Entries by meg

Around Town: Griz Glow 5k 2017

The Griz Glow is an annual 5k fun run in April with a glow-in-the-dark theme. Participants are encouraged to dress as brightly as possible (neon, glow-in-the-dark, headlamps), while we provide you with glow sticks and glow zones on the course. 2017 Griz Glow is on Saturday, April 8, 2017! Registration opens on November 1, 2016.   Time:  Run begins […]

7 Foods That May Cause Inflammation in Runners: Coaching Tips by Nicole Murray

Inflammation in runners may cause undesired weight gain and overall generalized achiness. Our bodies naturally create inflammation to repair muscular damage which is a healthy healing response however there are also dietary factors that could be causing unnecessary inflammation. Research has shown that there are 7 common foods that could be causing inflammation in your […]

Recipe of the Month: French Onion Soup

Who doesn’t love a warm bowl of soup after a cold winter day?! Garbanzo beans make a great addition to the traditional recipe and add an extra bonus of protein, fiber, magnesium and iron. Ingredients: 3 large onions (1 red, 1 white, 1 sweet) 2 heads garlic, minced 2 (32) oz containers of unsalted beef […]

Runner of the Month: February 2017

Name: Amelia Hagen-Dillon Age: 30 Hometown: Middlesex, VT. I came to Montana for a summer job in 2007 and lived in Missoula since 2009. Why Did You Start Running? (and Why Do You Continue?): I started running my senior year in high school. I was having a rough year and one of my teachers was […]

Winter Foot and Lower Leg Conditioning Exercises to Reduce Spring Injury Risk

February snow storms are sure to continue, despite our spring running training and racing goals. Winter activities such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and backcountry skiing are excellent ways to build strength and cardiovascular fitness, while providing a much-needed break from running. It is very important, however, to condition our feet and lower legs for […]

Customer Appreciation Party January 15th at RE

Don’t miss out on the fun and prizes at our FIRST EVER Customer Appreciation Party Sunday, January 15th, 9:30am at the Runner’s Edge! Be prepared for a fun run, pancake bar, coffee, mimosas (did you think we’d forget?!) and a raffle drawing. That’s right! Remember that raffle ticket you filled out this year each time […]