Extra pair pays off in Crater Lake Rim Runs – August 9, 2009

Even though Justin Karr had finished his competition earlier Saturday, the 20-year-old from Tigard played a major role in determining the winner of the 34th annual Crater Lake Rim Runs marathon.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon gives Mount Mazama geologic history talk – June 23, 2009

On a beautiful and clear June 23rd evening, United States Geological Survey geologist Charles “Charlie” Bacon gave a lecture in the historic Community House at the Rim Village in Crater Lake National Park.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon receives award at Crater Lake National Park– June 23, 2009

On the night of June 23rd, at Crater Lake’s Rim Village Community Center, Dr. Charles Bacon was recognized for his many years of work toward the “evolution of Mount Mazama,” and presented with the Department of Interior’s Superior Service Award.

Lichen Survey Hits the Jackpot One-Day “BioBlitz” Uncovers 61 Species Not Previously Recorded at Crater Lake – Summer/Fall 2009

In the summer of 2008, 3 lichen experts and 39 volunteers teamed up for a one-day Lichen BioBlitz at Crater Lake National Park to raise awareness of these fascinating organisms arid to catalogue their diversity. On August 23rd, in the course of a 7-hour survey, the investigators nearly doubled the number of lichen species recorded in the park.

Family fun day planned at Crater Lake – September 11, 2008

Crater Lake National Park will host a family day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, with free admission, special programs and — for the first 500 visitors — free root beer floats.

Meissner, Shelton take Crater Lake run: Oregon runners become first-time marathon winners in 33rd annual event – August 10, 2008

Sean Meissner capitalized on a colossal mistake, while Ashland’s Jenn Shelton was in need of a workout. But the two runners came away as the male and female marathon winners in the 33rd Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon on Saturday.

Locals Impress – Area runners win 2 short runs – August 10, 2008

Chris Reed had a simple plan for Saturday morning. The Klamath Union graduate intended to be a rabbit for four-time 13-mile champion Trevor Hanlin during the 33rd annual running of the Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon.

Meissner, Shelton win Crater Lake marathons – August 10, 2008

No one was more surprised to finish first in the longest race of the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon Saturday than Sean Meissner.

50 spots remain for Crater Lake Rim Runs – July 20, 2008

Of the available 500 spots, just 50 remain for the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon that will be contested Saturday, Aug. 9, at Crater Lake National Park. All registrations will close Aug. 6, and all registrations received will carry a $20 late fee.

Crater Lake Rim Run spots going – June 24, 2008

Less than a third of the available 500 spots for the 33rd annual Crater Lake Rim Runs and Marathon remain with about six weeks left before the competition at Crater Lake National Park.

Cycle Oregon: This year’s tour includes Diamond, Crater Lakes – September 12, 2007

Cycle Oregon 2007 participants puffed and grunted Tuesday from Diamond Lake to Crater Lake, around the caldera’s rim, and back to Diamond Lake again for the third leg of their nearly 500-mile journey….

Bicyclers pedal and party their way through state – September 10, 2007

Cycle Oregon is a nearly 500-mile, weeklong bicycle trip that climbs and dips over the Cascades and back around again, but as strenuous as it may seem, some insist it’s more like a party than an endurance test….


Crater Lake Rim Runs Recap – August 13, 2007

Last Thursday I headed south for my annual trip to Crater Lake National Park. Nine of the past 10 years, beginning in 1998, I’ve spent the second weekend of August at Crater Lake to enjoy the spectacular views…