Monthly Archives: July 2010

Grand Teton Races & John Colter Runs: Price Increases!

If the Grand Teton Races and/or John Colter Runs are on your calendar, please keep in mind that prices increases for both happen soon!  Keep some of those hard earned dollars in your wallet!


The Grand Teton Races will see a price increase tonight, July 31, at midnight. Register   on-line at:

The John Colter Half-Marathon will see a price increase on Monday, August 3rd.


Wednesday Night Speaker ~ Stewart Portelalegends-book
July 28 at 7 pm ~ Dark Horse Books (Main St, Driggs)

Stewart Portela, author of LEGENDS OF THE FALL: A HISTORY OF HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY IN IDAHO will speak this Wednesday at Dark Horse Books. Of particular interest to local runners and THS alumni is a section on Teton High School cross country history, which began in 1995.

THS Cross Country will gain a percentage of the proceeds from the book sales . This is a local cause that benefits a remarkable group of young people.

GROUP TRAIL RUN: Stewart will lead a gentle, out and back trail run. All interested runners are welcome to join the run starting from Teton High School at 4:30 on Wednesday.

For more information, contact Neil Gleichman at (208) 201-5623.

Dreamchasers Group Trail Run: If you are unable to attend the 4:30pm trail run as listed above, we will post the location of a 6pm trail run to our on-line CALENDAR. Or, contact Mike Evans for details: 208-604-2881.

GTR Training Clinic

Whether you want to get ready for your first 10k or looking for a 50 miler PR, Lisa’s GTR training clinic is for all abilities and levels.

We will meet Mondays at 6 pm at Teton HS track and Wednesdays at 5:30 at Dreamchasers.

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GTR Training Clinic

Starts Monday, July 26
Mondays @ 6 & Wednesdays @ 5:30

Topics include: gait analysis, running form, running hills and flats, cross training, stretching, hydration, fueling, nutrition, training plan for your distance, and recovery plan.

The cost is $80 for the 6 week clinic. The rate includes a 30 minute one on one session with Lisa, scheduled at your convenience.

Fun Fitness for the Kids will be available Mondays and Wednesdays during training sessions. Great rates and reservations needed.

Celebrating Running Naked

Join us in celebrating our local history- John Colter and the Driggs Centennial! Save the date for August 7, 2010. This will be a great day with activities for the whole family:  half marathon,  fun run, and the Driggs Centennial Celebration.

John Colter Half Marathon & Fun Run*john-colter2

August 7, 2010

Driggs City Park

Half Marathon starts at 8 am

Followed by Fun Run and the Driggs Centennial Celebration

All proceeds benefit the Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce

For more info and registration ~

$10 off race registration before August 3!

*Clothing required.

Tin Cup Supplies

tincup_rgbwebsized_000 We are looking forward to the Tin Cup Challange races this Saturday, July 17. To help support all the Tin   Cup participants, from fun runners to marathoners, the Dreamchasers store is offering 10% off all store items on Friday, July 16. Stop in for your last minute supplies, from gels to water bottles, we can help you be race ready for Saturday.


Our group trail run for this evening, Wednesday 7/14, will meet at the Aspen Trail head (north end, accessed via Stateline Road) at 6pm.  If needed, please call the shop for directions: 208-787-2077.  We hope to see you there!

One on One

Are you running out of energy or bonking during your long workouts? Do you feel like you are missing something in your nutrition?

Are you looking to start a fitness program? Do you want to take your fitness to the next level?

Are you training for an event and need a little guidance? Have you signed up for a race and need to know where to start?

Lisa is excited to announce one on one consultations, addressing fitness, nutrition, and training plans. Lisa’s experience, expertise, and energy can help you achieve your goals.  Lisa is available for consultations in person or over the phone for $40 per hour.

Please contact Lisa,, to discuss your questions and needs. Anything is possible!

Final 100

If you have been looking for a reason to….gtr-finish1

1. Run 100 miles

2. Visit the Tetons

3. Enjoy a race that has something for the whole family…..

Then this is the year to register for Grand Teton Races 100 miler.

2010 will be the last year for the 100 mile race at the Grand Teton Races. The 100 mile distance will be replaced with a 50K for 2011. The race weekend is September 4-5, 2010. Register at

The race location, Grand Targhee on the west side of the Tetons, truly is a fun, friendly, family resort ~  Mountain biking, hiking, restaurants, pool, scenic chairlift rides, horseback riding…..and of course spectacular trail running!

Trail Time!

The valley is green.trail-runner1

No fresh snow to be seen.

Beautiful dirt under feet,

Wildflowers and forests to meet.

Rock, stream, and stump,

The summit is just over one more hump.

Join us at 6 pm every Wednesday

It’s to the trails and time to play!

All levels and abilities are welcome. Meet at Dreamchasers in Driggs on Wednesdays at 6 pm. We will carpool to a different trailhead each week. Multiple lengths and difficulties will accommodate all runners.

Boot Camp- New Drill Sergeant in a Dress

Don’t let her sweet little flower print Nuu Mu dress fool you. Lisa is going to use the outdoors to work you out. Plan on leaping, bounding, walking, and running from one end of Driggs City Park to the other. But don’t worry, Lisa will make sure you are smiling, sweating, laughing, and cursing the whole time. All levels and abilities are welcome and encouraged!

boot-camp Boot Camp begins at o600 hours. (That is 6 am, for you civilians). Starting Tuesday, July 6. Driggs City Park (unless raining, then classes will be at Dreamchasers). Boot Camp is also offered at 6 pm on Tuesdays.

~Please note, Boot Camp is the regular 6 am & 6 pm Dreamchaser classes, now being held at Driggs City Park.