2021 – 2022 Highlights

Pacific Association USATF Cross Country Championships Golden Gate Park, November 21, 2021

USATF National Club Cross Country Championships Tallahassee, Florida, December 11, 2021 Brent Cushenbery; 51st 60-64, 38:56 Andy Harris; 55th 60-64, 40:11 Steve Swindel; 23rd 65-69, 51:49 15th Place Team in the Nation 60-69

USATF Cross Country Championships 8K Balboa Park, San Diego Jan 8, 2022 Brent Cushenbery; 95th place, 39:53 Andy Harris; 105th place, 41:42 Larry Fluharty; 109th place, 42:50 Ron Souza; 116th place, 45:31

USATF National 10 mile Championships (SacTown 10) Sacramento Apr 3, 2022 Ruben Rodriquez, 15th place (55-59 AG), 1:11:21 Howard Iseri, 10th place (60-64 AG), 1:11:46 Brent Cushenbery, 16th place (60-64 AG), 1:18:21 Ron Souza, 9th place (65-69 AG), 1:18:32 Ben Mundy, 17th place (60-64 AG), 1:27:57 Rich King, 25th place (50-54 AG), 1:34:48 Team Placing: 50+ 8th place (Ruben Rodriquez, Ben Mundy, Rich King) Team Placing: 60+ 5th place (Howard Iseri, Brent Cushenbery, Ron Souza)

Rebel Yell Newsletter, May 2022

River City Rebels


Steve Swindel, President; Andy Harris, Vice-President; Brent Cushenbery, Communications; Don Koeberlein Secretary/Treasurer; Brent Cushenbery, Webmaster

Board Members:

Steve Swindel, Andy Harris, Martin Dean, Ben Mundy, Brent Cushenbery, Don Koeberlein



A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

  • Rebel Yell

After a long hiatus, the Rebel Yell has returned. Please feel free to contribute any articles; post-race reviews and/or race results for potential inclusion in future Yells. Now that the author of the Yell seems to be fully retired – he will attempt to publish the Yell on a semi-regular basis.

  • Rebel Website

You may be unaware since it was a seamless transition, but, the Rebel website has moved to a new domain and has been revamped. Additionally, Brent Cushenbery has taken-on the task of Webmaster. “Thanks!!!” are extended to Brent for assuming the duties and to Thom Pearman for his many years of maintaining the Rebel website.

  • Rebel XC Challenge

SAVE THE DATE – The Rebel XC Challenge (A PAUSATF race) is Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Ancil Hoffman Park, Carmichael. For more information, please refer to the Rebel website.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – If you do not plan to race…please (!)…volunteer to work. Or, if you plan to race…please (!) volunteer to work…when you are not racing. Soon, a formal request for volunteers will be sent via email so that you can sign-up for what you wish to do at the race. Any assistance you can provide will be greatly appreciated and will help the Rebels host a successful race.

Note – As the year goes along, I’ll try my best to acknowledge member’s results. However, I’m sure I’ll miss some individuals or races. If I do, I apologize in advance. Additionally – please feel free to email me club results, and I’ll do my best to include them in the next newsletter.


  • Workouts
    • Note – If you show-up sporadically, please contact before showing because schedules and locations are subject to change.

Sunday – Long runs generally starting at the Hazel Avenue Fish Hatchery or near Karen’s Bakery in Folsom @ 8:00AM. Contact Brent Cushenbery at brentcushenbery@gmail.com for more information.

Tuesday AM – Interval workouts on the track at Folsom Lake College @ 8:00AM Contact Andy Harris at attyserv@surewest.net

Friday AM – Interval workouts on the track at Folsom Lake College @ 8:00AM

  • Board Meetings

Rebel Board Meetings are held the first Wednesday of various months at 6PM. A club email is sent prior to every Board meeting. All are welcome to attend these meetings and add their voice to the mix. If you are interested in attending please refer to the club email for the next scheduled date or contact a Board member.

  • Club Suggestion “Box”

Your input is valued, as is your membership in the club. If you have a suggestion or opinion on something you feel would improve or be of benefit to the club – please feel free to submit it to me (Steve Swindel), and I will bring it forward at the next Board meeting. If you believe your suggestion is of a sensitive nature and/or you wish to remain anonymous – please make this known to me and I will keep your identity in the strictest confidence.

  • Apparel

Rebel singlets ($25) and other apparel is available. Contact Andy Harris at attyserv@surewest.net for more information.

  • Club Membership

Membership requires the payment of a nominal fee (Currently, $25 (An outrageously good deal) and the signing of a waiver.

Renewal Link:


  • PAUSATF – Membership

It is encouraged but not required that club members also join the United States of America Track and Field Association (USATF). The Rebels throughout the year participate in many USATF events and in order for the Rebels to score individuals on teams membership is required.  For information visit: http://www.pausatf.org/  (The Rebels are club #116).

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.


Steve Swindel, President

River City Rebels Running Club