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Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Dakota Umbel

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula or kept you here?  I am from The Plains, Virginia, a small rural town about 50 miles west of D.C. My…

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Member Spotlight: Sara Boughner

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula or kept you here?  I was born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona, the Missoula of the Southwest. The UM School of…

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Member Spotlight: Jesse Carnes

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula or kept you here?  I grew up in Colville, Washington, which is a small town north of Spokane. I came to…

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Member Spotlight: Sally Canata

Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula or kept you here?   I grew up in Seattle and came to Missoula via Alaska. I lived out of a backpack…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Catherine Redfern

Catherine Redfern is a Montana native chosen for her consistent dedication to running and RWM events. You’ll find Catherine hard charging at Tuesday track and out on the roads training…

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Member Spotlight: Brian Thrapp

Brian Thrapp  I grew up in Missoula, camping every weekend during the summer, skiing at Marshall during the winter.  I left after high school, waiting tables in northern VA for…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Adam Rasmussen

Meet Adam Rasmussen, runner, beer lover, and active member of Missoula’s trail running community. You might meet Adam in a Run Wild Missoula trail class, running up sentinel harnessed to…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Jen von Sehlen

We are pleased to feature Jen von Sehlen as this month’s Member Spotlight.  Jen has served as Race Director for the Run for the Luck of It! race since inception…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Jennifer Blood

If you’ve participated in the Galloway Missoula Marathon or Half Marathon training over the last five years, you’ve certainly met Jennifer Blood.  Passionate about Jeff  Galloway’s Run Walk Run method…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Linda Pilsworth

Meet Linda Pilsworth, an active member of Missoula’s walking community and finisher of five Missoula marathons and one half since she began walking them 2011.  Not new to the 26.2…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Jimmy Grant

Logging over 3,000 miles a year, Jimmy Grant is one of Missoula’s staples in the trail running community, not to mention a course record holder for many trail and road…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | 2016 RWM Award Winners

Congratulations to all the 2016 award winners. Following are some of the comments we received about each award recipient, and their own answer to a question we posed to accompany…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Betty Davis

Meet Betty Davis, a fairly new runner to the Run Wild Missoula community, and someone who’s committed to staying healthy.  It all began with a photo from the 2013 Missoula…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Shanel Curtis

Staying Healthy & Making a Positive Difference. Two sentiments we could all live by, and ones Shanel Curtis demonstrates on a daily basis. Mother of two, running and exercise enthusiast,…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Darren Bayer

Positive.  Inclusive.  Runner.  Friend to All.  One meeting with Darren Bayer and you’ll find his enthusiasm for running, and fellow runners, contagious.  “He could easily be one of the most…

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT | Myrtle Miller

83 years young and an inspiration to so many, Myrtle Miller has been a staple participant within our walking community for over six years completing the Missoula Half Marathon every…

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