Ambrose, Farrell conquer Red Devil Challenge

Written on Jun 4th, 2012 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

By Steve Maher Caleb Ambrose held off fellow Wenatchee runner Marcell McArthur to capture the men’s title in the Red Devil Challenge 25-kilometer trail run Sunday near Cashmere. Ambrose was clocked in 2:01:35 over the 15.5-mile mountainous course, defeating McArthur (2:03.36), last year’s champion, by about two minutes. Wenatchee’s Chad McBride finished third in…

Updates and details for Sunday’s Red Devil Challenge

Written on May 30th, 2012 By
Category Events, News, Trail Running

By Joel Rhyner RunWenatchee CASHMERE — The trails for this Sunday’s Red Devil Challenge 25-kilometer run are in great shape and the weather is looking perfect, with highs in the low 70s and a few clouds predicted. It may be cool in the morning, however, so bring a warm layer just in case. Here are…

It’s that way: Doing a marathon as a training run

Written on May 7th, 2012 By
Category Blogs, Training

By Brad Fitzgerald Sometimes training to run an ultramarathon makes you do crazy things. Like running 26.2 miles, alone and unaided, for a training run. Most of the time I like to do my long runs on trails, but this past March they were still all closed up in snow. I searched deep into out…