by Mark Collis July 16, 2019 1 min read

Photo by Kyle Meck

I played traditional sports growing up and running was always a punishment. Then, about 5 years ago, I saw my wife come through the finish line at her first half marathon and said, ‘That looks like fun.’ I ran my first half marathon the next month, my first marathon a year later, and my first 50k a year after that. Since then I have found a real passion for running long miles in the trails of Bend, Oregon.”

In a period of only five years, Rick Stilson has achieved an incredible portfolio.

He has won...

  • The 2016 NW Mountain Trail Series

  • The 2016 Mt Hood 50

  • The 2016 Peterson Ridge Rumble 40-miler

  • The 2015 Flagline 50k

He has top finishes in...

  • The 2015 Peterson Ridge Rumble
  • The 2016 Smith Rock Ascent 50k
  • The Volcanic 50k
  • The 2016 Flagline 50k

But this has in no way affected Rick’s priorities.  “Throughout the years, I have learned that everything I do pales in comparison to my greatest achievement…my family - my wife and 4 kids,” says the accomplished athlete.  We're honored to have Rick on our team!

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