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3 South Sound Runs You Must Do Before 2020

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The end of the year is here. The end of the decade is here. And maybe you went on a run every day, did a race every month and whoopee for you. But if you’re like the rest of us, making time for that 5K was a little harder. So, grab your tennis shoes and…

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Bikes, Mud and Glory: 2019 Cyclocross National Championship

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Ever heard of Cyclocross? It’s an off-road bike race that involves varying terrain and obstacles, and racers must occasionally dismount their bikes to run uphill. It’s fast and gritty; you don’t leave a race clean. And this year, nearly 2,000 athletes from across the nation will race on the ultimate course in Fort Steilacoom Park…

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Start Training Now to Conquer Your 2020 Goals

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It’s never too late to try something new, and compete in one of the South Sound’s epic endurance challenges Forget what you’ve heard about an “off-season” because as the temperatures get colder, the training heats up. Make 2020 the year you literally climb a mountain, race across the Salish Sea or run 50 miles. All…

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Five South Sound Races to Get Your Mountain, City, Sea Fix

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Racing and vacationing? You CAN have both. It’s called a runcation—a trip that incudes running a race. Home to a very active running community, naturally Tacoma and the South Sound knows how to host the right spread of running events (with fun ways to rack up your miles)! Take your pick of scenery, from sweeping…

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Paddle On! Stories from SEVENTY48

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The 2019 SEVENTY48. In case you missed all the hoopla, here’s a recap: You (or someone of equal insanity) takes a human-powered (only) watercraft of your choice—canoe, kayak, paddleboard, outrigger, rowboat, etc.—and go from Tacoma to Port Townsend. It’s about 70 miles and you’ve got 48 hours to get it done. You cannot pre-plan any external…

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