Monthly Archives: October 2010

A runner follows orders and walks the Pumpkin Push 5K

I’ve been told by my physical therapist not to run for a month to heal a sore ankle, so Saturday morning I walked the Pumpkin Push 5K Run at Seward Park. It was, in a word, weird. Weird because I … Continue reading

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First-ever Lake Sammamish Marathon fun, well-organized, say participants

The East Lake Sammamish trail runs 11 miles from Marymoor Park in Redmond to Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah, and is a favorite training venue for me. That’s not in the least because it is mostly flat, mostly straight, and mostly on soft … Continue reading

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Back training again — for the Seattle Marathon Walk!

Runners who have done the Seattle Marathon or Half-Marathon are very familiar with the steep hill on Galer Street. In the half-marathon, it is between miles 7 and 8, and I generally push myself to run up it. But during … Continue reading

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10-10-10 was a great day for marathoners (as well as for people tying the knot)

Yes, if you were going to get married, 10-10-10 would have been a perfect date. For an indoor wedding, that is. But last Sunday, October 10, was also the day for two of my favorite marathons — the Portland Marathon … Continue reading

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The grim news: My marathon days are numbered

This post has been in the works for some time. I haven’t written in more than a month, and the last post I was even working on, dated Sept. 2, is now hilariously outdated. It was about whether I’d run … Continue reading

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