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Post-surgery recovery: The waiting is the hardest part

I’m happy to say that my ankle surgery Dec. 18 went smoothly, and so have the last three weeks of recovery time. My pain is so minimal that I can’t complain (yes, sometimes I still do). And my ankle surgeon … Continue reading

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Happy holidays! Mine will be spent on a scooter

In┬áthe four months since I last posted about what I said could be my “last hurrah,” I got my surgery plans squared away. It took a few tests to determine what kind of ankle surgery would be best. Now we’re … Continue reading

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2017 Seafair Torchlight 8K Run: My last hurrah?

My 213th road run was the Seafair Torchlight 8K Run in downtown Seattle on Saturday night, July 29; it takes place just before the annual Torchlight parade. This has always been one of my favorite races, as I’ve run it … Continue reading

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2013 Bellevue 10K/5K Run: Memories of faster days

Today was the 7th annual Bellevue 10K/5K Run, which I believe was only a 5K Run for the first three or four years. Even so, it’s been around since 2007, and I just got around to running it this year. … Continue reading

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Coming up: My first organized bike ride and … ankle surgery

I got a new Schwinn Suburban 7-speed bicycle for Father’s Day in June, and I’ve been spending a lot of time on it in recent weeks. It doesn’t give me the physical workout or feeling of accomplishment that running did, … Continue reading

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Better late than never: Rock ‘n Roll Seattle (Half) Marathon recap

I’m just getting around to writing about this, almost a month after the fact. The Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon didn’t go as I had hoped. Rather than do my 21st marathon, I ended up doing my 29th half-marathon. But … Continue reading

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My Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon tweets, written in advance

Here is what I could be tweeting on Saturday while I walk (and maybe jog a bit of) the Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon: Getting up at 3 a.m. to go walk 26 miles in a drizzle. What fun. Chances … Continue reading

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