Month: April 2014

On the run--Bloomsday start 1990. Photo: Courtesy of Van Gundy

One Race, 37 Years: Meet the Bloomsday Perennials

For all of its 37 years, a special group of men and women has held Spokane’s 7.46 mile Lilac Bloomsday Run sacred. Since 1996, a Bloomsday tradition has been to honor these perennials—now 99 people strong—who have completed every race since its inception. Without fail, despite significant personal hardships and challenges, and because of their …

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Reaching the summit of your personal Mt. Everest...will require a realistic assessment of your goals, and then a commitment to the hard work it will take to reach them.

Training for a Triathlon: Why Sign Up for an Ironman in the First Place?

Editor’s note: This is part one in series on training for a triathlon. When a reporter once asked mountaineer George Mallory why he wanted to climb Mt. Everest, Mallory famously responded, “Because it’s there.” For many triathletes, the Ironman is their Everest, but they’ll probably use more than three words trying to explain why they …

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As the Severinos know (and research attests), running can be fine-tuned, just like any other motor skill.

Is Your Running Form Fouling You Up? Gait Analysis at Northwest Running Lab Could Help

It’s a rare runner who doesn’t deal with injuries. Surveys of runners commonly show that upwards of 60% are sidelined with injuries at some point in a given year. With their work at Northwest Running Lab, Dominic and Lanaia Severino are helping runners change their form and prevent injuries – and hopefully get a little …

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