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7 Hills of Kirkland Metric Century 2016: These hills had me pleading no mas

This ride was my annual lesson in how I don’t do enough hill training … and how I am no longer 25. I rode the 7 Hills of Kirkland Metric Century on Memorial Day, my fourth time doing this  event and my … Continue reading

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2015 12Ks of Christmas 12K: Flatter course now, but hills still grueling

Merry Christmas, everyone! Adding the Cross Kirkland Corridor to the 12Ks of Christmas 12K course made it a flatter and better run last Sunday (Dec. 20). But it still took every ounce of energy I had to get to the finish … Continue reading

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2014 12Ks of Christmas 12K: Late-race drama, but I find the finish line

The 12th annual 12Ks of Christmas run in Kirkland last Sunday (Dec. 21) featured new 12K and 5K courses this year, and I ended up getting lost in the last two kilometers of the 12K. In fact, I apparently took … Continue reading

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7 Hills of Kirkland: Where’s the end of this $^%#@! hill?

In response to the question raised in my last post, will the 7 Hills of Kirkland ride be hillier than the Chilly Hilly, the answer is … yes, indeed. But I won’t complain. I actually had fun, resembling the Slowskys … Continue reading

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