Inaugural FORTitude 10K Course Officially Measured and Certified
July 18, 2017
Race organizers from BolderBOULDER along with Runlimited complete final steps with Finish Line measurements in the new Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State University.
FORT COLLINS, COLO. (July, 18 2017) —FORTitude 10K, Colorado’s newest ten kilometer road race, today announced that the inaugural course has been officially measured and certified in conjunction with Runlimited, a Fort Collins timing and scoring company.
The FORTitude 10K is a collaboration among organizers of the renowned BolderBOULDER, named “America’s All-Time Best 10K” by Runner’s World magazine, and the Colorado State University, The City of Fort Collins, Visit Fort Collins, and the Ft. Collins Chamber of Commerce.
“For the past 12 months the BolderBOULDER team has been discussing and analyzing the 6.2 mile course design and layout with the city of Ft. Collins and CSU. After consideration of numerous variations, making many fine tuning adjustments, and completing the final measurements for the last 0.2 mile stretch to the finish line on the new Sonny Lubick Field, the course is measured and certified. It is now official!” said FORTitude and BolderBOULDER race director Cliff Bosley. “We are excited to partner in this important certification process with a trusted Ft. Collin’s company like Runlimited.”
Runlimited has been measuring courses in the Northern Colorado region since 1997. They assist with the Horsetooth Half Marathon, AND CSU Veterans Day 5K. Runlimited’s Executive Partners, Pascal Monti di Sopra and John Lonsdale have many years of racing experience are excited to bring their expertise to this new event.
Added Monti di Sopra, “Ft. Collins has always had the potential to put on a major road race. We think when you add in BolderBOULDER’s direction, the great Ft. Collins running community and a 10K finish in the new CSU stadium on the Sonny Lubick Field, that this potential can be realized.”
To register for the first annual FORTitude 10K, please visit http://fortitude10k.bolderboulder.com/register-online/.
About Team BolderBOULDER
Team BolderBOULDER is the owner and organizer of the BolderBOULDER Memorial Day 10K Classic named America’s All-Time Best 10K by Runner’s World. This race attracts over 50,000 runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair racers, and draws professional athletes from around the world to compete for one of the largest non-marathon prize purses in road racing. This team also organizers the ColderBOLDER 5K on December 2, 2017 at the University of Colorado and new to 2017, the inaugural FORTItude 10K in Fort Collins, CO finishing at the newly constructed Sonny Lubick Field at CSU Stadium on Labor Day. For more information please visit: www.bolderboulder.com
About Runlimited LLC
Runlimited LLC is a timing and scoring company. Its owner/operator John Lonsdale was also the original founder and owner of Foot of The Rockies and has been part of the Fort Collins running scene for 35 years. He is an avid marathoner and has coached runners of all abilities. Pascal Monti di Sopra is Runlimited’s IT expert whose contributions have made Runlimited a state of the art timing company. For more information, please call (970) 231-2569, or visit www.runlimitedfc.com.