Heard Around the Lake

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Sept. 12, 2013)

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Sept. 12, 2013)

As runners, we’re great at all those intangibles like consistency, tenacity and goal setting. We’re highly motivated folks who can knock out 20-milers week before the sun even rises. We do this week after week and don’t even let our […]

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About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Heard Around The Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Sept. 5, 2013)

Heard Around The Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Sept. 5, 2013)

I know this won’t make me real popular, but the recent decision by the Competitor Group—owner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll series of marathons and half marathons—to stop paying all appearance, travel and prize money to elite runners is completely […]

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About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 29, 2013)

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 29, 2013)

I am a creature of habit. I suspect many of us are. To be a runner, you almost have to follow some type of schedule, rather than take a haphazard approach to training and racing. Spontaneity is fine, but not […]

Wish

About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip (Aug 22nd, 2013)

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip (Aug 22nd, 2013)

The other day my mother called and asked whether I wanted my grandfather’s stamp and coin collection. She was cleaning out all the useless stuff in their house. His collection was just collecting dust, but it was mine if I […]

Wish

About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 15, 2013)

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 15, 2013)

Marble Falls’ gift to the world of running—Leo Manzano—is in tomorrow’s 1500-meters semifinals at the World Champs in Moscow. Like so many Austinites, I sent Leo a message of support, but with a warning: Don’t jaywalk any of the mean […]

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About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip

Tell me if this isn’t a familiar scene: You and/or your running friends follow a long run with a few laps around the parking lot just to even out the mileage on your GPS. A round number just sounds and […]

Wish

About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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Wish’s Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip

Wish’s Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip

Welcome to the launch of TexasRunningPost.com. We dedicate ourselves to the Central Texas running community. Although we’re based in Austin, we endeavor to cover the running scene for the entirety of Texas, from Waco to San Antonio to College Station/Bryan. […]

Wish

About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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