September 2016 News

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – October-December 2016 Issue Now Available

September 27, 2016

The current (October-December 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 compliments of the EUGENE MARATHON — Click here to check out the current issue …more »




Maintaining a Lifetime of Runner’s Highs

September 26, 2016

  A runner’s worst nightmare is to be told by his or her doctor “no more running.” There is good news though, for those of us whose drug of choice results in a “runner’s high.” We can extend our running life and maybe even be pain free most of the time with a simple activity called cross training. As runners, we often think we need to simply run to stay in shape or get faster. …more »




Fuel: Eat Real Food

September 19, 2016

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. —Michael Pollan For simple, honest food rules to live by, Michael Pollan says it best. We used to eat real food. Many years ago, if our ancestors wanted food they would have to hunt, gather, or grow their foods. Food grew out of or walked on the ground, and wasn’t found in a factory before being wrapped up in a colorful package. It was found in its natural …more »




A Streak By Any Other Name

September 9, 2016

  It seems genuinely human to observe superstar athletes with a touch of reverence.  We enjoy gazing upward at those more talented, simultaneously in awe and envy.  It’s slightly different on the endurance sports side of the world, especially with runners.  We love to celebrate the more experienced – those that are more willing to endure pain – maybe not the toughest, but surely the most stubborn. As such, is there a higher pedestal than …more »