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…

Wenatchee runner ‘breaks’ on through


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

By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — When Patty Cone broke three bones in her left foot in 2011 in a freak kayaking accident, her physician told her to begin thinking of other recreational pursuits. Not so much the sport of paddling but rather another recreational passion of hers. Running. Cone followed her doctor’s orders and…

Finding a rhythm in the New Year


Written on Jan 16th, 2014 By
Category Blogs, Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

By Marlene Farrell January 1st has come and gone, so I should feel settled into 2014. Yet I feel in limbo. Curious to define this disconcerted feeling, I looked up limbo in the dictionary. It comes from the Latin, limbus, meaning border. That resonates. Before crossing over into something new, I must go through…

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RunWenatchee to celebrate club-run anniversary

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Written on Jan 1st, 2014 By
Category News, Steve Maher's Blog, Training

WENATCHEE — RunWenatchee will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its successful weekly club run series this Thursday night with giveaways, cake and refreshments. Check-in time for the weekly event is between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. at First and Columbia streets in Wenatchee. Among the items to be given away in drawings Thursday will be a…


Winter metamorphosis

Written on Dec 6th, 2013 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

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Personifying the spirit of running

Written on Nov 25th, 2013 By
Category Blogs, Marlene Farrell Blog, Training


Impressions from ‘Unbreakable’

Written on Oct 21st, 2013 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Trail Running, Training