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About Kelly Barten (992 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.

Group Runs Are For Everyone

January 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Recently, I’ve been fortunate enough to find a network where all runners get complete and total support. This group is understandably appealing to many newbie runners, and those who might be intimidated by runs where everyone wears tank tops [read more...]