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Race Recap: Red, White, and Blues 5k

July 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

First of all, I really want to highlight the things that I liked about this race, and there are many. For one thing, the weather couldn’t have been any more perfect. Sunny, clear and cool in the morning for our 7am start time. I wasn’t too keen [read more...]

My Best (and worst) Bike Ride Ever

June 22, 2014 // 2 Comments

I tipped over. And I mean TIPPED. OVER. On my bike. Yesterday. And then I slid backwards UNDER my bike, on a very small hill. And the chain came off. And I thought a dog was going to bite my head off, thankfully the ONLY witness to my embarrassing [read more...]

Race Preview: Fueled By Fine Wine

May 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

Any event that advertises a Post-Race Wine Celebration has got my attention. Now, I know Portland is a beer town, but just outside of glorious PDX are some of the best vineyards you’ll find in the NW. Fueled By Fine Wine combines my two favorite [read more...]

The Definition of Crazy…

May 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

The definition of crazy (or at least one of them) is “senseless, impractical, totally unsound.” This describes my state of mind when I decided to train for half marathon AND an Olympic triathlon at the same time. The next time I decide to train [read more...]

Race Preview: Cause + Event Portland

May 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

Every race has a cause. No race has EVERY cause…until NOW. That’s the tagline of my favorite race in Portland on September 13, not just because it’s the one and only one I organize with some of my very best friends and family, but because we [read more...]

Marathon Distance Changing in 2015

April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

We hope you enjoyed our April Fools Day posts! Have you ever wondered why a marathon distance is 26.2? A Sheboygan, WI woman decided to find out, and in the process has mounted a national campaign to change the official marathon mileage to 26.0. [read more...]

Finding My Fight, Once Again

February 21, 2014 // 1 Comment

This monthly column, written by Amy Little, is specifically written with new runners (and/or returning runners) in mind.  Amy considers herself somewhat of a newbie, having taken several years off from the sport, and having been back at it, [read more...]

#Megsmiles

January 20, 2014 // 5 Comments

I did something today that I’ve done on countless Saturday mornings:  I got up, left my sweet sleeping husband in our warm, comfortable bed, made my breakfast, drank a cup of coffee, kissed my kids and went for a run. Today was different.  [read more...]