Q. How did you come up with the idea to create RaceKids?
A. I was getting ready to run the Chicago Marathon and my son who is a big hockey fan begged to come with me to see the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. I started researching daycares in the area to watch him while I raced and started getting nervous because I realized I did not know the area or who would be watching my son. I eventually put the search to rest but then it hit me, there had to be a race that had a day camp service. I looked again and found nothing that’s when I started brainstorming. I decided to create a race day camp for kids so parents could run knowing their children were in safe hands.Read Full Story
Ever wonder who’s standing next to you in your corral at the start line, or cheering you on when you’re about to give up during a race? As runners we all have a story, a motivation to run whether it’s a personal challenge, to stay fit, bond with friends, or raise money for charity. In…Read Full Story
Transamerica is a proud new sponsor and official life insurance partner of the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon. We congratulate all who are transforming their tomorrows through their dedication to ─ and joy of ─ a healthy, active lifestyle.Read Full Story
Freshii is a quick service restaurant that intertwines a healthy, active lifestyle with delicious, energizing food. Our meals are prepared with high quality, fresh ingredients that energize your body. Choose between a variety of rice/noodle bowls, wraps, burritos, salads and soups or custom make your own meal to fit your personality. We offer both walk-in…Read Full Story
In the women’s race, Olympian and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series veteran Nuta Olaru will join Costa Rican Olympian Gabriela Trana, and Jess Petersen, a Danish Olympian as defending champion Christina Overbeck Crawford returns to defend her title.Read Full Story
With over 20 domestic Rock ‘n’ Roll events each year, the #CGISTAFF sure work up an appetite on race weekend. As runners, we’ve already done all the homework for your visit to Portlandia, so you can come prepared to taste the best of the Pacific Northwest. Here are the top recommendations from staff and locals…Read Full Story