Running Tip: 6 Steps to Beat the Summer Heat

In this running tip I’m going to share my routine to beat the summer heat to run safely when it’s hot. Having lived more than 8 years in Florida and Mississippi I developed a good routine to make sure that I beat the oppressive southern summer heat and didn’t miss a stride in my running […]

Hot weather running

Runner stretching.

Running Tip: Summer Race Recovery Tips

  If you have a big summer race or a series of races planned you should have a plan for a proper recovery. This is an important part of running because it can help you prevent unnecessary injuries and soreness. Avoiding injury and soreness goes a long way to helping you run (and race) for the […]

Seattle Center to Kerry Park Queen Anne Loop

June’s featured run features one of Seattle’s smallest parks, but starts in Seattle Center and runs through the Queen Anne neighborhood. Packed with tourists, Seattle Center was bustling this morning even before most of the shops were open. Long lines of people caught morning sun rays as they waited to hop an elevator to the […]



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 […]

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, […]

Mout Rainier.

View of ship canal from Fremont Waterfront Park.

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 […]

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 […]

Backslash Space Needle.


Massachusetts Super Bowl Snow Run-Thru, with Sam Voss

Earlier this week I got in touch with John Boyle from 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 […]

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 […]