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Fall Trail Favorites

Photo of Ragged Ridge by Dave Dutro.

Warm weather and longer days make summer a favorite time to run for most people, but I love fall running. Fall colors bring out the best of mother nature in my opinion. I love fall because the days still heat ...

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Outdoor Recreation Economy Continues to Grow in Washington

Last July, the Outdoor Industry Association published a significant report that revealed that outdoor recreation in Washington State generates 26.2 billion dollars in annual spending. “These numbers show that when we invest in public land, the payoff comes not only ...

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Fleet Feet Adds Fit ID to Spokane Stores

Not only did Fleet Feet Spokane recently celebrate their fifth anniversary, but they also just added Fit ID to their stores. It’s a 3D scanning experience that provides a full scan of your foot in five seconds, measuring everything that ...

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Happy Girls Run Spokane (September 23)

Photo courtesy of the Happy Girls Run.

The Numerica Happy Girls Run will be happening September 23 at the Mukogawa Ft. Wright Institute near Spokane Falls Community College. Join other like-minded ladies, and choose between a half marathon, 10k or 5k option. The run will follow the ...

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Half Marathon Training for the Over 40 Crowd

Photo of Gunhild by Jon Jonckers.

I thought I was going to puke. Or soil my knickers. Or both at the same time. I was hunched over, hands on knees, gasping for breath. Sweat poured from every pore of my body. Two miles into a supposedly ...

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Spokane Marathon Relay (October 8)

Photo courtesy of Spokane Marathon.

The Spokane Marathon organizers (the Bloomsday Road Runners Club) seem to have a sixth sense when it comes to scheduling this event. Without exception in the past several years, race morning has brought perfect running conditions: cool and sunny. At ...

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Leavenworth Half Marathon (September 30)

Every weekend in October, thousands of people dig out their dirndls and lederhosen and funny hats and head to Leavenworth, Wash. for Oktoberfest. On the first weekend of the festival, the Leavenworth Marathon and Half Marathon take place, putting a ...

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Spokane’s Bryanna Petrie Wins the Missoula Marathon

Photo of Bryanna by Mark Petrie.

Apparently, the fifth time is a charm for local runner and coach Bryanna Petrie. She has consistently focused on winning the Missoula Marathon, and, in 2017, she eventually succeeded. “I have raced the Missoula nine times now, five times in ...

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Explore the Ferry County Rail Trail

Photo by Jesse Harding.

The Ferry County Rail Trail is located in the shadow of the Kettle River Range just north of Republic. This 25-mile trail follows the old Burlington Northern Railroad corridor along the shoreline of Curlew Lake and the Kettle River north ...

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Jackass Hill Climb (Aug 19)

The third annual Jackass Hill Climb will be happening Saturday, August 19 at Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg, Idaho. This event will test the endurance of runners and mountain bikers as they race up approximately 3,300 vertical feet in seven ...

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