Latest Posts:


From the Heart: Kerry Loehr

December 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending’    ~ Maria Robinson  One of my favorite things about running is the people it brings into your life. I love the Gorgeous Relay guys [read more...]

Animals in the Urban Wilderness

November 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

This post was originally seen on our old site and was contributed by guest blogger Margaret Coldwater. Animal Athletics is a unique athletics and fitness training company owned by Yassine Diboun, whom Run Oregon first met in 2011, and Willie [read more...]

From the Heart: Joleen Skarberg

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘That which does not kill us makes us stronger’ ~Friedrich Nietzsche I’ve loved the Girlfriends Half Marathon for years and am embarrassed to say I had no idea who was the woman behind this run. I’m not talking Sherri McMillan, [read more...]

From the Heart: Elaine Lane

October 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

‘The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.’  ~John Bingham The last gift Elaine Lane received from her dad before he passed away was a race entry, so there was no way she was going to skip [read more...]

From the Heart: Bob Hammitt

September 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

With the 13th anniversary of September 11th this week, Boston registration opening and the 200th anniversary of our National Anthem, I’ve thought a lot about Bob Hammitt. My favorite part about the Foot Traffic Marathon on Sauvie’s Island [read more...]

NoPo Run Club profile: Jenn Hayes

June 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s time for another NoPo Run Club profile! And then, it’s time for you to join them for one of their Thursday night runs. They meet at Amnesia Brewing at 632 North Beech Street in Portland at 6:30p, and the run starts a 6:45p. [read more...]

From the Heart: Andie Proskus

March 31, 2014 // 11 Comments

Andie Proskus discovered she had a muscular disease her sophomore year at Beaverton High School. What started with her hunching over, turned out to be a neuromuscular disease that made walking painfully difficult. A weakening of the muscles, also [read more...]

From the Heart: D.J. DeAustria

February 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s easy to come up with excuses to skip a workout and, while I  never regret getting my run in, I too often have a long list of reasons why I can’t. D.J. DeAustria is the complete opposite. He has a real excuse to take it easy on his body, [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...]