My favorite half marathon in the NW is by far the Rain Run. It has a nice courseĀ — it follows a walking path along a charming river. Runners cross roads using peds-only overpasses (which also happen to be the steepest hills on the course). Last year was beyond rainy with a constant deluge. This year was partly sunny and the only sprinkles I got was on my cupcake. I’ve already got next year’s race on …