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Team Run Hub: Katie Fitch

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we’ll be featuring our Team Run Hub athletes on the blog to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Katie Fitch is a 31-year-old pursuing a PhD in Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education at the University of Oregon.…
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Team Run Hub: Karla Snyder

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we’ll be featuring our Team Run Hub athletes on the blog to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Karla Snyder is a 43-year-old certified nurse midwife/nurse practitioner. She has been running for over 30 years.   Karla…
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Team Run Hub: Quinn Michalek

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we are featuring our Team Run Hub athletes to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Quinn Michalek is a 37-year-old insurance and financial professional. He has been running for eight years.    Quinn Michalek: Running Eugene Marathon When…
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Team Run Hub: Tia Renier

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we are featuring our Team Run Hub athletes to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Tia Renier is a 25-year-old social worker. She has been running for 11 years.   Tia Renier: Running Eugene Half Marathon When and why did you…
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Team Run Hub: Jared Williams

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we are featuring our Team Run Hub athletes to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Jared Williams is a 37-year-old teacher at Gateways High School in Springfield, OR. He has been running for four years.   When…
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Team Run Hub: Angela Izmirian

In the few weeks leading up to the Eugene Half and Full Marathon, we’ll be featuring our Team Run Hub athletes on the blog to give you a peek into their backgrounds, goals and training. Enjoy!   Angela Izmirian: Running the Eugene Half Marathon When and why did you start running? When I came to Eugene…
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Leading Spirited Walkers

Kay Porter, PhD, a local sport psychology consultant and therapist is also the coach of a local training group called The Spirited Walkers. She started the group back in 2000 when a friend asked for help while training to walk the Portland Marathon. From there, it slowly grew to the point where she was helping a…
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Swetback Needs a Kickstart

You know that feeling after you’ve just finished a run on a warm summer day or wrapped up a long, muddy trail run? The  endorphins are flowing, beads of sweat are dripping everywhere, you’re feeling pretty bad ass.   And then you plop your sweaty self into your car to run errands, head home, meet a…
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Return to Running After Pregnancy

Years before I got pregnant, I knew I’d want to run through my pregnancy (as much as my body would allow). Of course, being the type A, more is better type of personality, I had dreams of running until my due date, but I also knew that it would be unlikely to make it that…
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Out on the Trail

When we all showed up blurry eyed and groggy at 7:20 a.m. at Run Hub Northwest, we didn’t know what the morning had in store for us, but we did know a love for trail running had brought us together. As we loaded up our cars and started heading east on Highway 126 towards the…
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