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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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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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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Tips for Safe Running in the Dark

It’s daylight savings time. Hooray for longer, lighter evenings! But if you’re like many of our racers, your training happens in the wee hours of the morning before work or school. Unfortunately, this time change means even more chances that you’re running in the dark. Here are some tips to stay safe out there in […]

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Utah Valley 10K

Utah Valley 10K   Whether you’re a novice runner or just looking for a fun race, our 10K is the perfect summer run. Our 10K runners will be taking the last leg of our Utah Valley Marathon, starting at Canyon Crest Elementary and running into downtown Provo. The gently sloping downward course is an exciting […]

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Utah Grand Slam

Utah Grand Slam   The Utah Grand Slam is a yearly competition involving four marathons across the state. It’s a fun, high impact race series for marathoners who are ready for a fully packed season, and we’re excited to be a part of it. It includes the Ogden Marathon, the Utah Valley Marathon, the Deseret […]

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