February 2017 News

Top 5 Reasons to Run Hot Chocolate Seattle 15K/5K

February 15, 2017

If you didn’t get your fill of chocolate over Valentine’s Day, make sure to sign up for this chocolate-centered race experience. Run Hot Chocolate Seattle 15K/5K promises a festive spring event like no other that offers one of the best experiences from start to finish. Runners looking for a great race to kick off their spring race season will love this exciting event. 1.     Not your average goodie bag. A Hot Chocolate Seattle “Goodie Bag” …more »




Leave the City Behind to Run Whidbey Island Marathon

February 11, 2017

Leave the city behind for an island getaway, and run the 16th Annual Whidbey Island Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K or 1K kids run on April 23.  Just 30 miles north of Seattle, nestled between the Olympic Peninsula and the I-5 corridor of Western Washington, Whidbey Island is perfect for a Pacific Northwest destination vacation. With picturesque ocean views and tranquil farmland, the full marathon and half marathon courses range from scenic country back roads …more »




Eugene Marathon Launches Corporate Wellness Challenge With Pacific Continental Bank

February 7, 2017

Eugene-based institution already signed up more than 45 employee runners with more on the way. EUGENE, Ore. The Eugene Marathon has partnered with Eugene’s own Pacific Continental Bank to become the title sponsor of this year’s Marathon Corporate Wellness Challenge. The Corporate Wellness Challenge is a program designed to encourage local business and employees to pursue fitness goals including participation in the Eugene Marathon’s spring races. Within just a few days, Pacific Continental has signed …more »




Race for the Winter Sun

February 1, 2017

When the temperatures start to drop, the rain starts to fall and snow begins to dust the mountains and trails in the Pacific Northwest. It’s easy to put the racing gear away and hunker down for a few months before the next training cycle begins. What if, this year, you plan a trip to somewhere warm and dry during the winter months to participate in a race that keeps your racing edge sharp? HAWAII – …more »