My First Triathlon & Tips I Learned

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by Kim Frei My first triathlon would never have happened if my father didn’t decide to get into the sport. My dad doesn’t have a history of athletic abilities or a miracle pill that suddenly makes exercising not hurt so much, but in the last year he has shown a huge amount of determination. I…

2014 Kona Chronicles – The Swim

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by BJ Christenson The time has come once again for my annual report about all things Kona and the Ironman World Championship.  This will be my 8th race here at the world championships and things are really starting to become quite familiar.  As my final preparations are taking place here on the island I thought…

Train to Run Faster

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by Jana Peale We’re gearing up for event season! Many of us are training for the Salt Lake City Marathon, Half Marathon, Wasatch Ragnar, or another one of the many events found on our race calendar. While running frequently will prepare you for the distance, it will not prepare you to hit a PR. To run faster, you…

Top 5 Races in Utah for 2014

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by Holli Childs When I began thinking about what the top five races in Utah could possibly be, I realized there was no way to choose just 5. So, instead I have chosen five different categories and will list one of the top races in that category. This list doesn’t even put a dent in…

RISE 5K Walk/Run & 5K Cocoa Run for Charity

RISE Family Services 1st Annual 5K Walk/Run and Silent Auction – Sept. 28th Come out and support a great cause! RISE Services is hosting its first annual 5K walk/run fundraiser event at Sugarhouse Park on September 28, 2013. RISE is a non-profit agency specializing in home and community-based supports for children and adults with disabilities,…

Race Preview: 2013 Park City Trail Series Half Marathon

Sit back and picture yourself on a beautiful mountain.  The air is crisp, the sagebrush is emitting the scent of the desert as it blows in the wind, and you are staring at a post-card-perfect vista of the Wasatch Back. Sounds enticing? Just wait. It is the future, but not far into the future, just…

Running the distance- Training tips for a half/full marathon

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By Kelan Stanfill So you signed up for your first half or full marathon…. now what?? In addition to planning your training runs, you will also need to think about hydration, nutrition and recovery. While there are many different training theories, I have compiled a few basic tips that I wish I had followed when…