Western States 2014

Running effort takes ER doc from dawn to dusk

It was the luck of the draw – in the bonus lottery – that finally allowed Loomis runner Dawn Hitchcock to enter the Western States 100 Endurance Run on June 28. ...

Placer High football coach Montoya a pacer at Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run

Placer High football coach Joey Montoya, an up-and-coming ultrarunner, had the opportunity to pace Matt Keyes of Auburn in Saturday’s Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. ...

Western States 100: Folsom's Erik Skaden earns 1,000-Mile, 10-Day Buckle

Erik Skaden accomplished a dream 12 years in the making at 12:13 a.m. Sunday when he crossed the finish line at the Placer High School track. The 42-year-old Folsom resident finis ...

Montreal man finishes Western States 100 a year after getting carried off trail with hyponatremia

  Time is of the essence. With the 30-hour limit at the 41st annual Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run approaching, runners tried their best Sunday to cross the finish li ...

Western States 100: Stephanie Howe tops the women's field

Stephanie Howe has been an accomplished ultrarunner for the past few years, but running in the Western State 100-Mile Endurance Run was a new venture for the Bend, Ore., native. ...

VIDEO: Rob Krar, Western States 100 runners cross American River

Watch a video of Rob Krar and three other top Western States 100-Mile Endurance runners cross the American River.

VIDEO: Stephanie Howe wins Cougar Trophy at Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run

Watch a video of Stephanie Howe winning the women's race at the 2014 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run Saturday night. Check back later today for a story on the women' ...

Rob Krar takes Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run title

Rob Krar took a couple of minutes to catch his breath. After winning his first Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run in a sizzling time of 14 hours, 53 minutes and 22 seconds, who ...

Hundreds of Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run fans watch Rob Krar win title

Hundreds of spectators packed Placer High’s LeFebvre Stadium Saturday night, rooting on and high-fiving ultrarunners as they were approaching the finish line of the Western S ...

Live updates on Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run

More than halfway through the course, Max King of Oregon is still in the lead of the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. King, who won the 2013 Way Too Cool 50K in record fashi ...

Gordy Ainsleigh predicts Rob Krar will win Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run

Unless you’ve been living under Cougar Rock, you’re probably well aware that the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run is coming to Auburn Saturday. So who’s goi ...

Western States 100: Auburn calling for English man

Some people say he is mad. Regardless, Tim Lambert of Bath, England is flying across the pond for the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run — even though he’s not actu ...

Roseville-area runners prepare for incredible journey of 100-mile endurance run at Western States

Scott Vosburg wants a new belt buckle. The 44-year-old Roseville resident finished the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run in 27 hours and 34 minutes in 2012 to claim buckle bro ...

Joy of running trumps grueling preparation for Western States entrant

Karen Pierce will be among the approximately 360 runners competing in the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run this weekend. “This will be my sixth Western States and it wil ...

Western States 100 women’s preview: Pam Smith ready to defend her throne

Pam Smith is looking forward to defending her Cougar Trophy Saturday. The 39-year-old pathologist from Salem, Ore., was the top women’s finisher in last year’s Western ...