The 5 Best Shoes for Utah Running Environments

Besides the body, running shoes are the most important piece of equipment for marathoners. In Utah, the abundance of public land makes trail running incredibly popular. Many runners are looking for lightweight, durable soled shoes. Finding trail running shoes is sometimes trial and error, so we have done our best to find the highest rated […]

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The 5 Marathons You Must Run Before You Die

Creating a bucket list of marathons to run can be motivating and exciting. Planning for these events can be incentive enough to improve training and switch up running types. Many runners also pair family vacations with marathon events, so we have compiled a list of the best marathons to add to your bucket list. These […]

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Local Area Events for After the Utah Valley Marathon

This year’s Utah Valley Marathon will take place Saturday June 8th . The event attracts many visitors from around the country. In addition to the marathon, there are numerous sites to see and events to attend before and after the marathon. Local Area Events: Friday, June 7 th , 2018 Pedal Provo Ghost Tours Downtown […]

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The 4 Best Trails Runs in the Provo Area

The Provo/Orem area has some of the most beautiful terrain in the country, which is exactly why the Utah Valley Marathon has become a popular event. Many visitors to the area don’t realize that there are hundreds of trails in the area that are well-manicured and safe for running. If you are a resident or […]

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Local Stores in Utah Runners Should Check Out

If You’re a Runner, Here’s Some Great Utah Stores Whether you are just getting started or are an old pro at running, getting the right gear for your run is key to maintaining your health and making the experience enjoyable. From shoes to running clothes, to fitness trackers and even the right headphones, your experience […]

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Local Races to Run After the Utah Valley Marathon

2018 Local Races Near Utah Valley     Thank you to everyone who helped make the 2017 Utah Valley Marathon such a great success. The Utah Valley Marathon boasts not only some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable for running, but also some of the best runners. Your efforts have helped raise money for Mac’s […]

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Running with music? Four ways to stay safe

Jamming to your favorite tunes is a great way to make the miles fly by. While treadmill users have no problem with cranking the Wake-me-Up-Before-You-Go-Go at top volume, what about running with music on the roads?  Use these four simple tips to stay safe when running with music in your ears. 1. Run well off […]

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Too hot to handle? Safe running tips for the heat

Hot in the city tonight? Baby it’s HOT outside? What’s a runner to do when the thermometer says NO but your training schedule says yes? While heat-related complications are real, here are a few tips to help you keep your cool –and keep running – in the hot summer months. Pick sunrise or sunset. Your best […]

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Four-legged Friends: Tips to Safe Running with a Dog

Want to run with your DOG? I have two dog-daughters who are my most reliable training partners. They are ALWAYS game for a run (especially if we hit the trails where they can run off leash). Even if you don’t own a dog, you can probably think of a neighbor who would jump at the […]

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Match-maker, make me a match! Finding the best training partner

Having a running partner is a huge part of staying motivated to train, can make racing more enjoyable and it can make you faster. But finding the right fit can be almost as hard as finding your mate on Tinder. But like all things in endurance events, the process will be well worth the reward. […]

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