July 2016 News

3,000 Runners/Walkers To Participate in the 9th Annual Cascade Lakes Relay

July 28, 2016

Bend, July 26th, 2016 – Cascade Relays will produce the 9th Annual Cascade Lakes Relay Friday, July 29th – Saturday, July 30th. Cascade Lakes Relay (CLR) is Central Oregon’s largest sporting event with over 3,000 participants and thousands of spectators traveling here from over 32 states and 3 countries.  280 teams of 6-12 runners/walkers are registered to participate in the 216 mile or 132 mile relay.  The scenic course begins at Diamond Lake or Silver Lake on …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – August/September 2016 Issue Now Available

July 28, 2016

The current (August/September 2016) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue following features and departments along with hundreds of 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 — Click here to check out the current issue online. FEATURE ARTICLES MAINTAINING A …more »

Epic Adventurers

July 21, 2016

  “Success is not the absence of failure. Success is persistence through failure.” – Aisha Tyler On Christof Teuscher’s blog, you can find a list of his “Selected Epic Failures.”  Teuscher does not hide this list.  In fact, he highlights it at the top of his ultrarunning page, just above his long list of Fastest Known Times (FKT), which is above his extensive list of Only Known Times (OKT), which is above his massive list …more »

Stand Up Paddle Boarding – Why Haven’t You Tried It?

July 13, 2016

  Of course it was “The Duke.”  Really, could it have been anyone else? If you do a little internet research into the origins of the hottest new sport of the last decade – yes, that would be stand up paddle boarding – you’ll soon discover a video from 1939.  In that video you’ll see none other than Duke Kahanamoku, the man who basically brought surfing to the world and made it the coolest sport …more »