Baker to Vegas endurance run concludes with a flourish for rookie team


Santa Ana Police Detective Eva Lopez was nearly at a loss for words as she recovered from her early morning run in the cavernous convention room at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. It was shortly after 3 a.m., and Det. Lopez had run the final leg for the first-ever Santa Ana Police Department’s women’s team entry in the Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup, a torturous 120-mile relay race through deserts and mountains between California and Nevada. After winding through the streets of Las Vegas, Det. Lopez concluded her 4.6-mile run to shouts and applause from thousands of fans,…

1 2 3 4 111