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Preview: COPA Family 5k Run in Bend

July 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you know me, you know I hate cancer. It’s a jerk and I hope to live long enough to see huge leaps in treatment if not a cure. But in the meantime, I can let Run Oregon readers know about races that raise funds for research or to support [read more...]

Guest post: Girls on the Run feature

June 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Earlier this month, we highlighted an opportunity for Girls on the Run participants to highlight their experience with this great program and have the opportunity to have their post featured on Run Oregon! We narrowed it down to two great entries! [read more...]

First Thursday is this Thursday

June 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hey all you Portland-area runners and walkers! This Thursday (July 3) is First Thursday … and even though it falls on a Thursday, it’ll feel like “Friday” since the actual Friday is the 4th of July and (hopefully) you have [read more...]

Kickstarter of the Week: Cubii

June 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Product: Cubii Location: Chicago, IL Link: Kickstarter Website: Kickstarter End Date: July 28, 2014 Current Pledge: $37,890 of $80,000 I work in a cubicle. No matter how much I have tried to spruce it up with pictures, race [read more...]

Race Preview: Crater Lake Rim Run

June 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

One of my favorite Oregon landmarks is Crater Lake and I was surprised and elated to know that there is an supported race that happens here, the Crater Lake Rim Run! On August 9, 2014 you can run a marathon, 13-mile, or 6.7-mile distances around the [read more...]

Why I Love the Vancouver USA Marathon

June 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

Let me start by noting that I love the Portland Marathon. The course isn’t the most picturesque; especially the first stretch through industrial sections, but it’s definitely a marathon you need to run at least once. You’ll get a tree seedling [read more...]

Race Preview: Lauren Beam 5k & 10k

June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Looking for an excuse to explore a gorgeous little corner of Oregon? The Lauren Beam Trail Run has got you covered. Cancer fundraiser, the Lauren Beam Foundation, is hosting a 5k and 10k trail run and hike just outside Corvallis, OR at the [read more...]