Category Archives: Jingle Bell Run

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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2018 Seattle Half-Marathon: Cool new course for my half No. 39

For more than a decade, the Seattle Marathon or Half-Marathon has been a Thanksgiving weekend tradition for me. Last Sunday (Nov. 25), I resumed this tradition after a two-year break by running the Seattle Half-Marathon. It was my longest run of … Continue reading

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So I had my ankle surgery — what’s next?

Many if not all of you are probably sick of reading about my ankle by now. So I will try to keep this short. I had my minor “scoping” surgery Friday, done on my left ankle by Dr. Anthony Lo … Continue reading

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Resolution Run 5K: Nice start to 2011

Whenever I am in town for New Year’s Day, and not at a bowl game with the Oregon Ducks, I like to do Club Northwest’s Resolution Run 5K. The course at Magnuson Park is relatively flat, the runners are always … Continue reading

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Tough running year ends on a high note

With its tough hills, icy temperatures, and long straight stretch to the finish line, the 12Ks of Christmas Run in Kirkland is always a challenge. Today’s race in cold but dry weather (and some sun!) was the seventh one I’ve run and … Continue reading

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