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Gear Reviews & Giveaways

Telic Sandals: My Two-Shoe Review

By On July 8, 2016

Which Telic sandals should you get: Some comfy flippies? Or some sweet Z-straps? I tried ’em both out, to give you a review comparing the two. SPOILER ALERT: They’re both ultra comf.… Read More

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Race Reviews

Run on the River Half Marathon in Astoria – Race Review

By On May 25, 2016

I have to confess: When I signed up for the Run on the River Half Marathon (held in Astoria, Oregon), my ulterior motive was to plan a vacation on the beach. And… Read More

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Fashion

Hot New Running Tops

By On May 18, 2016

Hello, hotness! Maybe it’s technically only Spring, but around here we’ve already been racing in 80 degree weather. Yeah yeah, it’s too hot. Unless you’re part lizard, that is. On the plus… Read More

Articles

Hippie Chick – Race Review

By On May 11, 2016

The Hippie Chick Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon is an all-women’s event held every year on Mother’s Day weekend in Hillsboro, Oregon. It’s got a costume award component, resulting in lots of… Read More

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Articles

Volunteering at the Gorge Waterfalls 50K: What I Learned about Ultramarathons

By On April 19, 2016

Ultramarathon – A race of any distance longer than 26.2 miles, often held on challenging trails rather than roads. Gorge Waterfalls 50K – An epic race with more than 6000 total feet… Read More

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Race Reviews

Blooms to Brews – Race Review

By On April 13, 2016

In just its second year, the Blooms to Brews race is already becoming a local phenomenon. Boasting a flat race course, unique event choices and a USATF certified Boston Qualifier, its appeal… Read More

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Gear Reviews & Giveaways

Spring Day Giveaway – Ended 4/7

By On March 24, 2016

Who’s ready for a warm breeze and a short sleeve? HeyRunnerMama’s got a fun Spring Day giveaway for YOU! Enter below to win ALL 5 of these sweet prizes. Hooray, it’s Spring!… Read More

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Articles

Adidas Shamrock Run – Race Review

By On March 18, 2016

The Adidas Shamrock Run is kind of a local institution. For one morning, they close down the streets of downtown Portland and, if you’re ready, you get to dive into a sea… Read More

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Music

Running Songs that Rock

By On March 5, 2016

Want a playlist with running songs that rock? This one’s for you. We have a list you can rock out to while you run, with no dance club music. There’s not a… Read More

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Articles

Race Discount Codes! Save up to 50% OFF

By On February 24, 2016

You’ll often hear that running is a cheap sport. “All you need is a pair of shoes,” they say, and to some extent they’re right. But if you like to run in… Read More