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2019 Mercer Island Half-Marathon: It’s my 40th half-marathon, and it felt like it

I achieved my goal last Sunday (March 24) of running at least 40 half-marathons. It was fitting that my 40th was the Mercer Island Half-Marathon, a demanding race I’ve done 14 times now, including before, between, and after my two … Continue reading

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7 Hills of Kirkland 2014: I’m getting better as a climber

It’s great to be back bicycling again. Biking is an activity that requires dry weather, or at least mostly dry weather, in my book. While I rode the Chilly Hilly in February, I’ve been doing more running, walking and elliptical … Continue reading

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Is an ankle implant in my future?

Wow, just the sound of that is daunting. An ankle implant (also known as “ankle replacement”). I didn’t even know they existed until earlier this week. But there I was, at my long-awaited meeting with a podiatrist on April 26, … 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 it’s done: Highlights from the Seattle Marathon Walk

When I ran the Seattle Marathon in 2006, the organizers video-taped everybody’s finish and put all the video clips on the Seattle Marathon website. It was pretty neat to watch my final spurt to what was my best Seattle Marathon … Continue reading

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First-ever Lake Sammamish Marathon fun, well-organized, say participants

The East Lake Sammamish trail runs 11 miles from Marymoor Park in Redmond to Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah, and is a favorite training venue for me. That’s not in the least because it is mostly flat, mostly straight, and mostly on soft … Continue reading

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10 great memories from the Ragnar Relay

Ah, the joys of a full-time job hunt. Yes, I am kidding. There’s not a lot of joy in it, really. But three weeks ago, I was able to free my mind of all that a job search entails, by … Continue reading

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