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"There was no 'one, two, three, and away,' but they began running when they liked, and left off when they liked, so that it was not easy to know when the race was over. However, when they had been running half-an-hour or so, and were quite dry again, the Dodo suddenly called out, 'The race is over!' and they all crowded round it, panting, and asking, 'But who has won?'"

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Poll Results

Best Beach

Sonoma

Salmon Creek Beach

Honorable Mention
Dillon Beach

Marin

Muir Beach

Napa

Napa River


Best Bowling Alley

Sonoma

Double Decker Lanes
300 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park. 707.585.0226.

Honorable Mention
Windsor Bowl
8801 Conde Lane, Windsor. 707.837.9889.

Napa

Napa Bowl
494 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.224.8331.

Marin

Country Club Bowl
88 Vivian Way, San Rafael. 415.456.4661.


Best Gym

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
Body Central
545 Ross St., Santa Rosa. 707.525.8663.

First Place, Corporate
Gold's Gym
515 Fifth St., Santa Rosa. 707.545.5100.

Honorable Mention, Independent: Tie
Stan Bennett's Health & Fitness
3033 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa. 707.578.7406.
760 Montecito Center, Santa Rosa. 707.537.6796.
6595 Commerce Blvd., Rohnert Park. 707.585.3232.
3345 E. Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.775.7995.
989 W. Main St., Sonoma. 707.996.2768.

Coaches' Corner
420 Morris St., Sebastopol. 707.829.5180.

Honorable Mention, Corporate
24 Hour Fitness
3550 Industrial Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.542.9600.
6 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.789.9050.

Napa

Napa Valley Athletic Club
1850 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.252.8033.

Marin

First Place, Independent
Nautilus of Marin
1001 Fourth St., San Rafael. 415.485.1001.
1530 Center St., Novato. 415.898.2582.
3020 Bridgeway Drive, Sausalito. 415.331.3020.

First Place, Corporate
Gold's Gym
10 Fifer Ave., Corte Madera. 415.924.4653.


Best Health Club

Sonoma

First Place, Independent
The Airport Health Club
432 Aviation Blvd., Santa Rosa. 707.528.2582.

First Place, Corporate
24 Hour Fitness
3550 Industrial Drive, Santa Rosa. 707.542.9600.
6 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 707.789.9050.

Honorable Mention
Parkpoint Health Club
1200 N. Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa. 707.578.3591.

Napa

Napa Valley Athletic Club
1850 Soscol Ave., Napa. 707.252.8033.

Marin

Class Five Climbing & Fitness
25-B Dodie St., San Rafael. 415.485.6931.


Best Hiking Trail

Sonoma
Annadel State Park

Honorable Mention
Armstrong Woods

Napa
Skyline Park

Marin
Cascade Trail


Best Martial Arts School

Sonoma
Sunset Karate
7773 Healdsburg Ave., Sebastopol. 707.824.9113.

Honorable Mention
Aikido New School
880 Piner Road, Santa Rosa. 707.571.2013.

Napa
Aikido New School
2516 Laurel St., Napa. 707.257.6639.


Best Park

Sonoma
Howarth Park

Honorable Mention
Annadel State Park

Napa
Skyline Park


Best Place to Catch a Sunrise

Sonoma
Goat Rock Beach

Honorable Mention
Bodega Bay

Napa
Artesa Winery
1345 Henry Road, Napa. 707.224.1668.

Marin
Bolinas Ridge


Best Surfing Spot

Sonoma
Salmon Creek Beach

Honorable Mention
Goat Rock Beach

Marin
Muir Beach


Best Weekend Getaway

Sonoma
Jenner Inn
Coast Route 1, Jenner. 707.865.2377.

Honorable Mention
Sea Ranch Lodge
60 Sea Walk Drive, Sea Ranch. 707.785.2371.

Napa
Rancho Caymus Inn
1140 Rutherford Road, Rutherford. 707.963.1777.

Marin
Point Reyes


Best Yoga Studio

Sonoma
Evolution Yoga
446 B ST., Santa Rosa. 707.525.9642.

Honorable Mention
Yoga Studio Ganesha
138 Weeks Way, Sebastopol. 707.824.1198.

Napa
Yoga in Motion
421 Walnut St., Ste. 212, Napa. 707.251.9642.

Marin
Turtle Island Yoga
526 Third St., San Rafael. 415.453.8642.

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From the March 20-26, 2003 issue of the North Bay Bohemian.

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