Book Review "Eat & Run"

Guest Post by Brad Gannon One of the greatest contributing factors in determining how you will perform within your next race is what you fuel your body with.  Within Eat & Run, Scott Jurek does an amazing job of explaining how he goes about training to be a world-class ultra-running [...]

Diary of an Injured Runner

There I was, mile four of 31, cruising a steep downhill, and I felt it. That nagging pain and tightness on the outside of my left knee. I knew it right then; I was going to have to drop from a race for the first time ever. I made it [...]

Yum, Yum Eat 'Em Up!

  There are some days where the last thing I want to do is eat after a long run or hard workout. There are other days when eating, or should I say craving something very specific, is the only thing I can think about during that entire time. On those [...]

Winter Cross-Training Part I: Snow Sports and Cycling

Cross-training is important year-round for runners; however, it seems to be on the minds of runners a little more during winter months if you live in a cold climate. Maybe it is because there are fewer races to train for, maybe it’s the cold, or maybe you just want to [...]

Capitol Reef National Park (One of Utah's best kept Little Secrets

By Autumn Jeppson Why go to Capitol Reef?  Capitol Reef offers amazing views on the edge of high ridges, natural bridges, slot canyon walls, fruit orchards in the dessert, and a surprising solitude that one can’t find at other National Parks.   Getting There: Capitol Reef is located in Central [...]

Old Man Winter Has Arrived

I think it is safe to say that winter has arrived. For us trail runners this means the end of our season, or does it? Sure, waste deep snow can present problems, such as forward movement and frozen appendages. However, with the right gear and knowledge of where to go [...]

The Running Book Corner

There are lots of running books out on the shelves these days. Finding what you’re looking for can be tough. The first question you may want to ask yourself is, “What am I looking to gain from this book?” Are you looking for training advice? Do you want to be [...]

Seven Steps to Planning Cross-Country Camp

By Rhielle Widders It started back in 2006, I had just broken up with my future husband and my new running buddy had just been laid off.  We were two runners with a week’s time on our hands who needed to figure out what we were doing with our lives.  [...]

October 26, 2012

Fall 2012 Women's Gear Review

Dressing for a run in a transitional season can sometimes be tricky. Take right now for instance; you start your run when it is cool or cold and then you heat up once you get going. So how do you dress for this? Tank top under a long-sleeved shirt, long-sleeved [...]

Pipeline Trail Review

   There are many reasons why the Pipeline  Trail is my “go to” trail in the Salt Lake area.  It offers varied terrain, varied distances, and  also offers a great mix of sun and shade.  Another perk to this trail is it is canine  running partner friendly. The Pipeline trail [...]

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