endurance run

Western States 100 – Part VII

Robbie Point Trail is about a mile of very steep trail with only a few sections I was able to run; those were near the bottom that becomes a fire road just before hitting the aspha ...

The Western States 100 – Part V

Nearing the top of Bath I saw a familiar face, my sister Ann. She would pace me from Foresthill to Ruck-a-chucky on the Middle Fork of the American River. She had brought a sa ...

Western States Part II

As the sun rose higher in the sky I put on my sunglasses even though I was running west. On a near section filled with steep, jagged rocks, I tripped for the first time.  Luck ...

Running the Western States 100

On June 27, I woke up 15 minutes before the 3 o'clock alarm and started the final preparations for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.  The night before, I had app ...

Lincoln’s Bartlett claims a bronze belt buckle

Auburn may be considered the endurance capital, but Lincoln would have to be in contention for the title of most amazing athletes. Lincoln’s Drew Bartlett’s name was d ...

Auburn anniversaries abound in 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 ...

Rocklin and Lincoln runners challenge Way Too Cool

Fifteen Rocklin and Lincoln runners had the time of their life at the 15th annual Way Too Cool 50k Endurance Run held in Cool, Calif. last month. The ultra running event has become ...