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Tevis competitors go with the flow
Thursday Oct 06 2011
For a couple of heavily involved Foresthill High students, homecoming week means a whirlwind of activity. So when the Tevis Cup endurance ride was pushed back to Saturday from its ...
Stacy renews love for the trail
Tuesday Oct 04 2011
Mickie Stacy’s friends are calling her and her horse Rosie “The Wonder Team.” On Saturday, the 73-year-old Auburn resident and her 16-year-old mare will hit the Western Stat ...
Ride and tie the Cool thing to do
Thursday Sep 29 2011
Dr. Frank Lieberman believes “It has nothing to do with age.” So, the 71-year-old psychologist from Cool set about discovering what compels senior citizens to compete in extrem ...
Lundy’s in it for the long haul
Tuesday Jun 21 2011
Kevin Lundy is worried his wife Diana will never stop running. Diana Lundy, 57 of Cool, is taking on the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run for the sixth time Saturday and has ...
Western States course taking a detour
Tuesday Jun 21 2011
Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...
Roosen relishing each run
Saturday Jun 18 2011
Paul Roosen enjoys taking in the beautiful scenery and challenging himself as he hits the trail to prepare for ultramarathons. But perhaps the biggest benefit of his hobby comes wh ...
Barger blazing new trails
Thursday Jun 16 2011
Dan Barger completed the Tevis Cup endurance ride nearly 30 years ago at the age of 15. He was a pacer at the Western States Endurance Run at the age of 18 and then ran the 100-mi ...
Hanson’s up for a 100-mile adventure
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
A quiet Saturday night in late June several years ago led Cody Hanson and his girlfriend Kristen Reichardt to the commotion at Le Febvre Stadium. The drama of the Western States En ...
Powell’s passion leads to ‘Progress’
Thursday Jun 09 2011
Bryon Powell is torn. He loves his job. He also loves to run. Thus his dilemma on June 25, when he is scheduled to toe the starting line at the Western States Endurance Run. A thre ...
Running with a sole purpose
Thursday Apr 28 2011
Each time his barefoot strikes the trail, Casey Williams feels a sense of connection unmatched to when he runs with shoes. Williams, an ultrarunner who also works at the Auburn Run ...
Mackey motors on the trail
Saturday Apr 09 2011
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 ...
Finkbeiner, Wolfe shine at Way Too Cool
Saturday Mar 12 2011
COOL — You might say running is in Christian Finkbeiner’s blood. The 17-year-old junior from Placer darted to a 10th-place finish at the Way Too Cool 50-kilometer trail race ...
Bomhoff headed to Badwater
Saturday Feb 26 2011
Last year Greg Bomhoff took on the track at Franklin Elementary School in Loomis for 24 hours straight.He’s stepping it up a notch this summer. The Loomis runner was selected to ...
Ford and the Fury take Haggin
Monday Jul 26 2010
Nearly 600 people gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Sunday to take part in the awards ceremony for the 55 th Tevis Cup Ride. Following a rousing recitation of the Pledg ...
Crandell cruises to the Cup
Saturday Jul 24 2010
John Crandell was so prepared for the Tevis Cup endurance ride that even his backup horse spent time in the spotlight Saturday night at McCann Stadium. Crandell’s dominant horse ...
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