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Memory Lane Photo Gallery

the Silver Strider online presents                 Sponsorship Available This photo gallery precedes the Memory Lane articles and contains photos from the past that may not accompany an article but nevertheless tell a story. If you have  photo from the past that you would like to share, send it...

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...

Old Editorials

 the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane Sponsorship available contact: jerry@silverstrider                                        Old Editorials  I thought some of my old editorials should be placed in the Memory Lane feature because they are quite dated. Most appeared...

The Endurance Champion of The World

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

The Final Battle Part II – Results

    the Silver Strider online presents     The Final Results Of The Battle of the Boomers – Part II July 14, 2018 – Kent, WA     After three years of competition, Jane Treleven, age 69, has emerged as the Battle of the Boomers Champion. Her World Class age...

Boomers – Final Battle

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by               Sponsorship Available        The Tab Wizard’s Battle of the Boomers               The Final Battle – Who Won?       by Dennis Zaborac with photos by...

Boomers – Race Reports

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by          Sponsorship Available        The Tab Wizard’s Battle of the Boomers               Battle of the Boomers – Race Reports _________________________________ Men 65-69 –...

Old Fisherman’s Tale

the Silver Strider online presents Memory Lane brought to you by         Sponsorship Available                               Old Fisherman’s Tale     by Ed Heckard   Thursday afternoon, May 14, 1998, my older sister, Sue, and I packed up my car in Seattle...

RUNNING WITH THE ENEMY?

Memory Lane is brought to you by            Sponsorship Available                            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...

An Arresting Story

Memory Lane is brought to you by           Sponsorship Available                               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...

My Toughest Race

MemoryL ane is brought to you by            Sponsorship Available                               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,...

The 3rd New Astley Belt 6 Day Race

Memory Lane is brought to you by                                    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                             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 place in the...

THE NEW ASTLEY BELT 6 DAY RACE

Memory Lane is brought to you by                                  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 run a...

The Woodside Bunch

Memory Lane is brought to you by                               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 years. The...