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Keeping the legacy alive: Fred Jaffe Memorial Run

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Keeping the legacy alive: Fred Jaffe Memorial Run

The Fred Jaffe Memorial Run, also known as the Lake Hills Run, was a route created by the Eastside Runners back in the 1990s. As a founder, leader, and host of the Lake Hills Run, it makes sense that Jaffe's name now lives on through the route itself. Eastside Runners will host the next Fred Jaffe Memorial Run, starting at SHOES-n-FEET on Saturday, November 30 at 8:30 AM. Founded in 1980, the Eastside Runners is a Seattle area running club based in the Eastside. It has since grown into a prominent running group for people of all running levels. People with interests...

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New 5K in Bellevue to support after school programs at Jubilee REACH

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New 5K in Bellevue to support after school programs at Jubilee REACH

Get into the holiday spirit with SHOES-n-FEET’s first annual Winter Wonderland 5K and Lil’ Reindeer 1K. The event is being put on alongside community partner Jubilee REACH. It will take place on December 14, with the Lil’ Reindeer 1K set to begin at 8:45 a.m., followed by the Winter Wonderland 5K scheduled for 9:15 a.m.“This event is another great opportunity for us to reach out and invite people to join us in supporting the Bellevue community,” said Adam Stuhfaut, director of running at SHOES-n-FEET. “We are proud to have teamed up with Jubilee REACH in putting on such a family-friendly...

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Beat the Bird 5K Supports Renewal Food Bank

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Beat the Bird 5K Supports Renewal Food Bank

Earn your turkey dinner this Thanksgiving with the 10th Annual Beat the Bird 5K and Lil’ Drumstick 1K hosted by SHOES-n-FEET. The event is being put on in partnership with the Renewal Food Bank and their efforts towards feeding the hungry within Bellevue’s community.“As an independent family-owned business, we love to support the local charities and nonprofits that make Bellevue’s community so great,” said SHOES-n-FEET store owner Chris Bentvelzen. “Our partnership with Renewal Food Bank has given us the opportunity to give back and help make a difference this holiday season.” Participants from the 2018 Beat the Bird 5K The...

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Driving a community forward: Monster Dash

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With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to break the costumes out for SHOES-n-FEET’s 2nd annual Monster Dash 5K and Lil’ Frankenstein 1K Run/Walk. The event will take place on Saturday, October 26 with the Kids 1K set to begin at 8:45 a.m., followed by the 5K Run/Walk scheduled for 9:15 a.m.  The festivities are being put on alongside the Seattle Humane Society in support of caring for pets in need. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go towards the Seattle Humane Society and their efforts as a non-profit organization in helping pets everywhere in the...

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RUNNING TO NEVER GIVE UP: NANCY TREJO

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By Hanson Lee, Running Coordinator at SHOES-n-FEET It’s 3 am on a Monday, and 47-year-old Nancy Trejo begins her morning with a warm cup of coffee and her two boxers, Dexter and Paisley. The sun is far from rising, but while most are sleeping, Trejo is starting her day. From 6 am to 7 pm, Trejo spends her time working three jobs. This may not seem normal, but for Trejo, it’s a lifestyle. Monday through Sunday, Trejo wakes up at 3 am and doesn’t skip a beat, each week spawning new challenges and experiences. With everything she’s built her life...

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