Trail running minutes from Wenatchee


Written on Aug 17th, 2014 By
Category Trail Running, Training

  By Amber King Man alive, I love exploring the trails in and around Chelan Country! Each one brings its own little spice, with new surprises. And as we know, exploration and trail running go hand-in-hand. If you can hike, you can trail run. A lot of the time, I just think of it…

Cool run on a hot day


Written on Jul 30th, 2014 By
Category Trail Running, Training

  By Amber King The weather has been hot in the Wenatchee Valley! To avoid fizzling on your runs, there are a few options. If you want to stay in the valley, get up early before the temperatures rise. If you’re not a morning person, consider going for a late evening run when the…

Trail running Icicle Ridge


Written on Jul 15th, 2014 By
Category Trail Running, Training

By Amber King If you’re looking for a tough run that has ‘take your breath away’ views, stacked with a probable mountain high — look no further. As the longest, most scenic ridge run in Washington, Icicle Ridge has it all! Icicle Ridge was put on my trail-running bucket list shortly after arriving in…

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Run better? Get stronger.


Written on Jul 9th, 2014 By
Category Training

By Sarah Barkley Strength training is an important component of run training. Incorporation of strength work leads to a reduced risk of injury and increased muscular endurance. Strength training does not always need to include weights and can easily be accomplished anywhere. Here are a few great ‘no equipment required’ strength moves to get…


So many lessons in one week

Written on Jun 15th, 2014 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Trail Running, Training

Trail runner and blogger Amber King moves up the trail in the Wenatchee National Forest south of Cashmere.

Hard to beat Devil’s Gulch area for trail running

Written on Jun 2nd, 2014 By
Category Trail Running, Training


Trail running takes off in the Wenatchee Foothills

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