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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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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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Jane Huang riding a fat bike.

What To Do Outside This Winter

List of favorite winter pastimes from 11 of the region’s most passionate devotees of the great outdoors, to help inspire you to get out there more this winter.

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Running with My Girls

Run Wild Column: Sarah Hauge keeps trying to get her kids to love running like she does. It’s not going well.

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Local Holiday Gift Guide – 2020

By Derrick Knowles & Jon Jonckers 2020 has been a year we won’t ever forget, and local businesses need our support more than ever. Shopping at locally-owned stores helps keep …

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Ultrarunning Fastest Known Times on Wonderland Trail

Mount Rainier National Park, Wash.  With so many races cancelled due to COVID-19, serious ultrarunners in the Pacific Northwest elected to use their fitness for …

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Become a Better Runner with Yoga

Running can be a stress-burning, outdoors-exploring, heart-pumping source of fun—but it’s also monotonous, with the forward motion repeatedly taxing the same exact muscles, mile after …

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