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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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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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Twilight Half Marathon – Race Review

By On July 12, 2016

Even before I was invited to run the Twilight Half Marathon, I was excited to hear that there was an evening race in Vancouver. With a start time at 6pm, its whole… Read More

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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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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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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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Heart Breaker Half / 5K / 10K: Race Review

By On February 16, 2016

The Heart Breaker Half and Providence Heart-to-Start 5k/10k is a strong race, and its two strongest points are the lovely course, and the great people who run and walk it. I got… Read More

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Race for Warmth 2016: Race Review

By On February 2, 2016

The 2016 Race for Warmth is one I have been looking forward to running. I ran the race in its first year, in 2015. Organized by Clark Public Utilities, I thought its… Read More