A Portland, OR area running club offering group runs and workouts, races, and social events.

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Race Recap: 2022 California International Marathon 

CIM 2021 was a fun race with lots of participants from the Portland area. A number of us decided to give it another go. Unlike 2021, the weather was mostly cooperative in November, so running on roads wasn’t as hazardous as the previous year. CIM is billed as a net-downhill race, but we’d learned in… Read More »Home

Purge & Splurge 2022

We have one more holiday group run before we say goodbye to 2022. Purge and Splurge will take place on Saturday, December 31, at 9 am. The run will start at 9am from the Newberry Road end of the Wildwood Trail. Depending on the distance you plan to run, you will meet ahead of time (8:30am) at the end… Read More »Home

Lizards Fight Weather in San Francisco…and Bring back Medals

By Rick Lovett This year’s USATF Club Cross Country Championships was the type of race people will be telling their grandchildren about. The venue was Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. It’s hosted the race before and is a classic course: challenging, but not outrageous, with a short, steep hill a little more than 1,000… Read More »Home

TRL Shoe Drive Hits 9th Year

By Rick Lovett How much can you walk in a pair of running shoes that has outlived their usefulness for running? One hundred miles? Two hundred miles? Five hundred miles? Most of us probably don’t know, but as someone who’s been forced to transition (mostly) from running to walking and hiking, I can tell you… Read More »Home

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About The Club

Team Red Lizard (TRL) is a non-profit running club based in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. But running isn’t all we do. Many of our members enjoy other activities such as mountain climbing, backcountry skiing, adventure races, and Ironman competitions, to name a few.

TRL also provides members with opportunities to help others; from working at a local soup kitchen one Saturday each month, to organizing many aspects of the Special Olympics Regional track meet, and leading pace groups for the Portland Marathon. TRL seeks out opportunities to give back to the community.