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Portland Marathon

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Portland Marathon Pacers Still Needed

October 8, 2017… the date of the Portland Marathon… and it’s coming up quickly! There have been some changes with race organization and the course, but one thing that hasn’t changed is that TRL is still providing pace teams for the race. And we still need some folks to help keep the pace for runners [...]

Portland Marathon Day Has Lizards Racing and Pacing

Portland Marathon race day is always an impressive day for Lizard nation. Huge groups of pacers out on the course leading runners across the finish line at their goal time. A mass of Lizards setting up the mile 24 aid station and ensuring that there is not only fluids for runners, but also music and [...]

Hectic Week in The Lizard Kingdom

The rain arrived just in time to make Stumptown Cross race #2 feel like fall. And in true October fashion, when it rains it pours – both the actual rain, as well as all of the activities we have going on at the moment. The coming week might be the busiest week on the Lizard [...]

Volunteers Needed for Portland Marathon Aid Station

By Melissa Cox Each year, just before the Broadway Bridge, runners are greeted by the enthusiasm and support of the Team Red Lizard aid station. Located near mile 24 at North Interstate Avenue and North Clark Avenue, we need all hands on deck to help out marathoners as they make that turn towards the finish [...]

Portland Marathon Pacers Needed

The first weekend in October holds a special day for Portlanders and Team Red Lizard. Sunday, October 4, 2015 is the Portland Marathon, and that means TRL will be all over the place – organizing and staffing the aid station at Mile 24, as well as providing pace teams for event participants trying to run [...]

Marathon Pacing – From Start to Finish

The Portland Marathon is always an epic day for Lizards volunteering at either the aid station or as pace group leaders. 2014 was no different, with a whole lotta Lizards helping make both happen. OK, there was one small difference this year – we had a special guest join one of our pace groups. Nat [...]

Portland Marathon Weekend!

A whole lotta Lizard action is about to go down this weekend. Sunday, October 5, 2014 is the Portland Marathon, and the Lizard volunteer effort is already going strong. Pacers who will be running the marathon on Sunday have been working the expo booth, telling runners all about what to expect from pace teams. Come [...]

Volunteers Needed for the Portland Marathon Aid Station

Sunday, October 5th, is a big day in the Lizard kingdom. It’s Portland Marathon day, and that means a whole lotta Lizards are pacing the marathon, and numerous others are needed to volunteer at the infamous TRL Mile 24 Aid Station. So, what it is that makes the Mile 24 Aid Station so special? It [...]

Best aid station at the Portland Marathon? The Red Lizards of course! Don’t miss your chance to volunteer.

by Jeff Malmquist Hey gang! Once again, Team Red Lizard will be operating the infamous 24-Mile Aid Station at the 2012 Portland Marathon on Sunday Oct. 7. As always, our aid station will be located 24 miles from the start (hey, why not?) at North Interstate Avenue and North Clark Avenue, 1/4 mile west of [...]

Perspectives from a Portland Marathon Pacer

I have to admit – I love pacing at the Portland Marathon. And I know I’m not the only Lizard who thinks this is one of the best volunteer opportunities that the running club is involved in. But it’s funny how some people just don’t comprehend what pacing means. After finishing our pacing duties this [...]

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