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10th Annual Girlfriends Run for a Cure to Be Held October 16th, 2016 in Vancouver, WA

June 27, 2016

Vancouver, WA – The 10th Annual Girlfriends Run for a Cure is a half marathon (13.1 miles) and quarter marathon (6.55 miles) organized to honor and support those diagnosed with breast cancer. It is designed specifically for women and is an opportunity to help support an important cause, spend time with your girlfriends, and have fun! This is one of the prettiest races in the Northwest. Both courses take you through some of the most …more »

Nation’s Best Earn Titles, World Championship Spots at Duathlon Nationals

June 27, 2016

BEND, Ore. — The best duathletes in the United States raced for national titles on Saturday at the 2016 USA Triathlon Duathlon National Championships, led by elite champions Alycia Hill and Matt Lieto, age-group standard winners Jesse Dunn and Kirsten Sass and sprint victors Keith Jackson and Sarah Barber. The day’s events began with the elites on the standard 10-kilometer run, 40-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course, where Lieto posted the day’s fastest time of 1 …more »

2016 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half

June 25, 2016

Half Marathon Run/Walk, 4-Mile Run/Walk, Kids’ Run held in Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA Offering one of the fastest half marathon courses in Western Washington, runners come from all over to post their personal best! This race also serves as the Northwest USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships, bringing in elite athletes from all over the country’s western most six states. Participants will enjoy the colorful fall leaves and scenery at the start/finish area at the …more »

RUNBOISE16 – FitOne: A Family-Friendly Fall Run in the City of Trees

June 16, 2016

BOISE, IDAHO – Plan a visit to Boise in September for the FitOne 5K, 10K and Half Marathon! Use promo code RUNBOISE16 for ten dollars off your 10K or half marathon registration, plus kids 12 and under are FREE with a paid adult. FitOne takes place Saturday, Sept. 24 in the heart of the City of Trees. FitOne offers something for the entire family with a 5K Family Run, Walk & Stroll, 10K and Half …more »

75-Year-Old Man to Run 97th Marathon with Cancer

June 6, 2016

Minnesota Man to Run Vancouver USA Marathon to “ERACE Cancer” Vancouver, Washington –  When 75-year-old Don Wright runs the Vancouver USA Marathon, it will be his 97th marathon since he was diagnosed with cancer. Don completed a marathon in each of the 50 states while on cancer treatment in 2012. Now he’s closing in on his next goal: Running 100 marathons with cancer. The Vancouver USA Marathon, on June 19, will be Don’s 97th marathon. …more »

Vancouver USA Marathon Running Strong in Year Six!

June 1, 2016

The Only Marathon with a Summer Brewfest. 50 Taps! Vancouver, Washington: The Vancouver USA Marathon (VUM) celebrates its sixth birthday this year, marking its position as an annual staple event for the City of Vancouver and the regional running community. Named by Runners World magazine as “One of the Top Ten Fun-Feature Filled Marathons” in the United States, the VUM is living up to that reputation with its attendant Summer Brewfest and a full weekend …more »

Fidget, Distract, Focus, Repeat

May 31, 2016

I’m staring at a blank white screen, watching a blue cursor blink on, then off. Interestingly it follows my heart rate, or my heart beat has fallen instep to the cadence of this blue vertical line:  56 beats-per-second. I know this because I’m procrastinating and observing oddities that’ll keep my mind from focusing on this rising self-induced anxiety. It seems I’m fairly relaxed, however, despite feeling the looming deadline as if it’s taken a ghostly …more »