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Breaking Out and Forging Ahead: Stress and Adaptation

January 28, 2015

This year I want to challenge you to do something a little different. Break out of your comfort zone and embrace your New Year’s motivation. I’m talking to everyone out there. I bet you can find an area of your active life that tends to fall into a rut. Perform a little inner reflection. Dig deep, and the regularity is there. Don’t get me wrong. It isn’t always a bad thing to stick with a …more »

RaceCenter Event Expo Returns to Portland on Feb. 14, 2015

January 28, 2015

From Press Release – Get ready for the 2015 running/walking season at the 8th annual RaceCenter Event Expo! One fantastic event featuring the region’s TOP events & race directors offering exclusive discounts for one day only! Foot Traffic will have its first big sale for the NE Portland store with HUGE savings on TONS of running/walking gear! 8th Annual RaceCenter Event Expo When: February 14th, 2015 Time: 10AM – 4PM Where: Northeast Foot Traffic (4020 NE Fremont …more »

RaceCenter NW Magazine – 2015 EVENT GUIDE Issue Now Available

January 26, 2015

The current (Feburary/March 2015) 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, compliments of the Eugene Marathon.   …more »

Nutrition and Immunity: Stay Healthy Through the Winter Chill

January 22, 2015

Neither rain, nor snow, nor wintry winds keep hearty runners from their beats. Keep your immune system in top-notch shape so you can enjoy outdoor training year round. The status of your immune system might not be the first thing you think about when you get out of bed in the morning, unless you are feeling sick. Let’s face it; if you can’t breathe, you can’t run. I don’t know about you, but I’d rather …more »

Let’s Revisit New Year’s Resolutions

January 13, 2015

New Year’s Resolutions: This year I’m going to do a 5K. This year I’m going to break 18 minutes for the 5K. This year I’m going to get in the pool and do a triathlon. This year I’m going to lose those 20 pounds. I don’t know about you, but when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, most people are good at making them, bad at keeping them. You’re not alone; in fact, the average …more »

2nd Annual Bend Beer Chase to be held June 6th, 2015

December 29, 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 tasting. The Bend Beer Chase was a …more »

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 »