Category Archives: Fluke

2020 Chilly Hilly: A brotherly ride with a bit of sun

Hardcore bicycle riders, for some odd reason, seem attracted to rides featuring tough hills and rotten weather. That’s got to be the reason why rides such as the 7 Hills of Kirkland, the Stinky Spoke, and the Worst Day of … Continue reading

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2020 Resolution Run 5K: 2020s off to a Rosy start!

The best way for me to start off a new year — or even a new decade — is to get up and do the Resolution Run 5K and Polar Bear Dive at Seattle’s Magnuson Park on January 1. That’s … Continue reading

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2019 Jingle Bell Run 5K: Runners wearing red light up downtown Seattle

The event organizers chose bright red long-sleeve shirts as the race shirts for the 2019 Jingle Bell Run 12K/5K. I should have worn mine. Almost everyone else wore theirs, resulting in a festive sea of red (and some green) for … Continue reading

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2019 Green Lake Gobble 5K: Over the jet lag and into the holiday spirit

Two days after a cross-country flight back home, I joined 1,000-plus other runners and walkers for the Green Lake Gobble 5K/10K at Seattle’s Green Lake Park last Sunday (November 17). It was good to put thoughts of airports and airplanes … Continue reading

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2019 Dawg Dash 5K: Gearing up for Ducks-Huskies with a run with the dawgs

It’s a stressful week for many of us Ducks in the Seattle area. We play the Washington Huskies this Saturday at Husky Stadium with the Pac-12 North title likely on the line. I began this week by infiltrating enemy territory. … Continue reading

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2019 Overlake Labor Day Half-Marathon and 5K: Classy event brings out 1,150+ runners on a holiday

Post-Labor Day greetings! It’s amazing how fast 2019 is zipping by us. Labor Day is a good day to meet a friend and do a road race together. The weather is warm but not too hot, and you can get … Continue reading

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2019 Fluke Day 5K*: Company-sponsored run adds nice touch to Fluke Day celebration

For people who like to write about road runs, the Fluke Day 5K comes with an asterisk. That’s because the course ran short of the 3.1-mile distance. My MapMyRun app put it at 2.92 miles. Many of you will be … Continue reading

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