Western States Endurance Run

Experienced runners say total body counts toward better running form

A lot more than just lower body strength is at play for runners who are all about going the distance. An awareness of what the body is doing from top to bottom can help even novice ...

Noon Hour Update: Man arrested on I-80; former coach has arraignment; history unlocked at Placer High and Western States women

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Western States pioneers are still running strong

The Western States 100-mile Endurance Run began in 1974, when Gordon Ainsleigh attempted and succeeded to complete the course on foot. About half-way through the race, Ainsleigh sa ...

Auburn runner set for 100-miler

It took a frightening near-tragedy to throw Elke Truscott?s focus off of the upcoming Western States Endurance Run. But the Auburn runner believes, ultimately, her daughter?s rece ...

Noon Hour Update: Foresthill property on the auction block; county's biggest tax debtors and Western States runners

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Keyes embraces hometown race

Challenge Matt Keyes to a long footrace in December and you might have a chance. This time of year he’s tough to keep up with on the trail. The Auburn runner will be chasing ...

Prized Western States slots doled out

Nearly 2,000 brave souls entered the lottery to run the Western States Endurance Run next June. More than 260 got their wish last week at Placer High as officials drew names to d ...

Runner’s feet tradition missed

As the Endurance Capital of the World, Auburn enjoys hosting several international endurance events. Events like the Western States Endurance Run bring folks from around the world ...

Busy sports weekend - from Squaw Valley to wine country

These summer days are anything but lazy. A more appropriate word would be crazy, especially to describe this weekend.Wheels are turning — with and without engines. Endurance ...

Western States first large-scale venture for community TV

Western States Endurance Run television coverage will be available to Auburn residents Sunday. Glenn Tonkin, president of Auburn Community Television, said the non-profit organiza ...

Challengers abound for Koerner

Hal Koerner can hear the footsteps. But then, that’s nothing new for the two-time defending Western States Endurance Run champion. This year instead of a faint pitter-patter, he ...

Prosthetic perseverance

They share the same first name and a love of children. Both have been standout runners since their youth and currently compete year-round in grueling endurance events across the gl ...

Pull together and make Streetscape as great as it can be

Let us “Think Auburn First.” Let’s turn a lose-lose situation in Phase 1 of the Streetscape Project for both Auburn and the endurance community into a win-win, from a divisiv ...

Public outcry tables square name change

The Auburn Urban Development Commission will hold off on plans for Auburn’s Central Square after close to 50 residents showed up to a public meeting Monday night to share their d ...

Take pride in endurance title

I have been following the commentary as regards to the issue of naming Central Square the “Endurance Plaza.” If you were a visitor to our city, what would distinguish it from P ...