Nice Surprise

My brother is an airline pilot and sometimes ends up in the PNW when he is on-call.  Usually it’s Seattle, and it’s usually on short notice.  last time he was there was a couple months ago, but we were booked for the weekend and couldn’t make it up. Well on Thursday morning I got a…

Insomnia Coffee Pastry Run

Insomnia Coffee is a local coffee company with locations in Hillsboro on Baseline/53rd and over in Tannasbourne, plus our personal favorite location in Cannon Beach. Just keep following this guy Today they held a “5K-ish” run (not a race) from the Baseline store to the Tannasbourne store.  The entry fees all went to a very…

Lee’s Falls Run

I’d read last summer about a waterfall not too far from “downtown” Cherry Grove.  I roughly knew the area because of biking up Patton Valley Rd to the crest of Summit Rd where it intersected with a logging gate. The Oregonian article didn’t give a distance to the falls, only stating that they were about…

Speed

As I was walking across a timed crosswalk last night, something occurred to me.   You see I was walking across 4 lanes of traffic, so probably about 80-90 feet of roadway.  The crosswalk was timed at 30 seconds and it took me about 13 seconds to cross.  Back in High School I ran the 100…

2nd Annual Freedomthon

Ran the 2nd annual Freedomthon on July 4th. Last year this was my first race since moving to Oregon. So now it was a chance to come and do the race again. It was an awesome way to benchmark just over 12 months out here. I ran a much smarter race this weekend compared to…

Luckython 2014

I took part in another Uberthons race on Saturday.  This one was the Luckython and was held at the Reserve Golf Club, same place as the Halloweenathon, just a different course.  I took part in the 10K just like the Halloweenathon too. The course for this event was on the south side of the golf…