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LifeTime CapTexTri Cancels Swim, Bike & Run Still On

LifeTime CapTexTri Cancels Swim, Bike & Run Still On

LIFE TIME TRI CAPTEX: RACE MODIFIED TO A BIKE AND RUN FORMAT. Due to Austin weather conditions over the last 24 hours, water conditions are deemed unsafe for swimmers and thus, the swim portion of the triathlon has been cancelled.

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CapTex Tri In The Rain – A Competitor’s Guide

CapTex Tri In The Rain – A Competitor’s Guide

With better odds then the lottery, it’s inevitable that you will cross paths with mother natures in the sport of triathlon. Depending on which weather service you look at, the 25th Annual CapTex Tri is likely see a 100 percent chance for soggy conditions on race day.

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25th Anniversary of CapTex Triathlon Set for Memorial Day Monday

25th Anniversary of CapTex Triathlon Set for Memorial Day Monday

Monday May 25th, 2015 will mark the 25th running of the Annual Memorial Day race. This year CapTexTri is expected to field over 2,000 athletes on the downtown streets. Olympic, Sprint, Super Sprint divisions with a combination of individual and Relay categories. 2015 will see the return of the USAT Paratriathlon National Championships for the 3rd time and the addition of a cross-promotional Austin B-Cycles Race. With the multiple races through the downtown streets Texas Running Post will be your race preview and guide.

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2014 Q&A with Brandon and Amy Marsh

2014 Q&A with Brandon and Amy Marsh

With the start of the 2014 season in gear Texas Running Post wanted to catch up with Austin’s Pro Husband and Wife Triathlon Duo Brandon and Amy Marsh. TRP: For those who don’t know, Who/What is Team Marsh? We’re ‘just’ […]

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Central Texas Triathlon Season Kicks off with The Rookie

Central Texas Triathlon Season Kicks off with The Rookie

Sunday morning marked the official start of the triathlon season in central Texas with the first installment of the  Texas Tri Series – the Rookie Tri. In its 11th year, the event featured a 300 meter swim, 11.2 mile ride and […]

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To Keep It Going, Mix It Up (April 28, 2014)

To Keep It Going, Mix It Up (April 28, 2014)

One of my favorite quotes ever about running comes from Robert deCastella, who, back in the day, ran pretty fast: “The only secret is that it is consistent, often monotonous, boring, hard work. And it’s tiring.” The single thing most […]

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One for the History Books (SchrupThink, April 22, 2014)

One for the History Books (SchrupThink, April 22, 2014)

There is so much that can be written about yesterday’s Boston Marathon—the 118th edition—I’m not even sure where to begin. Should we discuss the first victory by an American since 1985?  Surely the tactical race is worthy of something:  Almost […]

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Are We (Runners) Our Own Worst Enemy? (SchrupThink – April 15, 2014)

Are We (Runners) Our Own Worst Enemy? (SchrupThink – April 15, 2014)

What do you do when you get injured?  What do you do when your training and your recovery don’t balance out and you have to take time off?  What do you do when you’ve found yourself hobbled such that you […]

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Alpacas and Ponies at the Zooma Texas Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k

Alpacas and Ponies at the Zooma Texas Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k

During the long and scenic shuttle ride up the  driveway to the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, I felt a slight foreboding about trying to pace people for the Zooma Half Marathon. If you’ve ever driven that road, […]

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2014 Season Q&A with Triathlete Julie Stupp

2014 Season Q&A with Triathlete Julie Stupp

The start of the 2014 triathlon season is nearing full swing and as a continuation of our Q&A with area professionals, our newest installment is with University of Arizona graduate and Austin transplant Julie Stupp. Born and raised in St. […]

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Changing the Focus (SchrupThink – April 8, 2014)

Changing the Focus (SchrupThink – April 8, 2014)

The Boston Marathon is around the corner which for many (over 200 runners from Austin, not counting the hundreds others spread across central Texas) is the high point of the year. It is the grandest event of them all, to […]

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Getting Ready for the Big Heat (SchrupThink April 1, 2014)

Getting Ready for the Big Heat (SchrupThink April 1, 2014)

Heeeeeeeere’s Summer! While other, less fortunate parts of the country get another blizzard upside the head, Austin is in the midst of another luxurious (maybe a bit breezy) spring.  Sure, our springs are brief, but they are a thing of […]

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