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Posts tagged "trail running"
Individual slots still left in Sunflower Marathon and Relay

Individual slots still left in Sunflower Marathon and Relay

The 35th annual Sunflower Marathon and Relay, traversing the upper Methow Valley from Mazama to Twisp, will be staged on May 9. The marathon is run on both private and public lands, through forests, hillsides, ranchlands, and backroads. The route is lined with colorful arrowleaf balsamroot in bloom. Participants have the option of running the...
Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Sports briefs: April 15, 2015

Work party at the Loup Loup Loup Ski Bowl is looking for volunteers to take part in a work party on Saturday (April 18) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to clear brush and other encumbrances from the Flat Loop Nordic trail, in preparation for the Ragnar trail running races scheduled for September. The Loup will host...
Flood waters, road closures fail to dampen Cutthroat Classic

Flood waters, road closures fail to dampen Cutthroat Classic

By Mike Maltais
The 15th annual Cutthroat Classic trail run attracted over 300 participants to the North Cascades Rainy Pass starting line last Saturday despite road closures on portions of Highways 20 and 153 caused by recent post-wildfire flooding. Of the 301 who actually turned out for the run, at least 23 were local...
Breathtaking but brutal …

Breathtaking but brutal …

By Mike Maltais
Breathtaking but brutal pretty well sums up the annual 60-kilometer Angels Staircase high-alpine run that will leave the starting line from Foggy Dew Campground at the head of Gold Creek Road west of Carlton on Aug. 9. The Staircase also offers … 
Sports briefs: April 9, 2014

Sports briefs: April 9, 2014

This week: Hit the trail, avoid the rattlers during the Rattler Trail Runs and Join a trail work party Sunday, April 13.