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Whitman students organize and complete half-ironman

Whitman students organize and complete half-ironman

Lennae Starr, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

In the midst of wind and rain, senior Ellen Hom was cautious about her friends undertaking such a feat as a half-ironman. "I was worried that they were going to fall during the bike ride, get frostbite on their hands or develop hypothermia," Hom said. But senior Olivia Engle and sophomore Annek...

From Boyer to Bennington: Running Trails In, Around Walla Walla

From Boyer to Bennington: Running Trails In, Around Walla Walla

Mitchell Smith

October 31, 2013

The Walla Walla area provides plenty of scenic trails for Whitman runners, from beginners to cross country studs. Here are a few essential routes to check out. Route One: Pioneer Park Distance: From corner of Boyer Avenue and Stanton Street, approximately two miles round-trip (including one lap around the park) The relaxed runner's dream, this ro...

Whitman students qualify for 2009 Boston marathon

Whitman students qualify for 2009 Boston marathon

J. Staten Hudson

December 8, 2009

Three figures cut a stark profile against the muted yellowy-brown backdrop of Pike's Peak. Only the steady crunch of gravel sliding beneath the rubber soles of their well-worn running shoes can be heard. It's late afternoon and the sun is beginning to set on the Walla Walla valley, casting a ...

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