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Articles with the Tag: Polson Running

Runners can keep going in winter months with preparation Runners can keep going in winter months with preparation

Many running enthusiasts avoid the cold weather and choose to stay toasty in a warm gym on a treadmill rather than venture outdoors to pound the pavement for a few miles once the snowdrifts and the frigid wind starts to howl. Lou Brenner is a veteran marathoner and member of the Polson Running Club, which...

Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race Forrest Gump look-alike takes first place in Polson race

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal POLSON – Upon crossing the finish line of the 2020 Sorry ‘Bout That half marathon, overall race-winner Jason Delaney exclaimed: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” He was quoting Forrest Gump from the fam...

Thanksgiving race winners get turkey Thanksgiving race winners get turkey

POLSON — Crisp temperatures greeted more than 145 runners, joggers and walkers who got up early Thursday to pre-burn a few of those Thanksgiving calories during the annual Turkey Trot 5K. Over the past 12 years, the annual Thanksgiving Day tradition hosted by Polson Running has raised and donated ne...

Three-mile run planned for Thanksgiving morning Three-mile run planned for Thanksgiving morning

POLSON – Concerned that you might wind up feeling like a plump turkey packed with gravy and stuffing after Thanksgiving dinner? Then dust off your running shoes and shed a few extra calories before heading to the table with a Thanksgiving morning run during the 12th Annual Turkey Trot 5K. Dubbed the...

March Meltdown race signals spring weather March Meltdown race signals spring weather

POLSON – Runners of all ages and skill levels enjoyed sunshine and clear skies Saturday morning during the Polson Running group’s March Meltdown 5K. The annual race signals that spring and warmer days are near. The group encourages healthy activities by hosting a number of popular races throug...

Runners slide through Sorry ‘Bout That race Runners slide through Sorry ‘Bout That race

POLSON – One hundred plus marathoners competed in the Sorry ‘Bout That half marathon on Saturday afternoon and braved 13.1 miles in mid 20-degree-temperatures with ice-covered uneven surfaces along the trail.  The Polson Running group organized the race for the sixth year to provide runne...

Runners and walkers flock to Turkey Trot  Runners and walkers flock to Turkey Trot

POLSON – How about a little exercise before Thanksgiving dinner? Runners and walkers from all over the Mission Valley came out on Thursday morning to celebrate Thanksgiving and sneak in an early holiday workout during the 11th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by Polson Running. At the start of the race,...

Runners undeterred by slush and snow Runners undeterred by slush and snow

POLSON – Nearly 100 runners defied the elements left behind by a particularly crotchety Old Man Winter during the fifth annual “Sorry ‘Bout That” half marathon on Saturday afternoon. The roughly 13-mile-long counter clockwise loop started at the Mission Valley Aquatic Center with r...

Gravy Train Gravy Train

Before filling up on the culinary onslaught of Thanksgiving dinner, nearly 140 runners laced up their running shoes for the 10th annual Turkey Trot 5K that started near the intersection of US Highway 93 and State Highway 35. “The race went really well and everything went smooth at registration,&rdqu...

puddle jumpers puddle jumpers

POLSON - Despite the dreary weather, nearly 70 runners came out to get some exercise and support a good cause during the March MeltDown 5K/10K race on Saturday. Due to the rain, the event turnout was a little under the weather. “Last year we had more, but it’s a rainy cold day,” said Lau...


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