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…

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

  By Marlene Farrell I returned to Leavenworth after a week’s removal from responsibility and running. I had inhabited a water world where islands reared out of the blue horizon and my home shrunk to a rolling platform 15 strides from bow to stern. I had begun to decipher the language of wind and…

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Hard to beat Devil’s Gulch area for trail running

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

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

  By Amber King If you have been looking for a challenging trail run that offers 3,000 feet of elevation gain, well-groomed, single-track non-technical dirt trails, and astounding views of the Cascade Mountains, then this jaunt is for you! It’s one of the best trails that I’ve done in the area yet! Getting on…


Trail running takes off in the Wenatchee Foothills

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


Wenatchee runner ‘breaks’ on through

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


Finding a rhythm in the New Year

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