The Skyline Traverse Teams

Running towards a suicide safer community

2019 Boulder Skyline Traverse Challenge

Our 2nd Annual Boulder Skyline Traverse event is taking place on Saturday, September 14th. We are currently recruiting individuals to sign-up to complete the 16.3 mile trail-run which raises funds for MHP s Suicide Prevention Education Campaign. The team who raises the most money wins the …

Money raised will support:

The Boulder Skyline Traverse will raise funds for suicide prevention efforts, such as providing additional community training/classes in suicide prevention, developing suicide prevention education resources in Spanish, expanding support groups around loss and interventions/crisis interventions in schools, and developing collateral material.

Meet the teams

Annika Rollock and Samuel Albert

Annika is from Lafayette, NJSamuel is from Nashville, TNWe started running…Annika got into running as cross training for rowing and even more so once she moved to Boulder. Sam got started doing the Nashville Country Music kids marathon with his father, and comes from …

Samantha Mangum and Susan Leslie Kolp

Samantha is from San Antonio, TXSusan is from Washington, D.C. We started running…Running has always been an essential part of our lives. We both spent time running around the world (literally), running inside our heads, and over the years running throughout the trails …

Erica d’Entremont and Kristin Klimaszewski

Erica is from Broomfield, COKristin is from Loveland, CO We started running…We both signed up on a whim for a half-marathon near Zion National Park 2 years ago when we were living in Wisconsin and Arizona. Now we both relocated to Colorado! We’re running because……

Maria LeMieux and Jenny Primm

Maria is from Lafayette, Colorado Jenny is from Boulder, Colorado We started running… Both of us through various friends found our way to running. We’re running because… Maria had a close friend die from suicide and Jenny’s mom died from suicide when she was a …

Bob Sutherland and Nathan Railla

Bob is from Niwot, ColoradoNathan is from Denver, Colorado We started running…I was active in high school and college cross country and track and never stopped. Nathan is serial outdoorsman and adventurer. We’re running because…There is so much more our community can do …

Mike and Leon Engle

Mike and Leon are from Longmont, COWe started running…Initially for fitness, then for the fun of it, then as an excuse to explore more of the mountains. Now we run for all of the above and have a great reason to hang out. We’re …

Diana Fields and Mark Griswold

Diana is from Boulder, COMark is from Erie, COWe started running…Diana has been running recreationally and with a group since college and is lucky to call the network of South Boulder trails her backyard (living a block away). Mark got into running to try …

Beth Chambers and Adam McRoberts

Beth is from Wooster, OhioAdam is from Janesville, Wisconsin We started running…We both discovered running at a time when a healthy outlet was much needed in our lives. It ultimately led us to one another and on countless adventures together. We’re running because…This …

Forrest Thorniley and Kristy Klare

Forrest is from ColoradoKristy is from VirginiaWe started running…Forrest and Kristy have each been lifelong outdoors and fitness enthusiasts and running has provided a consistent, grounding, and energizing force in their lives. We’re running because…Suicide hits very close to home for Kristy, having …

Liza York and Christine Hawley

Annika is from Longmont, COSamuel is from Boulder, COWe started running…We have been running friends for a number of years. We frequently like to do trail runs together. We have both been involved in trail racing for years as well We’re running because…Liza …

Rory Kelly and Luke McConnell

Rory is from Boulder, COLuke is from Denver, CO We started running…Through enjoyment of the outdoors and exploring new trails and new places. We’re running because…Rory’s mother was a crisis counselor at the mental health clinic in Aspen and Luke has worked as …

Jennifer Hyder and Allyce Kunkel

Jennifer is from Boulder, COAllyce is from Broomfield, CO We started running…Jennifer: I started running after getting a wild hair one day and decided to train for a half marathon. I had never ran in my life and wasn’t even able to run a …

Ryan Denman and Zak Morrow

Ryan is from Colorado Springs, COZak is from Montana We started running…Ryan first got into running while in the Air Force, and when he got to Colorado further expanded his running to trails. We’re running because… Suicide has impacted loved ones for both Ryan …

Christine Mangum and Andrea Prieto

Christine is from WashingtonAndrea is from TexasWe started running…Jenny told Forest to run with such conviction that we thought we would run too! We’re running because…It’s important to help the people around us. Life is scary and beautiful and no one should be …