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Letter to the editor: Run in Japanese Gulch is a welcome diversion


Last updated 4/8/2020 at 11:50am

I went for a run in Japanese Gulch this past week. It’s been a favorite training ground for decades. It allowed me a reprieve from “cabin fever”, and provided a way to honor “social distancing” during our COVID-19 pandemic.

In the past, I remember pulling myself up ropes on slippery clay embankments, tightrope walking across skinny logs above swift-flowing streams, and tiptoeing along eroded trails.

It’s been fun to follow the progress of Japanese Gulch since it became a 144-acre park in 2014. I particularly enjoyed the new bridges, directional/mileage signs, and groomed tra...

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