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Now I Can Run to Walk 5k (Provo, Utah) 2014 Recap

by Daniel Johnston on July 13, 2014

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After having an amazing first half marathon, I was excited to have recovered and be back to running. Only two weeks after finishing the Provo City Half Marathon, I competed in the Now I Can Run to Walk 5k. This is a pretty cool race because it takes place on site of the Now I […]

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Provo City Half Marathon 2014 Recap

by Daniel Johnston on July 13, 2014

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Wow, this is an article about one of the best days of my life. I’d better start at the beginning, though. I never imagined myself running a half marathon. Most certainly not. In fact, I was never a super fast runner. In middle school I was one of the very slowest, and my first few 5k […]

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Uganda Water Project 5k (Rochester, New York) 2014 Recap

by Daniel Johnston on July 11, 2014

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Thick in the middle of my training for my first half marathon, I decided to run a 5k. Probably not the smartest thing in the world, but whatever. It did help me make a key adjustment that helped me a lot on the big day. After winning two 5k races in a row, I was […]

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After making an errant turn at one race and encountering a hilly and extremely windy course two weeks later, I was determined to finally have success and signed up for my next race only one week later. It turned out to be just what I was looking for! The SLAM Luck of the Irish 5k was held […]

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United to Cure FOP (Provo, Utah) 5k 2014

by Daniel Johnston on July 10, 2014

After setting a huge PR (personal record) of 20:45 in my last 5k, I was super excited for my next race. After all, it only took me one week of training to drop my time by more than 5 minutes. Who knew what kind of time I could get in my next race three weeks […]

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Valentine’s Day Stoplight 5k 2014

by Daniel Johnston on July 9, 2014

The Valentine’s Day Stoplight 5k will always be one of my favorite races. After all, it featured more than a 5 minute improvement from my last race just a week prior. More than 5 minutes! I’ll say more about that in a minute. For now, though, let’s talk about the race itself. After finishing in […]

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