A beautiful course, capable pacers and a helpful volunteer made this a race to remember.
By Henry Howard
I waited at the finish line for my two new BFFs, Wan and Allison.
This was minutes after I wrapped up the Alpine Classic Half Marathon, a community race put on by Utah Run at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. As a flatlander, I had no idea how I would fare in the 5,000-foot elevation.
Thanks to pacers Wan and Allison, I was able to make it through the tough parts and finish strong — a 1:41:29 PR, 15th overall and first place in my age group. Continue Reading →