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…

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…

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…

Girls on the Run seeks coaches

Written on May 24th, 2012 By
Category Blogs, News

By Steve Maher WENATCHEE — When Jane Davis rounded up the nine Sunnyslope Elementary School fifth-graders for the first Run on the Girls session in February, she was struck by how timid the girls acted and how they didn’t really know each other. By the time they ran in the Apple Blossom Festival Fun…