By the time participants gathered at the water-side end of Fairmount Avenue this morning, the “Run to REFLECT” had morphed into “Run for Red” – the nickname a family member used for the woman badly hurt in an unsolved incident one week earlier. Heading southbound up Fairmount into the ravine, safety vests hung from branches, and yellow “caution” tape lined the road leading to the spot where “Red” was found, a spot where another message of support was chalked:
Athena (right, below) and Julie (left, below) are the women who found “Red” around 7 am last Saturday – fellow runners headed to the beach for their own Saturday morning run, which today they turned into a community support event:
Words of support:
Then, after a few words, off for a 5K run:
And back in the ravine – even beyond the support for “Red,” and the quest to find out what happened to her, this message for everyone traveling through it:
If you have any information about what happened to her last Saturday – even just information about any kind of vehicle seen going into or coming out of the ravine that morning, between 6 and 7 am – Seattle Police want to hear from you; call Det. Korner at (206) 684-8927 or just call 911.
ADDED 2:26 PM: We didn’t realize until a message from Dick Lunceford that a celebrity joined in the “Run for Red”:
Dick photographed Doris Heritage, a nearby resident who had a stellar history-making career as a runner and coach – here’s her bio from the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame.
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