Dreamchasers' Weekly Newsletter
In This Issue
2013 Running Events
Targhee Hill Climb

Saturday, June 29th

2.9 Mile Uphill Run

Colter Marathon    1/2 Marathon

Saturday, August 3rd

Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10k, 5k
Teton Springs Triathlon 
Sunday, August 11th

Sprint Distance
Grand Teton Races

Saturday, August 31st

Trail Marathon, 10k, Kids Fun Run 

Jackson Hole Marathon Events

Sunday, September 22nd

Half Marathon, Marathon, Marathon-Relay

Yellowstone-Teton Endurance Races

Saturday - Sunday,
October 5th - 6th

100 Mile, 100 Mile-Relay, 50 Mile

Tucson, AZ Marathon Events

Sunday, December 8th

Half Marathon, Marathon, Marathon-Relay
Item of the Week
UltraSpire 20oz Isomeric Race Bottle

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Simple efficiency in an elegant solution. 20 oz InSpirAtion Human bottle included. When you want to go for a new personal best.


Newsletter subscribers receive 15% off our item of the week!  Simply mention the newsletter subscriber discount at time of purchase.
May 1, 2013

As many of you know,  I was inspired to run 78.6 miles in an effort to raise money for those affected by the awful tragedy at the Boston Marathon and to honor the three who lost their lives that day. Thank you to all who crewed me and joined me on the run!!

Thank you to everyone who has made a donation to the cause!!    You can still make a donation at:  http://www.firstgiving.com/ fundraiser/EnduranceTrust/westandunitedwerununited

Many Blessings,

Lisa & Jay Batchen
Store and Fitness Class News

Dreamchasers will be hosting a ChiRunning clinic with Scott Smith,  a Certified ChiRunning instructor, personal trainer and  the owner of One to One Wellness located in Jackson, Wyoming.  

COST:  $99/per person
DATE:  June 1, 2013
LOCATION:  Dreamchasers Fitness Facility
TIME:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The ChiRunning Clinic will focus on technique training. There is minimal running involved during the workshop, therefore participants are encouraged to attend the 9:00 a.m. Cardio Core Class offered at Dreamchasers (please note that the fitness class is not included in the workshop rate).   

Pre-registration is required and payment is due in full at time of registration.   Space is limited to 10 participants.  A minimum of 4 participants is required.    

To register, log into your MindBody account and click on the "Events/Workshops" tab.  Scroll down until you find the ChiRunning Clinic with Scott Smith event and click on Sign Up Now!, or contact amber@dreamchaserevents.com.  If you do not have a MindBody account set up click HERE.


Join Chris Heilman for a free class on Sunday May 12th at 9:00 a.m. in celebration of mother's day.  All are invited!!  You do not have to be a mother to attend this FREE class!


Dreamchasers will offer Ball Classes on select Sundays during the month of May.  Visit the online schedule for dates.


Today, May 1st, is the DEADLINE to sign up to train with Lisa Smith-Batchen and Pam Reed in the Grand Tetons!

You can do part of the training or all of the training. Email
lisa@dreamchaserevents.com for more information.


Childcare will no longer be offered for Tuesday evenings at 4:30 pm. 


Wednesday 6:15 p.m.:  Zumba! will no longer be offered at Dreamchasers.

Monday 9:00 a.m.:  Intervals w/Weights will now be taught by Julie Bryan and will be a one-hour class. Lisa will still be teaching Tuesday mornings at Dreamchasers and one Saturday per month.

Wednesday 6:00 am:  Class will be canceled as of May 8th until further notice.
Athlete Happenings
This section has been included to give our athletes bragging rights!  That's right, now is your time to shine and we want to give you the recognition you deserve. If you have a goal or a life event you would like to announce send it to:  amber@dreamchaserevents.com.  We will be sure to include it in this section of our newsletter!

Here's a look at what's happening this month:

Tim Burnham/Kate Schade - Ought Six Enduro Cascade,MT

Abby Broughton/Jason Popilsky - AXS 12-Hour Adventure   


...And next: 


Lisa Huber - Tommy Vaughn Half Marathon

Tim & Shawn Adams - Bloomsday 12K Spokane, WA

George Valasco - SQ Peak 50 Mile

Brooke Saindon - Little Red Riding Hood 100-Mile Bike Race

Tammy Brown - 11 miles to Paradise Run




Patricia Moeller

Congratulations to Patricia Moeller, who was the first female finisher in the Menan Butte Trail 25k Challenge! Patricia was fourth overall with a time of 2:59.

patricia award



The Menan Butte Trail Challenge course begins at the west trailhead and ascend to the rim up a set of switchbacks. Runners had the option of heading directly up the "Butt-Buster" to the rim, but what they saved in time they surely pay for in pain. Descending into the butte's crater, everyone crosses the floor of this dormant volcano only to ascend on the other side and turn south to scramble up Slick Dome rock before their descent to the lower west rim; the course again descends into the crater and ascend the steep east side rim to the north. Runners then negotiate a technical rock maze around the north slope, returning them to the west rim and the demanding descent back down the "Butt-Buster." The Menan Butte Course is considered the toughest run in the state of it's distance.


