Road Runners finish season with a flash (Daily Evergreen)



Ben Calabretta, the race director for Fall Flash of the Palouse, started this year’s race off with a bang — literally, by firing the first shot of the last race for the running season.

After three years of being in charge of the Fall Flash, he and his volunteers knew exactly what needed to be done. Read more at:

Moscow Mountain Madness Results and Thank Yous

Shout out to all the winners at MMM this year!

5 Mile Open Winners: Christy Hanson and Caleb Parker

5 Mile Masters Winners: Lynn Dever and Stephen Krone,

Half Marathon Open Winners: Sam Lewis (F) and Conner Johnsen

Half Marathon Masters Winners: Bonnie Benson and Michael Varnum,

50K Overall Winners: Alina Rice and Nicholas Potter.

Find the rest of the results here.

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped make this race possible: Pete Meighan; Brian, Shirley, and Tim Cornelius; Tammy Bowen, Joel Bifford, and Cadin Baldwin; Raymond Sun, Jeffry Spellman, Wes Bascom, Jennifer Cundiff, Charley Hammerich, Courtney Cooper, John Sweeny, David Evens, Nicholas Potter, Cara Hawkins Jedlicka, Ben Calabretta, Rebecca Goodrich, Paige Horton, Moscow Cross-Country Team, and Latah County Auxiliary Communications Team (and anyone we might have missed). Without you this race wouldn't be possible. The logistics are daunting to say the least!

Special thanks to MAMBA and Bennett Lumber for building/maintaining the trails and providing public access, respectively. Huge shout out to our major sponsors, Hyperspud Sports, White Pine Outfitters l Guides, Gear Exchange & Fly Shop, and Altra Running!! Thanks for the wonderful Swag and prizes. We hope all of you that had the opportunity to run Sunday enjoyed yourself for all or at least most of the race.

Ron Horton and Liz Martin, without them this race doesn’t happen.

Please message if you have any feedback to help us improve next year. A very special thanks to co-directors

See you next year!!

Trail Running Film Fest Sept. 6

Mark your calendars! The 4th (almost) annual Trail Running Film Fest will be Thursday, Sept 6th, 7pm, at the Kenworthy. Like last year, we are encouraging you all to submit short films where you can show off your trail adventures on the big screen. Prizes will be awarded for the best short. 
Also, we will have a separate category just for kids! Contact Palouse Road Runners if you have any questions.  Follow our facebook event for additional details and updates!


Palouse Road Runners donates $10,500 to local groups

Moscow, ID – Over the past year, the Palouse Roaders Runners donated $10,500 through their endeavors to local groups including local high school sports teams and clubs, scouts and church groups.  Local school running teams benefited from $2,320 of donated funds through their youth grant program.

Palouse Road Runners is a non-profit organization located in the Moscow, ID and Pullman, WA area. Palouse Road Runners organize and host 4 races annually, Snake River Canyon Half Marathon, Palouse 100K, Moscow Mountain Madness and The Fall Flash.  Palouse Road Runners supports local running groups though youth running grants that are awarded bi-annually.

To learn more about the Palouse Road Runners visit or email

Palouse Road Runners featured in Daily Evergreen

A constant thumping of shoes connecting with the ground can be heard over the gasps of people reaching for air as sweat and exhaustion covers their face.

“15 seconds,” Cara Hawkins-Jedlicka shouts.

The intensity of the thumping increases and then a whistle blows signaling a transition from running at a 5k pace to a more relaxed jog for the Palouse Road Runners, a local running club boasting over a thousand members. Read more:



PRR Logo Contest


Contest begins on April 11, 2018. Submissions due by 11:59 pm on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Submit high resolution images to


Elements required:

– reflect the unique geography and landscape of the Palouse

– able to be scaled to larger and smaller sizes

– include the words “Palouse Road Runners”

– appropriate for digital use (website, social media, etc.) and in print (flyers, shirts, etc.)

– should be original design and not contain copyrighted material

– no restrictions on colors, but should be suitable for all colors

The winning logo will be selected by the Palouse Road Runners Board of Directors in June, and the winning designer will receive a $100 Visa Gift Card!