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Race Recap: Freedomthon 2018

July 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

For the past several years, it’s been a family tradition to run the Freedomthon on July 4. This year, I hadn’t raced since March because of an ill-advised choice to try to relive the glory days of law school by signing up for an Ultimate [read more...]

Race Recap: 2017 Freedomthon 5K

July 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

If it’s the morning of July 4th, you know where to find me: the City of Beaverton library, which has been the location of the Freedomthon for many years, and where I’ve run this 5K race for the past four years now. It’s a fun event [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Freedomthon 5K

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to think of a better way to start the Fourth of July than to run a 5K race and then eat pancakes. Lots of people agreed with me, as close to 400 runners showed up for the Freedomthon 5K in Beaverton. I previewed the race a few weeks [read more...]

Race Preview: 2016 Freedomthon 5K

June 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Uberthons has been staging the Freedomthon, a Fourth of July race, for several years now, and the past two have included a pancake and sausage breakfast. I’ve run the Freedomthon two years in a row, and it is a fast course. It’s about [read more...]

Race Recap: 2015 Freedomthon 5K

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Portland has been in the midst of a blistering heatwave, which made the idea of a Fourth of July race a bit scary. Because Uberthons had enough foresight to schedule the Freedomthon at 7:30 a.m., the heat turned out not to be an issue. (I normally [read more...]