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10% Rule

When beginning a running or walking program, people often want to know how to increase mileage (or exercise duration) quickly without getting injured. Nothing sets back runners like an injury and it discourages a lot of people from wanting to get back out there. An important way to protect yourself and increase your enjoyment is to…

Biomechanical Analysis

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Biomechanical Analysis of Running – How It Works. Watch the Video Shoes that Fit Like a Glove – Using Technology to Find the Perfect Fit Biomechanical analysis may sound like something they do at NASA, but in reality it’s a simple process that helps us match the right pair of running shoes and insoles to…

Where to Run in Salt Lake City

Check out our new SLC Run Map! STRAVA Heat Map See where all the locals run.  Sort by run, bike or both. City Creek Canyon – Near Downtown Located just a mile from the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, this paved route brings you quickly away from the urban congestion through a very pretty canyon…

Downhill Running

by Nate Blouin Downhill running is an unavoidable aspect for Utahns entering many of the half and full marathons in the area. Prepare all you’d like, but if your legs aren’t trained for downhill running (that you’re likely to encounter in many of the area’s races), all your hard work could go right down the…

6 Tips for Setting and Reaching Running Goals

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by Holli Childs Sometimes, like New Year’s Resolutions, goals seem like something to be set and worked toward for an amount of time before life gets in the way and those goals fall by the wayside. My goal is to help you (and myself) become better at setting and creating running goals. 1. The first…

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…

Getting Over the Training Hump

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by Holli Childs Have you ever started a training program for a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, or any other fitness goal? If you said yes, you then have probably experienced what I call, “The Training Hump.” I know I have. I am in the middle of it right now. I am on week 5 of…

Amanda: Training for My 1st Marathon

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by Amanda Theobald (Part 1 of 4) Hi, my name is Amanda and I am training for my first marathon. In fact, it is exactly one month away. I decided in October I was going to do a marathon during 2014 because I turn 26, so it’s the golden year of the marathon (26 years…
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