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Cuyamaca 100K Endurance Run

Thursday, 19 October 2023 Blog & News

A few minutes after midnight I came over the finish line. I had started running at 6:30 am the previous morning alongside 245 other participants. We assembled in beautiful Rancho Cuyamaca State Park in the mountains east of San Diego to run the Cuyamaca 100K Endurance Run. We would have to tackle 8,400 feet of elevation gain up mountains and ridges with little shade and in...

North Olympic Discovery Marathon 2023

Monday, 26 June 2023 Blog & News

  Running and hiking are my two biggest passions in life. They’ve done more for me than keep me physically healthy. They’ve also kept me mentally heathy and spiritually fulfilled. They’ve given me purpose, drive, and a desire to get out of my comfort zone. They’ve led me to a heathy outdoors lifestyle packed with countless adventures to new places, new races, and meeting new...

Down but not out in the Desert – Powered by Potatoes

Thursday, 02 March 2023 Blog & News

Written By Craig Romano

Life happens. I’ve been looking forward to the Mesa Marathon in Mesa Arizona for months. Its fast downhill start and generally flat course along with its excellent support and vibes had me hooked. I trained hard and felt confident that Mesa would be my fastest marathon in sometime. Possibly even a Boston Qualifier. It turned out to be my slowest marathon.

Skagit Flats Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

Wednesday, 04 October 2023 Blog & News

I’ve been regularly participating in the Skagit Flats Marathon since I moved to the Skagit Valley in 2007. As a distance runner, I’ve signed up over the years to participate in the half marathon (13.1 miles) or full marathon (26.2) race. But this year I decided to run in the race’s new 5K. For a distance runner this is a sprint! It wasn’t a challenge for me and I didn’t...

Bloomsday 2023

Friday, 05 May 2023 Blog & News

Hello everyone! WSPC is back at it again with another Bloomsday Tradeshow & Race in the books. On May 5th-7th we were in Spokane, Washington for this fun event. We enjoy participating in this event with the purpose of coming together as a community to support healthy lifestyles for our youth, families, and athletes. We as sponsors have the opportunity to share etiquette information,...

Supporting Farmers – Supporting Food

Thursday, 09 February 2023 Blog & News

MOSES LAKE February 9, 2023 – Last year the Governor signed into law the Climate Commitment Act and in doing so committed to providing a needed fuel exemption for farmers and ranchers. The law was enacted at the beginning of the year and no relief has been provided to farmers. In 2020 Washington’s farmers and ranchers spent approximately $260 million on diesel. The average cost of diesel...

White River 50K: Returning to where it all started

Tuesday, 15 August 2023 Blog & News

 It was back in 2011 when I decided to take up ultra-running. I was on the verge of turning 50 and had become fascinated with the annual and iconic White River 50 mile run held near Mount Rainier. White River had grew into one of the country’s biggest and most famous 50 mile races attracting incredible talent from across the country. The idea of running 50 miles on trails over...

Running in L.A.

Tuesday, 28 March 2023 Blog & News

“Walking in L.A. Nobody walks in L.A.,” Dale Bozzio of Missing Persons repeatedly belts out in their hit 1980s anthem. Yes, America’s second largest city is a sprawling megalopolis that favors cars over pedestrians. But if you’re wondering if people do in fact walk in L.A, just check out Griffith Park on any given day. And when it comes to running however, holy moly do people run in...

No Seed Potatoes, No Food

Friday, 03 February 2023 Blog & News

LYNDEN, Washington February 9, 2023 – Farmers love to work the land. It’s less about profits than it is about the passion to produce healthy food for the community.   That is the stance of Scott Bedlington, a third-generation farmer in Western Washington. He’s concerned there is too much government overreach and not enough outreach. “These bills are getting proposed by people who...
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