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Articles with the Tag: running race

Annual Buttercup Run draws big crowd Annual Buttercup Run draws big crowd

ARLEE – Four-year-old Chmte Pete charged across the finish line of the one-mile race with gusto, beating his father by 20 seconds. Pete was one of the younger participants in Saturday’s races, but the event brought out community members in every stage of life. Chmte’s father, Shandin Pet...

Bison stampede supports play equipment for Dixon schools Bison stampede supports play equipment for Dixon schools

DIXON – Some ran, some cheered, some rode in strollers, and some just ate pancakes at the fifth annual Bison Stampede run in Dixon.  Dixon Principal Crista Anderson said this year’s race supports the purchase of new play equipment for the school’s daycare students. The new equipment...

Donations help support Charlo outdoor complex

CHARLO – The Charlo Community Outdoor Complex committee received a substantial donation towards the funds needed to build a rubberized track for the Charlo Sports Complex.  The Charlo American Legion Post 126 presented CCOC chairman Harley Coleman with a check for $2,000 in support of the proje...

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...

Briefs for Oct. 10, 2018

Lake County candidate forum on tap in Ronan RONAN —Lake County Democrats and Republican Women are hosting a candidate forum at the Ronan Community Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. Refreshments will be provided. Local candidates for county commissioner, house...

Good Old Time Good Old Time

ST. IGNATIUS – Bentley Slagle, 5, finished up the Good Old Days events on Saturday needing a nap and a bath after playing hard under the hot sun.  He said he ran around the Good Old Day’s Park and played games, saw a couple cute dogs, climbed a rock wall, which was scary at first, and got...

School support School support

About 300 runners gathered under cloudy skies on Saturday morning to stretch their legs and kick off the spring season in Arlee during the Buttercup run. The popular event is held each year to benefit the Friends of Arlee School, a non-profit group that provides mini-grants to teachers and awards scholars...

Buttercup Run is April 21

ARLEE – The Buttercup Run is on Saturday, April 21 at the Arlee High School with a one-mile fun run, 5K walk/run, 10K walk/run and a half marathon. Race day packet pickup starts at 9 a.m. The event raises funds for scholarships and mini grants to help Arlee school teachers with supplies. Janet McGahan ...

Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge

CHARLO – Although Saturday’s weather may have been more conducive for an activity like curling up with a good book and a mug of cocoa, for a few in Charlo, a brisk country run benefiting a worthy cause was more their cup of tea. Some 80 runners, most donning purple shirts, participated in the ...

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...


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