Expo Contributors 2013
Plan to stick around after the run is over as we will have our Awards ceremony and share the three winning “Why I Run” stories. Hang out and dance with our DJ, sample products from our Expo partners (several local companies), or just gab with your girlfriends as you revel in your post-race 9K glory. You are the proud finisher of the First Spokane Title 9K! Yay!
BumbleBar, located right here in Spokane, takes pride in making delicious, certified-organic, gluten-free snacks. They also care a huge amount about doing the right thing for people and the planet. BumbleBar is committed to social and economic justice and constantly monitors their waste stream, reducing scrap products so they don't end up in the landfill They use eco-friendly paper products and biodegradable cleaning products. What an awesome company! But what about their bars? They are even more awesome! As BumbleBar’s by-line says: Delicious, Nutritious, Gluten Free, Ethically sourced, Kid Approved, Vegan approved, Organic energy, Sesame snack bars. Yep, we concur! Enjoy the sample bar in your bag and visit them at the Expo for another flavorful treat and energy pick-up.
Our bodies need those minerals called electrolytes to function and to thrive. We busy women burn through not only calories but also through all these little but oh-so-important minerals on a daily basis. It’s hard to take back in all the vitamins and minerals we need! Turn to LyteBalance to take care of your body’s electrolyte replacement needs. It’s pure: no sweeteners, calories, or flavors. It’s potent: supplying huge doses of these electrolytes our bodies need to thrive. You can add it to more than just water for your taste and nutritional needs. Go talk to wellness expert Karen at the LyteBalance Expo booth to both sample some of this much needed product and to get your nutritional questions answered!
Two Wheel Transit
Go see our neighbors! Two Wheel Transit recently moved to South Perry, across the street from our Title Nine store. This great bike shop has been a locally owned, independent bicycle dealer serving Spokane and surrounding communities since 1984. They specialize in understanding and meeting the needs of road, mountain and casual bicycle riders in both sales and service. The sales and technical staff are some of the most experienced in the area – these folks know how to take care of us, whether we are first time cyclists or seasoned racers. See their many women’s specific bicycles and their wonderful line of woman’s bike clothing. These guys know how to get us into the right fitting bike too! Stop by their Expo booth for a treat and to check out some of the woman’s specific bikes they have on hand.
What’s the most important piece of running (besides just getting out there and doing it!)? Your shoes of course! Salomon is here to show you how the right shoes for you can make the biggest difference in comfort, injury protection, grip, and even protection from the crazy Washington weather and elements. They make amazing trail shoes, which makes sense, for they’ve made great hiking footwear for years! Stop by the booth and check out the demo’s and get some schwag (vendor-speak for “goodies”!). Salomon is generously providing a pair of shoes to each winner in our 8 prize categories! Thanks so much you guys!
ZICO coconut water is just what you need to rehydrate after the run! It’s loaded with five electrolytes: sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium and phosphorus. These work together to support your body with what it needs to stay hydrated and to help it perform at its best. ZICO contains as much potassium as a banana, which helps prevent cramping. Plus, ZICO is gluten-free, lactose-free and dairy-free. At ZICO, the mission is to promote coconut water as the best natural source for hydration, so you can get the go-get-em you need, naturally. Check out ZICO at the Expo and sample a couple of their yummy flavors!
An Expo booth with cheese and crackers from Cabot Creamery? You bet! Refuel your protein needs and treat your taste buds with samples of their award winning cheeses. Cabot Creamery is a 1,200+ farm family dairy cooperative with members in New England and upstate NY producing all natural cheeses and other dairy products, including the world’s best cheddar. Cabot Cheese is 100% owned by family farms. Because of this, they produce the highest quality dairy products, including the cheese that has been widely hailed as the world's best. Yum! Family owned. Natural. Cooperative. What’s not to like?
South Perry Yoga
We are excited that another neighbor is here at the T9K! South Perry Yoga at the BUDDHIO, across the street from our store, is a collective wellness and movement arts studio offering Hatha Yoga, Tai Chi and dance for all levels and ages. Their instructors emphasize safe structural alignment as emphasized in the Iyengar tradition, and bring a breath of eclectic creativity from a variety of yoga styles and movement arts. They will be hosting a pre-race warm up for you. Please join them again for some post-race stretching and active relaxing of those wonderful muscles you just used to run a 9K! Go check them out to warm-up and run your best – and to see everything they offer at the Buddhio. Thanks, South Perry Yoga!
For Volunteers Only – The Shop is donating coffee!
Oh, how we need our coffee to get going early in the morning! The Shop – yet another South Perry neighbor – is generously providing coffee and goods to help our volunteers wake up and get moving on race morning! The Shop is another locally owned and operated business. All of their desserts and lunch items are made in-house, and there are many gluten-free and vegan options. We at Title Nine love to walk the short distance for our lunch and snack-time treats at The Shop. Thanks for the volunteer coffee!
