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The Finish Line

 the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane Sponsorship available                        The Finish Line       by Dennis Zaborac     It is said in Boston that “the start line of the Boston Marathon is greater than the finish line of any other marathon.”...

Old Editorials

 the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane Sponsorship available                                       Old Editorials  I thought some of my old editorials should be placed in the Memory Lane feature because they are quite dated. Most appeared in our print editions which was...

The Endurance Champion of The World

the Silver Strider online presents   Memory Lane      brought to you by           The Endurance Champion Of The World     by Jerry Dietrich This is an account of the events leading to determining the King of endurance athletes in 1986.             The 4th...

Old Fisherman’s Tale

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057                                      Old Fisherman’s Tale     by Ed Heckard   Thursday afternoon, May 14, 1998, my older sister, Sue, and I packed...

Longmuir and Sheeran National Champions

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by   800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057                Cross Country Club Nationals in Lexington, KY                Racing in a Winter Wonderland   By David Longmuir Photos courtesy of Michael...

Boomers – Race Reports

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057        The Tab Wizard’s Battle of the Boomers               Battle of the Boomers – Race Reports _________________________________ Men 65-69 –...

Boomers – Final Battle

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057        The Tab Wizard’s Battle of the Boomers               The Final Battle – Who Won?       by Dennis Zaborac with photos by Bruce...

The Fantastic Four

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by   The Fantastic Four at the Final Battle       by Jerry Dietrich with photos by Bruce Fisher   .7/15/17 – Kent This was the “Final Battle”. The quality of this assembly of Washington runners over...

Running With The Hopis

Memory Lane is brought to you by   800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       Running With The Hopis   by Roger Dean with Photos by Max Taylor   2016 – Hopi Land, Arizona Hopi Land, Second Mesa, Arizona, a land wrapped in time, mystery and hardship. A land no one...

Dollar Does It Again!

   the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane Sponsorship available                     “Mr. Clutch” Finishes The Tacoma City Marathon         by Jerry Dietrich At the end of 2015, I was auditing the Grand Prix Standings for accuracy. I noticed...

RUNNING WITH THE ENEMY?

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       Running with the Enemy? By Dennis Zaborac February 2014 That was the first question that entered my mind when I learned that Danang was going to host an international marathon. The second question was why as a...

An Arresting Story

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       An Arresting Story         by Elbert Field June – 1982 Have you ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time? While I am out running it is not unusual for a motorist to pull over...

My Toughest Race

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       My Toughest Race by Jerry Dietrich May 1992 It was in the spring of 1992 that I first became aware of the “Run Through The Redwoods”, a 10k race to be held Felton, California. The race was to run...

The 3rd New Astley Belt 6 Day Race

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       The 3rd New Astley Belt 6 Day Race by Jerry Dietrich “A Six Day Race is a contest to see who can cover the most miles in 144 hours. Contestants may go as they please.” – Sir John Dugdale...

THE 2nd NEW ASTLEY BELT SIX DAY RACE

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       The 2nd New Astley Belt 6 Day Race My personal diary account – by Jerry Dietrich I decided to publish this account of the 2nd New Astley Belt Six Day Race on the 30th anniversary of the event. It took...

THE NEW ASTLEY BELT 6 DAY RACE

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057     The New Astley Belt 6 Day Race – Part I         By Betty Dietrich – July 2012 Note: This article is a sequel to “The Woodside Bunch”, which should be read first. Have you...

The Woodside Bunch

Memory Lane is brought to you by 800 N. 10th Place, Unit F Renton, WA 98057       The Spirit of ’80 – 6 Day Race By Jerry Dietrich in July 2010 7/4/80 – Woodside, CA I will never forget the day I received an invitation to run in the first 6 day race held in nearly 100...