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Sacramento Running Association adds new fall race

July 20, 2016 For immediate release Run the Parkway to serve as CIM tune-up The Sacramento Running Association, organizers of the California International Marathon, has partnered with the American River Parkway Foundation to bring a new fall race to Sacramento. The inaugural Run the Parkway event will be held on Saturday, November 5. Run the Parkway will...

Never Underestimate the Power of Popsicles

By: Leonardo Zamudio Never underestimate the power of popsicles.  If there is something that I came to realize the last couple of weeks during our track club practices, it’s that kids will do anything for something sweet and refreshing as the mercury rises into the triple digits in Northern California.  The Sacramento Running Association Kids Track Meet Series...

Local runners ready for Olympic Trials test

June 29, 2016 For immediate release Competition starts Friday in Eugene, Ore. The Sacramento Running Association salutes the local middle-distance and long-distance runners who are entered in the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials beginning Friday in Eugene, Ore. Headlining the local contingent is U.S Olympian Kim Conley. The 30-year-old former UC Davis...

Tollefson, Peterson earn Gold Rush titles

May 14, 2016 For immediate release Top overall runner sets women’s event record Lindsay Tollefson overcame a nasty fall to run away with the overall title and Robert Peterson delivered a strong performance to win the men’s race Saturday in the Gold Rush 50k. Tollefson, 30, captured her first ultra win by finishing the 31-mile course from Skunk Hollow in Pilot...

Hydration: Water Anyone?

Running during the hot months of the year presents a problem for most runners unless they are fully hydrated or water replete. Of course, the best way to be fully hydrated on a permanent basis is to: Eat 60% of daily calories as carbohydrates, 20% as protein and 20% as fat Drink 8-10 8 oz. glasses of water daily Avoid dehydrating beverages like alcoholic drinks...