St. George On My Mind

Have you ever heard of the Sophomore Slump? It’s loosely defined as a decline in performance following a successful debut. I’d say I had a Sophomore Slump at the St. George Marathon in 2010, except that my debut as a marathon runner in February of 2010 wasn’t exactly stellar. That being said, I have never…

Find Your Tribe

I’m a local boy. I grew up here in Las Vegas and I am a proud graduate of Western High School, class of 1995. Las Vegas wasn’t nearly as big then as it is now. In fact, my freshman year of high school was exciting because 3 high schools opened that year, Cimarron-Memorial, Cheyenne, and…

The Two-Week Challenge

Has your social media ever been hijacked by a runner posting about his or her amazing runs? I know I’ve been guilty of this in the past. I wanted the world to know that I had run 3 miles, and then I wanted them to know again the next day that I had run the…

On Cloudflow Review

The Average Mark Shoe Review Hi, I’m Mark, and I run. Does that make me a runner? Yes! Does that make me an elite runner? Far from it. I’m just an average Mark doing average things. I’ve never qualified for Boston and or racked up triple digit kills at a Ragnar Relay. The only thing…

Hoka One One Mach shoe review

The Average Mark Shoe Review Hi, I’m Mark, and I run. Does that make me a runner? Yes! Does that make me an elite runner? Far from it. I’m just an average Mark doing average things. I’ve never qualified for Boston and or racked up triple digit kills at a Ragnar Relay. The only thing…