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Media Life: Auburn's Epic WS100 is star of new movie

At one time, Media Life was convinced that Western States 100 runners were a crazed bunch of uber-athletes. Over time, that opinion has morphed considerably into healthy respect f ...

Media Life: Tale of three bears adds to Western States 100 mystique

Add a protective mama bear and two cubs to the legend and lore of the Western States 100. But don’t expect the trio of bad-news bruins to lumber off into the sunset just yet. The ...

Media Life: Fangoria features Auburn horror film musician-composer

Fright make-up guru Tom Savini made the cover but for Auburn’s Christopher Crites an appearance in the pages of horror magazine Fangoria is a huge triumph. Crites is the subject ...

Facebook, Google unite 1985 Western States 100 runner with prized buckle

A Western States 100 finisher’s buckle from a quarter of a century ago is finally finding its way to an ultramarathoner living in Wales. Gold Run resident Judy Suter found Klaus ...

Western States 100 runners battle agony of the feet

Hamstrings may howl, glutes stab and stomachs churn. But the agony of the feet is perhaps the most nagging concern for Western States 100 runners this weekend. In the world of ultr ...

Media Life: Auburn home to bizarre chapter in inspiring running story

Outdoor-oriented author Chris McDougall visits Auburn Monday to sign copies and do a Q&A on a book that has a quirky link to the running history of this area. McDougall’s “Bor ...