By Janne Heinonen Four years ago, I was walking to my car, elated from the last Stumptown cross country race, contemplating the season and how much it meant to race with the Lizards. A teammate approached, suggesting that I consider running for the TRL Board. Over the past year, I… Read More »Why I ran for the TRL Board – and why you should, too!
Cover image: By Sebleouf – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=82942182 (not one of the races in this article). As 2020 got underway, I was at 190 Half Marathons tracking to achieve my 200th by April. Running a few in early 2020, I got to 196 by Mid-March. We all… Read More »200 Half Marathons Run! by Gregg LeBlanc
By Janne Heinonen and Chelsea Warren In late April, we ran the Virtual Eugene Marathon on Sauvie Island. In the before-times, this article might describe our training plans, our race strategies, our experience as first time marathoners (or first in a very long time). But these are pandemic times, and… Read More »A TRL pandemic marathon story
By Angela Lindbo Running means different things to different people. For me, I love my body’s ability to simply cover ground, getting out in nature and the sense of accomplishment this brings. Running really is a celebration of life, as well as an extension of health. This celebration is often… Read More »Presidents Corner
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… Read More »Being Black in America: a personal story by Garland Days