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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 for her next half or full.       Where are you from? What brought you to Missoula or kept you here?  I was born […]

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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 a few years before joining the Navy for six years.  I returned to Missoula in 1991 and hope to never move again, unless it is […]

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Alpine Physical Therapy: Tips for High Performance Knees

The forces crossing the knee with jumping, pivoting, kicking, and running can be staggering. Injury, pain, weakness, and a general loss of stability in the knee can create a host of problems that can bench an athlete. Its location between the hip and ankle suggests that problems above or below the knee can be problematic. […]

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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 his pit-lab mix, Winnie, or helping you with your latest house renovations. Adam is relatively new to Missoula, but his love for trails, Biga pizza, […]

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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 eight years ago and currently serves as a board member for Run Wild Missoula.  She is active in the community and an inspiration to many. […]

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  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 of running, Jen has provided encouragement and inspiration to fellow runners of all abilities and age.  A dedicated RWM volunteer, she’s also served as […]

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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 mile distance, Linda initially ran marathons in her early 30’s, and competed in triathlons during her 40’s and 50’s until a hip replacement forced her […]

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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 races.  A historian by profession and co-founder of Montana Trail Crew, this family man started running when he was just a young boy. A “Child […]

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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 this article. Male Runner of the Year | Jesse Carnes Described as one of the most enthusiastic racers in town, Jesse loves all aspects of […]

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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 5K race that motivated her to get active.  Since then, she’s completed numerous 5K’s, 10K’s, a half marathon, and up next, the Boston Marathon in […]

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