running

Auburn area runners, spectators avoid Boston blast by minutes

For some Auburn area runners and their supporters at Monday’s Boston Marathon, a matter of minutes turned out to be the difference from being near the explosions that killed ...

Experienced runners say total body counts toward better running form

A lot more than just lower body strength is at play for runners who are all about going the distance. An awareness of what the body is doing from top to bottom can help even novice ...

Western States a mobile feast for runners

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a two-part series covering fueling strategies for the upcoming Western States Endurance Run.A friend once said that an ultraru ...

Massage:It feels good and is good for you

I learned the benefits of massage for recovery and injury prevention, firsthand as a professional/U.S. National Team cyclist specializing in European stage races. These races take ...

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Use yoga for one-stop injury prevention

Endurance activities are repetitive, linear and utilize a limited range of motion. These ingredients are a recipe for excessive stress on specific muscles, joints and bones. As a r ...

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 ...

Placer hits their stride

Ten Pioneer Valley League Championships, four Sac-Joaquin Section Division III titles and 750 miles, but who’s counting? The Placer High cross country team may have over a doze ...

Kirui running for her life

If it wasn’t for running, Caroline Kirui probably wouldn’t have a job back in her native Kenya. Each stride, controlled breath and day away from her son and husband brings Kiru ...

Five Folsom runners pumped for States challenge

Five Folsom-area runners will be among the competition at the 38th annual Western States 100-mile Endurance Run, which begins Friday in Squaw Valley south of Truckee and ends Satur ...

Turney tackles Western States

With each mile Judy Turney logs running, her perspective on life comes into focus a little clearer. Turney, 44, and an Auburn-native, has turned that focus to completing the Weste ...

Golden Eagles make a run for league title

Cole and Chase Pendergrass may be twins, but in track they compete at opposite ends of the spectrum. The Del Oro High seniors said with each twin making huge strides in their eve ...