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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

Alec Marshall poses in front of a hard-shell hyperbaric chamber at In Light Hyperbarics. The chamber is called "Moby Dick" because it looks like a big, white whale.

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&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&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

Clinton Cotton of Vancouver celebrates a successful bowl at Allen’s Crosley Lanes. The Vancouver Parks and Recreation department currently offers two bowling sessions a week for people with disabilities but is capping the number of participants allowed at each session.

Bowling centers given guidelines from state to reopen

Clinton Cotton of Vancouver celebrates a successful bowl at Allen’s Crosley Lanes. The Vancouver Parks and Recreation department currently offers two bowling sessions a week for people with disabilities but is capping the number of participants allowed at each session.

August 20, 2020, 7:31pm Clark County Sports

Local bowling centers got the word they were looking for on Thursday. Read story

Cooper Chun, 16, of Vancouver pauses for a photo in his 1999 Mullis Rear Engine Dragster at Portland International Raceway on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2020.

Vancouver teen Cooper Chun one of region’s top amateur drag racers

Cooper Chun, 16, of Vancouver pauses for a photo in his 1999 Mullis Rear Engine Dragster at Portland International Raceway on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2020.

August 15, 2020, 7:30pm Clark County Sports

One quarter mile at a time, Vancouver’s Cooper Chun just might be Clark County’s fastest teenager. Read story

Riders line up for the 125 All Star Race during the Washougal National Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at the Washougal MX Park on Saturday afternoon, July 27, 2019.

Washougal National motocross racing canceled

Riders line up for the 125 All Star Race during the Washougal National Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at the Washougal MX Park on Saturday afternoon, July 27, 2019.

August 15, 2020, 2:46pm Clark County Sports

In a massive blow to Washougal MX Park, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series has canceled the Washougal National, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 22. Read story

Western Washington's Trevor Jasinsky finished with 1,518 career points (eighth in WWU history), 589 rebounds (sixth) and 197 3-pointers (sixth). He is now headed overseas to play professionally.

Camas alum Jasinsky pursues pro hoops career overseas

Western Washington's Trevor Jasinsky finished with 1,518 career points (eighth in WWU history), 589 rebounds (sixth) and 197 3-pointers (sixth). He is now headed overseas to play professionally.

August 13, 2020, 7:05pm Clark County Sports

Camas alumnus and recent Western Washington University graduate Trevor Jasinsky boarded a flight Wednesday for the Netherlands after signing with Basketball Academie Limburg of the Dutch Basketball League. Read story