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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 might argue, because anyone who has completed a marathon will tell you that the mental [...]

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 was a bit soupier on Sunday than you’d have wished, but it’s really pretty rare [...]

Shrup Think: 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 season.  It’s marathon season in Austin.  Despite the unAustin weather, everyone bundles up and hits [...]

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. The first article was for the Wall Street Journal written by a guy who found [...]

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