Summerfest Fun Run and Kids' Triathlon
Event aims to appeal both to new and experienced runners
DALLAS — No matter if you are a competitive runner or someone looking to start getting active, the Summerfest Fun Run offers something for you.
Eble, Youngren look to carry on tradition, broaden appeal
INDEPENDENCE — As the Monmouth-Independence Tennis Tournament hit full swing on Saturday and Sunday, Mike McDougall of Corvallis called it “(Monmouth and) Independence’s little secret.”
More than 1,800 riders caught a glimpse of the Willamette Valley
POLK COUNTY — Cycle Oregon attracted 1,850 cyclists, including 250 children, for Camp Oregonadogood on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Local players hope to advance at Southern Oregon championships
DALLAS — For Mary Christensen and Petra Cole, tennis has always been more than a way to stay active.
INDEPENDENCE — Dallas isn’t the only community represented on Timberhill Tennis Club’s team. Central boys tennis coach Patti Youngren has been a member on the squad for several years and served as team captain on multiple occasions. This year saw several new challenges.
Dallas graduate finishes distance triathlon
COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Melissa Meyer is not one to shy away from a challenge. On June 28, she completed perhaps her greatest athletic feat, finishing the Ironman Coeur d’Alene, a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run, in Idaho in 14 hours, 36 minutes and 7 seconds.
Bikers from around the country to arrive in Polk County
POLK COUNTY — Thousands of cyclists are about to hit the road in and around Polk County.
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — The Monmouth-Independence Fourth of July tennis tournament is set to return July 11 and 12.
Triathlon a rewarding, worthwhile endeavor
Standing in line to use the toilet at the Independence Heated Community Pool, it dawned on me: this is why we’re here.
This is the final of a series of columns chronicling my journey in training for my first sprint triathlon, held on Saturday morning.
Organizers expect a large turnout for the Fourth of July tradition
MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — Has it been awhile since you’ve laced up your running shoes? You wouldn’t be alone, but July 4 offers a fun and relatively easy way to end your racing drought in the 43rd annual Monmouth-Independence Mini-Marathon.
Dallas resident continues family’s passion
DALLAS — The roar of the crowd. The pageantry. The larger than life characters.
In the movies, the main character will have a realization when suddenly everything makes sense. That moment when a big change in the plot means everything will turn out OK. When the inspiring music swells in the background and the main character overcomes whatever stands in his or her way to win the game, defeat the bad guy or win over their romantic interest.
Dallas considers bringing running events to the city
DALLAS — It seems like a distant memory for Dallas Recreation Coordinator David Brautigam. Yet, it was just four years ago that Dallas didn’t have any adult recreation to speak of. Oh, how things have changed.