2015 News & Features

Eugene Marathon: 10 Years Running

November 1, 2015

One of the Northwest’s premier marathons returns on May 1, 2016 with the 10th running of the Eugene Marathon. Named a “perfect race” by Runner’s World magazine, you’ll enjoy a scenic, USATF-certified course known for its flat route as it passes through beautiful parks and tree-lined paths that crisscross the picturesque Willamette River. In a nod to the history and tradition of being held in “TrackTown USA”, the Eugene Marathon features a full weekend of …more »

Yoga, Pilates and Stretching for the Endurance Athlete

October 21, 2015

Many endurance athletes have incorporated yoga, Pilates and stretching into their exercise routines. While there are many benefits to using these techniques, there are also some potential pitfalls. Here are some basic descriptions of each practice to help you decide what best suits your needs. All About Yoga Yoga is a vast practice that incorporates many variations on an ancient tradition. The origins of yoga come from India, and are part of an overall way …more »

Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K Returns for a 5th Year

October 15, 2015

From Press Release: Redmond, WA – Join us Saturday, November 14 at 9 am to win your Thanksgiving turkey at the 5th Annual Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K. The race is open to all levels of runners, and you do not have to cross the finish line first to win! Runners guess their time before the race, no mile splits are given, and the finish clock turned backward. The race takes place on the Redmond Central Connector, and the …more »

Max King & Bridget Franek Take 2015 Warrior Dash World Champion Titles

October 13, 2015

PULASKI, TN (Oct. 10) – The Warrior Dash World Championship concluded this morning with over 500 athletes competing for the title of Warrior Dash World Champion and their share of $100,000. The top five men and women were announced during an awards ceremony at 11am this morning among hundreds of spectators. Men’s Division Time Women’s Division Time 1st Place: $30,000 Max King 27:52.45 Bridget Franek 32:22.50 2nd Place: $10,000 Joshua McAdams 28:21.75 Kimber Mattox 32:48.60 3rd Place: $5,000 …more »

2015 Portland Triathlon Race Report

October 8, 2015

Written by Craig Dean The 9th Annual Portland Triathlon enjoyed clear skies and calm waters for the traditional end to the Pacifc NW triathlon season. Sprint and Olympic distance racers readied their transition area in the expanse of Cathedral Park and beneath the giant arches of the St. Johns Bridge. Competitors gathered in their wave assignments ahead of the 7:30 start to the Olympic race. Pre-race favorite, Matt Berg, led the elite wave into the water …more »

Schedule Set for 2016 National Championship Events

October 6, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced the dates and locations for nearly all the events that will comprise the 2016 USA Triathlon National Championships schedule, allowing top amateur multisport athletes to compete for national titles, and in some cases world championship team spots, at high-level events across the country. The season begins on Jan. 31 in St. Paul, Minnesota, with the Winter Triathlon National Championships, held in conjunction with the King Boreas Winter Triathlon, …more »

Jeff Galloway will help Capital City Marathon Association celebrate 35th year: Registration for 2016 races opens Oct. 1

September 30, 2015

OLYMPIA – Olympian Jeff Galloway will visit the South Sound in May to help the Capital City Marathon celebrate its 35th year. “We are proud to be the area’s oldest marathon and can’t think of a better way to celebrate 35 years than by inviting Jeff Galloway to meet our amazing community of runners,” said CCM Race Director Nona Snell. “He is not only a phenomenal athlete, he has also made distance running a reality …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – October/November/December 2015 Issue Now Available

September 24, 2015

The current (October/November/December 2015) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue includes the following features and departments along with our popular event calendar. 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. Click here to check out the current issue online. FEATURE ARTICLES SPOTLIGHT: SALEM, OREGON …more »

Jones, Lagerstrom Race to Victory at Milwaukee Super Sprint

August 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Erin Jones and Eric Lagerstrom raced to top finishes at the 2015 Super Sprint Series event, held in conjunction with USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships on Aug. 8, capping off an action-packed day of racing on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World. The Super Sprint event returned to Milwaukee for the second year, featuring two continuous circuits of a 325-meter swim, 4-kilometer bike and 1.5-kilometer run course with …more »