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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Dan Decato

This month’s member spotlight features Dan Decato. Dan has been a long time Run Wild Missoula member. You may recognize Dan from several of our RWM classes, but you have…

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Member Spotlight: Sam Gilbertson

This month’s member spotlight features Sam Gilbertson. Sam is a newer Run Wild Missoula member and a relatively new face in Missoula. He moved here for graduate school at the…

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Member Spotlight: Trisha Drobeck

This month’s member spotlight features Run Wild Missoula’s newly minted Executive Director, Trisha Drobeck. Trisha has been a long time member of Run Wild Missoula, participating in both classes and…

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Member Spotlight: Tanner Pace

This month’s member spotlight features Tanner Pace. Tanner is from Missoula and has spent his life in the valley, with the exception of a short stint in Grenoble, France. Tanner…

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Member Spotlight: Ginny Elkins

This month’s member spotlight features Ginny Elkins. Ginny was born and raised in Missoula. Even though she is not a huckleberry aficionado, her roots run deep in Montana. She joined…

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Member Spotlight: Jay Brooker

This month’s member spotlight features Jay Brooker. Jay has been a member of Run Wild Missoula since 2010 and an integral part of the running community ever since. He’s participated…

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Member Spotlight: Joanna Unruh

This month’s member spotlight features Joanna Unruh. Joanna is a newer member of Run Wild Missoula and a first-time participant in one of our Spring Trail Sessions. She, along with…

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Member Spotlight: Russell LaFontaine

This month’s member spotlight features Russell LaFontaine. Russell has been a long time, active Run Wild Missoula member. He joined Run Wild Missoula in 2012 after completing the Missoula Marathon…

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Member Spotlight: Crystal White Shield

This month’s member spotlight features Crystal White Shield, who grew up in Northglenn, Colorado but is originally from Apache Y, Oklahoma. She is an enrolled tribal citizen of the Cheyenne-Arapaho…

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Member Spotlight: Brenna Cassidy

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I am originally from northern IL, but have been in the west for quite a while! I worked in Yellowstone National…

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Member Spotlight: Adam Peterman

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? Born and raised in Missoula. How long have you been running? Why did you start? I’ve been running for 12 years…

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Member Spotlight: Sally Henkel

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula?  I grew up in Kentucky, running around the Daniel Boone National Forest. My dad has always loved Montana and we ventured…

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Member Spotlight: Julie McCloskey

Where are you from?  What brought you to Missoula? I grew up in the Hudson Valley, NY but have been living out West in various spots for the past 10…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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