River Run gets naming sponsor


Written on May 22nd, 2015 By
Category Events, News

WENATCHEE — North Cascades Bank has signed on as the naming sponsor of River Run on the Fourth, a 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run/walk event held as part of the Wenatchee area’s annual Independence Day celebration. This year’s North Cascades Bank River Run on the Fourth will start and finish at Wenatchee’s Pybus Public Market. The…

Points race to heat up in Trail Run Series

Jody Chinchen of Ellensburg leads the women's long-course division.

Written on May 19th, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — The points race that is part of the Volyn Law Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series will continue May 31 when the Red Devil Challenge Trail Runs unfold south of Cashmere. After the series’ first event, the Horse Lake Trail Runs on May 9, Barry Hodges and Jody Chinchen pace…

Cashmere runner scorches Horse Lake course


Written on May 10th, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Race Results, Trail Running

    By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Barry Hodges put his foot down — literally — and never looked back in capturing the Horse Lake Half-Marathon Trail Run men’s title on Saturday morning in the Wenatchee Foothills. The Cashmere runner completed the 13.1-mile course in 1 hour, 36 minutes and 30 seconds to beat…

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Horse Lake to feature new half-marathon course

The Wenatchee Foothills are full of wildflowers as this scene captured last week by Molly Cooper Steere attests.

Written on May 6th, 2015 By
Category Events, Steve Maher's Blog, Trail Running

  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com RunWenatchee is adding a new twist to this Saturday’s Horse Lake Trail Runs — a new half-marathon course that will have runners doing a complete loop of the Horse Lake Reserve for the first time. The new route incorporates the upper stretches of the Apricot Crisp Trail, which means half-marathoners…


Getting past my first ultra

Written on Apr 20th, 2015 By
Category Trail Running

Rhyner carried this photo of Maui running legend Billy Conner, who passed away this past January at age 65, while completing today's Boston Marathon. Conner, who occasionally resided in Chelan, was a finisher in the last 38 Maui Marathons. He completed more than 100 marathons in his lifetime. Wenatchee's Frank Cone gave Rhyner the photo of Conner.

Moving experience for RunWenatchee’s Rhyner at Boston

Written on Apr 20th, 2015 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog


Local women runners sweep Wenatchee Marathon races

Written on Apr 19th, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog, Training