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Martinez: Camas runner Jerry Kotsovos approaching milestone of 130,000 miles logged

December 25, 2020, 6:00am Community Sports

74-year-old man first took up running 46 years ago and rarely misses a day Read story

Santa suits are gone, but Why Racing adds special gift for local runners to help families

December 18, 2020, 12:03pm Clark County Sports

Santa's Posse 5K will be free to anyone who makes a minimum $10 donation Read story

Whisper Running club of Vancouver sent 11 runners to the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship in Kentucky (Photo courtesy of Whisper Running)
Rowers Kate Feustel, left, and Lauren Coop pause for a portrait at Vancouver Lake on Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, 2020.

Two Mountain View students use rowing to gain college scholarships

Rowers Kate Feustel, left, and Lauren Coop pause for a portrait at Vancouver Lake on Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, 2020.

November 11, 2020, 5:51pm Clark County Sports

Coop signs with Syracuse, Feustel signs with San Diego State Read story

Joey Catania, from left, runs alongside 7-year-old Maxx Catania and Crystal Catania in WhyRacingis Scary Run on Saturday morning, October 31, 2020, in Washougal. Roughly 300 runners, many costumed, enjoyed a sunny morning along the Columbia River taking part in the family-friendly event, which featured 5- and 10-kilometer courses and a half marathon.

Ghoul-time had by all at Washougal’s Scary Runvideo icon

Joey Catania, from left, runs alongside 7-year-old Maxx Catania and Crystal Catania in WhyRacingis Scary Run on Saturday morning, October 31, 2020, in Washougal. Roughly 300 runners, many costumed, enjoyed a sunny morning along the Columbia River taking part in the family-friendly event, which featured 5- and 10-kilometer courses and a half marathon.

October 31, 2020, 3:42pm Clark County Sports

About 300 participants took part in the Scary Run 5K and 10K runs on Saturday morning at Washougal, the first live event hosted by WhyRacing in 2020. Read story

Tryouts coming for Portland women’s football team

October 26, 2020, 7:41pm Community Sports

The Portland Fighting Shockwave women’s football team will be having tryouts for the 2021 season at 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at the Salvation Army Memorial Field, located at 5325 N. Williams Ave., in Portland. Read story

Approximately 300 participants laced up their shoes to run or walk the inagural Scary Run along the Washougal Dike. The event was organized by Why Racing, and attendees were encouraged to dress in costume. Plans are already in the works for next year's event, which will also include a half marathon. Overall winners in the 5k were David Thacker (18.11), and Brittany White (19:24). The 10k winners were David Engstrom (35:12) and Stephanie Spiak (46:31).

It’s a Live: Scary Run will be WhyRacing’s first live running event of 2020

Approximately 300 participants laced up their shoes to run or walk the inagural Scary Run along the Washougal Dike. The event was organized by Why Racing, and attendees were encouraged to dress in costume. Plans are already in the works for next year's event, which will also include a half marathon. Overall winners in the 5k were David Thacker (18.11), and Brittany White (19:24). The 10k winners were David Engstrom (35:12) and Stephanie Spiak (46:31).

October 21, 2020, 7:17pm Clark County Life

WhyRacing is hosting its first live running event of 2020, and the Scary Run in Washougal might be the perfect event for that distinction. Read story

Rolf Vellek of Vancouver runs along the Columbia River on the marked course for the PeaceHealth Apple Tree Half Marathon last month.

Virtual Apple Tree Marathon draws nearly 700 competitors

Rolf Vellek of Vancouver runs along the Columbia River on the marked course for the PeaceHealth Apple Tree Half Marathon last month.

October 1, 2020, 6:00pm Clark County Sports

Why Racing Events was met with a perfect storm of factors when it hosted the PeaceHealth Apple Tree Marathon Festival virtual running event last month in Vancouver. Read story

The leaders pack runs in the first half of the inaugural Apple Tree Marathon in Vancouver on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Why Racing keeps popular local running events going in pandemic

The leaders pack runs in the first half of the inaugural Apple Tree Marathon in Vancouver on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

September 12, 2020, 7:30pm Clark County Sports

Two of Vancouver's bigger running events — the PeaceHealth Apple Tree Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K and the Girlfriends Half Marathon, 10K and 5K for women — will be held virtually this year. Read story

AppleTree race to include Vancouver vs. Portland event

August 25, 2020, 5:06pm Clark County Life

The annual PeaceHeath AppleTree Marathon Festival will be a virtual event this year, but that doesn’t mean runners can’t get their competitive juices flowing. Read story