Tuesday, April 12, 2011

How To Jump During A Marathon

The Sand Hollow Marathon a few weeks ago was particularly special to me for a few reasons:

1) It was on my home turf.
2) With the mess of the real world, I helped prove to myself that I can persevere and triumph despite difficult circumstances.
3) It was the conclusion of my first 50 mile run.

I was so tired that it felt like I had been huffing Benadryl and my legs felt like spaghetti with marinara sauce but I still managed to find the energy to get some jumps in. (Maybe the race director spiked the Gatorade????) It was awesome that race photographers captured the jumps so perfectly. These were definitely some pictures worth purchasing:

I was pleasantly surprised that I was still able to jump across the finish line after running 50 miles:


  1. Holy cow, you got some crazy air on all of those jumps!!! Very impressive! Hope your wife is healing quickly!!

  2. Ummmm Cory, you ARE THE MAN! I have to ask though, I have a half marathon coming up on May 1st. Would you mind if I tried the jump too? I feel like you have the copyright on it so I'll ask but I sooooo wanna jump too!! The top pic is the best one :)

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog.

  3. These pictures are awesome and hilarious!

    I always try to get jumping pictures post-race, but I never thought to jump for the photographer. GENIUS.

  4. The first one is by far my fave...way to have energy to spare and helpful photographers! ( ;

  5. Maia - Thanks, and she is getting better.
    Coy - DEFINITELY do it!
    Amylee - give it a try this weekend at the SLC race.
    Rose - Looking forward to seeing the results at your next race.
    Julie - the first one is my favorite too. After the photographer took it he waved me over to check it out on his camera. I knew I'd have to buy that one.

  6. Those are so incredibly fun!