Melissa’s Corner

Shiner Beer Run race report

Shiner Beer Run race report

Last year, one of my BRFs and I went to Shiner as spectators. She had registered early because it sells out fast, but by the time race day came around she was injured so we decided to go and cheer […]

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Run for the Water 2016 Race Report

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, […]

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BRFs

BRFs

I’m not terribly social. Or maybe it’s more accurate to say that I am terrible at being social. Either way, when I first started running, I ran alone. No one in my family or my training group ran my pace, […]

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Race Report: Run Free Texas ‘80s 8K

Race Report: Run Free Texas ‘80s 8K

I signed up for this race knowing it was the week before a bigger race on my calendar. I figured five-ish miles was a good week-before-the-race distance, I just wouldn’t push too hard. To be sure, I enlisted my running […]

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.

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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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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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A Follow Up To Mizuno’s “What If Everybody Ran?” (SchrupThink, March 18, 2014)

A Follow Up To Mizuno’s “What If Everybody Ran?” (SchrupThink, March 18, 2014)

A few weeks back, one of the major footwear companies introduced a marketing campaign in which they asked people to ask the question, What if Everybody Ran? http://www.mizunousa.com/running/what-if-everybody-ran It’s a clever campaign in that it ultimately goes existential by connecting […]

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The Beauty of Simplicity (SchrupThink, March 10, 2014)

The Beauty of Simplicity (SchrupThink, March 10, 2014)

There was a time, long before GPS and heart rate monitors, before science began to influence how we schedule our training, how we prepare ourselves for racing, that training was much, much simpler. Science has been valuable to help us […]

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The Science of Running (SchrupThink, March 4, 2014)

The Science of Running (SchrupThink, March 4, 2014)

I first learned of Steve Magness when he was a senior in high school. He ran the fastest high school mile time of the year, one place ahead of favorite Austin son, Erik Stanley. In the years following, and under […]

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The Mind + Body Connection (SchrupThink, Feb. 25, 2014)

The Mind + Body Connection (SchrupThink, Feb. 25, 2014)

It seems that recently I’ve seen more on the discussion about how combining the training of the mental and physical aspects of running results in greater benefit than when those aspects are trained separately.  We’ve known that all along, you […]

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