January 2017 News

RaceCenter Magazine – 2017 EVENT GUIDE Issue Now Available

January 27, 2017

The current (2017 EVENT GUIDE) 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 …more »




Washington’s Salish Sea Road Race Series

January 23, 2017

Looking for a new running challenge this year? Check out the Salish Sea Road Race Series, which was created to reward participants who finish three of its four events: Whidbey Island Marathon, Capital City Marathon, North Olympic Discovery Marathon and Bellingham Bay Marathon. Not only do entrants receive 15% registration discounts when registering for more than one of these races, but participants who cross the finish line of ANY distance in three of the four events …more »




Hot Chocolate Seattle 15K/5K

January 18, 2017

For a first class race experience, the Hot Chocolate Seattle on March 5 includes training plans, “goodie bag” (hoodie), aid station chocolate and unique finisher’s medal for 15K finishers. This 15K/5K early spring race will get you out of the winter doldrums with a festive race atmosphere and one of the best finish line spreads around. Upon registering, you’ll receive either 4- or 12-week training plans by McMillan Running in your inbox that will help …more »




Five Reasons to Run the Capital City Marathon

January 6, 2017

The Capital City Marathon, now in its 36th year, is the oldest marathon in the South Sound. The Boston Qualifier boasts rolling hills, enthusiastic support, and gorgeous surroundings – from Olympia’s vibrant downtown core, to the shores of Budd Inlet, to the rural landscape of Boston Harbor and South Bay, to fun and friendly local neighborhoods, to the majestic architecture on the Capitol Campus. Joan Benoit ran part of the current course in 1984, when …more »