Northwest News & Features

Eugene Marathon Announces Date for 10th Anniversary Race

July 2, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Marathon is pleased to announce that the 2016 race will be held Sunday, May 1, 2016. The 2016 Marathon will mark the tenth anniversary of the race. The 2016 race date is in recognition of the very first Eugene Marathon, held during the same weekend ten years ago. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Eugene Marathon in 2016,” said race director Richard Maher. “It’s …more »

B.A.A. Announces 2016 Boston Marathon Registration Dates

July 1, 2015

Registration Opens Monday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m. ET BOSTON – Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 14, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. ET. The B.A.A. will use the same process to register qualified runners as it used for the Boston Marathon in 2013, 2014, and 2015, allowing the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first. The 120th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 18, …more »

Local Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Announces 10th Annual Run and Walk to Support Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital

June 30, 2015

Columbia Winery Charity Run & Walk to Take Place on August 15th in Woodinville Local charity group Run for Children’s Guild announced today that it is once again teaming up with Columbia Winery to raise funds to help families pay for care at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The 2015 Columbia Winery Charity Run & Walk, which includes a 5K run /walk, a 10K run and a Kids’ Dash, will take place at Columbia Winery in Woodinville …more »

IRONMAN Announces Changes in Coeur d’Alene

June 25, 2015

IRONMAN Introduces IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene, and IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene moves to August. IRONMAN today announced that it will continue its long-standing relationship with the city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho thanks to an agreement that moves the event to late August, while also extending IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene through 2020. This change in date allows for the addition of IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene to the North American schedule starting in 2016. IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene will …more »

US Mountain Running Championships: Events for all ages and abilities

June 19, 2015

Central Oregon’s Mt. Bachelor is a popular winter destination for skiers, riders and snowshoers, but did you know it’s also a first class destination for adventurous trail runners? Free from winter time crowds, the mountain is a rugged but approachable challenge with epic views of nearby Broken Top and Sisters mountains. Now almost 5 years after the demise of MBSEF’s Sunrise to Summit, trail racing is coming back to the slopes of Mt. Bachelor with …more »

USA Cycling’s Talent ID Camp Celebrates Six Years of Developing Youth Cyclists throughout the Northwest

June 17, 2015

USA Cycling’s Talent ID Camp celebrates six years of developing youth cyclists throughout the Northwest. The camp takes place July 26 – July 31, 2015 and provides a unique opportunity for cyclists ages 14-19 to learn from coaches, develop skills, train and become better cyclists. Portland, Ore. (June 17, 2015) ­– This summer, USA Cycling is hosting a Talent ID camp designed for riders ages 14-19 at. This Northwest camp is one of 13 USA …more »

Foot Traffic reveals Kara Goucher Chainsaw Carving During Grand Opening

June 11, 2015

Honors Charlotte Richardson and Judy Heller with induction into Running & Walking Hall of Fame. From press release: Foot Traffic, a local running and walking retail store, will unveil a life-size chainsaw carving of renowned runner, Kara Goucher, on Saturday, June 13th during the opening of their fourth Portland-area location in Cedar Mill. The unveiling is part of a broader celebration of women’s running and it’s transformation over the last 25 years. Foot Traffic will …more »

Youth Runner Middle School Running Camps in Portland this August

June 11, 2015

If you’re a serious runner who wants to get a jump start on your Middle School XC season or a beginner who wants to learn some basics to get better, check out the Youth Runner Middle School Running Camps held at Catlin Gabel School in Portland, Oregon, August 3-6th. Each day campers will get a jam-packed session of running the trails at Catlin Gabel, meeting new friends, and learning how to prepare for a competition. …more »

34th Annual Blue Lake Triathlon & Duathlon Results and Highlights

June 9, 2015

From press release: Approximately 1000 Triathletes & Duathletes endured the 90+ degrees intense heat this weekend at the 34th Annual Blue Lake Triathlon & Duathlon. It was absolutely incredible weekend at Blue Lake this past weekend. The weather was awesome, a little on the hot side, but all the athletes managed well. Some of the results and highlights: Sprint Triathlon: 1st Place Male – Liam Keeney – 18 years (1:00:12) 2nd Place Male – Brett Donis – …more »