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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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10 things I will miss about doing marathons

Is everybody ready to Rock ‘n Roll Seattle? Good, because I don’t know that I am. But I’m mostly walking the Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon on June 25 — less than two weeks away — so my training has … Continue reading

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My final marathon is less than a month away

I’m seriously thinking about ankle-replacement surgery. My ankle is so stiff every morning that I have difficulty walking down steps and down my driveway to get the paper. I have my weekly contests to determine which is the better pain reliever — Advil … Continue reading

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