Articles by Cory Reese

Perfecting Your Jump Shot

Above all else, I believe that running should be two things: 1) A perfectly legitimate justification for the combo meal at In-N-Out Burger, and 2) Fun. I’ve come to realize that one of the best ways to sprinkle a dose of...

Welcome to the Club

I am a member of a special club. You pay the membership dues with grit, tenacity, stubbornness and courage. The members of my club understand each other on an unspoken level. We feel each other’s pain. We relish each oth...

Clowning Around

In southern Utah, our summer temperatures regularly resemble standing on the surface of the sun… while wearing sweat pants. Because of this, I have more than my share of experience running in the heat. I know tricks to m...

Short Loops

There’s a Dating For Dummies book. There’s a Personal Finance For Dummies book. Next thing you know, there will be a Binge-Watching Downton Abbey For Dummies book. But in all my research, I’ve never found a book called R...

Solo Hundo

I circled the high school track, loop after loop, hour after hour, mile after mile. For 100 miles, to be exact. It was July in southern Utah, where summer temperatures feel like you’re standing on the sun. The high was 1...

Monument Valley

Maybe it was the Native American prayer spoken by a Navajo leader in the predawn light before the start of the race. Maybe it was the sense that I was running right through the middle of a John Wayne movie. Maybe it was...