Monthly Archives: August 2014

2014 Seattle to Vancouver (B.C.) Ride: Memorable ride to a cool city

There we were, a bunch of adrenalin-filled bicyclists from the Seattle area, zipping through a crowded pedestrian promenade along English Bay and False Creek in downtown Vancouver, B.C. In the last few miles of the Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and … Continue reading

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2014 Spirit of Bellevue 5K: Shade, classic rock help get through it

Last Sunday’s Spirit of Bellevue Run, with a 12K and 5K, is a smaller event only in its third year. Organized by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, the run benefits the chamber’s education-focused Foundation, which has provided more than $130,000 in college … Continue reading

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2014 Seafair Torchlight 8K: Crazy start, smell of pot, strong finish

It was Saturday night, July 26, and the horn blew to start the 2014 Seafair Torchlight 8K and 5K Run. I was panic-stricken. Why? Because I was still a few blocks away from the starting line, hustling in 80-degree heat … Continue reading

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