Trail runners thankful for inaugural Wenatchee Valley series

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Written on Jun 23rd, 2014 By
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  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Alice Burck was grateful for the inaugural Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series. Sure, the Moses Lake resident enjoyed winning two of the races and coming out on top of the women’s short course points standings. But the real reason for her thankfulness? “After I gave birth to my…

Trail series points race heats up

Matt Murphy, Kea Paton, Marisol Galeana and Alice Burck move in pack at the June 8 Red Devil Challenge.

Written on Jun 11th, 2014 By
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  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Three North Central Washington trail runners lead the points standings after the second of three events in the Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series. Leavenworth’s Marlene Farrell tops the women’s long-course division standings after two first-place finishes at the Horse Lake and Red Devil Challenge trail runs this spring,…

A day of firsts at the Red Devil Trail Runs

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Written on Jun 9th, 2014 By
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    By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com CASHMERE — Terence Lee was just a few days a new resident of Seattle when his roommate Peter Harrison threw down the challenge. “He said, ‘I just won the (Horse Lake) half-marathon a few weeks ago in Wenatchee. You got to get into this trail run series,’” Lee said….

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As Red Devil has grown, so has trail running

Lulu Guerrero crosses a creek during the 2013 Red Devil Challenge.

Written on Jun 3rd, 2014 By
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  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com CASHMERE — At its birth in 2011, the Red Devil Challenge was made up of one trail run, attracted a core group of 50 runners, and was conducted in relative obscurity in the forests south of here. This Sunday, the event will feature three trail runs, including one for kids,…

With two races to go, Seattle's Peter Harrison leads the men's long-course standings.

With prize money dangling, trail series shifts to Cashmere

Written on May 18th, 2014 By
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Meb Keflezighi became the first American man in 31 years to capture the Boston Marathon.

NCW runners complete triumphant Boston Marathon

Written on Apr 21st, 2014 By
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Close finish in Wenatchee Marathon

Written on Apr 19th, 2014 By
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