Derek Kanwischer is no stranger to racing. He placed fifth in the Missoula Marathon last year, and he finished in the top two percent of the Boston Marathon. He was all set to run the Missoula Marathon again this year, but there was a hitch.
Swelling, blisters, and athlete’s foot are various cries for help from your feet that something is wrong, and in this week’s Marathon Minute, we’ll tell you how the proper footwear can help prevent these things from happening.
The starting gun for the Missoula Marathon is less than two months away. For this week's installment of our marathon minute, we asked Patt Cross, assistant coach for Run Wild Missoula's marathon training class, where runners should be at this point in their training.
A few years ago Runner's Magazine named the Missoula Marathon the top marathon in the country. Friday we talked to asked a runner who has finished the marathon three times to find out what makes it so special.
After five years of service, Jennifer Straughan has resigned as the race director for the Missoula Marathon and Half Marathon. Straughan, one of the founding members of the Missoula races, will leave her post at the end of February.