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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,...

Gold Rush 50k caters to runners

April 24, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Ultra from Pilot Hill to Folsom provides training opportunity 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. The third annual race, set for...

SRA’s Hitchings shines at Boston

April 20, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Local runner claims 50-54 title, finishes 57th in women’s race Jenny Hitchings, who runs for the Sacramento Running Association’s Elite Team, won the women’s 50-54 age-group title Monday at the Boston Marathon with a 2-hour, 52-minute, 51-second effort. The 51-year-old...

Run celebrates Boston Marathon

April 14, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Sacramento Running Association plans free fun run on Wednesday The spirit of the Boston Marathon returns to Sacramento on Wednesday night. A free fun run offered by the Sacramento Running Association on April 15 honors and celebrates the Boston race, which began in 1897 and is...

Chipangama, Kibii win SACTOWN races

April 12, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Young patients help energize event for children’s hospitals After Timmy Brown and Angela House supplied the early energy for Sunday’s Credit Union SACTOWN Five- and Ten-Mile Run, Jordan Chipangama and Jane Kibii kept the momentum going by besting elite fields to win 10-mile...