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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

Participants in the G&amp;L (Greenwood and Lindell) Family triathlon and run/walk pose with their T-shirts. Front row from left, Cleo Greenwood, Susan Ford, Mike Greenwood, Kathy Murphy and Kevin Greenwood. Back row, Bob Ford and Rian Lindell.

Family triathlon is a kick with former NFL player Rian Lindell

Participants in the G&amp;L (Greenwood and Lindell) Family triathlon and run/walk pose with their T-shirts. Front row from left, Cleo Greenwood, Susan Ford, Mike Greenwood, Kathy Murphy and Kevin Greenwood. Back row, Bob Ford and Rian Lindell.

August 24, 2020, 8:48pm Clark County Sports

In the age of COVID, many people have been settling for “good enough” in place of the real thing. Read story

In the Community: Vancouver wrestler earns honors at Reno Worlds in Tulsa

August 4, 2020, 5:20pm Community Sports

A Vancouver boy was among the winners at one of the largest youth wrestling tournaments in the nation last weekend. Read story

Tennis Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez

In the Community: Gigi Fernandez to conduct doubles clinic at VTC

Tennis Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez

June 29, 2020, 2:14pm Clark County Sports

Tennis Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist Gigi Fernandez is coming to the Vancouver Tennis Center to put on her “Gigi Method” doubles clinic. Read story

Westside Driving Range in Salmon Creek hosts a Ladies Night clinic every Tuesday.

In the Community: Westside Driving Range offers junior programs

Westside Driving Range in Salmon Creek hosts a Ladies Night clinic every Tuesday.

June 22, 2020, 7:45pm Clark County Sports

Garth Mattson is building a golf program at Westside Driving Range in Salmon Creek. Read story

Washougal resident Mark Fennell pitches into the 10th green at Tri-Mountain Golf Course on Tuesday in Ridgefield. Fennell has been staying active by golfing in Oregon but enjoyed the sunshine as golf courses reopened Tuesday around Washington.

Golf gets back into the swing after virus closure

Washougal resident Mark Fennell pitches into the 10th green at Tri-Mountain Golf Course on Tuesday in Ridgefield. Fennell has been staying active by golfing in Oregon but enjoyed the sunshine as golf courses reopened Tuesday around Washington.

May 5, 2020, 7:24pm Clark County Sports

Sunshine and blue skies welcomed golf’s return to Washington. Read story

Golfers finish a round at the 18th hole at Camas Meadows golf course.

Get those tee times as golf reopens Tuesday in Washington

Golfers finish a round at the 18th hole at Camas Meadows golf course.

May 2, 2020, 9:00pm Clark County Sports

Cinco de Mayo will be a day of celebration, particularly for golfers in Washington. Read story