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Title 9K Boulder - May 12, 2013


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Please plan to stick around after the run is over as we will have our Awards ceremony and share the three winning “Why I Run” stories.  Hang out and dance with our DJ, sample products from our Expo partners, or just gab with your girlfriends as you revel in your post-race 9K glory.


Expo Contributors 2013

A huge thank you goes out to all of the amazing companies who are excited to be with us as we celebrate YOU and our 11th Annual Mother’s Day Title 9K! Go check out what they have to offer you and your families – guaranteed to be healthy or fun or informative or all of the above.  We are excited to have these folks at the Expo so that they can treat YOU to some of their wonderful products!  Enjoy!  And check out all they have to offer by clicking on their website link below.

Boulder Ice Cream
Venus de Miles
Eldorado Natural Spring Water
BeeNutFree
Salomon Shoes
Fitness for Living
Bulumu Granola
Mile High Organics
Honey Stinger
BOB Strollers and Britax
Action Wipes
Naked Juice
SolBites
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Kaia F.I.T.
RecoFit
PowerICE
Women’s Wilderness Institute
LÄRABAR

Boulder Ice Cream
It just wouldn't be a Mother's Day Title 9K+ without these folks.  They've been at the post race party since the beginning!  It's all natural, many are organic, all yummy and all from Boulder, made one batch at a time.  What could be better? The company also practices the highest standard of green and sustainable practices, too.  Just check out their website to see – and to see all the 150 flavors they offer, as well as gelato and sorbet. Topping off your run and your Mother’s Day with a scoop of Boulder Ice Cream’s lusciousness?  It doesn’t get much better than that!  You finisher’s get your very own cup as you cross the line and the rest of you…go see Boulder Ice Cream at the Expo for your sample!
www.bouldericecream.com

Venus de Miles
Venus de Miles is Colorado’s only women- only road bike ride (and there’s one in Illinois too).  Not only are they geared towards active and fun women ranging from 18 to “you-don’t-need-to-ask”— they also support Greenhouse Scholars and the collegiate dreams of Colorado’s youth.  Venus de Miles wanted to be a part of our own support of fun and active women by providing the Face Painting tent at the Expo!  Thanks for encouraging women to get out there and ride and thanks for bringing smiles to the kid’s faces with fun designs!
 www.venusdemiles.com

Eldorado Natural Spring Water
Would you believe that right here in your back yard is one of the purest, natural springs in the world? Yup, Eldorado Canyon is home to these springs where they pump out a whopping 200 gallons of water a minute! Hard to improve on Mother Nature for thirst-quenching goodness. Thanks to Eldorado for supplying all of the water for the course.
www.EldoradoSprings.com

BeeNutFree
This Summit County, Colorado business was started by a mom whose son and his friend deal with health threatening allergies.  Many people are finding out they have gluten intolerance and worse!  These luscious snacks will ALWAYS be peanut, tree nut, gluten, dairy free, and soy free too, making their delicious and wholesome foods free from the top 8 allergens.  Check out their website for all the details - but hey, even we who don’t have to worry as much about what’s in our food will benefit from these wonderfully yummy and nutritious snacks!  You’ll find a sample in your Goodie Bag AND you’ll get to meet the owner/founder at the Expo!  Thank you, BeeNutFree, for caring about the health of our loved ones!
www.beenutfree.com

Salomon Shoes
What’s the most important piece of running (besides just getting out there and doing it!)?  Your shoes of course!  Salomon is here to show you how the right shoes for you can make the biggest difference in comfort, injury protection, grip, and even protection from the crazy Colorado elements.  They make amazing trail shoes, which makes sense, for they’ve made great hiking footwear for years!  Stop by the booth and check out the demo’s and get some schwag (vendor-speak for “goodies”!).  Salomon is generously providing a pair of shoes to each winner in our 9 prize categories! Thanks so much you guys!
www.salomon.com

