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TRL Member Profile: Mark Mochon

Editor’s note: Mark Mochon has been with TRL since before TRL was a true “team.” He spent years helping to organize the club, and more years serving as run leader for one of its weekly runs. He served as vice-president, and stepped up to president when the then-president moved to the Middle East. He’s probably [...]

TRL Shoe Drive Hits 9th Year By Rick Lovett

How much can you walk in a pair of running shoes that has outlived their usefulness for running? One hundred miles? Two hundred miles? Five hundred miles? Most of us probably don’t know, but as someone who’s been forced to transition (mostly) from running to walking and hiking, I can tell you it’s a lot. [...]

TRL Member Profile: Anh Nguyen

Editor’s note: Anh Nguyen moved here from D.C. a year or two before Covid, and has been a regular at Duniway, ever since. She’s also sported the Lizard singlet at races far and near, and been a volunteer at club events. 1. How long have you been running and why did you start running? I’ve [...]

The Holiday Season Draws Near!

The holiday season is almost upon us and that means we are planning several festive group runs for November and December. These are not yet all finalized and there will be more details closer to the time, but here is what is coming up. Thanksgiving Day Run in Tryon Creek We will meet at 8.30 [...]


Editor’s note: Lauren Elgee has been running with TRL for years. Then Covid hit, her job closed down, and she went to the University of Massachusetts to get a masters in sports administration. Now she’s back, to the delight of those who remember her from pre-Covid, and new members she’s now meeting. 1. How long [...]

TRL Member Spotlight: Jeanette (Jeannie) Groesz

How long have you been running and why did you start running? I have been running for over 40 years. I started when it became too difficult to fit soccer games and practices into my life as a mother with three children. I played on an adult city-league soccer team and it was really the [...]

TRL Member Spotlight: Zach Steele

1. How long have you been running and why did you start running? I started running T&F back in middle school, but it was one of many sports I did. I competed in cross country, T&F, soccer, and basketball through HS, then focused on running competitively in college at Corban University. I was drawn to [...]

TRL support for club cross nationals

On Saturday, December 10, 2022, some of the fastest open and masters runners in the country will descend upon Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for the USATF national club cross country championship races – and TRL will be there! While we haven’t even kicked off our local Stumptown Cross series, there are already several [...]

TRL Member Spotlight – Crystal Query

1. How long have you been running and why did you start running? I started running track when I was around 7 years old. I ran cross country in high school and then mostly ran for fun until my late 30s when I started training to run a faster marathon. My mom ran more than [...]

TRL Member Spotlight – Matt Book

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