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…

Running the ‘Yes!’ race

Running the ‘Yes!’ race

Written on May 30th, 2012 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

By Marlene Farrell RunWenatchee There it was – in my inbox – an e-mail from USA Track and Field. It taunted in bold type. My mouse’s arrow hovered over it, about to turn the key and unlock its secret. This wasn’t an e-mail announcing a BLOWOUT SALE on Team USA duffel bags and visors. It…

Gear Review: 2010 Montrail Mountain Masochist

Gear Review:  2010 Montrail Mountain Masochist

Written on Sep 28th, 2010 By
Category Training

I put the 2010 Montrail Mountain Masochist to the test on one of our tough, local trails in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, outside Leavenworth, Washington. The Colchuck Lake trail is a mix of smooth dirt trail, rocks, roots and stream crossings. The lake itself is nestled below 8,00o ft peaks named Dragontail and Asgard Pass….