Fitness for Living
For the past nine years this Boulder company has been energizing folks with its fun, challenging and at times wacky Fitness Boot Camps and now Yoga Camps. They aim to motivate, educate, support and encourage you to get fit, get outdoors and get active!  Heck, that’s why we do these Title 9K’s – to get you excited about being healthy and active!  Fitness for Living will have a fun fitness obstacle course, a cardiac step test, a body composition test, and some other goods at their Expo Booth.  Go check out what they are about and see how your healthy lifestyle can get even better!
www.fitliv.com

Bulumu Granola
Oh yeah!  Another home-grown company based in Boulder – making healthy and good for you and the environment food!  Do you see a trend?  “Bulumu” is short for “Buckle Up, Love you, Miss you’ the message founder and pro triathalete Jasmine would exchange with her mom as she traveled the world competing.  Bulumu was born to fuel all of us active and busy people who value the most wholesome and earth friendly ingredients. And of course, it tastes fantastic!  Who wouldn’t want some Red, White, and Blueberry granola to start your all-star day?  Stop by and try this flavor and their other yummy varieties at the Bulumu booth!  You will find a sample in each Goodie bag too! 
www.bulumulife.com
  

Mile High Organics
Organic Post-Race Fruit!  That’s Mile High Organics taking care of you after your hard-earned Title 9K+ finish!  See why thousands of Coloradoans now get their organic produce and GMO-free groceries delivered right to their doorstep. Mile High Organics has produce, gluten-free products, jams, nut butters – the list goes on! As much as possible, they get their organic produce from local farms to support Colorado farmers and to keep the carbon footprint low.  Organic, non-GMO, locally sourced as much as possible, delivered to your door – what’s not to love about this company and their commitment to your health and the environment?  Go see them at their Expo booth to learn more about what they can do to provide healthy items and save you a trip to that grocery store!
www.milehighorganics.com

Honey Stinger
Thanks for being in the bag and at the Expo, Honey Stinger!  This Colorado based company in Steamboat Springs makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, energy gels, organic waffles and organic chews. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathaletes and teams, Honey Stinger products will fuel you as you run, bike, swim, dance, and play too!  These simply yummy and nutritious foods may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and you can also find them on
www.honeystinger.com

BOB Strollers and Britax
What a perfect fit for Mother’s Day Title 9K+: a baby stroller company at the Expo!  BOB got started by two dads who were already making bike trailers.  They used innovative ideas to design the best baby joggers and strollers on the market.  Britax got its start in the UK and makes fantastic car seats.  Go to the Expo booth and demo some of these top-of-the-line carriers – and sign up to win one of them!  Yes, BOB and Britax are generously giving away some of their strollers and car seats to our participants and spectators.  Check out their line of strollers designed to get you and your little one outside, running and walking in the fresh air!
www.bobgear.com    and   www.britaxusa.com

Action Wipes
What to do if you don’t have the time or place to shower? Use an Action Wipe!  These wonderfully soft “showers in a cloth” are pre-moistened, all natural body wipes made with a natural, fresh, aromatic scent that dissipates quickly so you don't spend the day smelling like you just ran 12 miles. Therapeutic essential oils of tea tree and eucalyptus are used and combined with other all natural, plant derived ingredients which remove sweat, dirt & odor!  You’ll get a wipe to use after you cross the finish line and you’ll have a sample in your Goodie bag!  Thanks Action Wipes for helping us to be fresh and clean after our Title 9K+  accomplishment! Go check them out at the Expo too.  While there, you will also be introduced to Harbinger Fitness, maker of all your equipment needs for cross-training and weight training. Both Action Wipes and Harbinger also generously contributed to the winner’s bags!  Thanks so much!
www.actionwipes.com and www.harbingerfitness.com

Naked Juice
The Naked Truck is here!  Super nutritious and delicious Naked® Juice, a leader in the super-premium juice category, will park its event truck at the Expo so that you can sample all they have to offer! In case you’re not familiar with them, Naked Juice is a line of all-natural, 100-percent juices, fruit juice smoothies and protein smoothies, all made from the best bare-naked fruits with no added sugar or preservatives. From their fruit-sourcing partnerships and LEED-certified bottling facility to the use of 100 percent postrecycled reNEWabottles, they make juices committed to the belief that wellness is about more than just personal health — it extends to the entire world around us, too.  Now that’s something we can stand behind and celebrate! Go get yourself a sample at the bright green truck!
www.nakedjuice.com

