January 2018 News

Top 5 Reasons To Do The Capital City Marathon

January 9, 2018

The all-volunteer-run Capital City Marathon, now in its 37th year, is one of the most well-regarded, best-supported road race events in the Pacific Northwest and includes a marathon, half marathon, 5-mile run and 1.2-mile kids run. The marathon course yields a high percentage of Boston Qualifiers and attracts long-distance veterans, novice runners and everyone in between. Along with its rolling hills, CCM is known for its beauty – taking runners through Olympia’s vibrant downtown and …more »

Mixing It Up: Cross Training for Trail Running

January 8, 2018

The days are short and it’s cold outside. Most trail runners are tempted to take a break and not run much in the winter months. The temptation is to curl up next to a warm fire and grab a good book, rather than get out the door to work out. However, this strategy doesn’t help the fitness you’ve worked so hard to build. Time to mix it up. Cross-training is the perfect remedy to keep …more »