Mercer Island Half Marathon

March 18th marked the 45th anniversary of the Mercer Island Half. It was a beautiful gorgeous spring morning. When we arrived, lots and lots of runners were inside the Mercer Island community centre. It was a bit chaotic. On the lower floor, runners were picking up their running bibs, and every room in the centre was […]

Fort 2 Fort Trail Run Half

This event, the Fort 2 Fort 8K and Half Marathon took place in February and was hosted by the Peninsula Runners. When I registered for this race, I thought it was going to be just another typical half marathon road race. Little did I realize that the race was actually part of the Fraser Valley […]

Fort Langley Half Marathon

When I first ran this race several years ago, I found out that Fort Langley was the founding place of British Columbia, and it also served as the former fur trade post of the Hudson’s Bay Company. The Fort has been preserved as much as possible, so inside there are many artifacts including an old […]

Dopey 5K 2017

Day 1 of the Walt Disneyworld Marathon Weekend/Dopey Challenge began on Thursday January 5th, starting with the Dopey 5K race. The start time was 6:00 am, which was very reasonable. But still, I had to wake up as early as 4:00 am just to get into the theme park on time. There were a lot of young […]

The Re-run Half Marathon

This half marathon idea was genius. The event was put on by the Snohomish Running Company which typically hosts 8 races annually. The race was called Re-Run: so aptly named because it gave you the chance to “re-run” any of the Snohomish Running races that you had previously completed, and may have been disappointed with […]