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A Tale of Two Disciplines: Trail Runner Edition

A Tale of Two Disciplines: Trail Runner Edition By Jesse Carnes Photos by Monte Cole Looking up, I could see a lanky silhouette against the morning sky, loping up the…

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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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Donation in Honor of Tony Banovich

Click here to donate to the Tony Banovich Memorial Fund. It is with an extremely heavy heart that we announce Tony Banovich passed away in his sleep on October 14th….

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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…

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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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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…

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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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Missoula’s Trail Running Community by Jeff Mogavero

By Jeff Mogavero   Almost exactly five years ago, I stood somewhere west of Butte on an I-90 on-ramp under the blistering sun. My thumb had been stuck out for…

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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…

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Spotting a “Female” in the Mountains by Sara Boughner

Spotting a “Female” in the Mountains By Sara Boughner As I walked into a local coffee shop, I was excited to meet up with a good friend who loves to…

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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…

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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…

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Three Ways to Improve Performance Without Running by Kristina Pattison, DPT, OCS, CSCS

THREE WAYS TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE WITHOUT RUNNING  By Kristina Pattison, DPT, OCS, CSCS  Photo of Maddie Small, Alpine South physical therapist and runner.  We all know, deep down, the best…

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Member Spotlight: Vicky & Ashley Mix

Are you originally from Missoula? If not, where are you from? Vicky: I am originally from Minnesota, but I have been in the Missoula area since I was ten. So…

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Alternates to Trail by Forrest Boughner

Alternates to Trail By Forrest Boughner   Missoula loves trails and right now being out on dirt is literally (I don’t use literally lightly) saving our sanity. But all this…

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