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About Kelly Barten (652 Articles)
I started the Run Oregon blog in February 2007, because I felt like running in Oregon and SW Washington deserved more positive coverage. I also wanted to level the playing field so that small, non-profit races could compete with big events; and to support LOCAL race organizers. I'm a Creighton Bluejay (undergrad) and an Oregon Duck (Sports Marketing MBA), and I live in Tigard with my husband and two kids. My "real job" is working for an incredibly awesome math textbook company doing marketing and production.

Races on our Radar #17

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

We just found out about a really cool race today – check out our first bullet point below. If you are only going to do one race this year – or rarely race – this is a great one! The Run for Ahope 5k is a race organized by an 8th [read more...]

Races on our Radar #16

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

This time of year there are so many races to choose from – how can you find the one that matches what you’re looking for? One way to find out a race’s personality is to simply ask fellow Run Oregon facebook fans – we’re [read more...]