endurance

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 ...

Roosen relishing each run

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...