January 2013 News

Training Toolbox – February 2013 – Winter Break and the Importance of Taking Time Off

January 28, 2013

by Adnan Kadir, Aeolus Endurance – If you Google “Cycling, Off Season , Rest” you’ll find a lot of articles that talk about Cycling (or triathlon) and the Off Season, but virtually none that talk about the importance of Rest.  Taking a winter break is a good idea for a lot of reasons.  What constitutes a winter break?  The answer is, as with so many training-related questions: it depends.  Let’s go over a couple of …more »

RaceCenter NW Magazine – 2013 EVENT GUIDE Issue Now Available

January 28, 2013

The current (Feburary/March 2013) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This is our annual EVENT GUIDE Issue, which includes the following features and departments along with over 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 Eugene Marathon. Click …more »

Brooks Running to Launch Seattle-based Middle Distance Running Team

January 17, 2013

From Press Release – Brooks Running Company is going the distance in 2013. The leading running brand today announced it will deepen its commitment to the sport through continued support of the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Program (ODP) and the creation of a Seattle-based middle distance team. Brooks, currently in Bothell, Wash., will relocate its headquarters to Seattle in 2014. Brooks’ increased dedication to the Hansons-Brooks ODP will allow the program to continue to develop up-and-coming …more »

Bakers Dozen Half Marathon Series Announced for 2013

January 16, 2013

From Press Release – The Baker’s Dozen Series is comprised of 13 Half-Marathon events that are produced by Northwest-based organizations (AKA “Home Baked Miles”).  These events give back to their local communities in numerous ways, including support of local charities, children’s programs, high school sports programs, as well as health and fitness initiatives across the Northwest. This series of races have been selected to showcase locally owned and produced races, which will include a series …more »

RaceCenter 2013 Event Expo to be Held in Portland on February 23

January 16, 2013

The 6th Annual RaceCenter Event Expo will be held February 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Foot Traffic in Northeast Portland (4020 NE Fremont St.). Get discounts into the region’s TOP events. Booths from top race directors, huge raffle, and opportunity to plan your 2013 event season and save some DOUGH! …and yes, there will be beer and food! How else will we get in race shape?! – Top events including: Portland Marathon, …more »