2010 News & Features

Brooks PR Invitational Showcases the Next Generation of Runners in Seattle

December 23, 2010

From Press Release – Leading running company Brooks Sports, Inc. has announced the upcoming Brooks PR Invitational, a unique, indoor track meet for the fastest high school runners in the U.S. Taking place on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Dempsey Indoor track in Seattle, the Brooks PR Invitational will give qualifying high school athletes the chance to run fast, break their own PRs and compete against the best of the best. Qualified athletes will …more »

New U23 Cycling Pro Development Team Starts in Washington State

December 22, 2010

From Press Release – Firefighters Cycling Association Pro Development Team (FFCA PDT) uses cycling to spread the word about our professional rescuers suffering chronic to terminal illnesses, especially those that can be attributed to exposure during the months after 9/11.  First Responders everywhere are at risk for health issues that don’t go away.  For many it’s a chronic cough or allergies that can be traced to toxins we encountered everyday on the job. Our first …more »

Portland’s Kara Goucher to Run Boston Marathon in 2011

December 14, 2010

By David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved – Starved of an American champion since Lisa Larsen-Weidenbach in 1985, organizers of the Boston Marathon announced today that Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila would be their best hopes for breaking that streak in 2011.  The #3 and #4 American women of all-time, with career best times of 2:25:53 and 2:26:20, respectively, have committed to the 115th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18. “Kara, …more »

Oregon’s Max King Three-peats at XTERRA Trail Run World Championship

December 6, 2010

From Press Release – Despite running with flu-like symptoms, King won the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship for the third consecutive year today at Kualoa Ranch. King, who is from Bend, Oregon, completed the 12.9 mile course in 1 hour, 16 minutes, 36 seconds. “I didn’t even know if I was going to make it to the race this morning, let alone win,” said King, 30. “I had a headache, my fever was going down, …more »

Team Dean Announces Roster Additions for 2011 Northwest Triathlon Season

December 1, 2010

From Press Release – Team Dean is proud to announce the addition of triathlete’s Devin VansCoy (25, Salem, OR) and Jeff Nitschke (22, Beaverton, OR) to the roster for the 2011 season. Devin is coming off of his second full season of competitive racing  in the Northwest and looking to take advantage of a formal off-season training plan for a break through year in 2011.  He recently completed his first Ford 70.3 race in Branson, …more »

Ryan Hall to Resume Marathon Career in Boston

December 1, 2010

By David Monti (c) 2010 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved The fastest American ever at the Boston Marathon, Ryan Hall, has decided to restart his marathon career at that historic race next April, organizers announced today.  His appearance will mark the third consecutive year that Hall, 28, will run America’s oldest marathon, one of the five commercial races of the World Marathon Majors. “I am excited to be part of the John Hancock elite …more »

Portland’s Athletes Lounge Triathlon Store to Host Ironman Viewing Party

November 26, 2010

From Press Release – On December 18th, as the 2010 Hawaii Ironman airs (show starts at 1 PM PST), Athletes Lounge would like to thank all of its customers for a brilliant first full year. We’ll be showing this year’s riveting battles between Chris McCormack, Andreas Raelert, Mirinda Carfrae, and Julie Dibens and running a full day of activities, which will culminate in a raffle you won’t want to miss. Here’s how it works: make …more »

2011 Tribute to the Trails Calendar Now Available

November 23, 2010

From Press Release – In its sixth year, the “Tribute to the Trails” Calendar Project was established as a fundraiser for the Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA is a non-profit organization which preserves, enhances and promotes the trails we love to play on. With your support, all proceeds (after costs) will be donated to WTA. The price of the calendar is $23 online* / $20 in-store and may be purchased from: ZombieRunner (online and store) …more »

Brooks Running of Bothell, WA to Provide All-Access Pass to Footwear Creation Process

November 22, 2010

From Press Release – Leading running company Brooks Sports, Inc. has announced the launch of The Brooks Lodge, a unique website that takes consumers through the creation of the Cascadia 7 – a shoe scheduled to hit retail in 2012 – in real time. Through videos, blog posts and more, followers will get a step-by-step, inside look into the design, development, testing and production of a future version of this award-winning trail running shoe at …more »

Portland’s Foot Traffic Flat Set to Open Registration – Limited Entries Available

November 22, 2010

From Press Release – Registration will open for the Foot Traffic Flat Half & Full Marathon at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 29, 2010. The cap has been reduced for 2011, and is expected to fill to capacity quickly. The flat, USATF-certified course takes place entirely on Sauvie Island.  Organizers will be providing additional shuttles to get participants to the venue, along with, Otter Pops at aid stations, strawberry shortcake, and more!  The Foot Traffic …more »