Ric Rojas Running

Ric Rojas

Ric Rojas is a PhD candidate in sport sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. His concentration is motivation and peak performance. He received his BA from Harvard University in 1974 and an MBA from the University of Denver in 1983. While at Harvard, he set the three-mile record and qualified for 'All-Ivy' honors in track and cross country.

From 1977 to 1981, Rojas was ranked in the top 10 US Road Racers by Track and Field News. He has won countless events, including the 1979 Bolder-Boulder, the 1975 Bay-to-Breakers, the 1979 Lilac Bloomsday Run, and the 1981 Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K, setting a world record of 43:12. Additionally, in 1978 he won the Utica Boilermaker, and in 1976 he won the United States USATF® national cross country championship. As a masters runner, Rojas has won three USATF National 5000 meter championships.

As a high school prep, Ric Rojas won four New Mexico State High School Championships in cross country and track and was ranked in the top 10 United States High School Milers. He still holds the New Mexico State mile record of 4:12.6, which he set in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1970; his best prep mile time was 4:11.6, ran in Houston, Texas, February, 1970.

Heather Biglow


Heather is an American Council on Exercise (ACE®) certified personal trainer who is now offering her training expertise to individuals committed to improving their athletic performance or a healthy lifestyle or to through specialized coaching. Heather Biglow is a two-time Olympic Trials finalist and four-time Big 12 champion who lives and trains in Boulder, Colorado.