Sun’s out along the Elliott Bay Trail
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Sun’s out along the Elliott Bay Trail

Taking advantage of the elusive spring sunshine in Seattle. Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Pavement Length: 3.75 miles Flow: Lots of walkers some bikes Scenery: Sound, Mountains, and beautiful city of Seattle Safety Issues:  A lot of bikes to navigate past Bathrooms: One bathrooms along the way across from Fish on Bait/Tackle Shop Drinking water: Water fountain and bate and tackle cafe Transit Access: […]

No lochness monsters–just Lochness park
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No lochness monsters–just Lochness park

One of my favorite routes is the 2 mile loop (3 if you do the upper and lower route) around lochness park.  The route circles a lake and is not crowded.  It is a favorite for folks with dogs and on a nice day you’ll often find a few dogs romping in the water. At […]

Myrtle Beach Marathon and Half Marathon
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Myrtle Beach Marathon and Half Marathon

  20 years strong and located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  A flat course with great support.  This scenic run occurs in March of each year on a Saturday.   Information from the website…. mbmarathon.com Half Marathon Date Saturday, March 3, 2018 for the Half Marathon Start time – 6:30am Start & Finish Locations The […]

Spokane Riverfront Loop
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Spokane Riverfront Loop

Once it starts to warm up, running the loop around the Spokane downtown riverfront. When I was in school at WSU Riverfront campus, I would start the run on the Centennial trail behind the parking area and adjacent condos and go west towards the Riverfront park. On long run days, I would run the loop […]

Corona Del Mar – Scenic Run
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Corona Del Mar – Scenic Run

One of my favourite places to run near my home Corona Del Mar, CA is along the iconic Pacific Coast Highway and along the ocean. Difficulty: Moderate Terrain:   paved Length: 6.25 miles Flow: interrupted by a few easy to cross roads Scenery: ocean, bayviews and more ocean Safety Issues:  beware of vehicles when crossing streets Bathrooms: n/a Drinking […]

Washington, DC – Army Ten Miler
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Washington, DC – Army Ten Miler

The Army Ten Miler is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.  It’s a huge race (35,000 strong in 2016) hosted by the Association of the United States Army. How many races feature an artillery blast to signal the start of the race, with a military helicopter hovering overhead?  The quick answer is not many. In addition to […]

Seattle, WA, USA: Elliott Bay Trail – Pioneer Square to Myrtle Edwards Park
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Seattle, WA, USA: Elliott Bay Trail – Pioneer Square to Myrtle Edwards Park

Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Pavement, dedicated pedestrian route Length: up to 20 km round trip Flow: There are some roads to cross until you get to Myrtle Edwards Park, all controlled by traffic lights. Crowds gather in front of the cruise ship terminal, and navigating that short portion (1 city block) can be tricky. During tourist season, pedestrian traffic may be […]

Atlanta, Georgia, USA Peachtree Road Race
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA Peachtree Road Race

A fun 10km race, currently the largest 10km running event in the world! Difficulty: Easy Terrain:   road Length: 10km Flow: Great Scenery: midtown Atlanta Safety Issues:  none Bathrooms: ample port-o-pottos Drinking water: yes Transit Access: yes Parking: not sure Night Access: n/a Special Features: Biggest 10km running event in the world! Nearby Attractions: Coca Cola Factory tour! […]

Sarasota, Florida… Want a Track to Train… Don’t Miss Payne Park…
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Sarasota, Florida… Want a Track to Train… Don’t Miss Payne Park…

Where to Train in Sarasota, Florida Running Circles on the Track at Payne Park, Sarasota Florida   Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Well-groomed clay circle track Length: As long as you want (in circles!) Flow: Perfect! Scenery: Palm trees, grass and flowers Safety Issues: Perfectly safe Bathrooms: Never used one but probably some at Payne Park skateboard park […]