Monthly Archives: June 2015

2015 Snoqualmie Valley 10K Run: Tough going head-to-head with Rock ‘n’ Roll event

Runners from all 50 states and 22 countries descended on Seattle last weekend for the 7th annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon and Half-Marathon. In all, 17,267 runners participated in those two races plus an 8K run that was added this … Continue reading

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2015 Woodinville Wine Ride: 30-mile ride with two wine stops

After two challenging rides in two weeks, I was seeking a change of pace. The inaugural Woodinville Wine Ride on Sunday (June 7) was indeed a change of pace — 30 miles of trail riding, with no serious hills; a relatively … Continue reading

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2015 Flying Wheels Summer Century: Back makes it through, butt almost doesn’t

Five days after completing a 60-mile ride with several tough hills, I endured the Flying Wheels Summer Century (100-mile route) on Saturday (May 30) — mercifully avoiding any major drama. My second of two back-to-back, backbreaking rides in one week actually went … Continue reading

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