What it takes to conquer Valley of the Lilies

Western Carolina University’s Campus Recreation and Wellness and School of Health and Sciences hosted the 7th annual Valley of the Lilies half marathon and 5k on April 1. While 300 of WCU’s students, faculty, and surrounding community members participated, little is said about what exactly runners do to prepare for the event. WCU student Keegan Wiggins ran […]

Perfect day for running Valley of the Lilies

  The courtyard of Western Carolina University on Saturday morning, April 1, was filled with excitement as over 300 runners came out to participate on the 7th Valley of the Lilies race. Micaela Birek, marketing coordinator for the Valley of the Lilies said that she saw many of the same people running from previous years. Bill […]

Prepare for your summer bod: Come run the Valley of the Lilies

Saturday, April 1, it will be the perfect weather to…. run. Come join the 260 runners registered to run in the seventh annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5k from 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. hosted by Western Carolina University’s Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness as well as the School of Health Sciences. […]

Valley of the Lilies half marathon & 5k

Saturday morning was a gorgeous day in Cullowhee for the Valley of the Lilies half marathon and 5k. At 8 a.m., runners lined up to start the half marathon, with the 5k following shortly after. “It’s been a long time since I’ve gotten out and raced so it will be nice to see what I can […]

How to prepare for a long run

The Valley of the Lilies half marathon and 5k is coming up on Saturday, April 2. The course will take place around campus and along the Tuckaseigee River in Cullowhee, NC. Some students have been training for months, others will just sign up on a whim. Want to participate in the half marathon but don’t know […]

WCU 3rd annual Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5k

  The 3rd annual Western Carolina University Valley of the Lilies Half Marathon and 5k was April 6. Over 300 people registered to participate in the Valley of the Lilies this year. The half marathon began at 8a.m. and the 5k kicked off at 8:15a.m. The participants included WCU students, professors, community members, and even […]