triathlon

Pollack goes the extra mile at World's Toughest Half

The miles are blurring together for Chris Pollack as he trains to take on his first full Ironman triathlon next month. But the 70.3 miles he put in on Sunday in Auburn were certain ...

Auburn Triathlon turns 10

Even with an ever-changing course at the Auburn Triathlon, Brad Kearns has stayed the course. Back in 2003, Kearns stressed and agonized over every detail at the inaugural World?s ...

Locals take on tenacious triathlon

Everyday around 3 p.m. Dan Luper can be found riding up Cardiac Hill on what he calls a “pogo stick on wheels.” Each mile he logs traversing Auburn’s canyon terrain on his mo ...

Placer teacher gives triathlons a try

Katy Chamberlin, an English teacher at Placer High, has burst onto the triathlon scene in Northern California. After only four triathlons, she has become one of the most consistent ...

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 ...

Rapposelli races past adversity

For triathletes, the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii is the ultimate challenge. After the obstacles Linda Rodgers Rapposelli faced on her journey to Kona, the actual ev ...

Eppie’s a race for all ages

Guy Cables and Zachary Brenner are two local contestants in the 36th Annual Eppie’s Great Race. The race is Saturday and is one of the oldest triathlons in the world. It features ...

Rapposelli realizes Kona dream

Linda Rapposelli’s foray into the world of long-distance triathlons came when she grew bored with endurance running several years ago. “I was a little burnt out on doing ultra ...

Reichardt a triple threat

It didn’t take extravagant prizes or a giant trophy to motivate Kristen Reichardt at Eppie’s Great Race last weekend in Sacramento. It only took a free breakfast. Motivated by ...

Heat wave fails to deter diehard shoppers, athletes

A weekend heat wave sent temperatures soaring near 100 degrees in the Auburn area but couldn’t keep die-hard antique shoppers, weekend warriors and home-improvement enthusiasts ...

Triathlons, duathlon invade Auburn on Sunday

Some of the world’s top endurance athletes will be in town Sunday to take on the grueling World’s Toughest Half triathlon, the Auburn International Triathlon and the Auburn Int ...