Category Archives: Walking

2017 Valentine’s Day Dash 10K: New 10K has limited appeal to Green Lake set

The Valentine’s Day Dash remains my favorite race for the month of February. After all, where can you find a woman at the starting line wrapped in a shower curtain with fake blood on it — and accompanied by a man … Continue reading

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2015 Resolution Run 5K: Still too chicken to dive into the lake

For the ninth time in the last 11 years, I started my New Year’s Day by running the Resolution Run 5K at Seattle’s Magnuson Park. For the ninth time also, I avoided doing the optional Polar Bear Dive into Lake Washington … Continue reading

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2014 Seattle Half Marathon: Should I walk the walk?

This may not be much of a controversy, but I did the Seattle Half Marathon Walk in bone-chilling temperatures last Sunday (Nov. 30), and I ran it all. I even ran up steep Galer Hill, which is just past mile … Continue reading

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2014 Mustache Dache 5K: Fun time with former colleagues

It’s too early to call it a tradition. But, for the second year in a row, five former Zones colleagues and I competed together last Saturday (Nov. 8) in the Mustache Dache 5K. A year ago, some of us were still working … Continue reading

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2014 Run with the Fishes: Last warm-weather run of the year

I started this post just after doing the Issaquah Run with the Fishes on Oct. 5. But finishing it fell to the backburner until after a trip my wife Liz and I took to New York to, among other things, … Continue reading

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7 Hills of Kirkland 2014: I’m getting better as a climber

It’s great to be back bicycling again. Biking is an activity that requires dry weather, or at least mostly dry weather, in my book. While I rode the Chilly Hilly in February, I’ve been doing more running, walking and elliptical … Continue reading

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2013 Seattle Half Marathon: Half the euphoria (and pain) of doing a marathon

After doing the full Seattle Marathon the last four times, I decided that this year I would do the Seattle Half. My reasons included: I didn’t want to train for a full marathon, even though I walk a good portion … Continue reading

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