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35th American River 50 Ultra
Saturday Apr 05 2014
With the first course change in 35 years, the American River 50 ultra run started at in two waves Saturday morning at Brown's Ravine Marina in El Dorado Hills. "We had 107 ...
PVL Cross Country Meet
Wednesday Oct 16 2013
Placer High School led all of the PVL schools at the second PVL Cross Country meet Wednesday hosted by Colfax High School. The Placer varsity boys and girls teams scored victo ...
Olson repeats in Western States Run
Saturday Jun 29 2013
Even with the extreme heat in this years Western States Endurance Run Oregon's Timothy Olson won for the second consecutive year. Olson finished with a time of 15:17:27 Saturda ...
Auburn area runners, spectators avoid Boston blast by minutes
Monday Apr 15 2013
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
Monday Jul 09 2012
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
Tuesday Jun 12 2012
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
Tuesday Apr 17 2012
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
Thursday Apr 05 2012
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
Tuesday Mar 20 2012
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
Tuesday Feb 14 2012
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
Monday Aug 29 2011
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
Thursday Aug 11 2011
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
Monday Jun 20 2011
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
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
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
Tuesday May 10 2011
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 ...
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