Comment of the Day

Reader: Denver's fitness pales in comparison to Minneapolis'

We recently counted down the list of America's most fit cities -- a roster that placed Denver at number one.

Many of our readers agreed with this ranking, but one in particular had a strong reaction to what she sees as a major omission.

Sara Huang writes:

I don't know what is, but they don't' have Minneapolis listed. Most lists cite Minneapolis in their top 5, if not number 1. And if you've ever been to Minneapolis you know why. Denver's fitness pales in comparison to Minneapolis. Not trying to hate, but they have BIKE HIGHWAYS there and those folks rollerblade like it's 1994. And they continue to massively bike commute in weather like this ALL WINTER LONG. To those of you I've seen biking out there in Denver, ROCK ON!

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