This Thanksgiving weekend has many Utahns reflecting on gratitude for family, probably none more so than the Wood brothers. Earlier this year, 85-year-old Blaine Wood used his CPR training to help save the life of his 77-year-old brother on a St. George Golf course.
Thousands of individuals and families in need made their way to the Smith's Ballpark parking lot in Salt Lake City on Wednesday for the Crossroad Urban Center's annual turkey giveaway. Nearly 3,000 meals were given away to those in need.
On Nov. 7, Tommy Rivers Puzey crossed the finish line of the New York City Marathon just one year after learning how to walk again following a sudden rare cancer diagnosis that nearly took his life. Many here in Utah watched from afar as he battled and conquered.
In recent years, libraries have been a resource for things that not only enrich lives but save them. In most Salt Lake and Utah county libraries, gun locks and naloxone kits are available to those who need them with no questions asked.
Recently, I ran past a few teens doing very teenaged things and it ignited feelings of love and solidarity. As a mother of teenagers, I asked myself the simple question: Would I feel the same way if it was my child?
First it was a 5:25 mile at nine months pregnant, then it was running at the Olympic trials just seven months later. Now, just one month after her Olympic trials debut, Makenna Myler is the new record holder of the Deseret News Half Marathon.
Recently on a boating trip the rope got tangled in the propeller. Being new boat owners, this was a new and kind of scary experience, but we got through it. Now we have another story to add to our adventure book.
Just seven months after running a blazing 5:25 mile while nine months pregnant, Highland resident Makenna Myler ran an Olympic trials qualifying time of 32:03.32 in the 10K distance at the Portland Track Festival.
I recently gave in to the voice in my head that told me I should take on a home project that would require the physical, intellectual and mental ability that I did not possess; it was not the best decision I've ever made.
A tiny dog, carrying leash and all, ghosted runner after runner in its hunt for the first-place finish at a track meet Saturday at Logan High School. The best part? The whole thing was captured on video.
On Oct. 18, 2020, the trail and ultrarunning community lost one of its own. On April 10, 2021, runners took to the red rock trails surrounding Zion National Park to race upward of 100 miles in his memory.
Seventy-year-old Vicky Nielsen of Ogden did something recently not many her age are able to do: She biked 90 miles. Not only that, but the 90-mile distance gained nearly 6,000 feet in elevation from start to finish.