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Runner's 100-mile trek takes him through Sweet Home


November 13, 2019

TREVOR SPANGLE heads east on North River Drive during his 100-mile run Saturday morning. He is accompanied by bicyclist Dave Anolik, left.

What does a long-distance runner squirrel away in his pack before setting off on a two-day run?

For Trevor Spangle, it's Oreos, Top Ramen, Chef Boyardee ravioli, gels and chews.

"Lots of sugar, lots of salt," he said.

And before putting feet to pavement out of Lebanon Friday night, the elementary school teacher from Salem quaffed some beer and ate baked potato wedges covered with sour cream and green onions. But that's the kind of sustenance needed to get somebody through a 100-mile run.

Spangle completed a century Sunday on that diet, doing an all-nighter and more to finish a personal g...

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