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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.

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 [...]

Thousands Aim for PR at 23rd Annual 3M Half Marathon

AUSTIN, Texas, January 17, 2017 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to produce the 2017 3M Half Marathon. The 23rd installment of Downhill to Downtown will take place on Sunday, January 22nd. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and feature a [...]

Planning Checklist For Your Next Race (Maybe Houston Marathon)

To help ensure you have everything you need prior to your race, on race day, and even after, we have provided a check list. All runners, new and experienced, should use this check list to ensure a successful race! Race Week Check List: Start 4 days (local races) to 7 days (destination races) before your [...]

Houston Marathon Information from Coach Jen

  HOUSTON MARATHON – It’s YOUR EXPERIENCE! Sunday, January 15th @ 7 AM The story I’m about to tell you applies to all of you—regardless of race distance or goal time.  I knew 2 athletes who were racing the 2012 Dallas Marathon; they had had fantastic training seasons & reasonable race goals.  On race day, [...]

Moody Foundation to Match Austin Gives Miles Donations

AUSTIN, Texas, January 3, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is proud to announce that Austin Gives Miles, the Official Charity Program of the Austin Marathon® presented by NXP, has been selected for a Moody Foundation grant for the second year in a [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:05+00:00 Categories: Charities, News, Road Races|Tags: |

Run the Year 2017

“I need something else to work towards or I won’t run. And this would certainly be motivating. But there is no way I can do it except on a team.” And with that text from my friend Jacquie, I fell down the rabbit hole of Run the Year 2017. See, Jacquie lives in Edmonton, Alberta. [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:05+00:00 Categories: Melissa's Corner|Tags: , |

What do you do when you can’t run?

It’s been eleven days since my last run. Last week at school I was short-tempered, easily annoyed, and rolled my eyes a lot. Coincidence? Or just middle-school-before-winter-break? Could go either way. All I know is that thanks to my continued knee-related running hiatus, my Vivofit has lowered its step-count expectations to the point that it [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:05+00:00 Categories: Injury Recovery, Melissa's Corner|Tags: |