Kubota Garden to Lakeridge Park 10K

May’s featured run is another out and back 10K. This one is book-ended by 2 smaller parks, Kubota Garden and Lakeridge Park. Each park has about 1 mile of their own trails to run. In the Spring when the flowers are blooming Kubota Garden is one of Seattle’s finest hiking parks. Lakeridge Park is probably one […]

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Volunteer Park to Interlaken Park Trail Run 1

April’s featured run takes us right back to the heart of Seattle and beautiful Volunteer Park and running to Interlaken Park. If you are planning a visit to Seattle you can spend a day just in Volunteer Park. It’s home to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Asian Art Museum, Seattle Conservatory, a mile of beautiful trails, […]


Ballard Locks to Gas Works Park 8 Miler

This run starting at the Ballard Locks is an urban flat-earth out and back that mostly follows the Burke-Gilman trail (BGT) and is bookended by 2 incredible Seattle parks.   You will see some pictures I took of some of the more ‘urban’ parts of the run. Just as I left the Ballard Locks I […]

View of ship canal from Fremont Waterfront Park.

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Pioneer Square “Above Ground” 10K Seattle Tour

Beginning in Pioneer Square this run showcases some of Seattle‘s best sightseeing all wrapped up in an urban 10K loop. Runners, joggers, and urban hikers will see Occidental Park, Seattle Public Library, Westlake Park, Seattle Center, Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Olympic Sculpture Park, the Seattle Waterfront including the Aquarium and the Great Wheel. The run ends […]


Massachusetts Super Bowl Snow Run-Thru, with Sam Voss

Earlier this week I got in touch with John Boyle from RunJogHike.com. John is a runner and blogger, like myself, but John is from Seattle, and if you’re a frequent reader of this blog, you know he’s a big Seahawks fan too. So when he told me that he was putting together a collection of […]

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Super Bowl Preview for Runners 4

I have to admit that while Sunday’s NFC Championship game was not the best played football game ever it was the best NFC Championship contest that I have ever seen. While the AFC Championship was an utter domination by one of the league’s greatest teams. NFC Championship: The heart exhibited by the Seahawks star players […]


Running Tip: Top 5 Run Mapping Websites

If you have noticed that all of the RJH running posts have a “recently updated” note on them it is because I have added an embedded course map from WalkJogRun.net (WJR) to each of them. The maps add a lot of richness to the posts because you can link to an interactive map to review […]

Gas Works Park Lake Union 10K Course Map, Seattle, WA, USA

Salmon Head Art, Seattle, WA, USA

Fauntleroy Park to Lincoln Park 10K Trail Run 1

January’s featured run is another 10K, this one is bookended by Fauntleroy Park while running a few miles of trails at Lincoln Park in the middle. I logged this run on December 21, 2014, the winter solstice. I started the run at 3:15pm and as you can see in the pics it was just in […]


Volunteer Park to I-90 Trail 10K 1

If running muddy trail runs in the park is not your thing then you might be looking for a more urban run around town this time of year. If so, I have a great fall run for you. December’s featured run starts at Volunteer Park in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood and runs to the paved […]

Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA, USA