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Ostrander is set for World Mountain Running Championships. So what exactly is mountain running?

...But Kirsch notes Ostrander will face some tough competition in the junior race Saturday. He wrote the event is like the Olympics of mountain running with 30 teams from around the world competing. The U.S. Mountain Running Team is officially...
The ruck stops here: Olympic rugby team visits Mountain View Elementary

...low. And I think we're going to see interest in the sport grow significantly. One, because it's going to be in the Olympics. Two, because the record of safety in rugby, particularly in youth rugby where it's only touch, is extremely high...
Salmon Run Series race draws Holly Brook

...Mt. Marathon flew down to run and pass out medals to the kids who signed up to run in the 1K youth race. "Being in the Olympics is awesome, it's an achievement that everyone dreams of growing up, but I have to say what I experienced here today...

...opening of the body.Brazilian authorities had pledged that a major overhaul of the city's waterways would be among the Olympics' most significant legacies. But the stench of raw sewage still greets travelers arriving at Rio's international...
2014 travel hot spots: Sochi, Brazil, Berlin, Sarajevo

NEW YORK - The Olympics, the World Cup and commemorations of World War I, D-Day and the fall of the Berlin Wall are some of the events that will spotlight...
Hutchison does not make Olympics

Skyview graduate Michaela Hutchison did not make the Olympics on Saturday at the Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Hutchison wrestled at 55 kilograms, but did not make it to the finals...
Apodaca does not make Olympics

Melissa Apodaca, who wrestled for Soldotna Middle School and Chugiak High School, did not make the Olympics on Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Iowa City, Iowa. Apodaca lost both of her matches at the trials. She lost her first...
Nikiski's Hall sets sights on Olympics

If North Roader Zach Hall performs well in Western Europe, the Alaskan could be headed south to the Olympics. The 25-year-old Nikiski High School graduate will compete at the International Biathlon Cup races in Altenberg, Germany...
Run for the River draws over 260

...believes running saved her life.Ethiopia native and former orphan Mekbeb Denbrock, 8, dreams of one day competing in the Olympics.Soldotna resident Tony Oliver, 54, feels healthy, finally, free of a 30-year smoking habit and no longer tipping...
Every athlete should walk away a better person

...sole point of high school basketball is not to make the NBA. The sole point of high school swimming is not to make the Olympics. There are so many more reasons to participate in something than just to "go somewhere" with it. I swim, and I...


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