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Grilled Kabobs

Let’s Grill! While grilling meat creates hydrocarbons that can be cancer-promoting, grilling fruits and vegetables has no downside, only increased sweetness without increasing calories! When foods containing carbohydrates are grilled, the sugars undergo caramelization, a three stage process. In stage one the food becomes sweeter and develops a butterscotch...

The Fruits (& Vegetables) of Summer

The Fruits (& Vegetables) of Summer Water Always a concern for runners but even more so during the heat. Fruits and vegetables, being 90-98% water, contain between ¼ cup to 1 cup water per serving. Energy Calories are how we measure energy and fruits give us simple unadulterated carbohydrates, i.e. pure energy!! Don’t be confused with the simple...

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...

Catching up with Olympic Hopeful: Brendan Gregg

Catching up with Olympic Hopeful: Brendan Gregg Name: Brendan Gregg Age: 27 Best events and PR’s: 5000m – 13:43.52 10,000m – 28:03.27 Half Marathon – 63:35 Favorite place to run in the Sacramento area: North Davis Greenbelt Favorite place to eat after a run: Taqueria Guadalajara Favorite movie: The Great Escape Who is your greatest...