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
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    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…

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
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  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…

Dark Side Festival announces music acts

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Written on Sep 4th, 2014 By
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  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Groovnhouse and RedHouse will headline the Dark Side Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort. The two bands will play at the ski area during the evening, culminating a day of activities celebrating the Wenatchee Valley’s status as a growing outdoor endurance sports…

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If only this mile marker could talk

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Written on Sep 2nd, 2014 By
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By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com LEAVENWORTH — It was apparently meant to be. Nothing rankles marathon event organizers more than having mile markers lost, misplaced or stolen. If they do show up, it’s usually within a day or two or perhaps a week at most. But 11 months later? That’s what happened this past weekend to…

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Runners to converge on Lake Chelan

Written on Sep 1st, 2014 By
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Cancer researcher to speak at Leavenworth Marathon

Written on Sep 1st, 2014 By
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Andy Johnson crosses the finish line in Manson to win the 2012 Shore to Shore Half-Marathon title in 1 hour, 24 minutes and 31 seconds.

Records are meant to be kept at Chelan

Written on Aug 26th, 2014 By
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