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Centennial Beer Chase (October 7)

Photo courtesy of Cascade Relays.

It’s simple math: local craft beer + running buddies + Centennial Trail = good times. This winning formula led to the birth of the Centennial Beer Chase in the fall of 2016. The event returns this year on October 7, ...

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Fitness Training with Your Own DIY Multi-Sport Challenges

Photo of swimmer by Summer Hess.

The number of race options in the world is enough to excite and, in some cases, overwhelm athletes. There are road races, themed races like the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and Color Me Rad, charity races like Race for the ...

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The North Idaho Centennial Trail Foundation Gets a New Director

The North Idaho Centennial Trail Foundation recently hired Todd Dunfield as its new executive director. Dunfield took over the job last month, and he’s already working on some big projects. “The Centennial Trail is a regional treasure because it connects ...

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Fleet Feet Spokane Moving to Kendall Yards

Photo of the Centennial Trail by Jon Jonckers.

This fall, Fleet Feet Spokane will be relocating their downtown location to Kendall Yards overlooking the Spokane River and downtown Spokane. Co-owner Wade Pannell says “We believe Fleet Feet Sports will be an excellent addition to that neighborhood. Of course, ...

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Round About 5K (July 23)

A community favorite, the Round “About 5k” walk/run will be held on July 23 in Deer Park. This event was begun by Deer Park Physical Therapy in 2011 to encourage community wellness through physical fitness while raising money for a ...

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Whitefish, Montana— Two Bear Marathon

Photo of Flathead River. Photo from Common Domain.

Experience Whitefish, Montana, near the west entrance to Glacier National Park, while running the scenic backroads around this beautiful mountain town. The Two Bear Marathon, September 10, has an all-new, all-road course this year for both the full and half ...

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Burn to Run

Photo of runners at Burning Man by Janelle McCabe.

Picture an XY line graph. The X axis is labeled “Runner Extremes,” and the Y axis is labeled “Cultural Extremes.” Plot an intersection point at the far ends of each axis, and you have the Burning Man 50K Ultramarathon, which ...

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Trail Running on the Eastside of Glacier National Park

Photo of trail runner by Katie LeBlanc.

People need experiences in nature, and runners truly value new scenery to beat-feet. Early summer is the best time to run in Montana’s Glacier Country; foliage blooms, trails dry out, waterfalls surge, and tall, snowy peaks offer a grand show. ...

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Spokane Local Wins the Windermere Marathon

Photo of Javier Pita by Jon Jonckers.

For several years, the Windermere Marathon has attracted a significant field of runners. The flat course frequently gives veteran runners a new personal record, and it’s the perfect start to the summer race season. But this year’s race is extra ...

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

Photo courtesy of the Kaniksu 50 and Emory Corwine Memorial Ruck Race.

The Kaniksu 50 Ultra-marathon and Emory Corwine Memorial Ruck Race is well known in the Inland Northwest for its stunning scenery and challenging course. This year, the race will be held on July 15 in the lower Selkirk Mountains. The ...

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