Category: Running

Run Alta at the Cotopaxi 5k/10k

Wildflowers abound in Albion Basin during late summer. (Photo: Ryan Malavolta - UtahOutside.com)

Looking for a trail-running race to end your summer? Alta is hosting the Cotopaxi 5k and 10k race on Saturday, September 19th. It’s a run that takes participants through some of Alta’s most stunning terrain and scenery. It begins at…

Conquer mountains with the Discrete Peak Series

The Discrete Peak Series kicks off at Alta on August 9th, 2015. (Photo: Discrete Clothing)

There’s a new trail running series coming to Utah, from a Salt Lake City-based clothing company. The Discrete Peak Series will be different from all the other trail running events in that it will focus on shorter distances with an…

Mountain Hardwear WickedCool shirt review

Hiking in Big Cottonwood Canyon with the Mountain Hardwear WickedCool shirt.

The Mountain Hardwear WickedCool shirt is made for running in hot weather. Summers here in Salt Lake are most definitely scorchers with temperatures that rise into the triple digits. The oppressive heat is enough to make even the most hard…

Icebreaker Strike Crew and 5-Inch Shorts review

Gear review of the Icebreaker Strike Short Sleeve Crew. (Photo: Callista Pearson)

It’s getting damn hot in Utah right now, and that could mean runners are banished to early mornings and late evenings. But if you have the right clothes to keep you cool and dry, you can run all hours of…

10th Annual Antelope Island Buffalo Run

Buffalo graze near the last mile of trail as runners approach the first line. (Photo: Casey Cranor)

What is the proper response when a buffalo charges you? Most people have never thought about it. March 21st 2015 marked the 10th Annual Antelope Island Buffalo Run put on by founder and race director Jim Skaggs. The increasingly popular…

Wasatch Trail Run Series kicks off in Draper

The first Wasatch Trail Run Series race will be held on the singletrack at Draper's Corner Canyon. (Photo: Wasatch Trail Run Series)

Trail running season is upon us. For proof, look no further than the Wasatch Trail Run Series, which kicks off at Corner Canyon in Draper. On Wednesday, April 8th at 6:30 pm, join your fellow trail runners for a fun…