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Trails in Motion Film Festival

RunWenatchee will host the international Trails In Motion Film Festival at 7 p.m. April 12 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in downtown Wenatchee. The event features seven trail running films shot around the world with themes that range from adventure and endurance to personal discovery and community.
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A Walk In The Clouds

This story of a canine friend made on an outing to Twin Peaks was written  late this fall by Glen Carlson. Those of us who have been visiting the area more recently on skis or snowshoes will still find Glen's musings appropriate. We're also likely to meet Luke, the dog featured in this story.

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Biking Lewis Butte

These are not only some of the closest trails to the Western-themed hub of Winthrop, they are also among the least traveled. Given their proximity to town, you should saddle up the trusty steed (the two-wheeled variety) and ride on over.

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Injury-Free Running

Running may be the most natural form of human exercise. It's fast and easy and, around here, easy to get onto trails where it's fun and inspirational. Running, however, can cause injuries, and good form is at the heart of injury prevention. Learn the elements of the good form here.

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Mary Lou Guerrero - Igniting the Light

Mary Lou Guerrero says," When I couldn’t even complete the ten-mile walk around The Loop Trail, I knew I was in trouble. I was 5 feet tall, weighed 216 pounds, and depressed
.... any brightness inside of me had gone terribly dim." Trail running and hiking saved her life. If you're bristling with excuses about why you don't exercise, read this story.
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Injury Prevention 101

Most runners, hikers, climbers, cyclists, and skiers can relate to the double misery of injury. Injury not only hurts physically, it hurts emotionally to be sidelined. Jason Jablonski of SET Coaching recently shared these strengthening and stretching exercises to stave off injury. 

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Castle Rock - Re-Opened

This rocky peaklet is one of the focal points when you scan the Wenatchee Foothills. Despite its prominence and central position, however, Castle Rock has fallen short as a hiking destination because access to its crown has long  been sealed off by private property issues. That has all changed.

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News from RunWenatchee

RunWenatchee's inaugural Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series concluded June 22 with two runs in Leavenworth. While we have been holding trail runs for a few years now, we learned a bunch with this official series and are eager to incorporate what we picked up into next year's series...

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Getting Stronger, Reduce Injuries

Strength training is an important component of run training. Incorporation of strength work leads to a reduced risk of injury and increased muscular endurance. Strength training does not always need to include weights and can easily be accomplished anywhere. Below are a couple of great 'no equipment required' strength moves...

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Rock Reach Trail - Ribbon Cutting

"This has been 20 years in the making," Bob Parlette said as he addressed a crowd of about 75 people at Lincoln Rock State Park who had assembled for a ribbon-cutting celebration of the Rocky Reach Trail last night. "There were times I wasn't sure I'd live long enough to see this happen....