Weekly Round Up

The Weekly Roundup (Jan 25-Feb 1, 2014)

The Weekly Roundup (Jan 25-Feb 1, 2014)

Los Angeles To Host 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials USA Track & Field (USATF) announced today that the City of Los Angeles had been selected to host the 2016 USA Olympic Marathon Trials for both men and women.  Los Angeles was […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 19-25, 2014)

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 19-25, 2014)

Rock ‘n’ Roll Series Launches New Elite Program SAN DIEGO—Reaffirming its historical commitment to elite runners, Competitor Group Inc., (CGI), owner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, has announced plans for an elite athlete program that supports top-tier and […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 12-18, 2014)

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (Jan. 12-18, 2014)

Running: The Top Five Reasons To Keep Going If, like many others, you began your running career in a mire of hungover resolution on New Year’s Day, then that resolution may be beginning to fade. Research shows that as many […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Ashish Patel

About Ashish Patel

Ashish Patel began swimming at the age of four by taking swim lessons and running at the age of seven by participating in kid runs. He ran cross country and track and swam competitively throughout high school. He then competed in Triathlons while studying at Virginia Tech and the University of Florida. Immediately after completing graduate school in 2008, Ashish took a job and moved to Austin. He currently works at Headspring as an IT Consultant. Since moving to Austin, Ashish primarily trains for marathons and half-marathons, but he also enjoys competing in the occasional triathlon to exercise his passion for swimming and cycling.

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (November 24-30)

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (November 24-30)

Austin’s Top 3 Holiday Fun Runs Time to gear up for the most festive runs of the year, folks. Whether you’d rather join a jingling herd of bell-wearing runners, sprint through the Trail of Lights or cruise through the Mueller […]

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

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 […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Nov. 10-16)

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Nov. 10-16)

Why ING Broke Up With The NYC Marathon The running of the New York City Marathon earlier this month marked the end of ING’s 10-year relationship with the storied race—and the end of the financial service firms’ marathon sponsorship in […]

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