The Horse Lake Half-Marathon, 7-Mile and 5-Mile Trail Runs are held on the 1,700-acre Horse Lake Reserve, located in the Wenatchee Foothills near the city of Wenatchee, WA, and owned by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. The reserve is known for its wildflowers and other plant life and stunning views of the North Cascades and the Wenatchee River and Columbia River valleys. This fifth-annual trail run event is again a fundraiser for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. Proceeds will be go directly to trail construction and maintenance at the Horse Lake Reserve.
The Horse Lake event is part of the three-event Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series put on by RunWenatchee. Other races in the series include the Red Devil Challenge Trail Runs (May 20, 2017) in the Wenatchee National Forest near Cashmere; and the Oktoberfest Trail Runs (Oct. 14, 2017) at the Leavenworth Ski Hill Trails system.
Course description: The runs utilize the following trails in the Horse Lake Reserve Trail System: Homestead, Apricot Crisp and Glacier Views. These trails are nicely graded single and double track. The half marathon course also incorporates old ranch roads to make a very challenging course.
For maps, race details and other information, check our website: www.runwenatchee.com.
Each entrant receives a very cool finishers medal and a one year membership to the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust ($25 value). Race shirts are available for an additional $20.
Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series Discount
The Wenatchee Valley Trail Run Series discount, presented by RunWenatchee, offers runners a discount on Long Course and Short Course entry fees. Each entry also receives a trucker hat as part of the registration. You must sign up for either all Three Long Course Runs or all Three Short Course runs to receive the discount.
Local time: 12:26 PM