Rebecca Aronauer

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  • 3 years ago | Outdoors

    On Saturday morning, I ventured to Lakewood to experience the Run for Your Lives 5K apocalypse obstacle course. One part Tough Mudder, one part The Walking Dead, Run for Your Lives had 5,000 people crawling under barbed wire, racing through smoked...

  • 3 years ago | Sports

    The Denver Cruisers took to the streets last night in '70s attire, perhaps to evoke a sensible response to the gas crisis of that era. Westword photographer Christopher Morgan was on hand to catch all the carbon-neutral fun...

  • 3 years ago | Outdoors

    This Sunday marked the seventh annual running of the Colfax Marathon. My training partner Anna was racing, and I jumped in at mile 12 to help her along. Here's what I learned: 10. There are a lot of super-fast runners in Denver. Few of them ran th...

  • 3 years ago | Literature

    If Denver four-year-olds make small talk about literature, surely Maybe a Bear Ate It! would come up. The picture book has been selected as the book in the state's One Book 4 Colorado preschool reading campaign. In theory, every kid in the sa...

  • 3 years ago | Art

    Whether you think Christo is a genius or a hack, he is inarguably a patient man. After first conceiving of "Over the River" in 1992, today he became one step closer to realizing his vision. This morning, Fremont County Commission voted unanimously...

  • 4 years ago | News

    This morning, a colleague texted me to ask if I wanted a lift. Why would I? I've got snow pants, double layer gloves, and a fixed gear bike.  I ride my bike to work every day, and as with recycling and eating local, there's a certain self-sat...

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