Honors Charlotte Richardson and Judy Heller with induction into Running & Walking Hall of Fame.
From press release: Foot Traffic, a local running and walking retail store, will unveil a life-size chainsaw carving of renowned runner, Kara Goucher, on Saturday, June 13th during the opening of their fourth Portland-area location in Cedar Mill. The unveiling is part of a broader celebration of women’s running and it’s transformation over the last 25 years. Foot Traffic will also induct two local women, Charlotte Richardson and Judy Heller, into it’s new Hall of Fame exhibit.
From 1990 to 2015, women’s running has exploded from a paltry 25% event participation level, to nearly 60% currently with over 10.8 million finishers. While commemorating the opening of it’s fourth Portland-area store, Foot Traffic wanted to use the opportunity to shine light on the significance of women’s running.