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Being Black in America: a personal story by Garland Days

I love my life, my job, and my family. I enjoy participating in TRL running events and being on the TRL Board. Do I like being Black in America? Eh…not always. Like most Blacks, I constantly live with the fear that I will be unfairly judged because of the color of my skin, which means [...]

Moving Forward Together

By Torrey Lindbo Like many of you, I find that the events of the past several weeks have had me feeling guilty about all of the trivial things we have been doing as a running club. Posting photos about my run on Instagram… I know that at least a few of you have shared photos [...]

Instagram “Running Social” Contest This June

If you aren’t already using Instagram, I’m not going to try to convince you to embrace one more social media platform. But if you are already have an Instagram account and use it for sharing or enjoying photos, Team Red Lizard (@teamredlizard) has a good excuse for you to start posting more frequently – our [...]

Coach’s Corner: Waiting for the Return of “Normal”

By Rick Lovett As I write this, with all 50 states announcing plans to reopen, one of the things that’s most obvious is that almost everyone longs for life to return to normal…possibly with a few improvements, such as greater opportunities to work from home, low gas prices, and no traffic jams on the freeways. [...]

Strava for Beginners

So you aren’t already a die-hard junkie who can’t wait to finish their run and upload it to Strava… or perhaps you don’t even know what Strava is? This web-based app was designed as a social network for runners and cyclists. All that is required is creating an account and then linking GPS-recorded activities to [...]

Stumptown Quarantine 5k

As the global pandemic continues to cause cancellations in the spring and summer race calendars, virtual races are starting to pop up as an alternative to going “head to head” with the competition. Unless of course your heads could all be at least 6 feet apart – although there are recommendations that when running you [...]

COVID-19 Update from TRL President

By Tom Fuchs, TRL President Fellow Team Red Lizard members, I’m sure you’ve all probably been expecting something like this for the last few days. The Club is suspending all official Team Red Lizard group activities until further notice. I wanted to send this message as an email to avoid any confusion that might arise [...]

TRL Annual Awards Dinner – POSTPONED

The 2020 Team Red Lizard Awards Dinner originally scheduled for April 4 has been postponed in an attempt to help control spread of COVID-19.  We are currently looking for alternate dates, and will post once we have a new date set. This will be our 4th annual event, which should prove to be every bit [...]

2020 Stumptown Cross Dates Announced

Attention cross country lovers… there are some very important dates you should all take a moment to add to your calendars. Sunday Sep 27 – Lents Park – 5k Saturday Oct 10 – Mary S Young – 5k Saturday Oct 17 – Strawberry Island – 5k Saturday Nov 7 – Fernhill Park – 8k Saturday, [...]

Member’s Meeting Postponed to January 22

The Team Red Lizard board elections are about to wrap up. Votes are due by the “member’s meeting”, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 15. But with snow in the forecast for Wednesday, we have decided to avoid encouraging people to drive and instead postpone the meeting by a week. So the meeting will [...]

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