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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....

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Funding the Rocky Reach Trail

Since the Rocky Reach Trail Project was divided into three separate phases in March 2013, there has been significant progress made to the development of this trail extension. Phase 1 is the north end of the trail, starting from Lincoln Rock State Park....
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Girl's Morning Out - And Fitness Too

I consider myself a runner. Anyone who gets up most mornings of the week and runs any distance at all seems like a runner to me. So when I noticed the Ready, SET, Run group on the WenatcheeOutdoors Calendar, I experienced a wave of excitement and nostalgia. Ready, SET, Run is a women's-only running group that...
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Sellar Bridge Bike Improvements

Bicyclist and pedestrians can now move freely from one side of the Columbia to the other, thanks to recent improvements to the Sellar Bridge by the Washington State Department of Transportation...
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The Bucket List

Living by the blue span of the Pacific my whole life, moving to the Wenatchee Valley has been my boldest undertaking to date. “So what will you do out there?” friends asked me, bewildered that I would willingly move inland. “I'm seeking adventure,” I replied with false confidence...

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Club Runs - Thursday Night Fever

Every Thursday evening RunWenatchee organizes a Club Run on the Loop Trail. The run has a rolling start between 5 to 6 p.m. and all comers are welcomed. Even though our editor dislikes running, we sent him to find out why about 150 people show up every Thursday for these suckers. Here's his take about the demented.
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Pipeline Trail on Loop - Closures, Repairs

Closure of the Historic Pipeline Bridge on the Loop Trail begins Monday morning September 28.  The bridge is being prepared for cleaning and painting and will be closed Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The bridge will be open on weekends.

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"Loop" Trail -- Apple Capital Loop Trail

This locally famous paved trail (10.5 miles around) uses 2 bridges to follow riverside parks and undeveloped lands bordering Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. Spur trails to the Loop also lead to Hydro Park (2.2 miles one way) and Lincoln Rock State Park (5.5 miles one way).
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Getting Bent on 'The Loop'

Molly Steere describes her introduction to recumbent bikes. At first there was a lot of swerving, nervous giggling, and apologies. “However, my death grip on the handlebars soon relaxed and I began to see why recumbent enthusiasts are zealots about their rides… you’re actually sitting in a large cushy seat rather than balancing precariously by your naughty bits on an unforgiving spatula. Ahhhh."