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Run Report #3 – Welcome winter rain!

28 Dec , 2017 In the News

Run Report #3 – Welcome winter rain!

Volunteers Brian Thompson, Ryan McIrvan and Dorian Colling were huddled over a phone Saturday morning, comparing notes with serious tones: “It’s coming.” “It’s almost here.” “I wasn’t expecting it until after 10.” With parkrunners already on the trail, the clouds gathered and grew darker, and the finish line volunteers braced for impact. “It’s happening again.” In Seattle, weather watching is a […]

ParkRun Report #2 – Building our parkrun Community

4 Dec , 2017 In the News

ParkRun Report #2 – Building our parkrun Community

“I brought some friends!” As volunteer Rob Gubas joined the crew assembled at our gathering spot, he introduced a father and son duo. “Hi, we’re Oscar 3 & 4,” said the son, pointing to his Dad, then himself. “Welcome to parkrun! How do you know Rob?” asked Co-Event Director, Kortney Thoma. With a grin on his face, Rob interjected, “Oh, we just met in the […]

Oscar Myre passes on the tradition

14 May , 2014 In the News

Oscar Myre passes on the tradition

Three generations of Oscar Myres get together for a photo at Oscar V’s first soccer game, coached by Oscar III and IV. (And yes, they won.) By Joe Grove news@isspress.com Singer Shirley Ellis introduced the country to “The Name Game” with her “Bonana fanna fo” rime scheme designed to turn any name into a poem. […]

Still on Track

24 Oct , 2013 In the News

Still on Track

In building this site, I was pleasantly surprised to see my name is still on the boards. Liberty Track Records Western Track Records

Insurance agent Oscar Myre of Renton has that wiener guy beat

26 Mar , 2009 In the News

Insurance agent Oscar Myre of Renton has that wiener guy beat

This Oscar Myre sells insurance, not wieners. He’s Norwegian, not German. He shares his name with four others. Can the wiener guy claim that? Actually, no. He comes up short by one. And, Renton’s Oscar Myre is going to be on Channel 5’s Evening Magazine Wednesday night. Oscar Mayer can’t claim that, either. Oscar Myre […]

No Hot Dog In Oscar Myre

5 Apr , 1993 In the News

By Sandy Ringer — RENTON Even with his hairdo, this Oscar Myre is no hot dog. Laugh at his hair, or nis name, and Myre laughs with you. Line up next to him on the track, and he runs away from you. He’s no wienie there, either. Oscar Robert Myre IV is the fastest middle-distance runner […]