Walk/Run Neighborhoods in Seattle

Shout Out to Seattle’s Great Walk/Run Neighborhoods (a continuing series)

I’m starting a new series this week, with intermittent chapters to follow—it’s a celebration of places the Unstill Life Half-Fast Walk & Run Club rambles all over the city. Over the dozen years I’ve been designing routes for my group, I’ve developed a taxi driver’s knowledge of the city. I love to get us off the arterials, onto side streets so you can feel the vibe, see the architecture, dig the pocket parks, and take in Seattle’s amazing views and terrain. I also get to know a lot about the restaurants, shops, bakeries, pubs, parks, secret passageways, and other hidden gems. So let’s visit our first featured neighborhood…  Read more

Benefits of Walk-Running

Benefits of Walk-Running

I’ve been extolling the walk-run method since I injured my knee two years ago. I’ve always believed in it as the ideal way for anyone to begin running or return to running. I’ve also long known of the evidence behind Olympic-runner-now-coach Jeff Galloway’s walk-run method helping veteran runners achieve time goals they couldn’t get with steady running. So, what’s the dang deal with the walk-run method? Let me tell you about it. Read more

Tips for Beginner Runners

10 Tips for Beginner Runners

Ready to start your running journey, but not sure where to begin? These tips for beginner runners, as well as walkers looking to step it up a bit, will help guide you toward success, no matter your fitness level. Read more