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Auburn area runners, spectators avoid Boston blast by minutes

For some Auburn area runners and their supporters at Monday’s Boston Marathon, a matter of minutes turned out to be the difference from being near the explosions that killed ...

Mansoor helps U.S. win cross country gold

When El Dorado Hills resident John Mansoor began helping his two children Alex and Jackie train for the Oak Ridge cross country team back in 2003, he never envisioned that it would ...

Mansoor eager for cross country event

After guiding his two kids through high school cross country and track seasons at Oak Ridge High, it’s now time for John Mansoor to reap the benefits of his training. Mansoor, 55 ...

Mansoor takes second in Masters 10,000-meter run

John Mansoor entered the 10,000-meter run at the Masters Track and Field Championships with no expectations. He wasn’t there to win the race and had no time goals in mind; he wa ...

Aboukhadijeh runs second in 5-mile run

About 800 people kicked off Independence Day with a 5-mile run at Glen Hall Park in Sacramento. Oak Ridge cross country and track coach John Mansoor and UCLA-bound Amjed Aboukha ...

Local athletes enjoy Golden West experience

Local athletes competed alongside some of the country’s best high school athletes in the 50th annual adidas Golden West Invitational Track and Field Meet held Saturday at Prairie ...