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The trail is the ultimate rival

Barbara White subscribes to a simple approach when it comes to successfully negotiating the 100-mile Western States Trail Ride. “Every mile is one you don’t have to do again, ...

A new era for endurance sports scene?

The enthralling race that took place last Saturday on the Western States Trail is being hailed by many observers around the world as a major breakthrough for the sport of ultrarunn ...

Roes chases down his foes

There were moments Saturday when Geoff Roes couldn’t help but question the blistering pace of the leaders at the Western States Endurance Run. By Saturday evening, Roes was sett ...

Rookies rule, records fall

A course that has humbled countless rookies was no match for two fresh faces. Geoff Roes became the first in Western States Endurance Run history to break the course record in his ...

Inspiration aplenty at WS 100

I’ve been watching an inordinate amount of sports for most of my life. There are very few sports I will tune out on TV. A good ping-pong match can hold my interest for an hour. ...

Western States course record in danger

Colorado's Anton Krupicka was blazing down the Western States Trail Saturday afternoon on pace to shatter the course record at the Western States Endurance Run. Krupicka was in th ...

Climbing every mountain?

He’s steadily gained fame in Europe for his various achievements, not only in endurance running, but cross-country skiing, mountaineering, climbing and mountain biking. He’s w ...

First cancer, now Western States

When you have been through what Andrew Sewell has faced, running 100 miles may seem more like a walk in the park. The Granite Bay High graduate defeated leukemia in just over three ...

Brace for epic Western States race

One week from today, hundreds of brave souls will be marching into Le Febvre Stadium to finish the Western States Endurance Run. And this year, Auburn’s most heralded endurance e ...

It’s Miller time at Auburn Triathlon

For Scott Miller, a relaxing Sunday morning means returning to his hometown and swimming more than half a mile, biking 18 miles and running 4.3 miles. Even at age 50, the Reno res ...