Running in the footsteps of legends

Written on Apr 29th, 2012 By
Category News, Training

By Joel Rhyner RunWenatchee.com This past weekend I had the opportunity to run the Eugene Half-Marathon, which happened to be my first race in more than a year. My training has been hampered by a nagging case of patellar tendonitis and it was an understatement that I had not been putting in the quality miles…

April 24th Track Workout

April 24th Track Workout

Written on Apr 26th, 2012 By
Category Training

Somewhat of a recovery workout, since many of our runners raced this past weekend. If you are tired or are tapering for an upcoming race, this is a great workout for getting ready for your next event. 1 mile warm up Drills (side lunges, backwards running, side lunges and high knees x 4) 5 x…

Self Diagnosis and Treatment of Running Knee Injuries

Self Diagnosis and Treatment of Running Knee Injuries

Written on Apr 20th, 2012 By
Category Training

  This post is taken from a Runner’s Connect blog that I follow. It has some great information about training and injury prevention and management. Hope you enjoy it. Last week, we talked about how to watch for hip drop, a common problem with running form.  Its primary cause is usually weak hip abductor muscles,…

RunWenatchee St. Paddys Pub Run and more…

Written on Mar 8th, 2012 By
Category Events

On March 15th, we will be having our monthly pub run at Saddlerock Brewery, downtown Wenatchee at 5:30 pm. The run is an informal 3-6 miler on the Apple Capital Loop Trail, with beer and food at the brewery afterwards. Since it is very close to St. Patrick’s Day, wear some green to celebrate the holiday!  See…

In Memoriam, A Blog Post from Marlene Farrell

In Memoriam, A Blog Post from Marlene Farrell

Written on Feb 25th, 2012 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog

I am confronted and confounded, as an individual, and we are confronted and confounded, as a community, with the sudden deaths of three beautiful people who embodied the courage to live life to the fullest and pursue their joy in our beloved mountains.             The more I think about it, the more ineffable it is. …