Tag Archives: Marina Park

2017 Memorial Day weekend: Back-to-back bike rides fun to do, but selfish to try

Unlike road runs, the Seattle area does not offer enough organized bicycle rides throughout the year for me to do. So when two rides I like to do each year were on the same weekend, such as the Memorial Day … Continue reading

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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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