Category Archives: Stinky Spoke

2014 Resolution Run 5K: New year starts with a post-surgery PR

Happy New Year, everyone! I enjoy starting off each new year with the Resolution Run 5K, a race I’ve done for eight of the last 10 years. Call me chicken though, because this event at Seattle’s Magnuson Park includes an optional … Continue reading

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Chilly Hilly 2013: Tough hills seem more manageable with my new Trek

I’ve only ridden my new Trek 1.1 bike four times now, but Sunday was a day where I felt I got to know it much better. There’s still lots to learn, but I had a good ride at the 33-mile … Continue reading

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Stinky Spoke is hilly, icy, slippery: Happy to finish in one piece!

The Stinky Spoke Poker Bicycle Ride through hills and trails in northeast King County is the brainchild of organizer Todd Cowles, who started it more than five years ago to benefit a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities — the Little Bit Therapeutic … Continue reading

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Resolution Run 5K: My first complete run in two years (please ignore the time)

Happy  New Year, everyone! I was happy to start 2013, as I have for seven of the past nine years, by doing the Resolution Run 5K at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, north of the University of Washington. I set out today … Continue reading

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