On Saturday, December 10, 2022, some of the fastest open and masters runners in the country will descend on Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for the USATF national club cross country championship races – and TRL will be there! While we haven’t even kicked off our local Stumptown Cross… Read More »TRL support for club cross nationals
1. How long have you been running and why did you start running? I started running in 2004 when I was in the 8th grade. My older brother began running cross country for the local high school and I always wanted to do whatever my brother was interested in, so I decided… Read More »TRL Member Spotlight – Matt Book
By Rick Lovett A couple of weeks ago, USADA invited me to take a continuing education session on doping control for masters athletes. Given the success of TRL in masters championships and the fact that USADA has developed a new, inexpensive blood testing protocol expected to vastly expand the number… Read More »Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) Pre-Check for Runners
Every 2 years, Team Red Lizard has an election for the 4 officer positions on the board – President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. For the March 2022 elections, we have candidates willing to run for each of those positions. The following are the statements they submitted for members to… Read More »Board Candidate Statements
Being on a “board” – if you have ever thought that sounded important, well, it is. But being on the TRL board doesn’t require you to have special training or credentials; it simply requires that you enjoy running and being a part of the Lizard community. With board elections coming… Read More »The TRL Board Needs You!
By Rick Lovett My buddy and I called it the Twilight Zone Run. Not because it was run in the evening, but because it felt like an episode of the classic fantasy/science fiction TV show. Officially, it was the 1984 Rutabaga Run. It began beneath the steeple of a postcard-perfect… Read More »The Race that Wouldn’t End
By Janne Heinonen and Chelsea Warren In late April, we ran the Virtual Eugene Marathon on Sauvie Island. In the before-times, this article might describe our training plans, our race strategies, our experience as first time marathoners (or first in a very long time). But these are pandemic times, and… Read More »A TRL pandemic marathon story
The Red Lizard Summer Series… our annual intra-club competition that has some elements of performance and participation. The origins of the series go way back, with one of the goals being to have some friendly competition among club members. The other more important goal was picking some events that members… Read More »Summer Series Planning
While we aren’t yet out of the COVID woods, the current roll out of vaccinations is a cause for optimism that we might be able to enjoy some “normal” things by the time we get into mid-2021. In case there is some reality to that optimism, plans are in motion… Read More »In-person 2021 XC Season?!?
By Angela Lindbo Running means different things to different people. For me, I love my body’s ability to simply cover ground, getting out in nature and the sense of accomplishment this brings. Running really is a celebration of life, as well as an extension of health. This celebration is often… Read More »Presidents Corner