SolBites
We love our energy and granola bars and we also love our good ol’ PB&J!  Sometimes crackers with spread is just what our busy bodies need to re-energize us for that next run, task, or meeting.  Sol Bites, located in Lyons, has just the ticket:  tasty crackers, nut spreads and jam or honey in one convenient little pack you can throw into your pack – or jersey pocket or purse or briefcase!  Non-GMO, healthy and natural ingredients and 100% recyclable packaging.  Good for us, our families and our environment, just the way we like it.  Thanks for giving our winners some extra goodies too!
www.solbites.com

University of Colorado Cancer Center
Title Nine’s running bras help keep the “girls” in place, and CU Cancer Center will help you make sure those ta-ta’s are healthy!  Back again at the Expo, the CU folks will give you great information and educate us on this 2nd most common cancer in women.  They have the famous interactive displays and great schwag to give away.  New this year is the Mammogram Van which will be parked in the lot.  That’s right – a mammogram on the spot so you won’t have to make that appointment and wait for months to get in! This is insurance-billed so make sure you bring your insurance card with you.  We are grateful for the University of Colorado’s Young Woman’s Breast Cancer Program!

Kaia F.I.T.
Kaia is a women’s only fitness program that provides a total body workout in a safe, non-intimidating environment. Pairing their innovative muscle toning exercises with high intensity cardio, Kaia is able to supply a calorie torching, body re-shaping workout for EVERY woman. Our 3 levels of exercise modifications allow an elite athlete to be partnered with a sedentary grandmother, working towards a mutual goal. They want to help every woman be happy, get FIT & live Kaia!  Go to Kaia FIT’s area to do some great pre-race and post-race stretching and yoga!  Winners will receive some gift certificates for Kaia, too.
www.kaiafitboulder.com

RecoFit
What is it about Colorado that produces all these start-up companies? Here is another locally owned business, started by Susan, who suffered too long from shin splints (stopping her from doing the Bolder Boulder) and decided to do something about it. Enter RecoFit, a compression sleeve that is cut and sewn out of a carbon-based textile, giving you great gradient compression and keeping your calves cool.  They make shin splint recovery items, arm coolers, and other great products.  Go by the booth to try them out and you will feel the difference RecoFit makes for performance and recovery!  Get your packet of seeds and other schwag while you are there.
www.recofit.co

PowerICE
You get another refreshing and frozen treat – PowerICE.  Located in Steamboat Springs, these folks make a frozen version of electrolyte replacement:  A yummy frozen pop treat.  But it’s more than just a treat. PowerICE will cool your core after a hard work-out or on a hot summer’s day and replace those important electrolytes.  What’s not to love about this?  Go by their booth and get your sample after your 9K+ run!  You will be refreshed and your body will get the goods to recover more quickly. Yay!
www.powerice.com

Women’s Wilderness Institute
In operation for over 15 years, this organization utilizes our great outdoors to help women and girls find the confidence, skills, and strength already within themselves to build courage and leadership.  They can hike that mountain, climb that rock, ride that bike with gusto, knowing they have the backing of the patient leaders and their teammates to cheer them on!  Go check out their booth for more information about this great non-profit and get yourself a treat and a chance to win a prize.
www.womenswilderness.org

LÄRABAR
What do we do when our bodies just say no to wheat products?  We turn to LÄRABAR. Founder Lara got the inspiration to make a truly whole foods bar from a hike in the Rockies.  Yet another Colorado original! This little treat is a delicious blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts and spices - energy in its purest form. Each flavor contains no more than eight ingredients and each is gluten free, dairy free, soy free, vegan and kosher.  That should pretty much take care of all your special dietary needs!  Pure food tastes purely delicious! Find your bar at the Finish Area.
www.larabar.com

Goodie Bag 2013

A huge thank you goes out to all of the amazing companies who felt inspired by YOU to generously donate lots of goodie bag loot to help celebrate this very special event and day!  So, pat yourself on the back, it is well deserved! If you are looking for where you can find more of the great stuff that you found in your goodie bag, have no fear, we have included a link to each company's website.  Thanks partners! We are glad you are with us for our 11th Annual Mother’s Day Title 9K.

