Hot times at River Run in Wenatchee


Written on Jul 4th, 2015 By
Category Events, News

  By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — Claton Belmont stood in the shade next to the Columbia River, a cup in hand, watching runner after runner — many dressed in red, white and blue — finish the North Cascades Bank River Run 5K & 10K just a few feet away Saturday morning. “It’s been a…

River Run proceeds to benefit fire victims


Written on Jun 30th, 2015 By
Category Events, News

WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee announced today that its annual North Cascades Bank River Run on the Fourth 5K and 10K is still on for this Saturday morning, July 4, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Sleepy Hollow Fire victims. Race organizers evaluated whether to hold the race in light of Sunday’s devastating wildfire. But…

Walking 750 miles to fight war and disease

These are the boots that Jeff Stilwell has been breaking in over the past few weeks in anticipation of his 750 mile walking journey to Yellowstone.

Written on Jun 19th, 2015 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog

By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — A Seattle man is embarking Sunday on a journey of a lifetime; a journey that is likely to be lonely at times but is all about togetherness. Jeff Stilwell is aiming to walk 750 miles over the next several weeks, beginning just west of Leavenworth and ending at Old…

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Red Devil Trail Run 25K race a close one


Written on Jun 1st, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

  By Steve Maher CASHMERE — Anthony Skierkiewicz came hurtling down the path Sunday with about a mile to go in the Red Devil 25-Kilometer Trail Run, in hot pursuit of leader Peter Graf who had disappeared out of sight. “How far is that guy ahead of me?” Skierkiewicz shouted to a couple spectators….

Runners head down the trail during last year's Red Devil.

Warm temps force Red Devil Trail Run start change

Written on May 27th, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running


River Run gets naming sponsor

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

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

Points race to heat up in Trail Run Series

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