November 2016 News

2017 Tribute to the Trails Calendar Project

November 20, 2016

In its twelfth year, the “Tribute to the Trails” Calendar Project was established as a fundraiser for the Washington Trails Association (WTA). WTA is a non-profit organization which creates, preserves, enhances and advocates for the trails we love to play on. With your support, ALL proceeds will be donated to WTA.   The project is the brainchild of WTA member, photographer and runner, Glenn Tachiyama, and WTA’s past board president, Wendy Wheeler-Jacobs.  Last year, the …more »

Fuel: Navigating the Holidays

November 17, 2016

With the changing of the seasons there are many things to look forward to. Cool, crisp mornings, sweaters, a crackling fire in the fireplace, pumpkin-flavored everything, and beautiful fall foliage. This changing of the seasons also signals the beginning of the holidays. Dun dun duuuuun… The holidays can be filled with a lot of joy but can also be stressful, and wreak havoc on your body. Here are some tried and true tips to navigate …more »

Mt. Si Relay and Ultra Runs

November 9, 2016

Nestled in the Cascade Mountains, the Mt. Si Relay and Ultra Runs have been offering up stellar views along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail each April since 1999.  Located just 25 miles east of Seattle, the relay often sells out. Fortunately, runners also have the opportunity to challenge themselves with the 50K and 50-mile distances.   The 31.5-mile Snoqualmie Valley Trail meanders past agricultural farms along the Snoqualmie River, and connects to the cross-state John Wayne …more »