Disregard for the ludicrous nature of ultras turns into a passion for the sport
“Ultra running is the dumbest thing ever. I don’t know why people do it,” said personal trainer Jodie Wood. Those words were spoken more than five years ago before Jodie, a Roseville resident, hit one of the scenic trails in the Sacramento area. Now she’s hooked. Playing soccer in college kept Jodie fit and familiar with running sprints. Training for distance running started when Jodie joined the Roseville running group gO!. Jodie has a few distance running awards under her b
It's never too late to start something new.
Many of us have heard this before: “It’s never too late to start something new.” Newcastle resident Bryan Wright, a Project Manager for HP, knows that from experience. As Bryan reached his mid-forties, he felt his health was failing and it was time to get fit. He started with bicycling and participated in several races and then decided to add running to the mix, which wasn’t so easy. Bryan says getting around the track was nearly impossible but he didn’t give up. Bryan knew s