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Articles by Robin York

About Robin York (148 Articles)
Robin grew up as a couch potato and did everything she could to get out of exercise, until one day a good friend would not stop talking about this fun 5k race she was doing. Finally Robin got off the couch and trained for this "fun" race using C25K (couch to 5k program). After crossing that first finish line, she kept going and became a "runner". After losing 80 lbs, gaining health, a love of being active and setting a healthy example for her husband and kids, she thinks she'll stick with this whole "running thing".

What Run Oregon is Trying: Flatpac

April 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Flatpac is designed by Tronnovate Design Laboratory INC. in Tainan City, Taiwan with the catchy tagline to help you “Just pack and unpack in a second”.  Seems simple enough, right?   This little bag has it all while keeping the [read more...]

The Race That Never Was

April 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

If I had one complaint about the races going on in March, it would be this:  they didn’t happen.  They simply didn’t happen. The race expo for the Shamrock Run was so much fun. The expo, by the way, is open to the public so go check [read more...]

What Run Oregon is Wearing: ShoeCue

April 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

When I first saw ShoeCue, I was immediately intrigued.  How would it step up to the challenge of a recreational runner (or part time couch potato) with years of bad form and terrible posture? How it works: Your body relies on environmental feedback [read more...]