Monday, February 22, 2010

I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover...

There's just something about St. Patrick's Day that says "Spring!" Fourteen races on the St. Paddy's weekend - if you can't find a race this weekend, you're really not trying.

The Henry's Dash in Seattle is probably my most-run race ever (with the Haggen to Haggen in Bellingham a close second). I've run the Dash probably 10-12 times. That's a great course in a great city and the race just has a great, festive atmosphere. You can't go wrong with the Dash.

But this year, I'm trying a new race: the Shamrock Run in Portland. I wasn't sure what race I wanted to do until I found out that the Shamrock Run 15k was giving away finisher's medals that can be used as a bottle opener! Score!

Let's race!


March 13th / Grin and Bear It 10k and 5k / Bend, OR

March 13th / St. Paddy's Day 5k / Tacoma, WA

March 13th / St. Patrick's Day 10k and 5k / Clarkston, WA

March 13th / Runnin' O' The Green 5 mile / Bellingham, WA

March 13th / Run for Luck 10k and 5k / Lacey, WA

March 13th / JJ Mahoney's St. Patrick's Day Run 5k / Redmond, WA

March 13th / St. Patrick's Day Fun Run 4 mile / Stevenson, WA

March 13th / St. Patrick's Day Foot Race 10k and 5k / Richland, WA

March 13th / Finaghty's St. Patty's Day Run 5k / Snoqualmie, WA

March 14th / Shamrock Run 15k, 8k, and 5k / Portland, OR

March 14th / Cove to Clover 5k / Normandy Park, WA

March 14th / St. Paddy's Five Miles / Spokane, WA

March 14th / Chapel Hill Run for Relief - Burma 5k / Gig Harbor, WA

March 14th / Henry's St. Patrick's Day Dash 3.5 miles / Seattle, WA

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