Category Archives: Harvest Century

2018 Seafair Torchlight 8K Run: What I’ll miss and won’t miss about running on the viaduct

Cynics in the running crowd say Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct will live to see another run, that we’ve heard it all before about how it’s coming down soon. But I disagree. I believe the Highway 99 tunnel will be funneling … Continue reading

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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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