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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.

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report The bonus of waking up at 5:30 and driving downtown before daybreak for a race? Seeing the UT Tower still lit up orange from Saturday's football victory. At that hour, parking was still pretty easy, and after some indecision about sunglasses we were walked toward the First Street Bridge. With sunglasses. We [...]

Some Local Austin Running/Tri News. (09/29/2016)

The Austin Distance Challenge kicks off this Sunday with the 80's 8k in Cedar Park. It's the first race of the series that concludes with the Austin Marathon. The weather looks like it could really be favorable for Sunday. The forecast projects a low of 65 degrees with a high of 86 degrees. If you [...]

Safety: Drive it Home

I've written before about the dangers we face while running (here, here, and here) and I am going down that road again today. But I won't offer a list of safety tips or point out ways women should protect themselves--I'm sure you can find a zillion of those with a quick Google search. No, today I'm talking to [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:08+00:00 Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , |

Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese? I hate change. I've lived in Austin since the year the 360 bridge was completed. I bought my house right out of college. I started teaching at this school five or six years before my current students were born. My dog lived to be almost 19. Lakeline is the "new" mall... that opened in the early 1990s. And so [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:08+00:00 Categories: Training|Tags: , , |

Austin Distance Challenge Twentieth Anniversary Edition

  In 1996, local running legend, former race director, and former Austin Runners Club President John Conley organized a race series to help runners prepare for the Austin Marathon, then in its sixth year.  The races were chosen to increase in race distance each month, from the mile to the marathon.  Over the years, the [...]

2017 Austin Marathon Elite Program

AUSTIN, Texas, September 6, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce the Elite Athlete Program for the 2017 Austin Marathon® presented by NXP. The Elite Athlete Program will become known for its competitive nature and focus on discovering emerging marathon [...]

An Unlikely Runner

I'm not an elite runner. In fact, when I first started--fresh off the couch--I worried about finishing last, especially at small races. I felt out of place, like it was totally obvious to everyone that I didn't really belong there. I tried to remind myself that I'd gotten into running for myself, not anyone else, [...]

2017-10-19T00:32:09+00:00 Categories: Beginner's Corner|Tags: , , |