Fall is in the air, and that means it is about time for some of the most important Lizard activities of the year are about to kick off – Stumptown Cross with a healthy dose of Portland Marathon in the middle. Stumptown XC race #1 kicks off this weekend (Sept 27), and the Portland Marathon [...]
September 27th marks the beginning of a very special time of year in Portland… that’s the day that the 2014 season of Stumptown Cross finally begins! And in the fashion it has begun the past few years, the series will kick off in a fast and furious fashion with a 5k race at Portland Meadows [...]
Sunday, October 5th, is a big day in the Lizard kingdom. It’s Portland Marathon day, and that means a whole lotta Lizards are pacing the marathon, and numerous others are needed to volunteer at the infamous TRL Mile 24 Aid Station. So, what it is that makes the Mile 24 Aid Station so special? It [...]
Calling all Lizards with a sense of pace… the Lizard Pace Team needs YOU! Pacing the Portland Marathon is a long-running (sorry, that pun was too easy) Lizard tradition. And it takes a huge effort to get enough people to fill all of the needed pace slots. With 15 pace groups between 3:00 and 5:00 [...]
Summer isn’t over yet, but the unofficial end is less than a month away. No, I’m not talking about Labor Day… I’m talking about the true events we runners mark the seasons by. For example, the start of the Stumptown Cross series is basically the first day of fall. And this year, fall begins at [...]
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