Utah Valley Marathon Fitness Expo Presented by
Packet pick-up will be held inside the Utah Valley Convention Center (UVCC) on Friday, June 8th between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM. The convention center is located at 220 W Center Street, Provo, 84601. Each runner must present a valid photo ID or a copy of their confirmation email in order to pick-up their bib, timing chip, and race shirt.
Utah Valley Marathon Symposium Presented by Provo City – June 8, 2018 from 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This Provo Marathon Symposium will be located in the Utah Valley Convention Center in conjunction with the health and fitness expo. The Utah Valley Marathon symposium includes elite and veteran running experts. There will also be medical professionals there to discuss running related injuries. This will be an informal setting where the general public can come for some or all of the selected speakers. Admission to the Utah Valley Marathon expo and symposium is free.
Utah Valley Marathon Symposium Speakers:
|3:00 PM||Sasha Pachev||Founder of the FastRunningBlog.com||Running with your family in Crocs (as seen in Sport Illustrated)|
|3:30 PM||Odd Paul Lineback||Singer/Writer of Marathon Song Parodies – The ‘Weird Al’ of Running.||Finding the Fun in Running. Follow his frequent follies and foibles as he fumbles his way to a flawless run.|
|4:00 PM||Jeremiah West, M.D.||Utah Valley Marathon Medical Director (race co-founder)||Proper hydration and post race recover|
|5:00 PM||David Scholz, MEd||Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Utah State University||Strength Training and Nutritional Assessment to Improve Running Mechanics and Faster Running Time|
|5:30 PM||Nicolas Montanez||Finished 9th @ 2016 DIV 1 NCAA XC Nationals||How to get past a plateau and continue to improve|
|6:00 PM||Michael Hoffman, M.D.||Renowned board-certified orthopedic surgeon||“is running bad for your knees”|
|6:30 PM||Dr. Curtis Neilsen & Dr. Cory Neilsen||Sports Medicine Family Physicians||TBD|
|7:00 PM||John Bozung||Finisher of a marathon ever month for 22 years – world record (264 consecutive months)||Persevering through adversity. It might not be pretty, but you’ll get there.|