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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 ...

Roes out of Western States

Defending champion Geoff Roes dropped out of the Western States Endurance Run Saturday at Michigan Bluff. The 35-year-old Roes was well off the pace of then-leaders Kilian Jornet a ...

Sled Dog Winter Classic bounds into Foresthill

The Sled Dog Winter Classic race returns to Foresthill again this weekend. Sponsored by the Foresthill Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Sierra Nevada Dog Drivers, the e ...

City getting ready to host Amgen stage-start

Auburn buzzed with excitement Thursday after learning it would be a host city for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn will be the start city for Stage 3 of the race, which ...

Grateful for one more ride

Even as he pedals up the grueling hills on the Olmstead Loop Saturday, you can expect to see at least a faint smile on Doug Martin’s face. The 38-year-old Auburn resident has ...

Endurance sports season gets rolling this weekend

The foothills’ endurance sports season kicks into high gear this weekend with a couple of marquee events in Cool. Sunny weather is forecast for Saturday, when more than 500 runn ...

Amgen tour asking for volunteers

Amgen Tour of California bike race officials are still keeping mum about the actual route between Nevada City and Auburn. But they have put out a call for volunteers. Auburn is i ...

Eppie’s a race for all ages

Guy Cables and Zachary Brenner are two local contestants in the 36th Annual Eppie’s Great Race. The race is Saturday and is one of the oldest triathlons in the world. It features ...

Janniro wins on wedding night

Billy Janniro put it together again at Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway Friday night at the Gold Country Fairgrounds track in one of the fastest nights of racing in recent memory. ...

Lance-mania hits foothills

The streets of Nevada City will be buzzing like never before Sunday afternoon. Bolstered by the news that both Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer will be in town for the 49th Ne ...