Tag Archives: Dawg Dash

2016 Seattle Rivalry Clash 10K: A colorful but timeless event for most

The Dawg Dash 5K/10K, where you run with purple-clad people around the University of Washington campus, typically takes place this past weekend in late October. But I’ve done that race seven times, and the Huskies annihilated my Ducks in Eugene a few weeks … Continue reading

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2016 Labor Day Half-Marathon: Leg cramps and all, I conquer race No. 200

The minute I finished this race, I realized I need to do the Overlake Medical Center Labor Day Half-Marathon again next year. It’s a flat, familiar course, near where I work and where I log Fitbit steps every day. It’s also a … Continue reading

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2015 Mustache Dache 5K: Skipped race benefitting men’s health to get healthy

The Mustache Dache 5K is a flat, fun race in November that I always like to run. Many of my former colleagues at Zones do it, so it’s a chance to see them and catch up. It’s also a course … 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 Husky 5K: Running with the Dawgs (and dogs!)

I pulled a switcheroo. I was planning to do the Mother’s Day Half-Marathon 5K run in Kirkland last weekend, but changed my mind and did the Husky 5K at the University of Washington’s Bothell campus instead. Part of the reason … Continue reading

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2013 Dawg Dash: Yellow-and-green speck in a sea of purple

The Dawg Dash used to be an event in October that I’d always have on my race calendar (unless it was the day after my birthday). I’d done the 10K race four times and the 5K once before this year. I … Continue reading

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