Category Archives: Sammamish River Trail

2016 Seattle Rivalry Clash 10K: A colorful but timeless event for most

The Dawg Dash 5K/10K, where you run with purple-clad people around the University of Washington campus, typically takes place this past weekend in late October. But I’ve done that race seven times, and the Huskies annihilated my Ducks in Eugene a few weeks … Continue reading

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2016 Labor Day Half-Marathon: Leg cramps and all, I conquer race No. 200

The minute I finished this race, I realized I need to do the Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half-Marathon again next year. It’s a flat, familiar course, near where I work and where I log Fitbit steps every day. It’s also a … Continue reading

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2016 Redmond Derby Dash 5K: Friday night fight for running room on busy trail

It was such an easy decision: Do a Friday night 5K run right next to where I work in Redmond. I was pleased that three workmates of mine at Allytics — RJ Ricker, Hayley Halstead and Kathleen Esses — agreed … Continue reading

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2015 Labor Day Half 4-Mile Run: Running this trail for nearly 20 years

I’ve been running regularly for more than 18 years, and one of my earliest training venues was the Sammamish River Trail. I got the chance to do another race on this flat, popular former railroad bed on Labor Day 2015, … Continue reading

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