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Home trail advantage

After 40 years and thousands of miles logged on the Western States Trail, Hal Hall’s nerves are still on edge leading up to the Tevis Cup endurance ride on Saturday. One year af ...

Local runners carrying heavy hearts

His running store’s shirts are worn like badges of honor around the Endurance Capital of the World, identifying those who like to take on some of the most demanding races in spor ...

Know your runner

This is the finale in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run. Because the Cincinnati Reds were the first professional ba ...

Koerner's repeat worth the wait

Hal Koerner didn’t hear footsteps Saturday afternoon when he was chugging through Main Street in Foresthill. Whether it was the Allman Brothers blaring on his headphones or the c ...

Mackey, Koerner out front; Jurek out

MICHIGAN BLUFF — Veteran Dave Mackey and defending champion Hal Koerner soaked in the applause and cheers as they pulled into the Michigan Bluff aid station as the leaders of the ...

Every man for himself

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor Hal Koerner took off down the Western States Trail and never looked back on his way to his first victory in the Western States Endurance R ...

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This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on Saturday. Ultarunners and football players are both ath ...

Can anyone catch Kimball?

Nikki Kimball doesn’t expect to beat her personal record in the Western States Endurance Run this Saturday. “I don’t think I’ll be running faster this year,” said Kimbal ...

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This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on Saturday. Bill Finkbeiner is no stranger to endurance r ...

Know your runner

This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on June 27. Ryan Rivera’s two-month old daughter Ellie ...

Know your runner

This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on June 27. It’s been eight years since Tom Harper par ...

Know your runner

This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on June 27. It’s been more than a decade since Dennis ...

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Derek Semanski Rocklin Bib No. 385 This is the latest in a series of profiles on Auburn-area residents participating in the Western States Endurance Run on June 27. When D ...

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Consider Glenn Meeth a product of his environment. When he lived in Auburn Lake Trails, he watched some of the top ultrarunners in the sport cruise through his backyard. As an IT ...

It's personal: Twietmeyer set to run solo Western States 200 to boost special trail status bid

Tim Twietmeyer is poised to run 200 miles to deliver a message to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in support of special status for the Western States Trail. The five-time Western State ...