Another Sunday with perfect running weather, as the Orca Half saw hundreds of runners heading from Lincoln Park to Don Armeni Boat Ramp. Busy morning there – lots of boat trailers as salmon season continues, plus a harbor seal resting nearby:
No orca sightings in the water, but “Mike” the inflatable killer whale was on hand, on land:
Local advocacy group The Whale Trail benefits from part of the Orca Half’s proceeds, and executive director Donna Sandstrom was there to talk with runners and passersby:
This is the third year for the Orca Half in West Seattle. Results are here – Nathan Ennis was top male and overall finisher, in 1:16, while Jessica Kosloski was first female finisher, in 1:29.