//Weekly Round Up

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Jan. 5-11, 2014)

Fit City's Notable Fitness Events of 2013 (Central Texas) Here they are, my fitness highlights of 2013. What were your best fitness memories of the year?   Kara Goucher is Looking to Leave Nike American marathoner Kara Goucher, who for much of the last Olympiad was the face of Nike distance running, may be leaving [...]

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Dec. 29-Jan. 1, 2014)

Nick Symmonds Signs with Brooks, Leaving Oregon Track Club/Nike Nick Symmonds, the five-time USATF 800-meter champion and 2013 world championships silver medalist, has ended a seven-year relationship with Nike and signed a shoe and apparel contract with Brooks. He is not at liberty to discuss the financial specifics of his Brooks deal. Couple in Their [...]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Dec. 22-28, 2013)

The Clown Shoe That Is Changing Minimalist Running In 2010, a French adventure racer named Nicolas Mermoud approached Karl Meltzer, the accomplished American ultrarunner, and asked him to try out a pair of running shoes he'd designed. They looked bizarre, like moon boots, and were wider, thicker, and softer than typical running shoes—two and a [...]

2013-12-27T13:28:35+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Dec. 15-21, 2013)

'Boston Marathon' top Google search in 2013 April’s Boston Marathon bombings and the government shutdown were the top Google news event searches nationally for 2013, Google announced Tuesday in its annual Zeitgeist report.   Meet Becky Wade, America's Best Young Marathoner On December 8, Becky Wade, a 24-year-old Rice University graduate who’d never raced longer [...]

2013-12-20T12:05:04+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Dec. 8-14, 2013)

Why Running is the Most Democratic Sport t is not necessarily easy to become a lifelong runner, but it can be simple. No other sport has lower entry barriers for the average person. That is not to ignore that many people find it difficult to stick with a running programme, or that from the outside, [...]

2013-12-13T12:41:53+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Nov. 30 – Dec. 6)

Dallas Marathon Will Go On Despite Winter Storm Threat While the Winter Storm Warning in effect in North Texas has canceled some events, and as of Thursday afternoon only one of two big events scheduled in Dallas this weekend will go on as planned. Children's Medical Center canceled its annual parade this Saturday but the MetroPCS Marathon [...]

2013-12-06T09:17:31+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Nov. 17-23)

No More San Antonio Marathon in November Hoping for cooler weather at the Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio Marathon and 1/2 Marathon, a promoter Monday confirmed the event will be held next year on Dec. 7. "Correct, and it will remain that weekend," said Tracy Sundlun, executive vice president of the Competitor Group. "All the [...]

2013-11-22T14:22:00+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Oct. 27 – Nov. 2)

After Boston Attacks, Security Tight for NYC Marathon With the New York City Marathon set to return on Sunday after being sidelined last year by Superstorm Sandy, the specter of the Boston Marathon looms large. The New York Police Department plans to beef up security along the 26.2-mile course, which winds through the city's five [...]

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Oct. 20-26)

Record Field Expected for Run for the Water 10-Miler, 5K & Kids K on Sunday This Sunday will mark the seventh running of the Run for the Water 10-Miler–one of the crown jewels of the Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge. A record field of 4500 is expected for this year’s race (evenly divided between the [...]

2013-10-24T22:31:32+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Oct. 13-19)

Texas Marathon Season Gets Underway Saturday, Many More Next Weekend There’s a nasty rumor going around that summer is finally over and done with. Thank goodness. Marathon season has started all over the country. Central Texans have been racing all over the country at major marathons in Minneapolis, Portland, St. George and last Sunday in [...]

2013-10-18T09:05:28+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Oct 6-12)

Eight Men Who Have Done Every Chicago Marathon Run for 36th Time on Sunday CHICAGO (CBS) — Sunday is the 36th Chicago Marathon. WBBM’s Steve Miller talked to some runners who have been there every single year. There’s one main reason Ron Williams of Downers Grove is doing another Chicago marathon – after finishing a [...]

2013-10-11T11:37:36+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: Sept. 22-28

Are you following us on Twitter? Make sure to visit Twitter.com/TXRunningPost and add us to your follower list! San Antonio's Best Running Groups Alamo 180, San Antonio RoadRunners, Fleet Feet, We Run San Antonio...we've got them all listed and all the information you need to make the best choice!   Kerrville Triathlon Kicks Off Today [...]

2013-09-27T08:47:10+00:00 Categories: News, Weekly Round Up|Tags: , , , , |

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: Sept. 15-21

Kara Goucher "Letting Go of Dream" of Running NYC Marathon PORTLAND -- Portland Olympian Kara Goucher has announced she will not be running in the 2013 New York City Marathon. In a blog post titled "Letting Go Of A Dream," Goucher said 2013 has been a difficult year that included a stress fracture in her [...]