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TRL Board Elections – Voting Starts December 27

By Kate Gigler Every two years – per our club’s bylaws – four new officers are elected: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary. These four positions hold a number of significant responsibilities. They nominate a slate of directors to carry out roles related to membership management, apparel, special events, communications and volunteer efforts like pacing. The [...]

Lizard Holiday Happenings

I know… an image of Christmas lights pops up before Thanksgiving… but with Thanksgiving just around the corner, and a whole lot of Lizard holiday happenings in early to mid-December, it is time to make sure the following items are on your calendars. Thursday, November 28 – Thanksgiving run in Tryon Creek State Park. Meet [...]

Stumptown Cross Prepares for USATF State and Regional Championship Races

For the past several years, Team Red Lizard has partnered with USATF-Oregon to have some of the races included in the Stumptown Cross be USATF championship events. This year is no different. We have already had one event (Lents Park) that served as the Oregon 5k championships, and as we head into the final races [...]

Spooky Goose. What Could Go Wrong?!

By Jeff Malmquist Ha! This year, October 31 – witch (see what I did there?) is Halloween – falls on a Thursday – witch is the same day as the Goose Run. Ummmm…see where this is going?! Yes, the Goose run on Thursday October 31 will be the Spooky Goose. Costumes are encouraged (but not [...]

Stumptown Cross Series is Underway!

Fall is in the air, and that means it is time for some cross country! The Stumptown Cross series officially kicked off on September 21 with some fantastic racing action at Lents Park. But this was just the beginning, as we have 5 races in this year’s series, including the USATF state and regional championship [...]

Summer Sizzler – Sunday, Sept 15

It’s time for an end of summer party, Lizard-style. Food, beer, games, raffle prizes (and yes, we have some good ones that will be “up for grabs” to all members who show up), and hanging out to celebrate the end of summer. We will hand out awards to Summer Series winners, as well as have [...]

2019 Tour de Goose. Oh! My! God!

By Jeff Malmquist Mesdames et Messieurs, It’s once again that time of year when TRL descends further into madcap mayhem. (Hah! You didn’t think that possible did you?!) Well, it’s Tour de Goose time and this year…it’s SERIOUS. Tour de Goose has been a Lizard July tradition for over 10 years. It’s modeled after the [...]

Also Ran, Part 8

By Rohit Grover When I got the acceptance email to Boston 2019, my Mum said she’d be my sponsor and paid for airfare, so Theresa Hailey wasn’t the only sponsored member of Team Red Lizard at Boston. I wrote to my friend Chinmay I’d be in the area, hoping we’d be able to meet, but [...]

Also Ran, Part 7

By Rohit Grover Singing the song of the majors, generally: Chicago and Boston My disappointment at missing out a spot at Boston 2018 was tempered by being able to use the qualifying time I got at Vernonia 2017 for an entry to Chicago 2018. This was my consolation prize, since I hadn’t originally planned to [...]

2019 Summer Series

While the long warm days of summer are still a ways off, it’s never too early to start planning for races and events to fill your calendar with. To help you determine which races might be good to work into your spring and summer plans, TRL has selected 10 great events that will make up [...]

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