The Modesto Bee

Modesto Bee file photo of Robert Root

Modesto runner missing in Placer County

Published: Monday, Mar. 31, 2014 - 7:41 am

A search and rescue team is looking for a Modesto runner who went missing in Placer County.

According to a post on the Shadowchase Running Club Facebook page, Robert Root did not return from a group training run on the Western States trail Sunday morning.

Root is a well-known running enthusiast who was honored by the American Red Cross in 2011 for his actions helping another runner at the Modesto Midnight Half Marathon in 2010.

Read more at the Modesto Bee.

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