Sports Briefs for July 8

Wild Woman run in TL July 18

Over 200 women will converge in Trout Lake on July 18 for the 4th Annual Wild Woman Trail Marathon, 50K, or Relay for the good trails, good food, and good friends. The Wild Woman is a trail run created by and for women. If running a marathon or 50K is too much, participants can form teams with up to four member with four different legs varying in length from 4.6 to 8 miles. The run starts early, so racers can camp under the stars onsite at the base of Mt. Adams (also a few lodging options nearby for those who’d rather have a bed). After the run, rejuvenate with post-run yoga poses, splash in the cold water tubs, and refuel with some outrageous lunch compliments of Tofurky. Wild Woman is a no-waste event (so BYO hydration pack or water bottles) and a portion of proceeds goes to Helping Hands Against Violence, a non-profit organization in the Gorge that supports victims of domestic violence through shelter, advocacy, education, and outreach. Online registration open until July 16th (no registration on race day): or email at

HRVLL teams fare well in All-Star tourney

The Little League All-Star tournament for District 5 wrapped up last week, with many teams from Hood River Valley Little League placing well. As we reported last week, the 10U softball team won its championship and will be heading to the state tourney, which starts July 18 in Portland. In baseball, the 12U team placed third in its nine-team bracket, ultimately losing to Bend North, and 11U also placed third in a five-team bracket, ultimately losing to Bend North. The 10U team played in a competitive 10-team bracket and lost in the opening rounds to Redmond and South Central.

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