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Western States 100
Media Life: NBA, USC star’s post-basketball life a happy one in Placer
Friday Aug 14 2015
It’s sometimes amazing who chooses to live in the foothills in and around Auburn. John Rudometkin, who died Aug. 4 of chronic lung disease, was one of those quiet neighbors ...
Will Auburn sue county over Costco?
Sunday Jan 11 2015
The first Auburn City Council meeting of the new year has all the makings of a long, discussion-filled gathering. Among other items, the council will be talking about the short-te ...
Auburn woos 100K Ultra Race of Champions away from Colorado
Wednesday Oct 22 2014
Auburn-area trails will play host in September to the Ultra Race of Champions, with $5,000 on the line for top male and female 100K finishers. The four-year-old endurance run has ...
Reader Input: Running crew embarrassed all
Tuesday Jul 01 2014
I would like to thank you all for your kind support and for putting up with the Western States 100 event. I know how disruptive it can be to small, quiet communities. Like many, I ...
41st Western States 100 Endurance Run
Saturday Jun 28 2014
The 41st Western States 100 mile endurance run started in Squaw Valley and ended at the Placer High School stadium Saturday. Arizona resident Rob Krar, last year's second ...
Media Life: YouTube’s “The Original” gives WS100 pioneer global spotlight
Friday Apr 04 2014
A South African video production company has teamed with outdoor gear maker Salomon to share the story of pioneering Meadow Vista ultra-endurance runner Gordy Ainsleigh with the We ...
Auburn anniversaries abound in 2014
Thursday Jan 02 2014
Aug. 3 and 4 will mark the 40th anniversary of Gordy Ainsleigh’s pioneering run with the horses — and epic 100-mile test of will from high in the Sierra to Auburn that ...
Humidity, heat to challenge Western States 100 runners
Thursday Jun 27 2013
Heat and humidity will be a major challenge for the field of runners vying for a silver buckle in this weekend’s Western States 100 Endurance Run from Squaw Valley to Auburn. ...
Colfax man to walk full 24 hours of Relay for Life
Thursday Aug 16 2012
Andy Gonzales knows how to go the distance. That is what he's been doing for much of his life as the first-place finisher for the 1977 Western States Trial Run, the first official ...
Bomhoff reflects on his feat in the heat
Friday Jul 15 2011
The sound of noisemakers and cheering fans erupted outside of Greg Bomhoff’s home Wednesday night, welcoming him back from his brush with Death Valley. Bomhoff, 43, of Granite ...
Five Folsom runners pumped for States challenge
Monday Jun 20 2011
Five Folsom-area runners will be among the competition at the 38th annual Western States 100-mile Endurance Run, which begins Friday in Squaw Valley south of Truckee and ends Satur ...
Turney tackles Western States
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
With each mile Judy Turney logs running, her perspective on life comes into focus a little clearer. Turney, 44, and an Auburn-native, has turned that focus to completing the Weste ...
Endurance runners train despite elements
Monday Jan 10 2011
“Who da man? You da man!” shouts Auburn resident, Aaron Kopp, as he pushes through the finish of a 5:30 a.m. run. Kopp recently completed the Pine to Palm 100 Mile Endurance ...
Big thanks to Gordon Ainsleigh
Monday Jul 06 2009
We just read how the Western States 100 race brought approximately $1.5 million into Auburn (Journal, June 29). We thought of how the Western States 100 race was started by just ...
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