanced runner,” Fairchild said of her six-year old program. “I want them to have the nuts and bolts, including how to warm-up, how to govern their pace in workouts, how to pace an...

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