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Articles by Kelly Barten

About Kelly Barten (1066 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.

Product review: REV Wraps

January 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

This is not the type of product I would ever spend money on. To me, REV Wraps seem almost as bad as the “Shake n’ Pour pancake mix.” I mean, you can easily make this at home, right? But, who among us hasn’t ever bought [read more...]

Interview: Chuck Coats

January 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Originally posted  January 10, 2010: Two things come to mind when I think of Mr. Chuck Coats: his mustache, and how goofy he is. Oh, sure, he is also a great runner with an unparalleled work ethic and one that always gives the competition a run for [read more...]