Reign’s Jessica Fishlock named NWSL Player of Week

It’s the second week in a row a Reign FC player has won the award.

Seattle Reign FC midfielder Jessica Fishlock is the NWSL Player of the Week for the second week of the 2017 season.

Fishlock played a big role in Seattle’s 5-1 victory over the Houston Dash on Saturday, scoring the team’s first goal and providing the assist on the second.

It is the third time Fishlock has received the honor.

It’s the second week in a row a Reign FC player has won the award, with Haley Kopmeyer earning the honor previously.

New 5K race in Tukwila

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Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon announced a new 5K taking place in Tukwila on Saturday, June 17 at 9 a.m. as part of its race weekend. The event will now offer two days of running, with the marathon and half marathon on Sunday, June 18.

“With the addition of the second day of running and new stadium to stadium course, race weekend in Seattle will be bigger than ever before,” said Alex Bennett, vice president of events. “The 5K will also provide another opportunity for runners and walkers of all levels while keeping the party going all weekend long.”

The 5K will start and finish in Tukwila at The Museum of Flight and will feature a flat and fast course on East Marginal Way. As with any Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon event, live entertainment will keep the energy high along the 3.1-mile course.


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