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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...

Gold Rush 50k adds two-person relay

April 27, 2016 For immediate release Ultra from Skunk Hollow to historic Folsom set for May 14 The Gold Rush 50k offers veteran ultrarunners a great opportunity to train for a summer 100-miler and newcomers a chance to check out the trails in a scenic setting for the first time in either the 50k or the two-person relay. The fourth annual race, set for May 14,...

Gold Rush 50k adds two-person relay

April 27, 2016 For immediate release Ultra from Skunk Hollow to historic Folsom set for May 14 The Gold Rush 50k offers veteran ultrarunners a great opportunity to train for a summer 100-miler and newcomers a chance to check out the trails in a scenic setting for the first time in either the 50k or the two-person relay. The fourth annual race, set for May 14,...