endurance

Do your body good with Pilates

A common issue amongst endurance athletes is pain resulting from postural weakness. This weak link in our body’s kinetic chain inhibits performance, leads to imbalances and poten ...

Auburn Endurance Capital Marathon now a reality

Jim Northey is of the firm belief the Auburn area should live up to its billing as the Endurance Capital of the World. The longtime Auburn resident already organizes several challe ...

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 ...

Strategies for injury prevention

For this first article in a series on injury prevention strategies I interviewed two rehabilitation and conditioning professionals — Laura Snow, physical therapist and co-owner a ...

Hackleys team up for Tevis

For the Hackleys, endurance riding is a family affair. Last week siblings Bryce and Rylee Hackley set out to complete the Tevis Cup 100-Mile Endurance Ride with their mom Peg Hack ...

Tevis competitors go with the flow

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

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

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

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

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 ...