Northwest News & Features

Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015

December 12, 2014

Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015. The Eugene Marathon moves to Mother’s Day weekend in 2015 for fast times and an action-packed two days as Historic Hayward Field hosts thousands of participants, fans and volunteers from around the globe. All your favorite running events are on the starting block including the Kids Duck Dash, 5k, Half Marathon and the ninth annual Eugene Marathon. No matter where you live or how fast your pace, …more »

Cascade Relays announces 2nd annual Bend Beer Chase

December 11, 2014

From press release. Bend, December 11th, 2014: Cascade Relays announces the 2nd annual Bend Beer Chase will be held on Saturday, June 6th, 2015. 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 900 runners in the second year, with 75% of the runners coming from outside of Central Oregon to enjoy a weekend of running and beer …more »

USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Runners of the Year Announced

December 2, 2014

Athletes with outstanding road, trail, and mountain performances will be recognized at an awards breakfast in Anaheim, CA, on Thursday, December 4, during USATF’s annual meeting as USATF’s Mountain Ultra Trail Council Runners of the Year and Contributor of the Year 2014. Among the award winners are first-time honorees, as well as repeat winners and even a husband and wife team. Colorado, California, Oregon, Texas, Indiana, North Carolina, Virginia, and Arizona are represented among the …more »

Eugene Marathon Announces 2015 Date – Moves to May 8-10

October 13, 2014

From Press Release – The Eugene Marathon has scheduled its 9th annual race weekend for May 8-10, 2015. Race organizers announced today that a three-day celebration of running will be held Mother’s Day weekend at historic Hayward Field, highlighted by the Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon. Those races will start at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 10 with runners, once again, finishing on the track at Hayward Field. Details and times will be announced soon …more »

19th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival On Tap – June 26-28, 2015

October 2, 2014

From AA Sports Press Release – AA Sports is proud to announce dates for the 19th Annual Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival presented by Sunriver Vacations, which will take place June 26-28, 2015 in Sunriver, Oregon. Pacific Crest is rated among the most scenic events in the country and typically attracts many top athletes from around the nation, as well as international competitors. The weekend is filled with music, food, entertainment and a Sport and …more »

RaceCenter Northwest Magazine – October-December 2014 Issue Now Available

September 26, 2014

The current (October-December 2014) issue of RaceCenter Northwest Magazine is now available.  This issue includes the following features and departments along with our popular event calendar. 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. Click here to check out the current issue online.     FEATURE ARTICLES WANT …more »

Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Returns in January

September 3, 2014

From Press Release – Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon Sunday, January 18, 2015 Carlsbad , CA – Southern California racing at its very best, the Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half Marathon is a winter race unlike any other. From ideal weather conditions to a spectacular coastal course, this award winning event will wow you. The 26.2- and 13.1-mile out-and-back courses begin by passing the Buena Vista Lagoon in the early …more »

Hood River’s Erin Jones Captures U23 Worlds Bronze

September 2, 2014

From Press Release — EDMONTON, Alberta — Under-23 competitor Erin Jones picked up her first world championships medal on Sunday in Hawrelak Park, while Olympian Jarrod Shoemaker returned to form with a seventh-place finish in the elite men’s ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final race. Jones (Colorado Springs, Colo.) logged a time of 2 hours, 6 minutes, 59 seconds to claim the bronze medal. Competing on a 1,500-meter swim, 43.2-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course, Germany’s …more »

B.A.A. Sets Field Size of 30,000 Entrants for 2015 Boston Marathon®

August 14, 2014

Registration opens on Monday, September 8. The 119th Boston Marathon will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015. BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has set a field size of 30,000 entrants for the 2015 Boston Marathon. Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open on Monday, September 8, 2014 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 2012, 2013 …more »