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Kaniksu 50 & Emory Corwine Memorial Ruck Race (July 15)

Photo of Erika Prins Simonds running the Kaniksu 50 Ruck Race.

Picture a 50-mile trail run across some of Eastern Washington’s most gorgeous, remote terrain. Now, imagine it with friends. Oh, and a backpack weighing 25 to 35 pounds. The Kaniksu 50 Emory Corwine Memorial Ruck Race — the relay version ...

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Foothills Scenic Five (June 10)

Photo of the Foothills Scenic Five Run by Holly Weiler.

I’m a life-long resident of the Foothills, a rural community that appears on old USGS maps but not on modern maps of Spokane County. Over the years my neighborhood has been alternately known for truck farms, then apple orchards and ...

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Big Water Blowout River Festival on the Salmon River

Photo courtesy of Rubicon Outfitting.

Enjoy peak waves at the 19th annual Big Water Blowout River Festival held Saturday, June 3, in Riggins, Idaho. This day-long event allows visitors to experience class III and IV rapids along the Salmon River. Grab your raft or kayak ...

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Expedition Alaska (May 18)

REI and the Inland Northwest Council Boy Scouts will be showing Expedition Alaska, a film following endurance racers as they bike, kayak, and climb their way 350 miles across the Alaskan wilderness, at the Bing Crosby Theater May 18 from ...

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EWU Climbing Competition (May 6)

Photo courtesy Eastern Washington University Climbing Wall.

Eastern Washington University’s Climbing Wall will be holding their annual bouldering competition, the Climbtastic Voyage, on May 6. The event is open to college students from the Spokane and North Idaho area including Eastern Washington University, Whitworth University, Gonzaga University, ...

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People’s Park: Spring Planting and Pruning (April 28)

Photo of People's Park courtesy of Spokane Historical.

This Arbor Day (April 28) a volunteer crew will be working on designated trails and plantings in People’s Park, located just west of downtown Spokane. According to Lunell Haught, president of the Inland NW Trails Coalition, this project is a ...

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Kids Fishing Day

Photo courtesy of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Each year, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife teams up with local organizations to host a kids’ fishing day at Clear Lake west of Spokane. This year’s event will be held May 6. The $10 registration fee gets young ...

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Two Wheel Transit’s 10 Hour Mountain Bike Race (April 29)

Two Wheel Transit’s first 10 Hour Mountain Bike Race will be held Saturday, April 29, at Camp Sekani Park. Although similar to a 24 hour race, Two Wheel Transit manager, Simon Hartt, says he’s “always wanted a single day event.” The ...

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Liberty Lake Trail Run (April 29)

This is a fun little 8-mile run if you and your quads are locked in a death-feud. The starting line is at a pastoral grassy spot near the shore at Liberty Lake Regional Park. Apparently this location was chosen, I ...

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Spokane River Run (April 23)

2017 marks my fifth year running the Spokane River Run. We are blessed with unpredictable winters here in the Inland Northwest, and I have been using this event as training motivation for the last five years. The Spokane River Run ...

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