Patagonia
LUNA Bar
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Celestial Seasonings
BeeNutFree
Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
Bulumu Granola
Action Wipes
Women’s Adventure Magazine
Eco-Cycle
Honey Stinger
Cascadian Farm
Way Better Snacks

Earth Balance

Patagonia
Beautiful, stylish, useful, sturdy, handy – these are just some of the words describing the Half Mass bags that Patagonia generously donated to YOU, our winners!  Please check out all the other phenomenal products that Patagonia offers – and how they design and produce products that reflect their environmental stewardship. In these bags you will find items donated by other generous companies who want to join in celebrating your accomplishments!
www.patagonia.com

LUNA Bar
We love LUNA!  And LUNA loves you!  LUNA uses 70% organic ingredients and is specially formulated for women by providing B vitamins, calcium, and iron,  nutrients women tend to be deficient in because of our "on the go, and on demand" lifestyles!  Best of all they're yummy, too!  Check your goody bag for your sample treat and be sure check out all the flavors and products LUNA offers you busy women at
 www.lunabar.com

Peet's Coffee & Tea
We totally dig Peet's enduring passion for coffee and their commitment to bring us the best cuppa joe morning, day or night.  Seriously, many of us at all of our Title Nine locations are quite literally addicted to Peet's strong and smooth brew.  Peet’s has always provided coffee for our volunteers as well, to make sure they are ready to go and help make your race awesome. Thanks to Peet’s for being a rePeet supporter of the T9K’s. You will find your Peet’s coffee treat in your goodie bag. It’s the coffee we look forward to drinking, any time of day!
www.Peets.com

Celestial Seasonings
These folks are the original Boulder original! Started waaay back in 1969, they have grown and grown into maybe the most famous tea company in the world! And here's a little something you may not have known...Celestial Seasonings is super supportive of an active lifestyle in general and women's health in particular. Sweet! Check your goodie bag for a little heavenly goodness from these tea gurus.
www.celestialseasonings.com

BeeNutFree
This Summit County, Colorado business was started by a mom whose son and his friend deal with health threatening allergies.  So many people are finding out they have gluten intolerance and worse!  These luscious snacks will ALWAYS be peanut, tree nut, gluten, dairy free, and soy free too, making their delicious and wholesome foods free from the top 8 allergens.  Check out their website for all the details - but hey, even we who don’t have to worry as much about what’s in our food will benefit from these wonderfully yummy snacks!  You’ll find a sample in your Goodie Bag AND you’ll get to meet the owner/founder at the Expo!  Thank you, BeeNutFree, for caring about the health of our loved ones!
www.beenutfree.com

Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
If you haven't tried Rocky Mountain Sunscreen yet, what have you been waiting for? This sunscreen is the active women's dream come true in a sunscreen.  It is greaseless, waterproof, PABA and fragrance free, and hypoallergenic.  And it is perfect for our active bunch cuz it allows the skin to breathe and sweat while protecting it all at the same time.  No worries about saving your Rocky Mountain Sunscreen for race day…they'll make it available for us race day too.  Thanks Rocky Mountain Sunscreen!
www.rmsunscreen.com

Bulumu Granola
Oh yeah!  Another home-grown company based in Boulder – making healthy and good for you and the environment food!  Do you see a trend?  “Bulumu” is short for “Buckle Up, Love you, Miss you’ the message founder and pro triathalete Jasmine would exchange with her mom as she traveled the world competing.  Bulumu was born to fuel all of us active and busy people who value the most wholesome and earth friendly ingredients. And of course, it tastes fantastic!  Who wouldn’t want some Red, White, and Blueberry granola to start your all-star day?  Stop by and try this flavor and their other yummy varieties at the Bulumu booth!  You will find a sample in each Goodie bag too! 
www.bulumulife.com

