Riley Chamberlain: Del Oro Cross Country’s Rabbit Whisperer
A Dominant State Champion Cross Country Runner As A Freshman A Year Ago, Del Oro’s Riley Chamberlain Isn’t Shy About Her Olympic Aspirations • She prefers to train in a chatty group. But in competition, Riley Chamberlain has only the trail and her thoughts for company. “I will think... Read more
Shoes, Water and… What’s in a Cross Country Runners Bag?
You track spikes have been put away, and cross country season is about to begin. So, what’s in your bag? Being a cross country runner, I always carry my running backpack with me filled with my most favorite items. What’s in there you ask? Here are the top six... Read more
How to Avoid Foot or Ankle Injuries While Running on the Beach
Six tips for your next jaunt by the sea to keep your feet and ankles injury free. We live in California so why not capitalize on the beauty of the beach while enjoying the strength-enhancing workout of running on the beach. Running on the beach can strengthen your ankle... Read more
3 Things to Try if You’re Suffering From Back Pain
Getting ready for long-distance runs? Like any sport, running can bring on various injuries or pain. Back pain is pretty common with runners. Its solution may be a simple stretch or when the issue is more complex, what’s required is a structural shift. Elijah Rogge of Castro Valley High... Read more
Oakland Raiders Legend Hosts First Ever Race for Life 5K
Race for Life with the Biletnikoff Foundation The Biletnikoff Foundation announces the inaugural Run For Life 5K on September 28, 2019. The event features one of the NFL Oakland Raiders most legendary Super Bowl MVPs and Hall of Famer, Fred Biletnikoff and his wife Angela. The event takes place... Read more
Menlo School-Atherton Track Quintet SportStars of the Week
Alexandra Chan, Lauren Hamilton, Michelle Louie, Kyra Pretre and Charlotte Tomkinson of Menlo School-Atherton — Track Grab SportStars of the Week Title The Menlo-Atherton quintet’s efforts essentially won the Central Coast Section Track and Field Championship, spanning all girls divisions. It was a historic team championship that made Menlo the... Read more
St. Francis Track & Field Qualifies for State Championships
St. Francis Track & Field Qualifies Three and Relay for State Championships The St. Francis track and field team won the first ever Sac-Joaquin Section Masters team title behind three individual wins, a second-place relay and three additional top-five performances Saturday in rainy conditions at Davis Senior High School.... Read more
Gatorade Presents Winner with Honor in Front of Family, Friends and Teammates In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Liam Anderson of Redwood High School in Larkspur, CA as the 2018-19 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Anderson won the... Read more
Granada Cross Country: Matador Girls’ Finishing Kick
A Nucleus Of Four-Year Seniors Look To Close Their Dominant Granada Cross Country Careers With A Golden Flourish • Your commitment best be serious. Being part of the girls cross country varsity team at Granada High in Livermore is not for those seeking a leisurely run through the park. ... Read more
Concord 5000 Set For Nov. 11
Popular, Affordable 5K Benefitting The Armed Forces And Its Veterans Takes Place At Newhall Park • On Nov. 11, Diablo Valley Federal Credit Union will present the Concord 5000 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Contra Costa Blue Star Moms.  The Blue Star Moms are a non-profit organization devoted to... Read more
Concord’s Rayna Stanziano Sets A Quiet Pace
Underrated and Understated, Concord High’s Rayna Stanziano Has Quietly Become One Of The East Bay’s Best Distance Runners • Rayna Stanziano reflects the tranquil nature of Concord High’s cross country team, appreciating more subtle aspects of competition and sport, rather than the trophies and banners that larger programs collect... Read more
Granite Bay Triathlon Turning 21 In August
Tri, Tri Again! If you know about triathlon, that headline will resonate! It takes a lot of training, skill and mental toughness to race in a Tri, none the least this one. The Granite Bay Triathlon! On Saturday, Aug. 25, Total Body Fitness Racing will host one of their biggest... Read more