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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,...

Pre-workout recipe: Easy Bake French Toast Casserole

Cook with Kathleen Pre-workout recipe: Easy Bake French Toast Casserole Everyone loves French Toast, right? It is a great source of carbohydrates that are necessary for the energy to propel you forward in a workout or race. Providing your body with all the carbohydrate it needs will prevent the loss of muscle protein during the fasting state that occurs during...