Northwest News & Features

Run in Your Jammies this March

February 10, 2016

JAMMIES & COCOA 5K RUN/WALK – Presented by Running Princess Apparel Join the fun on March 5th, 2016 at the Benton County Fairgrounds, Corvallis, OR from 4pm – 7pm! Participants are encouraged to wear their jammies- prizes will be given in several categories. Stay for the post-race Pajama Party with a hot chocolate bar, treats, martial arts demos, photo booth, shopping, PRIZES, and more! Swag bags include an exclusive Running Princess Hoo-rag buff – designed for our campaign this year encouraging …more »

Calendar Set for 2016 Triathlon Regional Championships

February 5, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today confirmed the events that will serve as the 2016 Regional Championships, providing top athletes an opportunity to qualify for the 2016 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships set for Aug. 13 in Omaha, Nebraska. Competitors who compete at Regional Championships and finish in the top 33 percent or top five (whichever is greater) in their respective age groups automatically qualify for the 2016 USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships. Special Qualifiers …more »

My Muddy Valentine Offers Singles and Couples a Different Perspective for Valentine’s Weekend!

February 1, 2016

Once again, Terrapin Events is offering a great alternative to routine Valentine weekend activities. Join them on Saturday February 13th at Lee Farms in Tualatin Oregon for the third annual My Muddy Valentine.

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – 2016 EVENT GUIDE Issue Now Available

January 28, 2016

The current (Feburary/March 2016) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This is our annual EVENT GUIDE Issue, which includes the following features and departments along with over 1000 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 Northwest Magazine is also available DIGITALLY, complements of the EUGENE MARATHON. Click …more »

Learn the Differences Between Classic and Skate Technique with XC Oregon

January 8, 2016

Interested in going cross-country skiing this winter? Learn the basic differences between classic and skate technique with XC Oregon Coach/Director J.D. Downing. All abilities of XC skiers and snowshoers are invited to join XC Oregon for the 5th annual Tour for the Heart presented by Bend Memorial clinic on Sunday, January 24 at Mt Bachelor Nordic Center in Bend, Oregon. An educational benefit to battle women’s heart disease, the tour is a fun 5km tour …more »

Registration opens for 2016 USATF Cross Country Nationals in Bend, Oregon

January 6, 2016

From Press Release – Registration is open for the USA Track and Field (USATF) Cross Country Nationals to be held at River’s Edge Golf Course on February 6, 2016. The 2016 Cross Country Nationals will include junior races, masters races, and an open category that will showcase some of the best talent in US cross country running. Race day will kick off with a community 4k race open to runners of all ages and abilities. …more »

Seattle Hosting USA Triathlon Winter Seminar for Coaches & Athletes

December 21, 2015

The Pacific Northwest Region of USAT is sponsoring the 2016 Winter Seminar at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle on Saturday, January 9th. Keynote speakers will be Ironman North American Champion Matt Hanson and 4x Xterra World Champion Melanie McQuaid. Additional supporting speakers include Julie Vieselmeyer, Ben Bigglestone, and Erik Moen who’ll be discussing mental conditioning, open water swim technique, bike fit, injury prevention, and nutrition. Coaches earn 6 USAT CE credits for attendance. Beginning …more »

Trails and Tarmac: New Coaching Service for Road and Trail Runners

December 7, 2015

David Laney and Ryan Ghelfi have teamed up to create a new online coaching service for runners of all abilities with goals from 5k to 100 miles.  Coaches at Trails and Tarmac use science based training ideas combined with personal experience to help athletes run stronger, smoother and faster.  Ryan Ghelfi, who runs on the Nike Trail Team emphasizes, “We are focused on helping our athletes have the resources to get the best out of …more »

Revolution Running Launches Bellingham, WA Group

November 24, 2015

From Press Release Revolution Running, Colorado’s premier running training club is launching its first out-of state venture in Bellingham, Washington. Why Bellingham? Revolution Running founders, Ewen and Heather North spent some time in Bellingham ahead of a group trip to the Whidbey Island Marathon and Half in April 2015, and loved it! As chance would have it, they then connected with ultra running sensation Krissy Moehl, who is from the Bellingham area, and proposed the …more »