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Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett coming to Super Jock n Jill

Seattle Seahawks running back Justin Forsett is coming to Super Jock n Jill (7210 E Green Lake Dr N) on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Forsett will sign autographs and promote The ShowerPill,  an “antibacterial athletic hygiene product.” “Rumor has it he may be bringing a teammate or two along with him,” according to an email from Super Jock and Jill.

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MVP Challenge 5K at Green Lake Park will raise funds for Andrew Moritz

A new event that combines running, walking and basketball is coming to Green Lake Park on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 10 a.m. The MVP Challenge 5K will raise funds for Andrew Moritz, former University of Washington Men’s Basketball player and former Seattle Storm practice squad player. Andrew has a desmoplastic small-round-cell tumor. “It is a very rare form of cancer,” reads the event’s website. “There are only two hospitals in the U.S. that staff specialists to treat this cancer. Funds raised via the event will support Andrew’s medical bills as well as the out of pocket travel expenses Andrew…

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Matthew Inman, creator of ‘The Oatmeal,’ gives a shout-out to Green Lake in a Washington Post live chat

Earlier today (Friday, Sept. 16, 2011), The Washington Post hosted a Live Q&A chat with Matthew Inman, creator of The Oatmeal. Video of the chat, titled The Oatmeal Shows The Post How To Draw and Answers Questions, can be viewed here: “I love your style!” a fan wrote to Matthew. “Where do you hang out in Seattle so I can bask in your awesomeness and the awesomeness of those around you? Also, more kitty cartoons please!” “I spend a lot of time in Fremont, because that’s where I live” Matthew answered. “Lately I’ve been going to Green Lake a lot. I run…

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Sean Penn seen running around Green Lake

Sean Penn was at Green Lake Park earlier this evening (Monday, July 18, 2011), according to reports from people at the park. Just before 5 p.m., Charlotte Smith tweeted “Just lapped Sean Penn @ greenlake. Not kidding.”  Less than an hour later, “Carol Anonymous” added that her daughter had also seen the Academy Award-winning actor running around Green Lake, and over on Facebook, Karen Laurie of Cafe Lulu asked, “Any idea what Sean Penn is doing in town? He was just spotted running around Greenlake by one of the Cafe Lulu gals.” Welcome to Green Lake, Sean!     Update, 11:25…

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Try out Minimus shoes at Green Lake Park with Molly Mesnick

Reality TV star Molly Mesnick will be at Green Lake Park on Thursday, July 21, 2011, 1-3 p.m. OnlineShoes.com will be hosting the event, which is a promotion for the New Balance Minimus. Although no shoes will be for sale, runners will be able to test out the shoes and provide feedback to New Balance. There will also be be “Minimus to Win it” games with New Balance swag for prizes. Molly Mesnick, Co-op Manager for OnlineShoes.com, met her husband Jason Mesnick on the 13th season of the reality dating show The Bachelor. The event will be at the south end of Green Lake Park. Look for…

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