A white-shirted army descended on the Sacramento Raceway for a chance to be showered in colored corn starch Saturday. But the hundreds who turned out for an event promoted as “The Color Fight” discovered only an empty track and their prepaid tickets worthless.
With a brisk finishing kick, the fundraising campaign to bring two impoverished but talented Kenyan runners to Sacramento to compete in the California International Marathon surpassed its monetary goal by noon Tuesday.
A group of 225 bicycle riders and crew raised $330,000 for 11 AIDS research and related groups during a four-day trip in Northern California.
With shock waves from Monday's explosions rippling across the country, three Sacramento residents who ran the Boston Marathon described the chaos that erupted at the finish line.
The Lake Natoma Four Bridges run has been rebranded and rerouted. It will be called the Folsom Blues Breakout Half Marathon.
The Sacramento Running Association will induct eight into its inaugural Hall of Fame class tonight at a 6 o'clock dinner at the Sheraton Grand Hotel.
Seven legends are scheduled to be inducted into the Sacramento Running Association's first Hall of Fame class on Jan. 26 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, according to a news release.
The weekend storm complicated cleanup from Sunday morning's California International Marathon, as runners donned garbage bags for rain protection, then discarded the bags as they warmed up.
In years such as this, race director John Mansoor expects a smaller field of elite runners for the California International Marathon.
With thousands of runners and walkers expected for the annual Run to Feed the Hungry in east Sacramento on Thursday, race officials have announced two changes to help with traffic flow before and after the event.