Category Archives: Kirkland Half-Marathon

2017 Seahawks 12K Run: Seahawks’ involvement makes this event worth it

The Seattle Mariners don’t sponsor a road race in the area, and I wonder how popular it would be if they did. I’m a die-hard Mariners (dying hard these days), and I would sign up for it. But would thousands of … Continue reading

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2015 Husky 5K: Running with the Dawgs (and dogs!)

I pulled a switcheroo. I was planning to do the Mother’s Day Half-Marathon 5K run in Kirkland last weekend, but changed my mind and did the Husky 5K at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus instead. Part of the reason … Continue reading

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2015 Seahawks 12K Run: Has this event gotten too big for Renton?

Renton is the beloved home of the Seattle Seahawks, so it’s fitting that the annual Seahawks 12K Run (with a 5K too) is held there each April. But the event, now in its sixth year, sold out at 12,000 participants last … Continue reading

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My final marathon is less than a month away

I’m seriously thinking about ankle-replacement surgery. My ankle is so stiff every morning that I have difficulty walking down steps and down my driveway to get the paper. I have my weekly contests to determine which is the better pain reliever — Advil … Continue reading

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I don’t walk very fast (but I can jog to keep up)

The Kirkland Half-Marathon and 5K was yesterday, May 8, and I did the half-marathon walk as a tune-up for the Rock n’ Roll Seattle Marathon in late June. I will walk that race as well, because my bad ankle can’t … Continue reading

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