Take two holidays just one month apart, add a work party, two neighborhood Christmas parties and that pie you receive each year from Aunt Sue, and you officially have an extra layer of winter chub to keep you warm for the season. Read more

On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011, you will have the chance to compete in the popular Grizzly Triathlon. That is, of course, if you register in time! Registration open on January 10th at 8am (Mountain Standard Time) at www.signmeup.com. The race fills up quickly, so be sure to register as soon as possible.

Questions? Please contact race director Elliot Bassett (oprfcc@hotmail.com / 406.214.5474).

Thursday, November 25th at 9:30am at the Boone & Crockett Club on the Kim Williams Trail. Grab a friend and come participate in this race! It’s a great way to burn some calories before the big feast. Sign up at the Runners Edge or the day of at the race start.

The Runners Edge 2011 Running Calendars are now at the store. This calendar features many of the favorite local spots that we run in and around Missoula. Stop by the store and check them out today!

It will make a great holiday gift!

“Thank you so much for sending us the Runners Edge Calendars. They are really well done! We are sending one to my 63-year-old mom who lives in New York and just decided to run the 2011 Missoula Marathon. Perfect present!” -Jaye

Compression has recently been saturating the running world. We see athletes wearing it during a run, after a run, at the work desk or even on the airplane. What’s up with compression and is it worth the purchase? Read more

I try to do my best, honestly. I recycle my soda cans and all of the shoe boxes we get at the Runners Edge. We also reuse paper (did you make too many copies of your race sign-up form? Don’t worry – we use the back!) and wash my clothes in cold water. But sometimes I’ll catch myself driving to the track workouts on Tuesday. For some of you, that’s just fine but I only live a half mile away from Dornblaser. Read more