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Negative Split’s New Back to Nature Trail Run Series

Running the singletrack at Mt. Spokane. Photo: Jon Jonckers Coming to Silver Mountain & Mt. Spokane Negative Split has organized several of the region’s most …

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An Adult Woman Running With Two Dogs On Top Of A Mountain Overlooking The Pend Oreille River In Sandpoint, Idaho

Women’s Trail Running Retreat, Sept. 24-26, 2021

Run Into the Wild is a 3-day trail running retreat for women in central Washington organized by Basecamp Cascadia. Teaming up with all-female farmers, athletes, …

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Cube Iron Roadless Area - view from summit rocks looking over the valley wilderness.

Adventure Inspiration: 34 Summer Trip Ideas

Our friends in the Inland NW outdoors community share their go-to adventures. Get inspired to explore someplace new this summer.

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Man taking a selfie with thumbs-up sign to celebrate his walk in a new neighborhood in Spokane. House and street in background.

Walking or Running Every Single Street in Spokane

Tom Griffen, who moved to Spokane in early 2020, is getting to know Spokane by walking every one of its streets.

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Jackass Half Marathon & 5K 2021

The Jackass Half Marathon & 5k in North Idaho’s Silver Valley is set for October 2, 2021. After a hugely successful first year, and amid …

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Boots next to a manhole cover on the road.

The Rhythmic Restoration of Walking

What is it about walking that’s so appealing, and how can walking benefit runners? Spokane physical therapist Jonathan Hook explains, in this Run Wild column.

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Child running on a treed dirt trail during the Camp Sekani Trail Run event.

Inland NW: Live & Virtual Races, Runs, & Rides in 2021

If you’ve been missing runs or rides with other humans this past year, things are looking up for 2021. While many races, fun runs, and rides are still only offering virtual events (that can still be completed with your own friends or family), there are quite a few live events with some level of COVID safety mitigation planned this year. Sign up for one or more and get outside, be safe, and run, walk, and ride together!

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Runners running up a trail.

Spokane River Run 2021 to Honor Longtime Participant with Virtual Event

This year marks the 18th anniversary of the Spokane River Run at Riverside State Park. 2021 virtual Spokane River Run is set for anytime between April 16 and April 25. This grassroots, community race for a good cause is one of the oldest trail runs in the Northwest and is staffed by volunteers. Kick off spring with the Spokane River Run’s different run lengths, ranging from 5K to 50K.

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Safe Live Races Planned for Spokane Area Spring 2021

Negative Split Has Socially-distanced and safe live events and virtual options for all abilities of runners in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene. The spring running and …

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Winter running by the river.

5 Strategies For Loving Winter Running

With the right motivation, you can keep yourself running during winter. Run Wild columnist Sarah Hauge offers 5 strategies that will make the process of running in cold weather more bearable.

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