Wildfires force cancellation of marathon portion of Lake Chelan

The First Creek Fire burned close to the lake when it first broke out in mid-August. It has since headed in northerly and westerly directions.

Written on Aug 26th, 2015 By
Category Events, News

MANSON — The Sept. 12 Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon has been canceled due to wildfires burning in the region, organizing group RunWenatchee announced today (Aug. 26). As of now, the plan is still to hold the event’s half-marathon and 10K races that day, with the half-marathon utilizing a new course. There is no…

A look at the Trail Run Series standings

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Written on Aug 9th, 2015 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

WENATCHEE — Individual titles in the Volyn Law Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series remain up for grabs as the fall trail running season nears. Jody Chinchen of Ellensburg holds a three-point lead over Wenatchee’s Selina Danko in the women’s long-course division, and Cashmere’s Barry Hodges has a six-point edge over Michael Tonge in the men’s…

Hot times at River Run in Wenatchee

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Written on Jul 4th, 2015 By
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  By Steve Maher RunWenatchee.com 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…

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River Run proceeds to benefit fire victims

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Written on Jun 30th, 2015 By
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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…

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.

Walking 750 miles to fight war and disease

Written on Jun 19th, 2015 By
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Red Devil Trail Run 25K race a close one

Written on Jun 1st, 2015 By
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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