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Girls Night Out at Road Runner Sports

Road Runner Sports (7020 Woodlawn Avenue NE) is hosting a free Girls Night Out on Thursday, March 29, 2012, 6-8 p.m. Register here for the event in order to be eligible to win a prize. Prizes include Nike shoes, a Brooks jacket, a Champion sports bra, Under Armour apparel, Mizuno shoes, a Moving Comfort sports bra, a closet makeover by West End Wardrobe & Styling, a massage gift certificate, Stella & Dot jewelry, ONE coconut water and Road Runner Sports apparel.

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2012 Top Pot 5K Doughnut Dash at Green Lake Park

Registration is now open for the third annual Top Pot Doughnut Dash 5K Run & Walk. Approximately 3,000 registrants typically attend the event. The race will be on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Green Lake Park. The start and finish lines will be near the Green Lake Community Center (7201 E Green Lake Dr N), and the course will utilize some city streets and the Green Lake loop. A course map can be seen on promotionevents.com. The 5K Run and Walk will start at 8:30 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 9:15 a.m. and a 1K Kids Dash for kids 12 and under at…

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‘First Thursday Adventure Run’ returns to Green Lake

Green Lake’s Road Runner Sports (7020 Woodlawn Avenue NE) is starting up this season’s First Thursday Adventure Runs with a run on Thursday, March 1, 2012. The runs, which are free to participate in, begin at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month (sign-in begins at 5 p.m.) through November. Participants meet at the parking lot next to Road Runner Sports. “The format is simple,” Andrew Buswell, Retail Event Coordinator at Road Runner Sports says. “Participants are shown a large map with up to 12 ‘checkpoints’ on them and an hour to run or walk to as many as they can. Some of…

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‘March Forth Fun Run’ bringing runners and marching bands to Green Lake Park

Wallingford resident Holly Westerfield is organizing a 5K and 10K run, the March Forth Fun Run, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Green Lake Park. To register, visit the March Forth site. Our news partner My Wallingford spoke with Westerfield: Westerfield says she’s always celebrated March 4th as a day to “March Forth,” and last year she got the idea that it would be fun to celebrate the day with an actual marching band. “The idea kind of grew from there,” said Westerfield. She’s an active volunteer with Team in Training,…

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Dizzy Daze Marathon returning to Green Lake Park

Think you can run 19 times around the Green Lake loop? You can give it on a try at the Dizzy Daze Marathon on Saturday, March 24, 2012. The race, which begins at 6 a.m., has four distance options: 13.1 mile, 26.2 mile, 50K (10 loops around the outer running path), and 100K (19+ loops). “All the pain and suffering of an ultra,” reads the event’s website, “without the annoying change in scenery!” According to the website, Dizzy Daze is the brainchild of Jonathan Bernard and Sam Thompson. They set out to create “Seattle’s hardest and easiest 50K/100K races.” Green Lake Park, which is “pancake-flat,” is the location…

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