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Brittany Lee wins Colfax Marathon women’s title

Competing on the final night of a four-month comedy improv contest is a pretty unorthodox way to count down the final hours to a marathon that starts a few minutes after sunrise the next morning. It worked out pretty well for Brittany Lee.

Improv and running are her two passions, so she set her alarm for 4:15 a.m. Sunday to run the Colfax Marathon after performing Saturday night in the final four of “Denver’s Next Improv Star” at the Bovine Metropolis Theater. She came up short in the comedy contest but didn’t let it discourage her.

“I was like, ‘All right, I didn’t win that, but I can go win the marathon,’” Lee said.

And she did.

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