There's nothing cheap about running a full or half marathon. You'll dig deep to give of your mind, your time and your body. You'll shell out $60-$100 or maybe more just to get in. And when it's all over, should you want a picture to commemorate the occasion, that's going to cost you too.
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For the sixth year in a row, Washington tops the list of the nations most bike friendly states, the League of American Bicyclists announced this morning, the first day of National Bike Month.
The South Sound's oldest organized bicycle ride turns 38 this morning. Yes, there will be cake. And, yes, you'll have to earn it.
A few years ago, while members were looking for ways to celebrate those participating in the annual Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic while battling Parkinson’s disease, Team Parkinson’s considered borrowing an old cycling tradition.
Marathons aren’t for everybody, but the Tacoma City Marathon comes pretty close.
When people train for an adventure like the 93-mile Wonderland Trail, they instinctively know the best way to go about it, said mountain guide and athletic trainer John Colver.
You may scoff at the meathead who’s angling to become the next cast member of “Jersey Shore” or at the cardio bunny who’s always hogging the treadmill, but these dedicated gym-goers know a thing or two about working out. For all their eye roll-inducing behaviors, the exercise-obsessed are, if anything, efficient, consistent and cut. Luckily, you can cherry-pick the best of their habits to amp up your own workout, while ditching the excessive grunting and posturing.
When professional cyclist Tom Danielson first met trainer Allison Westfahl, in 2008, he was looking for a way to overcome lower back pain.
When James Byerly and his wife, Lee Murphy, opened Tumwater’s CrossFit Luminis 18 months ago, they dreamed of one day growing to the point where they could add programs for kids.