Tag Archives: Pumpkin Push

Getting my rear in gear: 5K walk PR, more training, more running

As part of my training for the Seattle Marathon Walk, I did the Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Walk on Sunday, Nov. 4, at Marymoor Park near Redmond. I enjoyed the event and felt good about how it went … Continue reading

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V-Day Dash recap: Transition from running to walking now begins in earnest

Ohhhhh, this damn ankle! I’m so tired of writing about it. But not hardly as tired as I am about feeling that familiar bone-against-bone grinding in my ankle that tells me that I’m done running — for the day or … 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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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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Seattle Marathon Walk is a week away! Am I ready?

This isn’t going to be a very inspired post, but here goes. There may be nothing more strenuous for me than training for a marathon run. But there’s probably nothing more weird than training for a marathon walk. Yes, weird. … Continue reading

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A runner follows orders and walks the Pumpkin Push 5K

I’ve been told by my physical therapist not to run for a month to heal a sore ankle, so Saturday morning I walked the Pumpkin Push 5K Run at Seward Park. It was, in a word, weird. Weird because I … Continue reading

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