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Auburn’s picturesque Tahoe Club building turning 100

The letters on the page are boldly written, showing purposeful, proud hands. First to sign was J.W. Francis, an electrician in Auburn and a trustee of the Tahoe Club. The next na ...

Star power never lacking

It?s not that Kilian Jornet won?t be missed on Saturday at the Western States Endurance Run. The defending champion is widely considered the top ultrarunner in the world, but he st ...

Greenwood leads loaded women's field

For the first time since 2009, the Western States Endurance Run will take place on its traditional course, meaning the runners will get the full mountain experience Saturday mornin ...

Trail mix: What to eat along the way

In the second installment on Western States fueling strategies we interview Matt Keyes (MK) and Jamie Frink (JF), two WS veterans and race ringers, to determine if life follows fac ...

Holden holds out hope for WS

Steve Holden draws as much inspiration from the supportive Auburn running community as he does from the epic scenery out on the trails in the region. But the real reason he is back ...

Western States a mobile feast for runners

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a two-part series covering fueling strategies for the upcoming Western States Endurance Run.A friend once said that an ultraru ...

Tucker rewriting record book

Placer High track and field coach Mark Chamberlin might want to use the element of surprise on sophomore Meghan Tucker more often. Earlier this month, the coach notified his young ...

Media Life: Iconic Auburn-area bridge turns 100

AUBURN CA - Whatever you may want to call it, Placer County loves its Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge. Painted, photographed and just plain admired, the span that some dare to c ...

A conversation with: Craig Thornley

The Western States Endurance Run has been in the capable hands of race director Greg Soderlund for well over a decade. Late last month, the Western States Board of Trustees announc ...

Kilian’s latest conquest: Western States

The Western States Endurance Run’s cougar trophy is heading overseas for the first time. Kilian Jornet, who grew up running in the Pyrenes Mountains in his native Catalonia, rule ...