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Hood to Coast 2018 – a Race Review

By On September 4, 2018

Hood to Coast? YUP HOOD TO COAST. It’s not just a race, it’s the Mother Of All Relays. It’s one of a few races in the world that’s cool enough to have… Read More

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Running Sunglasses from goodr: Review and Giveaway

By On April 9, 2018

Hey, readers! How are you guys? I’m all excited because the cool folks at goodr sent me some of their sweet running sunglasses to try, and my super-scientific testing process has been… Read More

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LumaGlo Crossbelt Review – and Giveaway!

By On November 7, 2017

Check out this LumaGlo Crossbelt, you guys. It’s a brilliant, lighted belt designed to keep you seen and safe when you’re outdoors. I got to take one for a test drive, and… Read More

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Race Review: Girlfriends Run for a Cure

By On October 21, 2017

The Girlfriends Run for a Cure is an event that began when some friends wanted to honor and support their girlfriend, Joleen, who was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now in its eleventh… Read More

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Tips for Portland to Coast: Food For Your Relay Race

By On August 11, 2017

Hey, readers! Welcome to Part 3 of our special series on surviving Portland to Coast.  In this post, let’s go right on ahead and talk about it: FOOD! Speed Walker Auntie is… Read More

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Tips for Portland to Coast: What to Bring When You’re the Team Captain

By On August 10, 2017

Hey, readers! Welcome to Part 2 of our special series on surviving Portland to Coast. (In Part 1, we talked about Tips for Surviving Portland to Coast in Style: What to Pack.)… Read More

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Tips for Surviving Portland to Coast in Style: What to Pack

By On August 9, 2017

Hey, readers! I’m very excited to introduce my awesome friend, Speed Walker Auntie, for Part 1 of this special series on Portland to Coast! Speed Walker Auntie has several years’ experience as… Read More

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Race Review: Cinco de Mayo in Portland

By On May 24, 2017

In its fifteenth year, the Cinco de Mayo Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and kids’ half-miler gives you a nice view of downtown Portland. It begins and ends on the East side near… Read More

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Race Review: Worst Day of the Year Run

By On January 21, 2017

One of the weirder races you can get yourself into, the Worst Day of the Year Run is held on loops of gravel track at McMenamins Edgefield, in late January. It’s a… Read More

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10 Reasons Your First Run After A Break Is AMAZING

By On January 3, 2017

Well, hey there readers! Are you ready for your first run after a long break? I’m a million kinds of pumped to be back with you today. Yeeeees, I know, it has… Read More