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It’s more than a two-man race

Always in search of a vigorous challenge, Geoff Roes wasn’t sure he would find it at the Western States Endurance Run after he shattered the course record at the 100-mile trail r ...

Lundy’s in it for the long haul

Kevin Lundy is worried his wife Diana will never stop running. Diana Lundy, 57 of Cool, is taking on the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run for the sixth time Saturday and has ...

Western States course taking a detour

Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...

Roosen relishing each run

Paul Roosen enjoys taking in the beautiful scenery and challenging himself as he hits the trail to prepare for ultramarathons. But perhaps the biggest benefit of his hobby comes wh ...

Quick hits from the trail and the field

If you’re in need of a little reminder of the thrill of competition at Western States, check out the trailer for the film, “Unbreakable: The Western States 100.” The movie is ...

Barger blazing new trails

Dan Barger completed the Tevis Cup endurance ride nearly 30 years ago at the age of 15. He was a pacer at the Western States Endurance Run at the age of 18 and then ran the 100-mi ...

Hanson’s up for a 100-mile adventure

A quiet Saturday night in late June several years ago led Cody Hanson and his girlfriend Kristen Reichardt to the commotion at Le Febvre Stadium. The drama of the Western States En ...

Bomhoff headed to Badwater

Last year Greg Bomhoff took on the track at Franklin Elementary School in Loomis for 24 hours straight.He’s stepping it up a notch this summer. The Loomis runner was selected to ...

The memories will endure

Auburn’s sports scene was filled with record-breaking performances, dramatic victories and inspiring turnarounds in 2010. The Endurance Capital of the World got another major ...

Ford and the Fury take Haggin

Nearly 600 people gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Sunday to take part in the awards ceremony for the 55 th Tevis Cup Ride. Following a rousing recitation of the Pledg ...