Northwest News & Features

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 »

Cascade Relays announces the 3rd annual Bend Beer Chase

November 19, 2015

Bend, November 19th, 2015: Cascade Relays announces the 3rd annual Bend Beer Chase will be held on Saturday, June 4th, 2016. The Bend Beer Chase is one-day, six person running relay that showcases the best of the Central Oregon craft brewery scene. The organizers expect more than 1500 runners in the third running of BBC, with 75% of the runners coming from outside of Central Oregon to enjoy a weekend of running and beer tasting. …more »

Registration Open for the Second Annual Bend Marathon and Half Marathon

November 4, 2015

Picky Bars returns as Presenting Sponsor (Bend, Ore.) – Registration has opened for the 2016 Bend Marathon and Half, presented by Picky Bars. It will take place April 24, 2016. Bend, Oregon is nationally known as a premier destination for outdoor sports, breathtaking scenery, and 300 days of sunshine. Bend has been named Best Trail Running Town in the nation in the past, but until last year did not have an annual road marathon. In …more »

Tribute to the Trails Calendar Project

November 3, 2015

In its eleventh year, the “Tribute to the Trails” Calendar Project was established as a fundraiser for the Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA is a non-profit organization which creates, preserves, enhances and advocates for the trails we love to play on. With your support, ALL proceeds will be donated to WTA. Our drawing of free race entries continues to grow with 45 entries this year! For each calendar you purchase, there is an entry form …more »

Eugene Marathon: 10 Years Running

November 1, 2015

One of the Northwest’s premier marathons returns on May 1, 2016 with the 10th running of the Eugene Marathon. Named a “perfect race” by Runner’s World magazine, you’ll enjoy a scenic, USATF-certified course known for its flat route as it passes through beautiful parks and tree-lined paths that crisscross the picturesque Willamette River. In a nod to the history and tradition of being held in “TrackTown USA”, the Eugene Marathon features a full weekend of …more »

Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K Returns for a 5th Year

October 15, 2015

From Press Release: Redmond, WA – Join us Saturday, November 14 at 9 am to win your Thanksgiving turkey at the 5th Annual Redmond Poultry Predictor 5K. The race is open to all levels of runners, and you do not have to cross the finish line first to win! Runners guess their time before the race, no mile splits are given, and the finish clock turned backward. The race takes place on the Redmond Central Connector, and the …more »

Max King & Bridget Franek Take 2015 Warrior Dash World Champion Titles

October 13, 2015

PULASKI, TN (Oct. 10) – The Warrior Dash World Championship concluded this morning with over 500 athletes competing for the title of Warrior Dash World Champion and their share of $100,000. The top five men and women were announced during an awards ceremony at 11am this morning among hundreds of spectators. Men’s Division Time Women’s Division Time 1st Place: $30,000 Max King 27:52.45 Bridget Franek 32:22.50 2nd Place: $10,000 Joshua McAdams 28:21.75 Kimber Mattox 32:48.60 3rd Place: $5,000 …more »

2015 Portland Triathlon Race Report

October 8, 2015

Written by Craig Dean The 9th Annual Portland Triathlon enjoyed clear skies and calm waters for the traditional end to the Pacifc NW triathlon season. Sprint and Olympic distance racers readied their transition area in the expanse of Cathedral Park and beneath the giant arches of the St. Johns Bridge. Competitors gathered in their wave assignments ahead of the 7:30 start to the Olympic race. Pre-race favorite, Matt Berg, led the elite wave into the water …more »

Schedule Set for 2016 National Championship Events

October 6, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon today announced the dates and locations for nearly all the events that will comprise the 2016 USA Triathlon National Championships schedule, allowing top amateur multisport athletes to compete for national titles, and in some cases world championship team spots, at high-level events across the country. The season begins on Jan. 31 in St. Paul, Minnesota, with the Winter Triathlon National Championships, held in conjunction with the King Boreas Winter Triathlon, …more »