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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Julie Abrahamsen

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I grew up in Darby, Montana – better know as “The Last Best Place”. I moved to Missoula after attending University of…

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Member Spotlight: Forrest Boughner

Run Wild Missoula would like to thank Forrest for leading two of our Spring Trail Classes, as well as for all of his involvement with RWM and MTC! Where are…

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Member Spotlight: The Wild Horse Crew

Where are you from? What brought you to Western Montana?  All three of us currently live in Plains. Lisa came from the Conrad area and moved to Plains with her husband…

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Member Spotlight: Kathy Heffernan

Where are you from?  What brought you to Missoula? I grew up in rural Virginia and Pennsylvania and came to Missoula for college in 1980. When did you start running…

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Member Spotlight: Darren Zellman

Huge thank you to Darren for all of his hard work and dedication as Race Director for Run Wild Missoula’s third largest race, the Run for the Luck of It!…

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Member Spotlight: Nico Composto

Where are you from?  What brought you to Missoula? I am from Chicago originally and went to college in New York. I moved to Missoula a few years after college…

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Member Spotlight: Julie Howard

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I moved to Hamilton, MT from Yakima, WA in 1977 with my family during my senior year of high school.  I…

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Member Spotlight: Justin Grigg

Huge thank you to Justin for all of his hard work and dedication as Race Director for Run Wild Missoula’s second largest race, the Turkey Day 8K & 3K Family…

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Member Spotlight: 2018 Member Award Winners

Run Wild Missoula’s Annual Meeting of Members took place on Wednesday, September 12th. As always, part of the night was dedicated to our Member Awards. Our awards are based on the nominations submitted by you…

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Member Spotlight: Amber Ball

Huge thank you to Amber for all of her hard work and dedication as Race Director for Run Wild Missoula’s Diva Day 5K. Where are you from? What brought you…

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Member Spotlight: Tom Halverson

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I’m a born and raised Missoulian.  I’ve traveled a lot and I always feel fortunate to be able to make a living…

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Member Spotlight: Danelle Gjetmundsen

Where are you from?  What brought you to Missoula? I was born in Riverton , WY and lived there until I was 13. My family moved to Billings in 1982….

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Member Spotlight: Naomi Mills

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I grew up in Northern Idaho, a little town called Bonners Ferry. I moved to Missoula in 2006 to study English…

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Member Spotlight: Elizabeth & Rich Willy

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula?   We’re from Ohio and Colorado. Moving between Ohio, Colorado, Delaware, and North Carolina for careers in academia, we were always striving…

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Member Spotlight: Ashley Wamsley

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula? I was born and raised in Missoula and I love it here, so I am sure I will never leave! When…

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Member Spotlight: Jamie Swartz, Pengelly Double and Single Dips Race Director

You are the race director for the Pengelly Double and Single Dip. How long have you been the RD and how did you get started? This will be my third…

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