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2017 Tour de Goose

By Jeff Malquist God help us…It’s baaack. This year’s edition of the Tour de Goose (TdG) – the 15th annual – is shaping up to be spectacularly ridiculous. And even better, it’s free! Here’s the lineup: Stage 1 Prologue – Thursday July 6/615PM @ usual Goose start (SW 19th Ave and SW Madison St). After [...]

Duniway Track is Back!

It was a year in the making, but the track and infield at Duniway Park have finally been completed and are open for public use once again. If you have never been to Duniway, it is located at the corner of Barbur and SW 4th. For those who have never joined Coach Rick Lovett for [...]

Special Olympics – June 3

Hey Lizard Nation! The final numbers are in and they are mind boggling: Number of registered special needs athletes: 404 (that is an increase of 60 over the prior record) Number of volunteers: 112 (this is where you get to give yourselves a pat on the back, as the backbone of the volunteer contingency and [...]

Annual Awards Event a Huge Success

If you missed TRL’s First Annual Awards Event on May 13, 2017… well, you missed out. A fantastic evening of fun with fellow club members, along with some recognition for some deserving award winners from the past year. And while only 5 people were recognized, this event would have been nothing without the amazing people [...]

Only Two Weeks Until Summer Series Race 3 and Awards Dinner

Race #2 in the 2017 Summer Series is in the books, and so far, it has been a pretty good couple races. Things kicked off with the Dogwood Dash 5k on April 8, and race #2 was a modified course at Willamette Mission due to high water flooding out the part of the park we [...]

So You Haven’t Yet Joined Strava…

I’m pretty sure that using Strava may have resulted in my marathon PR a couple months ago. I’ll explain, but first… For those who are paying attention to this year’s Summer Series, you have no doubt seen we have something called the “Strava Challenge” included. And while I know many people have heard of Strava, [...]

And the TRL Award Nominees Are…

By Kate Gigler Over the month of March forty-nine nominations rolled in for Team Red Lizard’s first annual awards event. The nominations described thousands of hours of service to the club and the larger running community, truly remarkable athletic accomplishment and friendship and motivation and inspiration. These are the ingredients of a dynamic, supportive and [...]

Starting Gun for the 2017 Summer Series has Sounded

Saturday, April 8 marked the unofficial start of summer – the first race in TRL’s 2017 Summer Series. And it looks like Lizards were well represented in the field. Results from the Dogwood Dash show a long list of Lizards who placed very well in the 5k race that benefits the school that Carre Heineck [...]

Summer Series Kicks Off April 8

The days are getting longer and warmer… we have made it through another winter! Summer is on its way, and regardless of what the calendar or weather say, this year’s Summer Series is kicking off in just over a week (race number 1 is on April 8). Not familiar with the Summer Series? This is [...]

Lizard Award Event – May 13

By Kate Gigler Inspiration is all around us in Team Red Lizard. There are members who overcome enormous challenges to run amazing races, members who manage to carve hours out of their already busy schedules to prioritize bettering this club and still others who are, through their friendliness and relational skill, the glue of the [...]

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