Author Archives: Sherrard Ewing

Race Report: Way Too Cool 50K

The Way Too Cool 50K went better than I expected.  The course was incredibly beautiful and challenging without being brutal. And I got a great time, finishing in just over six hours. I would say that everything went perfectly, except … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Chilly Hilly

I have tons of experience taking part in organized running events, but I have never taken part in an organized biking event until now with the Chilly Hilly ride on Bainbridge Island. We took the light rail from our neighborhood … Continue reading

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Race Report: Lord Hill 20 Mile Run

This past Sunday I had the distinct pleasure of running the Lord Hill 20 Mile trail race; my second Evergreen Trail Runs event in as many months.  And I really do mean it was a pleasure since the event went … Continue reading

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Race Report: Blast from the Past Half Marathon and ½ Half Marathon

On January 30th, I ran Evergreen Trail Runs’ Blast from the Past Half Marathon and ½ Half Marathon. It was an incredibly fun, light-hearted, and well organized race which really took the edge off the fact that the course itself was … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals

I’m normally not one for New Year’s Resolutions. I usually prefer to set resolutions throughout the year. 2015 was full of resolutions sprinkled throughout the year that were mostly met. Like, losing weight, getting fitter, biking to work, and eating … Continue reading

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Race Report: Yukon(’t) Do It! Half Marathon and Marathon

Ugh. Another DNF. Unlike Ghost of Seattle, I showed up on time. And although the race started off strangely, I would have finished if not for one crucial mistake regarding gear. That said, let’s start from the beginning. I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Scott Jurek Sold Me My First Pair of Running Shoes*

Ten years ago, in December of 2005, I was in my mid twenties and living in a studio apartment on Capitol Hill. Through the Summer and Fall I had started running with no guidance; completely self-directed. I thought it was … Continue reading

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Race Report: Ghost of Seattle 50K First Annual Seattle Slacker 50K

I was really looking forward to writing a race report for the Ghost of Seattle 50K. Sadly, circumstance and my own disorganization intervened, but mostly circumstance. The morning of the race I woke up nice and early in preparation for … Continue reading

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On Bike Commuting Nigh On Six Months and Counting

When Bike to Work month came around last year, I felt that nagging feeling whenever anyone suggests taking on a new and healthy habit. Sure, I could start biking to work, but who has the time or the energy? I … Continue reading

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Belated Race Recap: A Stumble and Getting Back on the Ultra Horse

Although my blogging may have been on hiatus this last year, my marathon and ultramarathon training wasn’t. I had last written in January after running my first ultra, the Cougar Mountain 50K. Running my first 50K would have been hard … Continue reading

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