running

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 ...

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 ...

Endurance runners train despite elements

“Who da man? You da man!” shouts Auburn resident, Aaron Kopp, as he pushes through the finish of a 5:30 a.m. run. Kopp recently completed the Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance ...

Trout on the move after series win

Tatjana Trout has been stressed out, exasperated, even depressed in recent weeks. Weighing major, life-changing decisions will do that to a person. But she’s got a surefire cure ...

Prep soccer headed for major changes

The California Interscholastic Federation will vote this week on a revision to one of its bylaws that would prohibit soccer players from participating with club teams and high scho ...

An exhausting senior project

The thought of running a marathon is enough to induce stress in just about anybody. Colin Brown found that to be true, but he found the perfect anecdote when he began training fo ...