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Race Recap: 2016 Freedom Calling 5K

October 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

I first heard about Freedom Calling 5K when I was researching it for a Run Oregon article. When I read about the charity Freedom Calling, I was immediately struck by the seriousness of the issue of sex trafficking in Oregon and throughout the U.S. [read more...]

Race Preview: Freedom Calling 5K

September 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Did you know that one-third of runaway teens are approached by a pimp or sex-trafficker within 48 hours? And, were you aware that Portland is a national hub for child sex trafficking? If these shocking facts break your heart, like they do mine, [read more...]

Race Recap: Twilight 5k Run

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

A mild breeze may have turned the Tigard Festival of Balloons into the Festival of Balloon, but it helped cool off a great Twilight 5k Run on a warm June evening. This 8th annual event is presented by the Foundation for Tigard Tualatin Schools [read more...]

Race series recap: Go Race Series

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

I love race series. Unlike a one-off race, when an off-day may rear it’s ugly head, a series rewards consistency and durability. Go Beyond Racing‘s recent Go Race Series was an excellent addition to the local multi-race schedule. This [read more...]

Race Preview: First Responder 5k

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you or a family member have ever had an emergency, chances are you were helped by one of countless first responders, who could be anyone from a paid Fire-Fighter or Paramedic, to a Red Cross volunteer. Having worked in Emergency Medicine myself [read more...]

Preview: Backpack Run 5k in Tigard

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Backpack Run is back for another year – their 3rd – for a family-friendly run in Cook Park. The run takes place right before the school year, perfect because the backpacks and funds collected are distributed to kids where school [read more...]