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Club XC Nationals in Bend

For those who didn’t get their fill of cross country during the 2013 Stumptown Cross series, there is one more opportunity to lace up those racing flats. The USATF Club XC Championships are being held in Bend this year (Sat, Dec 14, 2013), so the close-to-home location has many a Lizard thinking about a trip [...]

Stumptown Cross Series Finale at Blue Lake

For the cross country lovers among us, reaching the conclusion of the Stumptown Cross series is a bittersweet moment as we end another great season of racing. But before we start lamenting the end of XC season being upon us, let’s celebrate locally with a regional-scale XC blowout! Stumptown Cross race #5, scheduled for Saturday, [...]

Stumptown Cross Race #4 – Pier Park

Join Team Red Lizard for the next installment in the Stumptown Cross series. Race #4 will be held at Pier Park in North Portland on Saturday, November 9th. If you haven’t been to this large gem of a park, registration and the start are near the corner of N Bruce and N James. This weekend’s [...]

So You Haven’t Yet Done a Summer Series Race…

Perhaps you haven’t even been paying attention and don’t know what the TRL Summer Series is? Well, no worries – I can get you up to speed on the Summer Series pretty quickly. Each summer, TRL selects a handful of local races that we target for getting members out to. The series is meant to [...]

From TRL with Love and Support

Patriot’s Day in Boston. For runners, this local holiday means one thing – the Boston Marathon. For many marathoners, this is the equivalent of going to the Olympic Trials. You qualify, you train, you travel, then you take on the legendary course and experience the camaraderie and community it offers. Whether you were at the [...]

Red Lizard Five Miler – Sunday, March 3, 2013

The 2013 racing season is about to kick into full swing! After testing out some other dates, the Red Lizard Five Miler returns to its original timing – early March. With the Five Miler and Shamrock back packing a one-two punch, the racing season is about to heat up the late winter weather. And with [...]

New Years Eve – Time to Purge!

New Years Eve is almost upon us. For those in the know, that means it’s almost time to take to Wildwood Trail and challenge yourself one last time before 2012 is in the rearview. It’s time for the Purge & Splurge! Don’t know anything about the Purge & Splurge? All the info you need is [...]

Winter Trail Runs Kick Off Thanksgiving Morning

Winter is rapidly approaching… who’s ready for some trail running action? From mid-November through the end of February, we have some great trail runs planned every other Sunday. So if you are into exploring, you might want to check some of these out. We kick it off with a bang on Thanksgiving weekend. It starts [...]

Hey, Let’s Run Around Mt. Hood – For Fun!

By Frank Mungeam “What’s the point of running?” my grandmother used to say to me. “You never go anywhere!” She was only partly kidding, and she wasn’t really wrong. Out-and-backs are the worst. But even a loop run puts you right back where you started. You can imagine what grandma thought of track. On Labor [...]

Mt Hood Labor Day Adventure

If you don’t already have plans for Labor Day weekend, Team Red Lizard might have just the adventure you need. The Timberline Trail around Mt Hood is 40 miles long and has 11,000 feet of gain, but when you break it into a 3-day, 2-night, outing, it becomes a doable run and a fun opportunity [...]

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