Author Connie Lewis

Connie Lewis attended BYU and the U of U and has written for the past 33 years. An avid skier and jeeper, she thinks Utah is the ideal recreational destination for any sports enthusiast.

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An Explosive Run to the Top

Utahn Grayson Murphy Dominates on Trails and Roads If it seems like world-class runner Grayson Murphy came out of nowhere on the pro running scene, it’s because she did. Grayson grew up playing soccer and ran only for condition, until…

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How to Keep Training While Social Distancing

Stay Fit, but Stay Home: How to Safely Train During the COVID-19 Pandemic There is a rhythm to training. What seems hard at first becomes more than habit the more you do it. At some point, you reach a…


Meet Woodward Park City

Utah’s New Action Sports Resort Go tubing, skateboarding, skiing, BMX riding, mountain biking, jumping, trampolining, and parkour practicing all in one world-class venue at the new Woodward Park City. Opened on December 14, this first-class location combines winter and summer…

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Utah’s Adventure Pets

Stories of Utah Dogs, Cats & Their Humans Outdoor recreation isn’t just for humans. Read on about these Utah dogs and cats who love getting outside as much as their owners do. Brody Leven, Katie Boué, And Spaghetti Brody Leven…

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Jax Mariash: Park City’s World-class Ultrarunner

Jax Mariash: Park City’s World-class Ultrarunner “I’ve been running since I was five, and I’ve always wanted to do something big to inspire the masses to get outside.” says Jax Mariash, a Park City endurance runner who owns the town’s…

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Injury Recovery Guide

How to Promote Injury Recovery & Get Back in the Race Most runners and other athletes experience injuries as part of extensive training. It’s simply unavoidable. But what happens when a serious accident results in surgery and rehabilitation? Is it…

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Exploring Antelope Island

The Great Salt Lake’s Undiscovered Recreation Oasis To Wasatch Front commuters, the Great Salt Lake is a reflective shimmer west of the freeway. To some, the lake is more a particular smell when the wind blows just right. But for…


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How a Utah-made Shoe is Changing the Trail Running Game Trail running is rapidly gaining traction in the public conscious, but for Utah local and Altra Shoe founder, Golden Harper, it’s been a lifelong hobby. He began running trails at…

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Push to the Finish

Andrew McMahon has two passions in life: helping children and running. Though McMahon had actively participated in charities before with his wife, they wanted to do more, and he hoped to partner a cause with his passions.

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