Red Devil: From the runners themselves

Written on Jun 10th, 2018 By
Category Features, Marlene Farrell Blog, Races, Trail Running

                        By Marlene Farrell RunWenatchee.com Red Devil is a coming together of fastidious race organizers and us athletes, all with a personal goal in mind, whether it’s our first race or our 100th, whether we’re about to sprint a 10K or slog it out…

Wenatchee Valley’s first ultrarun being held Saturday near Cashmere

Written on May 30th, 2018 By
Category Blogs, News, Races, Trail Running

  By I.C. Blue CASHMERE — The world of ultrarunning comes to the Wenatchee Valley for the first time this Saturday as RunWenatchee puts on a 50-kilometer race as part of its Red Devil Trail Runs that day in the Wenatchee National Forest south of Cashmere. The Red Devil 50K run has attracted an initial…

Max King imparts his trail running wisdom

Written on May 23rd, 2018 By
Category Blogs, Features, Trail Running

  By Kyle Almekinder RunWenatchee.com WENATCHEE — Max King is becoming somewhat of a regular in Wenatchee. The world renowned Bend, Ore., ultra runner made his second trip to the Apple Capital in as many years in mid-May, this time for a trail running clinic in Dry Gulch one night and a talk and Salomon shoe…

Track coaches serve as unsung heroes

Written on May 23rd, 2018 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

  By Marlene Farrell RunWenatchee.com Track and field can be a gateway into lifelong running. Many runners, like me, dabbled in it as teenagers. Some took it seriously, aiming to smash personal or school records. Now that my son is in middle school, he’s giving it a try. Middle school track is ubiquitous now, and…

Speaking of feet

Written on Mar 3rd, 2018 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

By Marlene Farrell RunWenatchee.com To run well and run far requires applying my body, making it work for me to achieve a goal. I try to take care of the tools that help me train and race. As mileage increases, my quads, hamstrings and calves might yelp in pain, so I foam roll to unwind…