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Optimizing Glycogen Storage

Optimizing Glycogen Storage: How Effective is ‘Carbo Loading’? Glycogen is the body’s storage form of carbohydrate and is the body’s favorite source of energy upon commencement of exercise. These ‘released’ carbohydrates provide fuel and hydration. The athlete who can dip into plentiful supplies of glycogen quickly has a distinct advantage. THE BASICS Glycogen...

Free CIM training for first-timers

June 8, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org SRA, Fleet Feet Sports Partner to Offer Spots for 50 Runners The notion of running a marathon for the first time stirs up a mix of excitement and fear, the prospect of an exhilarating finish tempered by doubts about being able to make it that far. What better place to take on the...

Free CIM training for first-timers

June 8, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org SRA, Fleet Feet Sports Partner to Offer Spots for 50 Runners The notion of running a marathon for the first time stirs up a mix of excitement and fear, the prospect of an exhilarating finish tempered by doubts about being able to make it that far. What better place to take on the...

SRA offers free youth track meets

May 28, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher Sacramento schoolkids ready for three events at Burbank The Sacramento Running Association’s Spring Youth Fitness Program includes a series of free track meets at Luther Burbank High School for Sacramento elementary school students. The meets, set for June 2, 4 and 9, run from 3:30-5:30 p.m. The SRA...

Hanna, Hoeg earn Gold Rush titles

May 9, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher Men’s winner overcomes bad fall in 50k from Pilot Hill to Folsom Rich Hanna overcame a nasty fall to run away with the men’s title and Tracy Hoeg delivered a winning move along the second half of the course to win the women’s race Saturday in the Gold Rush 50k. Hanna, a longtime race director and coach...

Gold Rush 50k hits trails

May 7, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher SRA event offers runners a gentler race experience The Sacramento Running Association’s effort to provide quality running events for local runners hits the trails on Saturday for the third annual Gold Rush 50k. Instead of pounding the pavement during events like the California International Marathon,...