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Thousands participate in 40th running of BolderBOULDER race

Posted: 6:44 AM, May 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-28 15:45:24-04
Thousands participate in 40th BolderBOULDER
Thousands participate in 40th BolderBOULDER

BOULDER, Colo. – Monday was the 40th running of the BolderBOULDER , and was one of the biggest years in the race’s history.

Photos: Thousands kick off Memorial Day with BolderBOULDER 10K run

The 10K run has been named among the country’s best and is the third-largest 10K in the United States.

Tyler McCandless won the men’s citizen’s race; Melissa Dock took home the top spot in the women’s citizen’s race; and Amanda McGrory and Aaron Pike took home first-place in the push-rim wheelchair races.

Watch the races in the videos embedded below.

More than 50,000 runners and 100,000 spectators  participated in Monday’s race, a yearly Memorial Day tradition.

There are new rules this year regarding bags : people entering the stadium will only be allowed to bring one clear bag no larger than 12 inches x 6 inches by 12 inches.

Runners kicked off the race at 6:55 a.m. Denver7 will stream the beginning of the race and the finish line for those who want to see themselves cross!

More on Denver7’s BolderBOULDER coverage here . More about BolderBOULDER can be found here.