Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Redmond Watershed Preserve

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 200 ft

Please meet at 5:30pm at the parking lot at 21760 NE Novelty Hill Rd, Redmond, WA 98053. No parking pass/permit is required. There is a bathroom at this parking area.

Please note that horseback riding is allowed at Redmond Watershed Preserve, so you may encounter riders on horseback on the trail.

This session focuses on navigation and staying oriented on trails.



Redmond Watershed Preserve

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses, gaiters are recommended.
  • Trail running shoes
  • optional: a small day pack 
  • optional: bring snacks and water (can be left in your car)
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