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Turkey on the Run 12K and 5K and Kids Race

Nov 24, 2016
Rotary Park, Wenatchee

Fire and rain greet Oktoberfest trail runners


Written on Oct 16th, 2016 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog, Trail Running

  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com LEAVENWORTH — Participants in the Oktoberfest Trail Runs knew rain from a big Northwest storm would be a factor in Saturday’s 10-mile and 8-kilometer races. But little did the 10-milers know they’d be running alongside a prescribed burn in the hills above Leavenworth. “It was like Jurassic Park,” said trail…

Chelan brothers set to run entire length of Washington PCT

Cyrus Desmarais, left, his brother, Niles, center, and Barry Hodges, right, gather after the Red Devil 25K Trail Run in May. The Desmarais brother tied for first and Hodges took third in the May trail race south of Cashmere.

Written on Oct 13th, 2016 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog

By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Last winter, when Niles and Cyrus Desmarais first started tossing around the idea of running the length of Washington’s Cascades, they pondered doing a high-mountain traverse from Canada to Oregon. But the more the twin brothers discussed it — the pros and cons, and the logistics of pulling off such…

Running as my Ariadne’s thread

Marlene Farrell, with her husband and a friend, pose for a photo whiel running from the Ingalls Creek Trail Head to the Jack Creek Trail Head in the Cascades.

Written on Oct 4th, 2016 By
Category Training

By Marlene Farrell RunWenatchee.com Running is my spool of Ariadne’s thread. I unwind it as I navigate the unknown corridors of my life’s labyrinth. Its light but strong familiarity reassures me when I stumble and gives me the courage to go around darkened corners. Recently, though my journey is far from over, it feels like…

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Wenatchee Marathon Expo a go

Joel and Michele Rhyner staffed the RunWenatchee booth at the 2014 Wenatchee Marathon Health & Fitness Expo at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

Written on Jan 6th, 2015 By
Category Events, News

  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — The second-annual Wenatchee Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will be held Friday, April 17, at the Wenatchee Convention Center, organizing group TedDriven has announced. TedDriven also puts on the Wenatchee Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K race. The running event will be held the following day, April 18. The Health…

The 2013 River Run attracted a record number of participants, including these two.

RunWenatchee to hold six races in 2014

Written on Oct 21st, 2013 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

2016 Oktoberfest Trail Runs results

2016 Oktoberfest Trail Runs results

Written on Oct 16th, 2016 By
Category Race Results

The start and finish of the Oktoberfest Trail Runs is held next to the historic Leavenworth Ski Hill Lodge.

Oktoberfest Trail Runs to unveil new long course

Written on Oct 4th, 2016 By
Category Training


Staxx Bros. to headline Dark Side Festival

Written on Sep 21st, 2016 By
Category Training


Photos from Lake Chelan Marathon, Half, 10K now available

Written on Sep 13th, 2016 By
Category Training

Shore to Shore runners cross the finish line in Manson.

Runners to converge on Lake Chelan

Written on Sep 6th, 2016 By
Category Training

The Farrells on the trail leaving the West Fork of the Pasayten River Valley and heading back toward Hart's Pass in the North Cascades.

Olympic Games vs. Backpacking

Written on Sep 1st, 2016 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog

Members of the Upper Valley Running Club run along the trails near Sleeping Lady.

The camaraderie of the Upper Valley Running Club

Written on Aug 28th, 2016 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog