Running tips: Famous coach gives advice in Vancouver

Rick Muhr participates in fun run, plans on school visit

VANCOUVER — Rick Muhr, a long-distance running specialist who is passionate about coaching marathon runners, is in Vancouver this week to give some advice to athletes of all ages.

Saturday, he participated in a fun run at The Nautilus Shop in east Vancouver.

On Monday, he was planning on speaking at Columbia Valley Elementary School to talk to children about safe summer play, running, exercise, diet, and proper footwear.

He also travels the country to promote the Octane Zero Runner, a new exercise machine designed for runners.


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Paul Valencia joins after more than two decades of newspaper experience. He became the face of high school sports coverage in Clark County during his 17 years at The Columbian. Before moving to Vancouver, Paul worked at Oregon daily newspapers in Pendleton, Roseburg, and Salem. A graduate of David Douglas High School in Portland, Paul enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving three years as a soldier/journalist. He and his wife Jenny recently celebrated their 20th anniversary. They have a son who has a passion for karate and Minecraft. Paul’s hobbies include: Watching the Raiders play football, reading about the Raiders playing football, and waiting to watch and read about the Raiders playing football.

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