Category Archives: Harvest Century

2018 Seattle Bike-n-Brews: Ride was scorching hot, beer was cold and going down easy

For the first time that I can remember, I returned to my car after a long bicycle ride hot, sweaty, spent and … slightly tipsy. It was after the Seattle Bike-n-Brews last Sunday, May 6, in temperatures that reached the high … Continue reading

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2014 Harvest Century: A pleasant ride with my wine

My last organized bicycle ride of 2014 — the Harvest Century 45-mile route through Washington County’s wine country west of Portland on Sunday, Sept. 28 — was one of the year’s best. A year ago, this event was canceled due … Continue reading

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9/11 Heroes Run 2014: Best way I know to honor our fallen soldiers

More than 200 runners gathered last Saturday for 5K and 1.5-mile runs as part of the third annual Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run on Mercer Island. Though most were eager to burn calories and stay fit on a warm, sunny day, … Continue reading

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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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2013 Run with the Fishes: Football stress delays this post

This post couldn’t get written last week. It’s because I was too preoccupied with worrying about how my alma mater and favorite team, the Oregon Ducks, would do against its rival Washington Huskies in Seattle. Well, the game was Saturday … Continue reading

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9/11 Heroes 5K Run: a great cause to support

I only heard about the 9/11 Heroes Run on Mercer Island a couple of weeks before it took place on Sept. 14. But I decided right away to put it on my calendar, because of the cause it benefitted. This … Continue reading

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2013 Labor Day Half (4-Mile Run): My fastest pace yet

Every so often, runners need to have a completely flat course, just to see how fast they can go. I got that opportunity on Labor Day, at the 2013 Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half. I did the 4-mile run … Continue reading

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