Tag Archives: Burke-Gilman Trail

2016 Seattle Marathon 10K: Bathroom scene mars otherwise classy event

The Seattle Marathon 10K last Saturday was an enjoyable, well-organized race, with a relatively flat course, comfortable running weather, and having Allytics teammate R.J. Ricker join me for what was her first 10K (she’s an experienced runner, but this was her first time at this … Continue reading

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2016 Lake Union 10K: Fun run that includes a post-race breakfast

Last weekend could have been a great one for bicycling. Both the RSVP (Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party!) and Obliteride rides took place, but I took a pass on both. RSVP would have been fantastic, but I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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2016 Redmond Derby Dash 5K: Friday night fight for running room on busy trail

It was such an easy decision: Do a Friday night 5K run right next to where I work in Redmond. I was pleased that three workmates of mine at Allytics — RJ Ricker, Hayley Halstead and Kathleen Esses — agreed … Continue reading

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2015 Dawg Dash 10K: Big Ducks’ win leaves me little left for this run

Morning came early for me last Sunday, the day after my Oregon Ducks won for the 12th straight year over the Washington Huskies. Though I am a Duck, I do support Seattle races and causes. So I’d signed up earlier … Continue reading

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2015 Labor Day Half 4-Mile Run: Running this trail for nearly 20 years

I’ve been running regularly for more than 18 years, and one of my earliest training venues was the Sammamish River Trail. I got the chance to do another race on this flat, popular former railroad bed on Labor Day 2015, … Continue reading

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2015 Seattle Marathon 10K: Politely rejected an offer of a knee brace

This was my first time doing the Seattle Marathon 10K — a race held three months ahead of the main Seattle Marathon and Half Marathon races in late November. Despite being tied to one of Seattle’s largest and most prestigious … Continue reading

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2015 Woodinville Wine Ride: 30-mile ride with two wine stops

After two challenging rides in two weeks, I was seeking a change of pace. The inaugural Woodinville Wine Ride on Sunday (June 7) was indeed a change of pace — 30 miles of trail riding, with no serious hills; a relatively … Continue reading

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