Melissa’s Corner

The Marathon is Your Base Training for 10K (Schrup Think, Feb. 18, 2014)

The Marathon is Your Base Training for 10K (Schrup Think, Feb. 18, 2014)

If you live in Austin or the surrounding areas, you know this weekend was Austin Marathon weekend. It’s always exciting and the stories afterward are what makes the marathon so much fun. It’s always a great weekend. Well, maybe it […]

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Post-Marathon Training Rules of Thumb for Every Runner

Post-Marathon Training Rules of Thumb for Every Runner

Every year, around this time either before or right after the marathon, it is not uncommon for people to come into the store looking for new gear – shoes, apparel, all the fun stuff. And so at this time of […]

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Shrup Think (Feb. 4, 2014): What Makes the Austin Marathon Special

Shrup Think (Feb. 4, 2014): What Makes the Austin Marathon Special

I love to run this time of year in Austin.  Of course – as you might imagine – there are many reasons why, but I really do enjoy running in the cold.  Mostly, though, I love the energy of this […]

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Schrup Think (Jan. 28, 2014): What Veterans Can Learn From Beginners

Schrup Think (Jan. 28, 2014): What Veterans Can Learn From Beginners

There was a time, though we may not remember it, when we all were beginners. Maybe it was just a couple of years ago and you still remember with great clarity your very first three-mile loop at Town Lake.  You […]

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Schrup Think (Jan. 21, 2014)

Schrup Think (Jan. 21, 2014)

Laying the Foundation, Easily Alright, so you’re not really focusing on the fundamentals right now.  Right now the focus is to get through the last few weeks of marathon specific work so you can pull the release valve and begin […]

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Schrup Think (Jan. 14, 2014)

Schrup Think (Jan. 14, 2014)

At some point, running shoes became complicated.  I don’t know exactly when that was.  I mean I don’t have an exact date or anything, but I’d bet that it happened not long after it was discovered that tons of people […]

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Schrup Think (Jan. 7, 2014)

Schrup Think (Jan. 7, 2014)

Recently, there were two articles that I found rather amusing, for different reasons. No, no worries.  They’re about running.  I’m not going to ask you to sit through some lecture about time and space and the Hadza culture or whatever. […]

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