It is no secret that Boulder, Colorado is the mecca for many of the world's top endurance athletes including some of the best runners and triathletes in the world.
The list of top professional endurance athlete that call Boulder home is too long to list.
But now Forbes Magazine has also recognized Boulder, Colorado as the nation's number one Town to Live Well.
The magazine used such, "Characteristics like the number of museums, parks, bars and restaurants, and cultural institutions per capita were considered, as were factors indicative of a favorable business environment. These include patents, venture capital funding, sole-proprietorships, start-ups and small businesses per capita."
The low down: Forbes ranks Boulder number 1 because:
Location: Northwest of Denver, in the mountains.
Median income: $54,243
Strongest categories: Boulder is a consistent high performer in all our measures. The city's businesses bring in $1,165 in per capita venture capital funding; it ranks fourth for its young and educated population of those 25-34 years old, in the top 5% for its patents per capita, second for its number of sole proprietors, fourth for its number of museums and cultural institutions and has an average commute of 17 minutes.
Drawbacks: If you don't like snow, this might not be the place for you."
You can see the rest of the cities on their list HERE.