endurance

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 ...

"Unbreakable" to make Squaw Valley debut "Unbreakable" to make Squaw Valley debut

Any Western States runners, fans or enthusiasts looking for a little inspiration will want to check out the Tahoe-area premiere of ?Unbreakable? later this month at the Olympic Vi ...

Massage:It feels good and is good for you

I learned the benefits of massage for recovery and injury prevention, firsthand as a professional/U.S. National Team cyclist specializing in European stage races. These races take ...

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 ...

Use yoga for one-stop injury prevention

Endurance activities are repetitive, linear and utilize a limited range of motion. These ingredients are a recipe for excessive stress on specific muscles, joints and bones. As a r ...

Gellin, Stewart take top honors at Way Too Cool

COOL — Gary Gellin had an in-depth scouting report on the top contenders and carried notes with his split times at Saturday’s Way Too Cool 50k Endurance Run. Tyler Stewart appr ...