endurance

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Auburn Endurance Capital Marathon now a reality

Jim Northey is of the firm belief the Auburn area should live up to its billing as the Endurance Capital of the World. The longtime Auburn resident already organizes several challe ...

Ride and tie the Cool thing to do

Dr. Frank Lieberman believes “It has nothing to do with age.” So, the 71-year-old psychologist from Cool set about discovering what compels senior citizens to compete in extrem ...

Powell’s passion leads to ‘Progress’

Bryon Powell is torn. He loves his job. He also loves to run. Thus his dilemma on June 25, when he is scheduled to toe the starting line at the Western States Endurance Run. A thre ...

Finkbeiner, Wolfe shine at Way Too Cool

COOL — You might say running is in Christian Finkbeiner’s blood. The 17-year-old junior from Placer darted to a 10th-place finish at the Way Too Cool 50-kilometer trail race ...

Roes chases down his foes

There were moments Saturday when Geoff Roes couldn’t help but question the blistering pace of the leaders at the Western States Endurance Run. By Saturday evening, Roes was sett ...

Rookies rule, records fall

A course that has humbled countless rookies was no match for two fresh faces. Geoff Roes became the first in Western States Endurance Run history to break the course record in his ...

What a ride for Engsberg

Tears accompanied Alison Bailey’s hoots and hollers Saturday night shortly after Sarah Engsberg rode across the finish line at the 54th Tevis Cup endurance ride. Engsberg fulfil ...

Koerner's repeat worth the wait

Hal Koerner didn’t hear footsteps Saturday afternoon when he was chugging through Main Street in Foresthill. Whether it was the Allman Brothers blaring on his headphones or the c ...

Every man for himself

By Todd Mordhorst Journal Sports Editor Hal Koerner took off down the Western States Trail and never looked back on his way to his first victory in the Western States Endurance R ...