The all-volunteer-run Capital City Marathon, now in its 39th year, is one of the most well-regarded, best-supported road race events in the Pacific Northwest and includes a marathon, half marathon, 5-mile run and 1.2-mile kids run.
Running and Cycling Articles
Challenging yourself is often the best way to stick to any training plan. The Pacific Northwest Half & Full Marathon Series has several challenge options if you’re willing to tackle a number of races this season.
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The current issue of RaceCenter Magazine is now available. This issue has the following features and departments along with hundreds of Northwest events listed inside.
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In the past decade, something changed in the endurance recreation landscape. As long-distance triathlon finished its journey from the outskirts of sanity to the firm mainstream, those participants who longed for the hardest, longest, strangest challenges began to search outside the swim-bike-run barriers for whatever was next.
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Portland Track Announces inaugural schedule for the Our Thing running race circuit, bringing prize money to Portland races and elevating the local experience.
Escape the wet and cold of the Pacific Northwest and head south to enjoy all that Napa Valley has to offer. The Napa Valley Marathon and Half Marathon is set for March 1, 2020.
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Run the Historic Astoria Riverwalk trail along the Columbia River in the 7th Annual Run on the River, on Sunday, May 17. This 5K, 10K and Half Marathon is a fundraiser hosted by the Astoria Parks, Recreation and Community Foundation, sponsored by Buoy Beer Company and supported by local businesses.
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I remember a time when I was a younger and doing a lot of road races, when you simply planned out your racing calendar on the fly as you went through the year. For better or worse, those days are over. Now we’re planning, developing, mulling over, and plopping down big bucks on those race calendars.