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Coach King enters SRA Hall of Fame

Feb. 2, 2016 For immediate release Legendary high school coach, four others set for Feb. 27 induction (Third in a series highlighting the five members of the Sacramento Running Association’s 2016 Hall of Fame class. Today: Bob King). If you speak to former athletes at Mira Loma or Del Campo about Coach Bob King, the message is consistent and strong. A lot like the coach himself. Work hard, trust the plan, don’t think too much and the results will come. And remember, the team is always greater than the individual. “I try to get as many...

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Coach King enters SRA Hall of Fame

Feb. 2, 2016 For immediate release Legendary high school coach, four others set for Feb. 27 induction (Third in a series highlighting the five members of the Sacramento Running Association’s 2016 Hall of Fame class. Today: Bob King). If you speak to former athletes at Mira Loma or Del Campo about Coach Bob King, the message is consistent and strong. A lot like the coach himself. Work hard, trust the plan, don’t think too much and the results will come. And remember, the team is always greater than the individual. “I try to get as many...

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Get a running start on Super Sunday

Feb. 1, 2016 For immediate release Race offers football fun with stadium finish and tailgate party It doesn’t matter if you’re a Broncos fan, a Panthers supporter or a proud backer of one of the other 30 NFL teams that didn’t make it to Sunday’s Super Bowl. The seventh annual Super Sunday Run on Feb. 7 welcomes football fans of all shapes, sizes and affiliations to start off the big day at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. Wear your favorite team’s jersey and bring a football to toss around. The race, which features a 10k and a 5k, focuses...

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Get a running start on Super Sunday

Feb. 1, 2016 For immediate release Race offers football fun with stadium finish and tailgate party It doesn’t matter if you’re a Broncos fan, a Panthers supporter or a proud backer of one of the other 30 NFL teams that didn’t make it to Sunday’s Super Bowl. The seventh annual Super Sunday Run on Feb. 7 welcomes football fans of all shapes, sizes and affiliations to start off the big day at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium. Wear your favorite team’s jersey and bring a football to toss around. The race, which features a 10k and a 5k, focuses...

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Kosinski races to SRA Hall of Fame

Jan. 25, 2016 For immediate release National high school record-holder, four others set for Feb. 27 induction (Second in a series highlighting the five members of the Sacramento Running Association’s 2016 Hall of Fame class. Today: Alex Kosinski). Alex Kosinski made a name for herself at El Dorado Hills’ Oak Ridge High School, but her impact on the sport of long distance running extends well beyond the foothills of El Dorado County. Kosinski was at the forefront of the golden era of high school girls running, representing the Sacramento area...

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West joins SRA Hall of Fame

Jan. 13, 2016 For immediate release Miler, four others set for Feb. 27 induction (First in a series highlighting the five members of the Sacramento Running Association’s 2016 Hall of Fame class. Today: Clifton West). Before Stember, before Mastalir, before Kuphaldt and Fernandez, there was West. Clifton West. Clifton West’s greatest asset as a runner is hard to define. Was it his speed? Was it his kick? Was it his mental toughness? Maybe it was his versatility. He ended his career as the only man in history to run 10.3 in the 100 meters, 20.9...

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Super Sunday Run focuses on football, family and fun

Jan. 7, 2016 For immediate release Race offers football fun with stadium finish and tailgate party The seventh annual Super Sunday Run on Feb. 7 offers Sacramento a chance to start the football fun with a guilt-free run. The race, which features a 10k and a 5k, focuses on family and football with jersey-style race shirts, a finish on the football field at Hornet Stadium, a post-race tailgate party with free food and beer and two kid’s races held in the spirit of fitness and fun. Participants have the option to run without the kids by...

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Hall of Fame class of 2016 announced

Dec. 22, 2015 For immediate release King, West, Kosinski, Howard, Soderlund earn nod Local running legends and pioneers in the sport of long distance running headline the Sacramento Running Association’s fourth Hall of Fame class. Long-time Mira Loma and Del Campo High School coach Bob King, Sacramento’s first state track meet champion Clifton West, high school national record-holder Alex Kosinski, talented ultramarathoner Jim Howard and long-time Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run race director Greg Soderlund earned spots in the class of...

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Barno, Abrha surge to CIM victories

Dec. 6, 2015 For immediate release Contact: Ellen Moore (916) 737-2627 ellen@runsra.org CIM eclipses Olympic Trials Qualifiers mark Kenya’s Elisha Barno made his move after the 20-mile mark, surging ahead of the lead pack at “The Wall” to win the 33rd annual CaliforniaInternational Marathon in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 51 seconds on Sunday. Serkalem Abrha of Ethiopia used a similar strategy, pushing ahead of the lead group and running alone for the last six miles to win the women’s race in 2:31:29. Much of the drama happened behind the leaders,...

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Final Runner Instructions

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN! California International Marathon event entrants: Are you ready for CIM 2015? Below are your final runner instructions. Please be sure to review all the details below for essential race weekend and race day information! Additional reminders will be posted on runCIM.org and on social media over these final few days. Thank you for choosing the CIM and good luck on Sunday! SUPER IMPORTANT REMINDERS RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4 12:00 pm – CIM Expo opens (Sacramento Convention Center) 3:00-6:00 pm –...

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