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John Tuggle

About John Tuggle

John “The Tri Doc” Tuggle is a sports chiropractor in Cedar Park, Texas. He began triathlons locally and has branched out into more endurance type events. He loves most things that involve swimming, biking and running with a special emphasis on trail running.

Austin Marathon adds Manzano Mile to the Race Weekend Festivities

Named after Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist and 2018 Austin Marathon Race Ambassador AUSTIN, Texas, November 29, 2017 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces the Manzano Mile, set to take place on Saturday, February 17, during Austin Marathon weekend. The addition of the [...]

2017-11-29T13:22:28+00:00 Categories: News|

New Updated Site

Hey Austin Runner- This is a long overdue post. We have been revamping the site to make it faster, cleaner and mobile responsive. This was a challenge, but has recently been done. The new site features a more visible calendar and quick links to the most recent articles that should be relevant to you. As [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: News|

High Five Events Continues Support of Texas Coast

AUSTIN, Texas, September 5, 2017 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, announces that 100% of registration and processing fees received by the 2018 Austin Marathon and 2018 3M Half Marathon from Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 8, will be donated to Texas Coastal [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: Charities, News|Tags: , , |

Vern’s No-Frills 5K, Race #100

Vern’s is ordinarily, well, no frills. No shirt, no chip timing. Just a well-organized, small, community race organized by my running coach and named in honor of a friend of the race. Run the third Saturday of every month, Vern’s costs a dollar to enter (free for students and Georgetown Running Club members) and since [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: 5k, News|

Zilker Relays

AUSTIN, Texas, August 7, 2017 — Teams currently registered and groups who plan to register for the 2018 Austin Marathon are invited to begin their training at Zilker Relays on September 8, 2017. The event is the perfect opportunity for teams to kick off their marathon or half marathon training, meet new runners and increase [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: News, Relays|Tags: , |

Race in Austin for your opportunity to represent Team USA at 2018 ITU World Championships

Looking for a chance to race a National Championship event in Austin? This looks like the only local opportunity in the foreseeable future for USA Triathlon! A logical extension of Pure Austin’s popular monthly Splash ‘n Dash, this event takes it a step further -literally – extending the distances and upping the ante! Pure Austin [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: News, Triathlons|Tags: |

Redemption and Celebration Highlight Jack’s Generic Triathlon

AUSTIN, Texas, August 7, 2017 — On Sunday, August 6th, nearly 700 people participated in the 15th Annual Jack’s Generic Triathlon (JGT) at Lake Pflugerville – near Austin, Texas. Participants, including Amy Marsh, 4x IRONMAN Champion and Acute Myeloid Leukemia survivor, competed against themselves, a steady wind, and the rest of the field to accomplish [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:02+00:00 Categories: News, Race Coverage, Triathlons|

Look at Our New Updated Site

Hey Austin Runner- This is a long overdue post. We have been revamping the site to make it faster, cleaner and mobile responsive. This was a challenge, but has recently been done. The new site features a more visible calendar and quick links to the most recent articles that should be relevant to you. As [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:03+00:00 Categories: News|

Fit Foodie 5k in Austin

May 20, 2017 The Fit Foodie 5k is making stops all around the United States. They have 5k’s in Fairfax, Denver, Clearwater, San Diego and our very own Austin (technically Round Rock). The race was this morning and the weather was pretty sketchy to say the least. When I was awoken at 4am due to [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:03+00:00 Categories: Race Coverage|

Coach Bill’s Back to Back Marathons

As a coach, I always tell my athletes that when you finish a race, you should take a moment and jot down some things that went right and things that went wrong.  Best to learn from your mistakes, better to learn from others.   I went into my first double marathon weekend back in January, [...]

8 Tips to Keep You Healthy and Running Without Issues.

 I work in a clinic that focuses on sports injuries and therefore have the ability to see lots of athletes day in and out. I work diligently to help improve outcomes in patients by continuing to learn about musculoskeletal issues. All of my continuing education is concentrated on musculoskeletal issues. I also study competitors, their habits, [...]

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report After I finished this race in 2014, I swore I’d never run it again. Yes, it’s Austin’s hometown race, it’s well-organized and draws great crowds. But it’s hilly, and February weather is a total crap-shoot. I’d come out and cheered the last two years, and I much preferred [...]

Austin Marathon Race Info. by Coach Jen

AUSTIN MARATHON 2017   This plan is mostly comprised of things to help a marathoner but can be adapted to help half marathoners as well.   PRE-RACE: This is your race week! All the hard work, early Saturday mornings, long runs, sacrifice, etc. will pay off on Sunday. You are ready. The hay is in [...]

The Largest 10K in Texas to Celebrate Its 40th: Statesman Cap10K

On March 12, 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, “Night Fever” by the Bee Gees was dancing at No. 1 and the Statesman Capitol 10,000 was warming up for its first race in Austin. On April 23, 2017, the largest 10K in Texas, presented by Baylor Scott & White Health, will be off to the races [...]