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Long journeys worth it for Armstrong, Greenwood

Even in Christchurch, New Zealand, Vajin Armstrong heard the legends and read the stories about the birthplace of ultrarunning. He visited on Saturday, but he wasn’t just an idle ...

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Mackey motors on the trail

Dave Mackey isn’t sure if the Western States Endurance Run will be on his schedule this summer. After the veteran runner outlasted a host of talented, younger competitors at Satu ...

They came from the north

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor As the skies grew darker and the temperatures slowly dipped Saturday, Geoff Roes and Tracy Garneau felt more and more at home on the Ameri ...

Record holder, heavy hitters lining up for AR 50

Max King is defending his title and looking to earn a ticket to June’s Western States Endurance Run. Geoff Roes is looking for some redemption and good Auburn vibes after a co ...

Placer's 1960 Squaw Valley Olympics treasure unearthed in Midwest

The Holy Grail for the Squaw Valley Ski Museum Foundation may be coming in the form of a hockey puck. Fifty years ago, when Squaw Valley played host to the eighth Winter Olympics, ...

A trying climb from the capital

As his muscles stiffened up and the bloody scrape on his right forearm turned into a scab, Max King was not in the mood to commit to his next ultramarathon. The 29-year-old King w ...

Del Oro dominated by Grizzlies

With emotions running high out of the gate, things looked good for the Del Oro High School football team at Granite Bay on Friday night, but the early signs were deceiving. After ...

Krupicka stamps WS ticket

The two-time defending Leadville Trail 100 champion now has a ticket to Western States. Anton Krupicka earned entry into the Western States Endurance Run on Saturday by winning t ...