This Stretch of Road Creates Champions


There are some places that transcend their geographical coordinates and become so iconic that they live on in the hearts and minds of athletes as symbols of the sport.

These are spots like legendary Ali’i Drive in Kona, the Champs-Élysées in the Tour de France, or Heartbreak Hill in the Boston Marathon.

There’s another special place, perhaps not as well known, but one that holds just as much significance to the athletes who train and race on its hallowed grounds. It’s the one-mile stretch of road that creates champions: Monarch Road in Boulder, Colorado.

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