March 2012 News

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – April/May 2012 Issue Now Available

March 26, 2012

The current (April/May 2012) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue includes the following features and departments along with nearly 1000 Northwest events listed inside. Visit your local specialty running store, triathlon shop or bike shop to pick up a copy, or find RaceCenter at select Jamba Juice locations throughout Oregon and Washington. RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is also available DIGITALLY, compliments of the Warrior Dash. Click here to check out the current …more »

Running USA Annual Half Marathon Report Shows Continued Growth of the 13.1-mile Distance

March 21, 2012

Courtesy Running USA Wire 25-03-12 – Running USA’s third annual Half-Marathon Report shows that the 13.1 mile distance had another year of impressive growth, but like U.S. marathons in 2011, the growth rate wasn’t as large as recent years. Last year, U.S. half-marathons had an estimated 1.6 million finishers (a new high), an impressive 16.2% increase from 2010 (1,385,000 to 1,610,000), but lower than the historic 24% rise in both 2009 and 2010. Also, in …more »

Portland Retailer Foot Traffic to Open Fourth Store in March 2012

March 6, 2012

From Press Release – Foot Traffic, Oregon’s Running & Walking stores, is VERY excited to announce plans to open their fourth retail location at 7718 SE 13th Ave. in the heart of the Sellwood/Moreland neighborhood. This will be the specialty running, walking, and footwear company’s fourth store in the Portland Metro area. The store will feature what is suspected to be the nation’s only 9.5 foot, 2,500 pound running Sasquatch chainsaw carving, made out of …more »