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People marathon runner Amber Green finishes the St. George marathon

Q&A with the Stars of the St. George Marathon

Amber Green and Aaron Metler St. George is a well-known marathon that people enter a lottery and travel just to compete in, but the race’s real stars are locals Amber Green and Aaron Metler who made history in 2015 as…

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Forging New Paths with NOLS

The NOLS Experience Every year, more than 3,000 students begin an epic adventure by enrolling in the National Outdoor Leadership School at one of their 14 locations across six continents. Headquartered in Lander, Wyoming and celebrating 50 years in 2015,…

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Meet James Lawrence, the Utahn Racing 50 Ironman-distance Triathlons in 50 Days in 50 States “Respect the distance,” this is the mantra of James Lawrence, a 38-year-old Utah athlete who smashed the Guinness Book Record for full-distance triathlons in a…

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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.

People Runner Walter Brown

Walter Brown: Utah Running’s Comeback Kid

Walter Brown is a runner who never quits. After a brutal accident 20 years ago, he was told he would never walk again. He battled back through pain and setbacks and today is a competitive racer.

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Sochi Hopefuls

Local Athletes Contending for Olympic Slots As temperatures drop, Olympic athletes in Utah are heating things up. The road to Sochi, Russia is not an easy trip and competitors training in Utah have given it their all to get there.…

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Utah’s Little Rippers

Utah produces its fair share of pro skiers and boarders, so it’s no surprise that our little ones are stepping up their game in hopes of hanging with the big boys and girls. We thought it would be fun to…

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Faces From the Past

Interviews with Former Outdoor Sports Guide Staff By Connie Lewis In honor of our 30th anniversary, we interviewed past editors and contributors to learn about their experience at Outdoor Sports Guide, and find out where they are today. Do you…

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Going the Distance With Eric Johnson

By Connie Lewis What motivates Eric Johnson to continue competing into his fifties? “I am a single guy with lots of time on my hands” he jokes. But more seriously he says, “I like the competition and to see what…

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