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My Better Half Marathon

February 14, 2019

Coming February 17, 2019. Happy Valentine’s Day! Extend heart-day romance at the My Better Half Marathon this weekend! Choose from half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances in four categories: Bromance (two guy friends running together), Besties (two gal pals running together), Lovers (no explanation needed), Brosties (guy and girl friends) and Lonely Hearts Club. The course […]

Zombie Walk – Issaquah Under Seige!

October 8, 2018

Coming October 27, 2018. What’s Halloween without a few zombies! The Zombie Walk – Issaquah Under Seige! is a fun-filled zombie parade, complete with flash-mob dance. The quaint, historic downtown streets of Issaquah, a suburb of Seattle, are turned into the city of the undead. Don’t worry if your zombie face is in the shop, they’ll […]

¡Fiesta 5K Olé!

April 24, 2018

Coming May 5, 2018. Seattle’s biggest outdoor Cinco De Mayo event! It’s the ¡Fiesta 5K Olé! This 5K fun run takes you through the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, hipster central and the city’s LGBTQ hub. Following the race, participants get free entry into the Food Truck Festival Beer Garden and Concert, one free beer, a t-shirt, […]

Seattle Lantern Light Festival

December 18, 2017

Now through January 7, 2018. A spectacle of lights and colors! The Seattle Lantern Light Festival has debuted at the Washington State Fair Events Center and features massive lighted lanterns in a variety of shapes and themes. These lanterns are handmade out of steel rod frames covered with a silk-like material by Chinese artisans using […]

Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest

September 21, 2017

Coming September 24, 2017. This weekend, head to Seattle for the Street Scramble Fremont Oktoberfest! No, it’s not an odd breakfast item, it’s a fun-filled urban adventure through the Fremont district of Seattle. Known for being a very quirky neighborhood, this self-proclaimed “The Center of the Universe”, has an 18 foot, concrete troll, named the Fremont Troll, […]

Base 2 Space

July 24, 2017

Coming October 1, 2017. Have you visited Seattle’s Space Needle? Probably, but you probably haven’t climbed up it. Now, for the third time in its 55 year history, you can, with the Base 2 Space race! Get ready for a unique opportunity to ascend an open-air stairway that takes you from the base of this iconic […]

Women of Wonder 10K & 5K

July 14, 2017

Coming September 10, 2017. Dust off your cape and get ready for the Women of Wonder (WOW) 10K and 5K race in Green Lake Park in north central Seattle, Washington. A very scenic loop (2 loops for the 10K) around the lake on paved paths awaits as does pre-race yoga, technical fabric shirts that are specifically […]

Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City

July 7, 2017

Filled with fun facts and more about the Emerald City. Not the wizard’s Emerald City, but Seattle, home to the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Yet this is not your typical tourist guide book as David B. Williams shares more in-depth knowledge of the city’s history, little known gems, geology and geography in his new […]

See Jane Run Seattle Half Marathon and 5K

June 13, 2017

Coming July 9, 2017. Chocolate, champagne, and only us girls! It’s the 10th Annual See Jane Run Seattle Half Marathon and 5K! A relatively flat course, road and paved trails, and scenic views await you with this popular women-only race. As they say, don’t just participate, bring it with their free training program with Coach […]

Mardi Gras Mayhem 5K

February 22, 2017

Coming February 25, 2017. Can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Check out the Mardi Gras Mayhem 5K in Seattle’s Magnuson Park. This fun party/5K run includes beads (of course!), a feather boa station, and some surprises at each mile marker. The route has scenic views of Lake Washington and is mostly flat, […]

Rain Run

January 10, 2017

Coming January 21, 2017. Now’s your chance to splash through the puddles! It’s the Rain Run held in, where else, but the Pacific Northwest! This half marathon is a pleasant (albeit wet!), flat, out-and-back course along the Sammamish River Trail, between Redmond and Woodinville, just east of Seattle. This is a boutique event that is limited […]

She Bikes Cascade Chains and Derailleurs

September 14, 2016

Coming September 21, 2016. What is the drivetrain? Learn that and more at the She Bikes Cascade Chains and Derailleurs class. This 2.5 hour class is just for us ladies and taught by knowledgeable ladies. Held at the Cascade Bicycling Center, in Seattle, you’ll learn chain maintenance, derailleur adjustment, and troubleshooting system problems. Be sure to bring your […]

Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party (RSVP)

August 11, 2016

Coming August 12, 2016. A friendly invasion of 2,600 riders into Canada this weekend! It’s Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Ride from Seattle to Vancouver and Party (RSVP). Started 35 years ago, this ride of more than 175 mile takes you from the University of Washington campus to downtown Vancouver over the course of 2 days. […]

Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle to Portland Ride

May 31, 2016

Coming July 16, 2016.  The largest multi-day bicycle event in the Northwest. It’s Cascade Bicycle Club’s Seattle to Portland Ride, formally known as the Group Health STP Presented by Alaska Airlines. Over the course of 2 days, this 200+ mile ride will take you from the University of Washington campus through the valleys, forests, and […]

St. Patrick’s Day Dash

March 9, 2016

Coming March 13, 2016. Head to the Emerald City to celebrate St. Paddy’s day early! It’s the St. Patrick’s Day Dash, a 5K race that started back in 1985 as a race between, yes, you guessed it, local bars. The course starts at Seattle Center, winds through downtown along 4th Avenue, and finishes with a […]

RSVP 2

April 11, 2014

Coming August 16, 2014. Challenge yourself with a 2-day, 270-mile bike ride from Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia. The RSVP 2 travels scenic back roads with 106 miles the first day to Bellingham, Washington and 82 miles on day two to Vancouver. To top it off, there’s a fun festival at the finish line with […]

The Pink Boat Regatta Seattle 2012

August 16, 2012

Coming September 9, 2012. You’ve seen the pink ribbon walks and races in support of breast cancer research, but now its been taken to the sea. The Pink Boat Regatta in Seattle this year is taking the fellowship and good work from the roadways and trails to the world of sailing. Get some friends together, […]