Weekend Getaway: Corvallis, OR

It may not boast the title of Tracktown, USA, or have the foodie culture and urban appeal of Portland, but the oft overlooked Corvallis, OR, has plenty to offer both locals and visitors. The city of over 55,000 residents has a wine walk, an annual Turkey Trot, an abundance of wineries and a state university offering cultural and educational experiences, as well as athletic spectatorship.

The Long Weekend Ride

The Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland ride presented by Alaska Airlines is celebrating its 40th year on July 13 and 14. This 206-mile bicycle ride is the largest multi-day bicycle event in the Northwest with up to 8,000 participants riding from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR in one or two days.

Top Summer Vacation Ultras

After 19 years of racing, my wife knows that road-tripping to an ultra is just another “vacation that’s not really a vacation.” However, there are a few races that happen to fall in the summer months with venues that can be fun for the whole family.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle to Unveil New Courses for 2019

Experience the stunning natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest at the 2019 St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon Series held Sunday, June 9. This entertaining event takes marathoners and half marathoners through some of the city's most popular neighborhoods and treats participants to picturesque views of the iconic Seattle skyline and tree-lined city streets. The event will unveil new courses for the 2019 edition.