The Medalist - Seattle, Washington
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 47° 38.916 W 122° 20.549
10T E 549379 N 5277454
A statue located in front of the Brooks Running Headquarters and flagship store.
Waymark Code: WM130G6
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 08/20/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 56

A perfect fit to the Fremont area, this statue is of a large human runner, however it is what it is made out of that is interesting. Hundreds of runners donated their medals to be used in crafting this beautiful statue.

From the Artist webpage:
The Challenge: Brooks Running was moving its headquarters to Fremont, a Seattle neighborhood known for its eclectic artwork and close-knit community

The Project: The Brooks Medalist, a permanent, 11-foot statue forged from medals donated by Brooks runners everywhere.

Each medal represents a personal accomplishment and a unique story
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: The Medalist

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Evan Bross

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 11/12/14

Materials used: Donated Running Medals

Location: Brooks Running Headquarters

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