Goodie Bag Contributors 2013
A huge thank you goes out to all of the amazing companies who felt inspired by YOU to generously donate goodie bag loot to help celebrate this very special event and day! They wanted to be a part of the First Annual Spokane Title 9K just like you did! We only have the best-of-the-best companies contribute their healthy and inspiring products. If you are looking for where you can find more of the great stuff that you found in your goodie bag, have no fear, we have included a link to each company's website. Thanks partners! We are glad you are with us for our very first Spokane Title 9K!
Peet's Coffee & Tea
We totally dig Peet's enduring passion for coffee and their commitment to bring us the best cuppa joe morning, day or night. Seriously, many of us at all of our Title Nine locations are quite literally addicted to Peet's strong and smooth brew. Thanks to Peet’s for being a rePeet supporter of the T9K’s and for supporting our Spokane folks. You will find your Peet’s coffee treat in your goodie bag. It’s the coffee we look forward to drinking, any time of day!
These folks originated in Boulder, CO and are still there, bringing us the best herbal tea on the market. Started waaay back in 1969, they have grown and grown into maybe the most famous tea company in the world! And here's a little something you may not have known...Celestial Seasonings is super supportive of an active lifestyle in general and women's health in particular. Sweet! Check your goodie bag for a little heavenly goodness from these tea gurus.
Women’s Adventure Magazine
You who are running/walking the Title 9K are living an adventure of health and fitness, just by training and showing up to give it your best. Women’s Adventure Magazine is geared towards you: bringing you articles by a community of women who inspire, teach, encourage, and push one another to their very limits. These are real women with real stories of adventure, courage, advice, gear testing, and all the encouragement aimed at each one of us to get out there and have our own adventures! You’ll find a copy in your goodie bag and it’s sure to inspire you to be your best you possible!
Way Better Snacks
Way Better Snacks has every right to say this about themselves! They work hard to make sure all of their snacks are certified gluten free, kosher, vegan, non-GMO, and of course, organic. They use a few simple ingredients per snack chip: only whole foods and sprouted grains with no added fillers or preservatives. The result? Incredibly delicious and more nutritious than any other snack chip out there. You can try for yourself since there is a sample size in each goodie bag! Thanks Way Better Snacks for going the extra mile to make the food we can trust for its goodness and health!
Thanks for being in the bag, Honey Stinger! This Colorado based company makes convenient, nutritious and great tasting honey-based foods including energy bars, protein bars, energy gels, organic waffles and organic chews. Fueling some of the country's top cyclists, runners, triathaletes and teams, Honey Stinger products will fuel you as you run, bike, swim, dance, and play too! These simply yummy and nutritious foods may be found at specialty sporting goods retailers, natural food grocers and you can also find them on
CLIF Bar company loves food! They say so and you’ll love CLIF Bar, a company that walks its talk by providing healthy, nutritious good-for-you and good-for-the planet food to fuel your sport, life and adventures. You may already know their classic CLIF bars in many yummy flavors, but have you tried their Builder’s Protein Bar? The full size has a whopping 20 grams of protein using natural ingredients, not chemicals. You’ll find a mini Builder protein bar in your bag. We all need a good balance of protein and carbs to fuel our active lifestyles – CLIF bars take care of us in that arena! And it would be hard to find a more planet friendly company. See all they make and all they do for us and our communities at
What to do if you don’t have the time or place to shower? Use an Action Wipe! These wonderfully soft “showers in a cloth” are pre-moistened, all natural body wipes made with a natural, fresh, aromatic scent that dissipates quickly so you don't spend the day smelling like you just ran 12 miles. Therapeutic essential oils of tea tree and eucalyptus are used and combined with other all natural, plant derived ingredients which remove sweat, dirt & odor. You have a wipe in your bag which can use after you cross the finish line. Thanks Action Wipes for helping us to be fresh and clean after our Title 9K accomplishment!
BumbleBar, located right here in Spokane, takes pride in making delicious, certified-organic, gluten-free snacks. They also care a huge amount about doing the right thing for people and the planet. BumbleBar is committed to social and economic justice and constantly monitors their waste stream, reducing scrap products so they don't end up in the landfill They use eco-friendly paper products and biodegradable cleaning products. What an awesome company! But what about their bars? They are even more awesome! As BumbleBar’s by-line says: Delicious, Nutritious, Gluten Free, Ethically sourced, Kid Approved, Vegan approved, Organic energy, Sesame snack bars. Yep, we concur! Enjoy the sample bar in your bag and visit them at the Expo.