Running with Imelda

Written on Jun 29th, 2017 By
Category Training

By Marlene Farrell Running improves us in many ways. Some are visible like how our physiques evolve — lighter, with lean muscles for traveling far afoot. A lot of changes are at the microscopic level of our muscle cells, capillaries and the endorphins coursing through our brains. The transformations that are most powerful might…

Boston Marathon, by boat

Written on May 29th, 2017 By
Category RunWenatchee Blog, Training

By Emerson Peek The mid-December day blossomed with excitement, and it wasn’t even close to being over yet. I’d just completed my first skate skiing lesson in Leavenworth, and the thought of skate skiing becoming the backbone of my winter training plan enthralled me. My end goal? Running strong in my first Boston Marathon…

Winter trail running: The ultimate in resistance

Written on Mar 8th, 2017 By
Category Trail Running, Training

By Barry Hodges CASHMERE — Only the foolish attempt to maintain their running trail in winter when the forces of nature make it obvious that it’s time to hibernate. You don’t plow a trail like you do a road or snow blow a trail like you do a driveway. You can run through a…

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A runner gives back

Written on Jan 14th, 2017 By
Category Training

By Emerson Peek LEAVENWORTH — My journey as a runner is evolving as I grow older. I am moving into a chapter in which I yearn to give back to the greater running community. After all, running has strongly influenced me for the better, so I want to encourage other runners and support those…

Turkey on the Run 2016 Results

Written on Nov 24th, 2016 By
Category Events, News, Race Results, Thanksgiving Day Run, Training

Oktoberfest Trail Runs to unveil new long course

Written on Oct 4th, 2016 By
Category Training

Running as my Ariadne’s thread

Written on Oct 4th, 2016 By
Category Training