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Go for the Gold, Stay for the Beer!


The Rio 2016 Summer Games are in full swing and we’re celebrating all things Olympic!  This Thursday, wear your toga, wear your stars and stripes, or steal your kid’s Captain America sheets and make the ultimate patriotic toga!  This week we’re getting toga’d up and visiting the GU district and Fleet Feet is bringing along Hoka running shoes for us to try!  Plus we’ll have our new beer sponsor Waddell’s Brewing Co providing after run re-hydration.  See you at 6:00 PM this Thursday at Ripples!

 2016 Summer Party Next Week!

The heat has finally arrived and it’s nearly time for our annual summer party!  Be there on August 18th as we’ll be celebrating all things summer with music by DJ Marathon, giveaways, and of course plenty of beer courtesy of Waddell’s Brewing Co!

 Flying Irish Glow Run is Coming!

Get your glow on September 8th when the great folks from Negative Split Glow in the Park will be in the house with music, lights, swag and awards for best neon/glow gear!  Plus, they’re offering 20% off registration to Spokane’s Glow in the Park event with the code FLYINGIRISH!

Flying Irish 2016 T-Shirts Now Available!

2016 Shirt

Looking for some new Flying Irish gear to show your pride?  Designed by Selina Starno, our new 2016 T-Shirts are now available for $15!

 Featured Brewery:  Waddell’s Brewing Co.


Waddell’s Brewing Co. is our beer sponsor for the remainder of August and they’ll be bringing great beer and swag for us all month long!  You can check out a selection of their beer right after the run!  “Good people drink good beer.” – Hunter S. Thompson

 Centennial Beer Chase Registration Now Open!


On October 1st, the great folks at Cascade Relays are unveiling their newest race; the Centennial Beer Chase!  It is a one-day,  50 mile running relay consisting of 12 legs that 2-6 person teams will complete.  The course begins in Coeur d’Alene and finishes in Spokane, the bulk of which will follow the gorgeous Centennial Trail.  Each exchange point is hosted at a brewery where the runners have an opportunity to sample local craft beer!  Registration is NOW OPEN!  We are excited to offer a $50 discount per team to Flying Irish members using the code flyingirish.

Volunteers Needed!

Windermere Marathon Volunteers 2016

With race season in full swing, volunteers are needed!  It’s a great opportunity to give back to the community, so bring a friend and build your race karma!

August 21st.  Ironman Coeur d’Alene.  Click here to volunteer for this year’s full distance race!

August  26th & 27th.  Spokane to Sandpoint.  Email Cassie at to help volunteer for this year’s S2S!  Every FI Member that volunteers helps out the club!

Races and Discounts

Spokane to Sandpoint Relay Discount!

The 9th Annual Spokane to Sandpoint Relay is August 26th-27th, 2016 and our friends at Cascade Relays are offering the Flying Irish a $50 discount off registration! Use the discount code FLYING IRISH and get registered today for this unforgettable relay!

Glow in the Park Discount!

Our friends at Glow in the Park are offering the Flying Irish a 20% discount to this year’s Glow in the Park 5K using code FLYINGIRISH.  Get registered now and light up the night September 17th!

Centennial Beer Chase Relay Discount!

The 1st Annual Centennial Beer Chase is October 1st and promises to be a relay like no other!  Our friends at Cascade Relays are offering the Flying Irish $50 off registration using code flyingirish.

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Upcoming Races / Events

Have a race that you want the Flying Irish to promote?  Contact our Sponsor Liaison.

Flying Irish Discounts

$50 off Spokane to Sandpoint Relay using code FLYING IRISH

20% off Glow in the Park using code FLYINGIRISH.

$50 off Centennial Beer Chase using code flyingirish.

10% off Sekani Trail Run using code FLYINGTRAIL.  Proceeds to  Franklin Elementary school’s APPLE program.

Reduced room rates at Red Lion On the River 

Flying Irish Store

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