Action Wipes
What to do if you don’t have the time or place to shower? Use an Action Wipe!  These wonderfully soft “showers in a cloth” are pre-moistened, all natural body wipes made with a natural, fresh, aromatic scent that dissipates quickly so you don't spend the day smelling like you just ran 12 miles. Therapeutic essential oils of tea tree and eucalyptus are used and combined with other all natural, plant derived ingredients which remove sweat, dirt & odor!  You’ll get a wipe to use after you cross the finish line and you’ll have a sample in your Goodie bag!  Thanks Action Wipes for helping us to be fresh and clean after our Title 9K+  accomplishment! Go check them out at the Expo too.  While there, you will also be introduced to Harbinger Fitness, maker of all your equipment needs for cross-training and weight training. Both Action Wipes and Harbinger also generously contributed to the winner’s bags!  Thanks so much!
www.actionwipes.com and www.harbingerfitness.com

Women’s Adventure Magazine
You who are running/walking the Title 9K+ are living an adventure of health and fitness, just by training and showing up to give it your best.  Women’s Adventure Magazine is geared towards you: bringing you articles by a community of women who inspire, teach, encourage, and push one another to their very limits. These are real women with real stories of adventure, courage, advice, gear testing, and all the encouragement aimed at each one of us to get out there and have our own adventures!  You’ll find a copy in your goodie bag and you’ll find the people behind this wonderful one-of-a-kind magazine at the Expo. 
www.womensadventuremagazine.com

Eco-Cycle
Boulder, be proud!  Eco-Cycle helps the Title 9K BE a Zero Waste event.  Eco-Cycle is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the USA and has an international reputation as a pioneer and innovator in resource conservation.   They were started 36 years ago by everyday residents who had a passionate belief in conserving our natural resources. These Eco-Cycle volunteers brought recycling to town in 1976, making Boulder one of the first 20 communities in the U.S. to offer curbside recycling.  Go by their booth to see how you can be a part of keeping the beautiful state of Colorado – and our planet – pristine for you and for many generations to come.
www.ecocycle.org     

Honey Stinger
Thanks for being in the bag and at the Expo, Honey Stinger!  This Colorado based company in Steamboat Springs makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, energy gels, organic waffles and organic chews. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathaletes and teams, Honey Stinger products will fuel you as you run, bike, swim, dance, and play too!  These simply yummy and nutritious foods may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and you can also find them on
www.honeystinger.com

Cascadian Farm
What’s good for our earth and good for our bodies?  The organic foods of Cascadian Farm!  Dedicated to organic goodness since 1972, Cascadian Farm is a leading grower and distributor of a wide range of delicious organic products, from frozen fruit to breakfast cereals.  You’ll find a yummy sample of their cereal in your bag – eat before the race for an extra energy boost!  Thanks Cascadian for supporting the Mother’s Day Title 9K again!
www.cascadianfarm.com

Way Better Snacks
Way Better Snacks has every right to say this about themselves!  They work hard to make sure all of their snacks are certified gluten free, kosher, vegan, non-GMO, and of course, organic.  They use a few simple ingredients per snack chip:  only whole foods and sprouted grains with no added fillers or preservatives. The result?  Incredibly delicious and more nutritious than any other snack chip out there.  You can try for yourself since there is a sample size in each goodie bag!  Thanks Way Better Snacks for going the extra mile to make the food we can trust for its goodness and health!
www.gowaybetter.com

Earth Balance
Earth Balance in your goodie bag!  No, not a sample of their healthy spreads!  You will get a first-of-its-kind vegan snack puff which offers a full Aged White Cheddar flavor only using plant-based ingredients. Made with navy beans and non-GMO corn, this mindful munch offers a kick of protein while delivering serious flavor. Totally vegan and naturally gluten-free, these puffs are the snack you’ve been looking for! Enjoy your vegan, gluten-free Cheese puffs and be quilt free in your enjoyment of this yummy snack! Thanks Earth Balance.
www.earthbalancenatural.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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