Tag Archives: Jingle Bell Run

2018 Seattle Half-Marathon: Cool new course for my half No. 39

For more than a decade, the Seattle Marathon or Half-Marathon has been a Thanksgiving weekend tradition for me. Last Sunday (Nov. 25), I resumed this tradition after a two-year break by running the Seattle Half-Marathon. It was my longest run of … Continue reading

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2016 12Ks of Christmas 12K: How could I run so slow when I have so much to do?

This post will be short and sweet and rather dull (and possibly with some missing words and typos). That’s because I still have lots of Christmas shopping and wrapping to do. And what new can you say about a run you’ve done … Continue reading

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2016 Jingle Bell Run 5K: Merry high before the Seahawks’ low point

Well, the Oregon Ducks’ dreadful football season for 2016 is over! I’m looking forward to the energy and vibe that new coach Willie Taggart seems to be bringing for next year. But in the meantime, I am caught riding the Seattle … Continue reading

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So I had my ankle surgery — what’s next?

Many if not all of you are probably sick of reading about my ankle by now. So I will try to keep this short. I had my minor “scoping” surgery Friday, done on my left ankle by Dr. Anthony Lo … Continue reading

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Resolution Run 5K: Nice start to 2011

Whenever I am in town for New Year’s Day, and not at a bowl game with the Oregon Ducks, I like to do Club Northwest’s Resolution Run 5K. The course at Magnuson Park is relatively flat, the runners are always … Continue reading

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Tough running year ends on a high note

With its tough hills, icy temperatures, and long straight stretch to the finish line, the 12Ks of Christmas Run in Kirkland is always a challenge. Today’s race in cold but dry weather (and some sun!) was the seventh one I’ve run and … Continue reading

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It took me forever, but I RAN the Jingle Bell Run 5K

Nothing like a low-pressure 5K race like the Jingle Bell Run in Seattle to get me back into running mode. OK, jogging mode. My original plan was to preserve my ankle by walking any races I did this fall, as … Continue reading

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