How do we work toward greater diversity in the outdoors?

Written on Sep 21st, 2020 By
Category Features, News, Training

By Marlene Wenatchee River Institute and the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center recently co-hosted an event in the Museum and Cultural Center’s Social Justice Series. The Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) panel discussion focused on how we can all help make the outdoors more diverse and accessible. The nonwhite panelists began…

Staring down cancer with the help of Run Club

Written on Jun 26th, 2019 By
Category Features, News

By Steve WENATCHEE — Sharon Long still recalls the moment she came across RunWenatchee’s Run Club event several years ago. She and her husband, Lloyd, had stopped at Saddle Rock Pub in downtown Wenatchee, noticed runners and walkers congregating around a table outside, and inquired about what was going on. The volunteers staffing the table told…

Red Devil: From the runners themselves

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

                        By Marlene Farrell 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…

Max King imparts his trail running wisdom

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

  By Kyle Almekinder 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…

‘Yin and Yang’ ultra-running duo visits Wenatchee

Written on Apr 24th, 2018 By
Category Features, Trail Running, Training

By Kyle Almekinder In ongoing efforts to help promote Wenatchee Valley trails and the sport of trail running, Run Wenatchee played host to Portland-based ultra runners Yassine Diboun and Willie McBride on April 20-22. Diboun and McBride, co-founders of Portland’s Wy’east Wolfpack running club, offered a slideshow and chat session on the sport and…