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About Joe Dudman (267 Articles)
Portland, Oregon native Joe Dudman has been running races since his sophomore year in high school, and has accumulated over 600 race shirts through the years. Although he has survived 8 marathons, Joe prefers shorter, faster races like 5Ks and the mile.

2014 Best Dam Run: Joe’s recap

October 5, 2014 // 2 Comments

The Oregon Road Runners Club’s Best Dam Run 10k in Estacada is fertile ground for PRs, with its gradual net elevation drop, quiet rural road, and forested setting. I ran my all-time 10k PR there in 2005, when for some mysterious reason I was [read more...]

Race recap: Joe Dudman 5.0k

June 23, 2014 // 3 Comments

Last year on my 49th birthday, at the Twilight Run in Tigard, my friend and Run Oregon Blog founder Kelly Barten surprised me with her plans for a “Joe Dudman 5.0k” race to celebrate my 50th birthday the next year. It was the best and [read more...]

Thinking on the Run

June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Competitive racing and thinking don’t always go hand in hand. When I’ve raced my hardest, the effort was so extreme that I usually just concentrated on putting one foot in front of the other and vowed to retire from racing the second I [read more...]

Recap: 2014 Get a Clue Scavenger Hunt

June 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

By Joe Dudman and Kelly Barten Treasure seekers took over the streets of downtown Canby on Saturday, June 14th in the annual Get A Clue Scavenger Race. Team Run Oregon (Kelly Barten and I) were among dozens of teams of two to five people of all ages [read more...]