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Auburn’s picturesque Tahoe Club building turning 100

The letters on the page are boldly written, showing purposeful, proud hands. First to sign was J.W. Francis, an electrician in Auburn and a trustee of the Tahoe Club. The next na ...

Kilian’s latest conquest: Western States

The Western States Endurance Run’s cougar trophy is heading overseas for the first time. Kilian Jornet, who grew up running in the Pyrenes Mountains in his native Catalonia, rule ...

Roes out of Western States

Defending champion Geoff Roes dropped out of the Western States Endurance Run Saturday at Michigan Bluff. The 35-year-old Roes was well off the pace of then-leaders Kilian Jornet a ...

It’s more than a two-man race

Always in search of a vigorous challenge, Geoff Roes wasn’t sure he would find it at the Western States Endurance Run after he shattered the course record at the 100-mile trail r ...

Talented WS women everywhere you look

Many of the top women are feeling fit, injury-free and stronger than ever as they pursue the top prize in ultrarunning on Saturday. The scary thing for the contenders is there are ...

Western States course taking a detour

Organizers of the Western States Endurance run figured 100 miles with more than 40,000 feet of climbing and descending in conditions ranging from cold darkness to blazing canyons w ...

Roosen relishing each run

Paul Roosen enjoys taking in the beautiful scenery and challenging himself as he hits the trail to prepare for ultramarathons. But perhaps the biggest benefit of his hobby comes wh ...

Powell’s passion leads to ‘Progress’

Bryon Powell is torn. He loves his job. He also loves to run. Thus his dilemma on June 25, when he is scheduled to toe the starting line at the Western States Endurance Run. A thre ...

Roes chases down his foes

There were moments Saturday when Geoff Roes couldn’t help but question the blistering pace of the leaders at the Western States Endurance Run. By Saturday evening, Roes was sett ...

Rookies rule, records fall

A course that has humbled countless rookies was no match for two fresh faces. Geoff Roes became the first in Western States Endurance Run history to break the course record in his ...