Thursday November 24, 2022



The Holiday schedule for this week will be as follows: Thursday we will run the “Utah Human Race 5K” the same way as last year, from the gym! Meet at CFD at 8:00am. Friday we will run an 8:00am and 10:00am WOD. Saturday we will run the regular 8:00am and 10:00am WOD’s. Thanks for understanding and we hope you have a great Holiday Weekend!


Reminder: The Thanksgiving Day 5K is today! This year we will be running the “Utah Human Race” Thanksgiving 5K from the gym! Click here for the map. We will meet at CFD at 8:00am and run! There will be options for Rowing or Biking as well so no excuses.

Join us after the 5K for a Thanksgiving CFD social!



Run a 5K!

The 5K is one of the most popular race lengths in the world. A 5k run is 5 kilometers long, which is the equivalent of 3.1 miles. Because the 5K is one of the shorter road races, it’s very popular among beginner runners who want to give racing a try as well as advanced runners who like to have short-term goals.



“Seek not good from without; seek it within yourselves, or you will never find it.”


When something goes right, we’re relatively quick to point to the actions we took to get there. But when something goes wrong, we may find ourselves doing the opposite. In comes the “blame game”, where we use external events as excuses.

A core tenant of mental toughness is responsibility.
To accept that we played a role.
But the purpose of that step, taking responsibility, is not to make ourselves feel bad, or worse, throw a pity party. The purpose is that it gives us options.

When we take responsibility and look within, we now are in control. We can now focus on what we need to do to get into a better position. It opens our eyes to the path forward. If we do the opposite however, and blame the externals, we have surrendered control. We won’t have any say in the next steps, as the story we’re telling ourselves is that outside events determine our path.

Responsibility is a weapon. And it only comes from within.

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