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Reader Input: Running crew embarrassed all

I would like to thank you all for your kind support and for putting up with the Western States 100 event. I know how disruptive it can be to small, quiet communities. Like many, I ...

Auburn anniversaries abound in 2014

Aug. 3 and 4 will mark the 40th anniversary of Gordy Ainsleigh’s pioneering run with the horses — and epic 100-mile test of will from high in the Sierra to Auburn that ...

Western States 100 runners battle agony of the feet

Hamstrings may howl, glutes stab and stomachs churn. But the agony of the feet is perhaps the most nagging concern for Western States 100 runners this weekend. In the world of ultr ...

Roes’ woe helps Pantilat repeat

COOL - Leor Pantilat looked around in disbelief Saturday after breaking the tape at the Way Too Cool 50-kilometer trail race. “Where’s Geoff?” he asked, fully expecting to ...

Media Life: Auburn home to bizarre chapter in inspiring running story

Outdoor-oriented author Chris McDougall visits Auburn Monday to sign copies and do a Q&A on a book that has a quirky link to the running history of this area. McDougall’s “Bor ...