Running

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4 Long Trails to Hike or Run

By Holly Weiler & Ammi Midstokke Sometimes a reasonable day hike is enough. Sometimes you need to push your mind and body to see how far …

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It Doesn’t Have to Suck to Be Worth It

“It was pretty grim,” says Geoff of the 50-mile slog we were attempting to complete. He’s done it before. Twice. He ought to know.   We were winding our way through …

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Nutrition & Hydration: 4 Tips for Runners

Though I primarily run in the morning, I’ve noticed that the later in the day I go, the faster I am (whether this is due …

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SPOvid-19 Local Adventure: Yeti Ultra 24-Hour Challenge

By Chris Cindric To help you make the most of your outdoor time and keep things fresh during the pandemic, the faculty of Eastern Washington …

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Insatiable Vortex of the Hungry Runner

Some time ago, I decided to train for a 100-mile running event. I’ve made a lot of bad decisions in my life, but I’m beginning …

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A group biking on a mountain trail.

SPOvid-19 Local Adventure Series

By Chris Cindric Now that most Washington State parks and public lands open again, this is truly welcome news. The ability to get outside has been …

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Hiking & Running Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

By Jonathan Johnson Enter at the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge main gate, 4 miles south of Cheney on S. Cheney Plaza Road (free Nov. 1-Feb. …

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3 Trails in the Little Spokane River Natural Area

By Maya Jewell Zeller Enjoy these trails and abundant wildlife close to Spokane on foot, but please be aware that dogs and mountain bikes are …

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Poetry in Motion: Words from the Refuge

By Jonathan Johnson  I have never written about running before because I run not to be but to leave myself. I have written precious little …

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