One of the great things about the running community is that they’re a pretty inclusive bunch. Each race features participants of every age, race, creed and speed. You don’t have to be fast, you just have to get out there and give it your best. Choose a pace and cross the finish line… eventually. For… Read More Running Pet Peeve #14: Race Walkers
As a runner, I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting races to participate in. Just to clarify, when I say “new and interesting,” I’m talking about events with unique themes or ones that take place in exceptional locales, like the 5K I recently ran at SafeCo Field. I have ZERO interest in shaking… Read More Dream Race: Ikea 5K
This past Sunday the fourth and final race of my summer tour took place in Kirkland, WA, a suburb of Seattle and the former corporate home of Costco. If you’ve ever lost sleep wondering why the warehouse retailer named their brand “Kirkland Signature” you can now set your mind at ease and enjoy peaceful nights… Read More Summer Race #4: Rave Green Run
Last Saturday I ran the third leg of my four race summer tour. It went well. I got a trophy. The event also served as the start date of my latest challenge: running every day in August. That’s right. I’m strapping on my Asics and hitting the pavement on each of August’s thirty-one glorious days.… Read More August Running: Let’s Go Streaking!
Week 3 of my summer race tour took place this past Saturday while my family was vacationing on the Washington coast. As a person who grew up in the northeast then spent ten years living in Southern California, there are two things about the coastal Pacific Northwest that I will never get used to: automobiles on the beaches… Read More Summer Race #3: Race Against Violence 5K