Lilac Bloomsday Run 2012

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Posted on 3rd May 2012 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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bloomsday runner grabbing water

Let the carbo-loading begin… A local favorite event will be celebrated this weekend in Spokane, WA.

Lilac Bloomsday Run (aka: Bloomsday) – held on the first Sunday of every May since 1977.  One of the largest foot races in the world with over 40,000 participants each year… that number peaked to over 61,000 in 1996. (more…)

Anonymous Hacker Group in Spokane?

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Posted on 10th April 2012 by Rita in NCL News & Events

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hacker group anonymous mask on bloomsday runners

Today in in our Great City of Spokane, WA. It looks as though Legendary hacker group Anonymous is either making a visit or are living among us.

The steel sculpture of runners in Riverfront Park are sporting the Anonymous mask. This sculpture is directly in front of Spokane City Hall. So is this a statement for our great leaders in City Hall or is it a completely different statement altogether? I suppose if I put forth a little more effort in researching this I may come up with some more realistic answers. For now it looks as though we may have been tagged Spokane.

(Spokane’s Riverfront Park sculpture named: The Joy of Running Together, depicts runners of all kinds in celebration of the annual Bloomsday run. Spokanites are very proud to host the largest timed road running race in the world.)