50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: COLORADO (10/50)

2011 BOULDER MARATHON: 3:37:38 (2011-09-05)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=731030420385629

Race report:
http://bikingviking.net/listing/boulder-marathon-colorado-2011-09-05/


Boulder Marathon Website:
http://www.bbscrun.com/boulderrezmarathon

COLORADO, USA

State capital: Denver

State population: 5.0 million

State nickname: The Centennial State

State bird: Lark Bunting

State mammal: Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep

State motto:

Nothing without providence

Famous people from Colorado:

Tim Allen (actor), Jack Dempsey (boxer), Ouray (Ute Indian chief)

Fun facts about Colorado:

Colorado is the only state in history, to turn down the Olympics. In 1976 the Winter Olympics were planned to be held in Denver. 62% of all state Voters choose at almost the last minute not to host the Olympics, because of the cost, pollution and population boom it would have on the State Of Colorado, and the City of Denver.

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/colorado.htm#.U8Kg315n7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g33388-Denver_Colorado-Vacations.html