2018 News & Features

Registration opens for the CLR 2019 lottery October 1st – 5th

September 28, 2018

  The 2018 Cascade Lakes Relay was wildly successful and we aim to make next year even better. The 2019 Cascade Lakes Relay will be hosted on Friday-Saturday, August 2nd – 3rd. Please read the registration details below to ensure you fully understand the registration lottery process. Good luck and we hope to see you at the 12th Annual Cascade Lakes Relays next August! CLR 2019 Registration Details We will conduct a weighted lottery, providing …more »

RaceCenter Magazine – Fall 2018 Issue Now Available

September 26, 2018

The current (FALL 2018) issue of RaceCenter 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 Magazine is also available DIGITALLY — Click here to check out the current issue online. FEATURE ARTICLES 5 Destination Marathons in …more »

Traveling the World Without Feeling Guilty About It

September 10, 2018

Traveling around the world to race I’ve had time to contemplate a few things about travel, but I’m by no means an expert. First, I’ve learned that I’m extremely lucky to be able to travel, period. Second, you can never take the opportunity to go from one side of the globe to the other for granted. The luxury of travel is relatively new and to be able to pick a destination race in South Africa, …more »

Oregon Women’s Half Marathon: Race to Celebrate Women

August 15, 2018

Pink Buffalo Racing produces a portfolio of nine events annually, including second annual Oregon Women’s Half Marathon & 5K set for Sunday, October 7. The event showcases West Eugene’s scenic views of protected wetland areas and countryside. With a mostly flat and fast course, participants can prepare for an outstanding opportunity to get a new personal record at the event. Oregon Women’s Half Marathon and 5K was created to celebrate and empower women. Anyone can …more »

2019 Eugene Marathon To Finish in Autzen Stadium

August 15, 2018

EUGENE, Ore. – The 13th annual Eugene Marathon will finish on Autzen Stadium’s 50-yard line on April 28, 2019, as construction continues at Hayward Field. After completing a new route that starts in front of Autzen Stadium on Leo Harris Pky and sends runners over the Ferry St. Bridge through downtown Eugene, runners will pass through Autzen’s east tunnel and finish on the 50-yard line. The Eugene Marathon finished outside Autzen Stadium during the first …more »

MBSEF Thrilla Cyclocross Series Is Almost Here

August 13, 2018

The MBSEF Thrilla Cyclocross Series presented by Bowen Sports Performance, will take place Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 17 and October 4 at the Athletic Club of Bend. There will be two races each evening.  The 5:15 p.m. race will be a 30 minute race that will have the following categories:  Cat 3/4 Juniors (12-18), Cat 5, Cat 4, Cat 4 Masters 35+, 50+, 60+, 70+, Clydesdale and Athena. The 6:00 p.m. race will be …more »

Bend Marathon Announces New Ownership, Registration Opens Tomorrow

August 7, 2018

The Gorgeous Series, Kari Strang, and Max King are very pleased to announce that the Bend Marathon and Half-Marathon has been acquired by Kari Strang and Max King. The Bend Marathon and Half-Marathon was founded by the Gorgeous Series in 2015 and has quickly become a must-do race in the Pacific Northwest. The race has developed a reputation as one of the country’s most scenic courses, with registration increasing by double-digits each year. The event …more »

Balancing Act: Managing Family Life and Training

July 10, 2018

My oldest son was born just three weeks after the 2002 Western States 100. It was my first hundred-mile race, and I’m pretty sure my wife hoped it would be my last. The first few years were an adjustment period for all of us. As I ramped up my training in order to compete at a higher level, there were times when my sweet wife wanted me to throw in the towel. I asked a …more »

The Second Annual Pelican Brewing Salmon Run 5k/10k/15k to Feature Running, Entertainment and More in Tillamook Sept. 29

July 9, 2018

Tillamook, OR-Runners rejoice! Registration is now open for the second annual Pelican Brewing Salmon Run 5k/10k/15k which will take place in Tillamook, OR on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The race will start and finish at Pelican Brewery & Tap Room. This fun, timed race will kick-off at 10:00am and feature a scenic race course through picturesque Tillamook. Runners will enjoy a post-race bash at the brewery featuring brewery tours, live music and much more! The 15K …more »

A Race for Everyone with Views, Microbrews, and Unique Pacific Northwest Charm

July 2, 2018

Nestled between the foothills of Mount Baker and the shore of the Salish Sea sits the laid-back town of Bellingham. Occasionally called the “City of Subdued Excitement” Bellingham is becoming known for a growing microbrew scene, coffee roasteries and bakeries, and incredible outdoor recreation. The locals know Bellingham is as quintessential a Pacific Northwest town as it gets. What better way to experience this portside gem than by running in the much-loved Bellingham Bay Marathon …more »