Amy Donaldson
Amy Donaldson covers high school sports, winter and Olympic sports, as well as outdoor and recreation. She manages the Deseret News' Reasons to Run blog, as well as writes a twice-a-month fitness column. She also writes a weekly general sports column each Monday. Donaldson was born in Utah, but graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage, Alaska. She graduated from Snow College and the University of Utah (Communications). She started at the Deseret News in 1991 covering night police/corrections and switched to sports in January of 2000.

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Crazy Bob's Bairgutsman is a mountain memorial race that offers participants the chance to challenge themselves in ways few events can.
Here's an in-depth look at the Hunter Wolverines football team heading into the 2015 season.
Here's an in-depth look at the Granger Lancers football team heading into the 2015 season.
Natalie Williams has won national championships, an Olympic gold medal and countless individual accolades. Next June she'll add another honor as she will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
James Lawrence, the Iron Cowboy, completed 50 Ironman courses in 50 consecutive days in all 50 states in hopes of raising money and awareness about childhood obesity. The fundraising effort continues as does th...
Two-time world record holding triathlete and Utah native, James Lawrence — aka the "Iron Cowboy" — set a new world record by completing 50 Ironman triathlon courses in 50 days in all 50 states. He s...
A local Navy veteran and Team Red, White and Blue are hosting "5 Miles for the Fallen" as a show of support and solidarity for those soldiers killed in Tennessee last week.
Kim Paulding will run the Deseret News Classic Marathon on Friday with her aunt, Sandy Straley, who has run it 11 times. The race is part of the family's tradition. Paulding will run in memory of her father, Da...
Criminal charges against former Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield were dismissed Thursday, but his future on the football field remains uncertain.
Every runner standing at the Park City Trail Series’ 10K had his or her own reasons for choosing to tackle the foothills of this ski town Saturday morning. But there was a common thread in their stories &...