Keep Kickin' Butt Patricia! 

Ask the Coach
Each week we will pick one fitness/nutrition question submitted by you, our clients, and feature it in this section along with an answer to the question.  All questions will be answered by one of our great coaches here at Dreamchasers.  Please indicate if there is a specific coach that you would like your question directed to.

Passing along some great advice from NBA Legend Michael Jordan: 
"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it."
Send your questions to: amber@dreamchaserevents.com with the subject heading "Ask the Coach", then check in next week to see if your question is featured! 
Recipe of the Week
This week's recipe brought to you by glutenfreeliving.com

Gluten Free Avocado Stuffed Eggs


Cannot be frozen



6 hard-boiled eggs
1/2 cup ripe avocado, diced
2 teaspoons vinegar
1 tablespoon dill pickle relish
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
Salt, to taste
1 tablespoon red peppercorns

3 spring onions with ends removed

1. Peel hard boiled eggs and cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and place in a mixing bowl. Add avocado, vinegar, relish, dry mustard and salt. Mix well, mashing the yolks and avocado with a fork.

2. Lay two inch strips of thin sliced smoked salmon in small egg dishes.  Lay one spring onion on top.  Spoon or pipe yolk and avocado mixture into the halved egg whites. Sprinkle with red peppercorns.  Tie spring onions over eggs.

Quick Links

ChiRunning Clinic

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Join Scott "Smitty" Smith for a 4-hour ChiRunning Clinic. Smitty will share his passion for running and the ChiRunning model to better your form and technique-which will enable you to be more efficient in your running and pain free. Beginners and experienced athletes find that ChiRunning not only helps improve technique, but also helps to develop a strong body-mind connection, develop great posture, strengthen core muscles and improve balance.

For additional information click HERE.  

Free Training w/Lisa Smith-Batchen and Pam Reed 
Train FREE with two women who have both won the Badwater Ultramarathon twice!  Each of these amazing ladies are training to race it again and would love for you to join them in their training paradise.  For more information click HERE.

2013 Fall Running Camp

Saturday, September 28th - Wednesday October 2nd

Learn from four of the most accomplished ultrarunners in the world: Lisa Smith-Batchen, Marshall Ulrich, Ray Zahab and Julie Bryan.  All registrants also receive free entry into the 2013 Yellowstone-Teton Endurance Races.

For more information click HERE.
In Store Specials
Brooks Shoes Pure Series  (Excludes 2 Series)  
20% OFF


Crescent Moon Snowshoes  
25% OFF

INOV8 Shoes 
30% OFF Entire Selection   

Select Brooks Shoes

50% OFF

Altra Instinct/Intuition Shoes
50% OFF

Nuu Muu Dresses
50% OFF

Weekly Giveaway
We have received your ideas and input regarding our weekly giveaways and have incorporated them: To help save trees, giveaway participants will no longer need to print out a coupon. 
Each week a question will be asked regarding newsletter content.  To participate in the weekly giveaway, submit your answer to  amber@dreamchaserevents.com.  Anyone who submits the correct answer will be entered into that week's drawing.   Please be sure to include your name in the email text.  The winner will be announced in the following week's newsletter.

Last week's winner:  Joan Mosher

Congratulations Joan!  Come by the store to pick up your Clif Mojo Peanut Butter Pretzel Sweet and Salt Trail Mix Bars - 12 Pack.

This week's prize giveaway question: 

What is the name of the ChiRunning instructor for the ChiRunning Clinic to be held at Dreamchasers on June 1st?

Submit your answer to:  amber@dreamchaserevents.com

This week's prize:  

Isagenix Honey Almond Crisp FiberSnacks! - Box of 12 Bars

Isagenix Fiber Snacks

With these delicious gluten-free fiber bars, you can get 24% of your daily intake of fiber.  These tasty treats contain 6 grams of a premium blend of soluble and insoluble fiber that are both key for good health.

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