What is vacation without running a half marathon?
We vacation every year in Port Townsend, Washington. Angie, being the marathon junkie that she is, signed us up for the Winthrop Marathon about 180 miles away.
My initial response was, “That’s too far to drive for some obscure little race.”
To get to Winthrop from Port Townsend requires taking the ferry to Whidbey Island then a 4 hour drive over the Cascade Mountains.
Angie’s response was, “What would be so bad about a scenic drive through the mountains?”
I acquiesced. We left our three kids in the capable hands of their grandparents and we headed to Winthrop.
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