Thursday, March 29, 2012

Urige Buta - the Running Janitor

Looking for a little inspiration for your running? You've come to the right place.

Clicky-click right here to read the amazing tale of Urige Buta, a refugee from Ethiopia, now living in Norway, who runs through mile-long sewer tunnels in between shifts as a janitor.

All of a sudden, your eight mile training run doesn't look quite so difficult, does it?

Let's race!


April 20th / Twilight 5k / Lewiston, ID (Friday Night Race!)

April 21st / Falcon 15k, 10k and 5k / Hillsboro, OR

April 21st / Earth Day Run 10k and 5k / Tigard, OR

April 21st / Run with the Dawgs 8k and 5k / Creswell, OR

April 21st / Monument Peak Trail Run 10m / Gates, OR

April 21st / Discover Spring 10k and 5k / McMinnville, OR

April 21st / Walk Your Paws Off 5k / Pendleton, OR

April 21st / Run the Ridge 10k and 5k / Lebanon, OR

April 21st / Yakima Skyline Rim 50k and 25k / Ellensburg, WA

April 21st / Pioneer Lions Race for Juvenile Diabetes Half Marathon, 10k and 5k / Kelso, WA

April 21st / Trout Lake Half Marathon, 10k and 5k / Trout Lake, WA

April 21st / Ruston Way 5k / Tacoma, WA

April 21st / Liz Duncan Memorial Run 10k and 5k / Richland, WA

April 21st / Wenatchee Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k / Wenatchee, WA

April 21st / ARC Community Fun Run 5k / Spokane Valley, WA

April 21st / Fun with the Fuzz 5k / Bellingham, WA

April 21st / Lumberjack Endurance Runs 100m, 100k and 50m / Port Gamble, WA

April 22nd / Mt. Si Ultra 50m and 50k / Snoqualmie, WA

April 22nd / Boys and Girls Club Sammamish 10k and 5k / Sammamish, WA

April 22nd / Komen Race for the Cure Spokane 5k / Spokane, WA

April 22nd / WWU Earth Day 5k / Bellingham, WA

April 22nd / King Estate Wine Country 5k / Eugene, OR

April 22nd / Red Lizard 5m / Lake Oswego, OR

April 22nd / Race to Cure Ovarian Cancer 5k / Bellingham, WA

April 22nd / CASA Light of Hope 10k and 5k / Bend, OR

April 22nd / Spokane River Run 50k, 25k, 10k and 5k / Spokane, WA

April 22nd / Cowpie Classic Kids Run 3k / Turner, OR

April 22nd / Albany Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon / Albany, OR

April 22nd / Ice Breaker Road Race 5m and 3m / Great Falls, MT


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