May 2017 News

10 Reasons To Run/Walk the Furry 5K

May 15, 2017

On Sunday, June 11, dogs, their humans and other pet-lovers will be at Seattle’s Seward Park to help raise awareness for the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS), which takes in thousands of animals every year. Proceeds will benefit the Help the Animals Fund (HTAF) – 100% donation-funded program which allows to provide veterinary care and supplies to dogs and other orphaned animals. And because the Furry 5K is all about the dogs, there will be a …more »

Duathlon National Championships Return to Bend

May 11, 2017

Bend, Oregon might be recognized for award-winning beer, but the biking and running adventures abound. And for the second consecutive year, Bend will host the USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships. Promising some of the most challenging terrain in Central Oregon, duathletes will ride and run on roads with steep climbs and fast descents – one of the reasons why so many professional athletes call this mountain town home. As the most competitive duathlon in the …more »

Beginners Guide to Night Running — on Trails

May 1, 2017

Darkness fell as I made the final push to the thin-air summit of Colorado’s 14,100-foot Handies Peak, and I flipped on my headlamp and waist lamp. After traversing the summit peak and ridgeline to the north, I plunged off the loose and rocky scree field and descended Grizzly Gulch. Once in the trees, the trail bobbed and weaved through dense firs and I picked up the pace. As I rounded a corner, my double light …more »