Category Archives: Seattle Marathon

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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2019 Overlake Labor Day Half-Marathon and 5K: Classy event brings out 1,150+ runners on a holiday

Post-Labor Day greetings! It’s amazing how fast 2019 is zipping by us. Labor Day is a good day to meet a friend and do a road race together. The weather is warm but not too hot, and you can get … Continue reading

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2019 Fluke Day 5K*: Company-sponsored run adds nice touch to Fluke Day celebration

For people who like to write about road runs, the Fluke Day 5K comes with an asterisk. That’s because the course ran short of the 3.1-mile distance. My MapMyRun app put it at 2.92 miles. Many of you will be … Continue reading

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2019 Mercer Island Half-Marathon: It’s my 40th half-marathon, and it felt like it

I achieved my goal last Sunday (March 24) of running at least 40 half-marathons. It was fitting that my 40th was the Mercer Island Half-Marathon, a demanding race I’ve done 14 times now, including before, between, and after my two … 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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2018 Green Lake Gobble 5K: I’m thankful to still be able to run

It’s Thanksgiving Week. I’ve survived another birthday, another crazy, unreal year of Trump, and another excruciating, maddening, but ultimately winning Oregon Ducks football season. Like most people, I’m thankful at this time of year for a lot of things — for a … Continue reading

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