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Stumptown Race #2 – Fernhill Park, Sunday, Oct 2

Just over a week of rest between the kickoff race of the 2016 Stumptown Cross series and race #2. Note that our second race will be a little unconventional in that 1) it will be on a Sunday, and 2) it will be at a park we will race at again at the end of [...]

Stumptown Cross Race 1 – Portland Meadows, Sat, Sept 24

Brace yourselves cross country fans… Stumptown Cross kicks off this weekend. We will once again be starting the series with a fast 5k on the grass at Portland Meadows. OK, I guess it is mostly grass, with a little dirt and some “loop de loops” thrown in to keep you on your toes. If you [...]

Summer Sizzler – A Lizard Party on September 18

The Summer Sizzler is coming! A club-sponsored BBQ with a campfire, s’mores, games, prizes, food, friends and cold beverages… sounds like a party to me! The details you need to know: WHEN: Sunday, Sept 18, 1-5pm WHERE: Torrey & Angela’s deck 910 SW Maplecrest Dr, Portland, 97219 WHAT: Potluck BBQ and more. The club is [...]

Stumptown Cross Kicks Off in Just Over One Month

Brace yourselves, boy and girls… that time of year we all look forward to will be here before you know it. Yes, I am talking about cross country season. TRL will once again be putting together the Stumptown Cross series. Five action-packed races on most of the standard courses we use each year. This year [...]

Lizard Love is in the Air

Over the years there have been several Lizards who have met, fallen in love, and made the decision to tie the knot. The most recent Lizard lovers to join the ranks is Chris McGinness and Katherine Kasik. Congratulations to the two of them who got married in a small ceremony on July 30 with Mt [...]

Tour de Goose Kicks off July 7

By Kristen Dedeaux Something grand, and delightfully silly, is coming to Lizard Nation this summer, and it’s not General Napoleon in running shorts. It’s the 14th annual Tour de Goose! Loosely inspired by the Tour de France, the Tour de Goose is a multi-stage running event that occurs during July as part of our regular [...]

Flat Half aid station volunteers needed!

I have several running-related traditions in my Portland life that have been a pretty constant markers of weekly, monthly and annual transitions: the Monday evening run commute home, the Saturday morning long trail run to reset for the weekend, helping at the Portland Marathon aid station and long runs around New Years to mark the [...]

Special Olympics – CANCELLED due to heat

Due to extreme hot weather, this year’s Special Olympics Regional Meet at Mount Hood Community College has been cancelled. A big thank you to the Lizard Nation for stepping up as volunteers for this event. We will be back in 2017. Share

Still Need a Few Special Olympics Volunteers – Saturday, June 4

By Lou Karl – Membership Director and TRL’s Special Olympics Coordinator Dear Lizard Nation: We are a little more than a week out and so far the weather gods are smiling on us. We are now completely filled up for the afternoon volunteer slots, but are still a couple dozen short for the morning shift. [...]

Vancouver USA Marathon Pacers Needed

By Beth Carter Hi fellow Lizards! Are you ready to help out a friend you haven’t met yet? Are you ready to enjoy a race course while leading others to achieve their personal goal? Have you received a pesky mass email troubling you about your preferred pace time and shirt size? Can I be more [...]

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