Runners to converge on Lake Chelan

Written on Sep 6th, 2016 By
Category Training

  MANSON —  Lake Chelan has long been a world-class attraction for travelers. The same can be said for runners. This coming Saturday, Sept. 10, more than 500 runners from around the United States will take part in the 15th-annual Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K. “We’re seeing registrations from different parts…

World Harmony Run in Wenatchee June 26

Written on Jun 20th, 2012 By
Category News, Training

A torch running relay that is traveling around the United States will pass through Wenatchee on June 26. The World Harmony Run, which aims to bridge social and cultural barriers and promote goodwill, is in the midst of a 50-state, 10,000-mile journey that is slated to end in mid-August in New York City. Runners are…

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…

A superhero and a mom

Written on May 20th, 2012 By
Category Marlene Farrell Blog, Training

By Marlene Farrell What am I willing to do to get kids to run? What outlandish act isn’t too embarrassing to attempt for the sake of getting kids to move and sweat and smile all at once? I’ll tell you. For 15 minutes of “glory,” I became Super Strider, the superhero of running! It…