Category Archives: Race

“Hey Stranger, You’re Awesome!”


The title of this post is a quote from a sign I saw several places as I traversed the 26.2 mile route of the Portland Marathon on a cool, rainy Sunday morning in October. It also happens to be one of the most grace-filled and holy things I have ever seen. Continue reading

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Solaire Salmon Run Recap


Last Saturday, May 7, the Year of Memories Team completed the Solaire Salmon Run. Team members for this race were Brad, his wife Lisa, their son Jake and me, Greg. Continue reading

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We have Sponsors?


So far this has been an amazing experience and I am continually overwhelmed by the support we have received in our quest to raise $10,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association this year. Continue reading

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Lucky Clover 5K Recap


It was a beautiful day at Dorris Park in Springfield, Oregon the sun was out it was nice and cool we were ready to race. Continue reading

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So It Begins


In about 12 hours the first race of the Year of Memories begins. It’s the Lucky Clover 5K in Springfield, Oregon. My goal is to run this race in under 30 minutes. My REAL goal is to raise $10,000 this year for the Alzheimer’s Association. Continue reading

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We’ve Made Our First Goal


Yesterday at about 8:30 PM PST I got an email that told me that the Alzheimer’s Association had received a donation that put us over the $500 mark so far! Continue reading

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The First Race


The first race of the Year of Memories will be the Lucky Clover 5k in Springfield, OR on March 19th. This race looks like a lot of fun there are trail and road options, but I’m running the trail because in the description they use a key word “flat”. Continue reading

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