western states

American Fire trail rehab volunteers champing at bit

Volunteers from the horse-riding and running worlds want to get onto damaged Western States Trail areas for fire restoration work but are being kept on the sidelines because of con ...

A conversation with: Craig Thornley

The Western States Endurance Run has been in the capable hands of race director Greg Soderlund for well over a decade. Late last month, the Western States Board of Trustees announc ...

Powell’s passion leads to ‘Progress’

Bryon Powell is torn. He loves his job. He also loves to run. Thus his dilemma on June 25, when he is scheduled to toe the starting line at the Western States Endurance Run. A thre ...

Sierra snow moves Tevis Cup endurance ride to October

Snow that just won't quit on Sierra trails has caused organizers of the Tevis Cup to postpone the endurance horse ride from July 16 to Oct. 8. The Western States Trail Foundation ...

Media Life: Shooting puts country legend Billy Joe Shaver’s Auburn show in jeopardy

Billy Joe Shaver is a country music legend, an original outlaw songwriter from Central Texas whose music has been recorded by the greats – from Elvis to Waylon to Willie to Dylan ...

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 ...

Western States Endurance Run canceled

Lightning, fire and smoke did what snow, heat and the test of time could not. In a move unprecedented since the Western States Endurance Run’s first 100-mile trek from Squaw Vall ...