Steve K. Bertrand is an award-winning poet, historian and photographer. For over thirty-five years, he has also worked as a free-lance photojournalist. His poems, stories and articles have appeared in numerous publications locally, nationally and internationally. In addition, Steve has had a long career as a teacher/coach in the Everett School District.
A member of the Washington State Cross-Country Coaches’ Hall of Fame, Steve is also a USAT&F Pacific Northwest Road Racing Champion, a nationally-ranked marathoner, a USAT&F Master’s All-American in long distance running, as well as a USAT&F Master’s Club Cross-Country National Champion.
Steve has been very involved in lectures and poetry readings throughout the Pacific Northwest. The author of over twenty books, Steve lives in Mukilteo, Washington. In his free time, he enjoys family, friends and the wonders of Washington. This book is a celebration of fifty years as a long distance runner.