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Race Preview: 2017 Easter Egg Stash Dash (Eugene)

Easter eggs, bunnies and trails – oh my! The Easter Egg Stash Dash is a fun, family-oriented event held in Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Oregon. 136 more words


Race Review: 2017 Shamrock Portland Half Marathon

This past weekend I completed Half Marathon number 8 in my life as well as 50 States Half number 3 at the Shamrock Half in Portland. 986 more words

Race For The Roses: A brief history

Portland’s Race For The Roses has been a fixture on the local running calendar for many years, and has become one of my favorite events. The race is an important fundraiser for Albertina Kerr, a non-profit organization that supports people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. 685 more words


A Muddled Report on a Muddy 1/2 Marathon

If you are feeling like you are too old to do something, I suggest you take a run in the mud, or help a younger generation make some mud pies, or get a mud facial. 403 more words

Staying Motivated (with running)

This year I started a progress jar.  The goal was to add a quarter for every mile I ran and if I did some strength training as well as stretching and rolling I would add a quarter for that too.  477 more words


Race Preview: 2017 Race for the Roses (Portland)

The Race for the Roses has a long standing tradition in Portland’s spring racing season. The 2017 event takes place on Sunday, April 2nd with an 8am start at the Convention Center, where the indoor start/finish area is a lovely venue during potentially soggy weather. 239 more words


A Truly Memorable Race

Recently someone asked me, of all the places that I have been on my running adventures, which was the best place I have visited.  I thought about it for a moment.   1,143 more words

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