Teammate Kelly Gallagher sets PR at 2021 Portland Half Marathon

Kelly Gallagher’s first race was at age 5. Growing up in a Cleveland running household, Gallagher has had a lifelong connection to the sport. Over the last couple years, her relationship with running has helped her navigate the pandemic while balancing a career in healthcare. And earlier this month, she celebrated her latest milestone—breaking 1:30 […]

Teammate Q&A: Rahul Marathe sets 18-minute PR at 2021 Portland Marathon

As a former semi-professional soccer player in his home country of India, hill repeats and road runs gave Rahul Mahate early exposure to running as a sport. After moving to the United States in 2017, running became an exercise outlet with added stress release. Everything changed after he decided to run his first half marathon, […]

Soaring to New Heights: Emma Huston Qualifies for the US Olympic Marathon Trials

On Sunday, December 8th, Emma Huston charged toward the finish line of the California International Marathon. In her debut marathon, she finished in a time of 2:40:39, placing 12th among women and earning a spot at the start line of the 2020 US Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta. She’s the second member of Rose City […]

Redemption in the Windy City: Chicago Marathon Race Report

On Sunday, October 13th, Lauren Ross, Glenn Kasin, and Liz Anjos represented Rose City Track Club at the Chicago Marathon. Kasin went into the 2020 event seeking redemption from a harrowing experience in 2016. Read on for his full race report. Chicago 2019: The year of redemption. I raced Chicago in 2016 injured and suffered […]

Tackling all terrains: RCTC at Hood to Coast, Canby Dahlia Run and Timberjack 30k

From the mountains, roads, fields and the coast, Rose City Track Club represented hard this weekend at Hood To Coast, Canby Dahlia Run and the Timberjack 30k. Seven RCTC members were out competing on six different teams for Hood To Coast, a relay race consisting of 12-person teams running 199 miles from Mount Hood to […]

The Weekend That Was: Tokyo Marathon, Teddy Twilight, Champoeg 10K, Linfield Icebreaker

On the first weekend of March, Rose City Track Club represented on the roads from Oregon to Tokyo, and on the track from McMinnville to Portland. Tokyo Marathon March 3rd – In Tokyo, Alejandro Fallas’s consistency and perseverance in training paid off in a big way. He wrote, “Got the perfect conditions to run a marathon […]