NCW runners complete triumphant Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi became the first American man in 31 years to capture the Boston Marathon.

Written on Apr 21st, 2014 By
Category Blogs, News, Steve Maher's Blog

By Steve Maher BOSTON — Moses Lake’s Mitch Molitor and Wenatchee’s Lynda Finegold were the top finishers from North Central Washington in today’s Boston Marathon. The 118th-annual marathon was witnessed by an estimated 1 million spectators a year after bombings tore apart the event’s peace. Molitor finished the 26.2-mile course in 3 hours, 13…

Close finish in Wenatchee Marathon


Written on Apr 19th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog

  By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — Montana’s Tim Vaughan edged Idaho’s Dan Hollingshead by a mere 29 seconds to win the 10th-annual Wenatchee Marathon on Saturday. Under ideal running conditions — temperatures in the 50s, partly cloudy skies and only a slight breeze — Vaughan of Lolo, Mont., covered the 26.2-mile course in 2…

Trail running takes off in the Wenatchee Foothills


Written on Apr 11th, 2014 By
Category Steve Maher's Blog, Trail Running, Training

By Steve Maher The balsam root isn’t the only thing exploding with newness in the Wenatchee Foothills. Trail runners have appeared in the Sage Hills, Horse Lake and Saddle Rock areas in unprecedented numbers so far this spring. We have no hard numbers to share because no one tracks trail use on a daily…

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RunWenatchee unveils Trail Run Series


Written on Mar 26th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog, Trail Running

  WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee has some really cool news: We will be holding this spring the first official trail run series along the east slopes of the Cascades in Washington state. The Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series, presented by Volyn Law of Wenatchee, will combine two existing events — the May 10 Horse Lake Trail…


Trail film fest a stamp for Wenatchee

Written on Mar 9th, 2014 By
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Wenatchee runner ‘breaks’ on through

Written on Feb 6th, 2014 By
Category Steve Maher's Blog, Training

Bundle-Up 5K runners and walkers leave from the Stanley Civic Center at the start of the event on Saturday, Jan. 25.

A bundle of fun

Written on Jan 26th, 2014 By
Category Events, News, Steve Maher's Blog