Turkey on the Run aims to boost local food bank

Runners and walkers do the 'rollercoaster' on Woodward Drive at last year's Turkey on the Run.

Written on Nov 20th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Thanksgiving Day Run

WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee is hoping to generate more than $7,000 in money and food for the Women’s Resource Center at the Turkey on the Run event on Thanksgiving morning. Last year, about $6,000 in money and food was turned over to the Women’s Resource Center. In addition to donating proceeds from entry fees, RunWenatchee asks…

Turkey on the Run: Good race benefits a great cause

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Written on Oct 27th, 2014 By
Category News, Thanksgiving Day Run

  WENATCHEE — Several years ago, the Women’s Resource Center would subsidize shortages in its food bank with reserve funds and from other sources. No more. Money that came from the Regional Support Network for beds at the Bruce Hotel dried up, forcing the Wenatchee-based center to plug the gap with money that previously went…

Cooler temps make for faster Leavenworth

Three runners in Saturday's Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon and Half-Marathon traverse the Waterfront Park area along the Wenatchee River.

Written on Oct 6th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog

    By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com LEAVENWORTH — Micah Adams of Pullman set a blistering pace to easily capture Saturday’s Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon in 2 hours, 38 minutes and 49 seconds. Adams beat Dave Stephens by nearly five minutes. Adams’ winning time was 20 minutes faster than last year’s winning time posted by Quincy’s John…

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Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon sells out for 10th anniversary

The Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon and Half-Marathon courses take runners through Waterfront Park along the Wenatchee River.

Written on Oct 1st, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog

  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com LEAVENWORTH — In the end, runners were offering to pay for the full marathon just so they could run the half. Such is the success of this Saturday’s Leavenworth Oktoberfest Marathon and Half-Marathon. The 10th-annual event sold out several days ago at 1,900 half-marathoners and 350 marathoners — a development…

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Running builds runners

Written on Sep 24th, 2014 By
Category Blogs, Training

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The beauty of Burch Mountain

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Good times at River Run

Written on Sep 21st, 2014 By
Category Events, News