Welcome to the PDX Trail Community!
We feel lucky to have a wonderful community here in Portland, Oregon and at Wy'east Wolfpack! It's truly the best part of our job to get to work with such awesome, down-to-earth people...
Meet the founders of Wy'east Wolfpack:
WHAT MORE DO YOU NEED?
Wy'east Wolfpack and the following three local businesses are integral parts of the Portland, Oregon trail community; we have the training & coaching to get prepared, Territory's got the apparel to wear, Trail Butter the all-natural fuel to eat, and Go Beyond the races & events to give us goals to work toward and keep us motivated!
Launched in 2014, Brett Farrell and his Territory Run Co. has made its presence felt in Portland and far beyond, gaining an impressive following of like-minded adventurers who share the companies' philosophy of "wild and free." Many of these individuals, Willie and Yassine included, comprise the "Runners of the Wild" team.
Trail Butter is a product we use and love. Even better, it's a small Portland, Oregon business created by one of our closest friends, Jeff Boggess, and his brother Brad. These guys have created a wonderful community around a delicious product and an impressive group of ambassadors in the form of Team Trail Butter (of which Willie and Yassine are honored to be a part.)
Keep up the good work guys!
Made official in 2013, our friends Todd Janssen, Renee Seker, and Trevor Hostetler have done an amazing job of making Go Beyond Racing the local Portland, Oregon race company. They have been successfully providing the Portland area community and beyond with top-notch events, from the local Portland Trail Series and Trail Factor Half Marathon and 50k in our very own Forest Park to the perennial favorite Mt. Hood 50 miler near Timothy Lake. They've got a number of newer, soon-to-be-classics too, like the Elk-Kings 25k/50k, Mountain Lakes 100, NUT 50k/100k, and Pick Your Poison Relay, to name a few...
We work often with the fine folks at Go Beyond Racing and love hosting aid stations at their events, supporting runners reaching for big goals. See you out there!
We are thankful to be partnered with the official Portland location of Fleet Feet Sports and their team of awesome local folks who are working to make the store a hub for trail runners, especially those heading out to, or returning from, the very nearby Forest Park! Besides the friendly staff and access to a wealth of information, the Fleet Feet PDX store has the biggest map of Forest Park in the entire world! Seriously, it's amazing and has all trails and mileage marked and is hung up on the wall for easy perusal; perfect for route planning, or sitting on their couches afterwards to gaze at what you just ran.
Other awesome businesses we work with:
Rainshadow Running, helmed by creator/Race Director James Varner and his merry crew of outstanding employees, puts on many quintessential Pacific Northwest races. Known for their down-to-earth atmosphere, awesome vibes, live music, and beer and wood-fired pizza at the finish, you're basically guaranteed to have a good time! From classic Portland area events like Gorge Waterfalls 50k and 100k, Beacon Rock 25k & 50k and their new-ish Oregon Coast 30k and 50k to their popular races in the North Cascades and on Orcas Island, James and gang know how to do it right in some of the most beautiful places in the country.
We host aid stations at a number of Rainshadow events, so get some on your race calendar and we'll see you there!
Extra special thanks to:
Our dear friends Lizy Gershenzon and Travis Kochel, founders of the multi-faceted, local Portland business Scribble Tone, for their fine work in designing our new logo and branding and giving us a fresh new face as Wy'east Wolfpack. We are forever grateful for their immense talent and generosity. Check them out!