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About Matt Rasmussen (1377 Articles)
Matt Rasmussen lives in Keizer, Ore. with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys watching the Olympics, sampling craft beers, and all things Canada (he was born there). Matt was raised as a baseball player and officially transitioned over to running in 2010. Matt joined the Run Oregon team in October 2011, and since then he has spearheaded the blog’s efforts to cover product reviews, news about businesses related to running, and running events in the Willamette Valley.

Kickstarter of the Week: Runbell

May 5, 2014 // 1 Comment

Product: Runbell Location: Tokyo, Japan Link: Kickstarter Website: Kickstarter End Date:  Current Pledge: $0.00 of $20,000 “On Your Left!” This is a phrase that is all to often heard on packed trails and [read more...]

Why I Run – Matt’s Story

April 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

I started running in 2011 after continually packing away the pounds following my college career. I went from 190 solid pounds (baseball playing weight) to a pudgy 230 over the span of a few years. The thing that got me on track was looking at a [read more...]