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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 the world’s oldest annual marathon. It also pays tribute to the three victims who were killed and the more than 260 people who were injured by the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. A...

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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 individual titles. Brown, a 5-year-old brain cancer survivor, ran in the Miracle Mile to start the festivities on a gorgeous day at the state Capitol. House, a 13-year-old leukemia patient,...

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Past winners head SACTOWN field

April 10, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Biwott, Alemayehu return seeking Pacific Association championship Past champions Shadrack Biwott and Tesfaye Alemayehu and California International Marathon runner-up Jane Kibii headline a strong elite field for Sunday’s Credit Union SACTOWN Five- and Ten-Mile Run. The fifth annual event, which helps raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, including UC Davis Children’s Hospital, serves as USA Track & Field’s Pacific Association 10-Mile...

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Meet the Macros

Meet the Macros Carbohydrate, protein, fat and water are called the macronutrients. Macro refers to the amount in which they are needed, not their actual molecular size. In other words, we need large amounts of these nutrients; as opposed to the micronutrients, vitamins and minerals, of which we need a very small amount. Of the macros, three of them, carbohydrate, protein and fat, not only provide calories but are our only sources of calories, otherwise known as ENERGY. CARBOHYDRATES The current culture has framed carbohydrates in a bad...

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Running to help the cause

April 6, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org After five surgeries, Timmy Brown plans to enter SACTOWN event Timmy Brown was only 2 ½ years old when he came to UC Davis Children’s Hospital in January of 2012. Diagnosed with a brain tumor (medulloblastoma), he underwent five surgeries, endured six months of chemotherapy and tolerated multiple hospital stays typically lasting a week at a time. Three years later, his prognosis is good. Timmy, 5, plans to run in the Miracle Mile near the state Capitol on...

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Run For TODAY includes SACTOWN

March 31, 2015 For immediate release Contact: John Schumacher schumacher@runsra.org Local race part of national effort To encourage women’s running The TODAY Show and KCRA TV are teaming up to encourage women across the country to run in a local race this spring, with the Credit Union SACTOWN Five- and Ten-Mile Run on April 12 among the events targeted by the health-focused Run For TODAY project. TODAY Show anchors Natalie Morales and Erica Hill are spearheading the effort to promote women’s fitness as they prepare to co-host the...

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SACTOWN adds five-mile run

March 13, 2015 For immediate release New course crosses river, returns to state Capitol The Credit Union SACTOWN Ten-Mile Run celebrates its fifth anniversary by adding a five-mile race, offering a new course going through downtown Sacramento and West Sacramento and delivering another exciting finish near the state Capitol. The race, put on by the Sacramento Running Association and sponsored by local credit unions, is set for April 12. The event helps raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which includes Sacramento’s UC Davis...

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SRA’s Wallace wins national title

March 3, 2015 For immediate release Former UC Davis standout claims 1,000-meter crown Sacramento Running Association standout Lauren Wallace turned in a big performance at just the right time Sunday, winning the women’s 1,000 meters in the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships in Boston. Wallace, 26, held off three rivals in a furious finish at the Reggie Lewis Center. Choosing to stay on the inside, the former UC Davis runner finished in a meet record 2 minutes, 40.42 seconds, just ahead of Nike’s Treniere Moser 2:40.62, Nike’s...

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CIM offers early entry discount

Feb. 27, 2015 For immediate release Deferrals, VIP experience also available for runners Looking for a great deal? Want to be among the first in line? The California International Marathon offers runners a low-cost, early entry for its 2015 race. The pre-entry offer begins Tuesday, March 3 at 12:01 a.m. The first 1,000 registrants can gain a spot in the 33rd annual race, set for Dec. 6, for just $105, well below the regular registration price of $135. Runners can take advantage of the offer by visiting www.runcim.org. “Our pre-entry pricing...

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CIM offers early entry discount

Feb. 27, 2015 For immediate release Deferrals, VIP experience also available for runners Looking for a great deal? Want to be among the first in line? The California International Marathon offers runners a low-cost, early entry for its 2015 race. The pre-entry offer begins Tuesday, March 3 at 12:01 a.m. The first 1,000 registrants can gain a spot in the 33rd annual race, set for Dec. 6, for just $105, well below the regular registration price of $135. Runners can take advantage of the offer by visiting www.runcim.org. “Our pre-entry pricing...

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