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Donation in Honor of Tony Banovich

It is with an extremely heavy heart that we announce Tony Banovich passed away in his sleep on October 14th. Please respect his family’s privacy as they work through this unimaginable loss. In lieu of flowers, Tony’s family has asked for donations to be made to Run Wild Missoula in his honor. Tony was a […]

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Ask A Coach: Increasing Mileage

Q: “What or how is the best way to increase mileage? Is it by increasing a mile every week tacked onto my long run? Or if I run every other day, do I increase each of those runs? Or none of the above!?” A: From Tony Banovich, Executive Director of Run Wild Missoula Great question.  The […]

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Member Spotlight: 2020 Member Award Winners

This month’s Member Spotlight features the Winners from the Run Wild Missoula Annual Member Meeting. However, this year’s awards look a bit different thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. With few in-person races and volunteer opportunities with the club, we decided to make things a little more interesting. We are pleased to recognize 10 members for their […]

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Ask A Coach: Weight v Pace

Q: “How much does weight really affect your pace?” A:  From Julie McCloskey, RHN, Wild & Well  Physiologically speaking, and looking solely at the overweight/obese population, this is not a super tough question. But since we are more than just a moving mass of bones and tissue, I have to both carefully consider the population who […]

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Member Spotlight: Jordan Krause

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula?  I am a born and raised Missoulian.  I guess you could say that the lumber industry and water-softening brought my dad and mom’s families to Missoula, respectively, but I’ve been here most of my life (minus a few adventures to the East coast and Taiwan).   How […]

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Member Spotlight: Jay Gore

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula?    I grew up in a small town in NW Missouri. Thence to South Dakota (BS degree), thence to Maine (MS degree), thence to Nashville area, thence to St Louis area, thence to Boise, thence to Washington DC, thence to Ogden, finally to Missoula to work […]

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Running with Rufus by Anna Odash, DVM

2020 has been quite the year and before we knew it summer is already here! Despite all the changes happening a few things stay the same – many of us love to run and we love to run with our dogs. Our team loves to be out and about with our dogs as well and have a […]

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Member Spotlight: The Missoula Mamas

The Missoula Mamas is made up of Hannah, Emma, Eileen, Annie, & Alison; 5 roommates that have become runners in the last year. They represent a variety of past running experience (everything from half marathons to color runs to never having run before)! Along the way they have encouraged each other, tried new things and […]

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Member Spotlight: Luke & Peyton Walters

Luke, where are you both from? Are you originally from Missoula, or did you relocate here from somewhere else? I grew up mostly in Bonner and Florence.  We moved to Utah when I was 21, after my wife and I had Peyton we decided we wanted to be near family and raise Peyton in Montana […]

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Why I Run by Scott Davis

Thank you to Scott Davis for submitting this essay with us; and, for being so open about his journey.  He’s hoping to be able to get it published elsewhere. If you have any suggestion for him about how best to go about that, please email him HERE. Why I run. I’m a competitive person. In my […]

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