Running on Mt Jumbo

What goes up, must come down

By: Sam Van de Velde Exercise Physiologist at Sapphire Physical Therapy (and RE's newest employee!) How to get better at running uphill A large component of uphill running is based on having an efficient cardiovascular system. There is a…

Trail Running 101

The sun is shining, snow is melting, and birds are chirping. You head out on a run through your neighborhood and glance at Mt. Sentinel and think to yourself, “I wonder if I could run up there?” Our answer to you is simple: YES! Trail running…

Store of the Year Nominations are OPEN until April 1st

Every year, The Running Event searches for the Best Running Stores in America. The process starts with customer nominations, where patrons of running stores have the opportunity to nominate a store and tell the world what makes their running…

Early Season Trail Etiquette

We've had a lot of freezes and thaws over the last month, and many of the Missoula trails are starting to be snow free!  While the ice and snow are rapidly leaving the valley, they’ve been replaced with ample quantities of sticky mud and…

Understanding and Treating Plantar Fasciitis in Runners

By: John Fiore, PT Spring is around the corner and as the roads and trails thaw out, Missoula runners will be ramping up their training miles in preparation for 2022 adventures and races. Running on ice and snow all winter can take a toll…

Avoiding injury in the adductors

By: Evie Tate, PT, DPT Winter running can bring on a host of challenges, from cold feet to unstable surfaces.  One injury that we see often is adductor (or groin) strains which can occur when your leg rapidly slips out in a lateral direction.…