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Tag: Sound to Narrows


Four-time Sound To Narrows winner shares course secrets

Many have run the Sound to Narrows more than Curt Corvin, but few have run it better.

In the early 1990s, the Lakewood resident was king of the hills, winning the rolling 12-kilometer race four times.

Few know the course better than the former world-class marathoner. Like many who’ve run and won the event, he calls the Sound to Narrows “the toughest 12K I’ve ever run.”

In 2004, Corvin offered a mile-by-mile look at the 33-year-old race for the 6,000 people who’ll turn out Saturday to run for personal bests, bragging rights or maybe even try to win. Here is

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Man says his daughter was conceived during Sound to Narrows race.

Hope you read this morning’s article on the the Every Timers, the 11-men who have run all 39 Sound to Narrows races and plan to be in the field again on Saturday. It takes some creativity to get to the race every year, it seems, but here’s one of my favorite stories shared by these men.

Mike Thomsen likes to tell people his daughter was conceived during the 20th Sound to Narrows.Yes, you read that correctly. And, no, it’s not what you think.

Thomsen is one of 11 entrants in Saturday’s 40th Sound

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