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Austin Marathon Race Info. by Coach Jen

Austin Marathon Race Info. by Coach Jen

AUSTIN MARATHON 2017   This plan is mostly comprised of things to help a marathoner but can be adapted to help half marathoners as well.   PRE-RACE: This is your race week! All the hard work, early Saturday mornings, long […]

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Boxers, Briefs, or La Sportiva?

Boxers, Briefs, or La Sportiva?

  Would you post the following query to Facebook? I am currently in the market for new underpants.  I have always used tighty-whiteys but as I am undertaking new challenges in life, I expect I will be in need of […]

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Decker Half Marathon Race Plan and Why Coach Jen Loves It.

Decker Half Marathon Race Plan and Why Coach Jen Loves It.

DECKER HALF MARATHON Sunday, December 11th @ 8 AM   Race Details: Travis County Expo Center 7311 Decker Ln Austin, TX 78724 Packet Pick-up: Fri 1-5 PM & Sat 10 AM – 4 PM @ Rogue Running – 410 Pressler […]

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Austin Marathon Launches Interactive App

Austin Marathon Launches Interactive App

AUSTIN, Texas, October 19, 2016 — High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to announce the launch of the Austin Marathon® presented by NXP app. The state-of-the-art app, which […]

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Safety: Drive it Home

Safety: Drive it Home

I’ve written before about the dangers we face while running (here, here, and here) and I am going down that road again today. But I won’t offer a list of safety tips or point out ways women should protect themselves–I’m sure you can […]

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese? I hate change. I’ve lived in Austin since the year the 360 bridge was completed. I bought my house right out of college. I started teaching at this school five or six years before my current students were born. My dog lived to be […]

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One of Austin’s favorite running events, the Zilker Relays

One of Austin’s favorite running events, the Zilker Relays

For the 14th time, a little relay race down in Zilker park, has struck again. This is the race that brings many runners ( the field is limited to 1200 ) together with their friends for a short 10 mile […]

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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Juggling life, work, and training for a distance race

Juggling life, work, and training for a distance race

“Were you born in Texas?” “Where’d you go to college?” “Do you wax your eyebrows?” These are the kinds of questions seventh-graders ask their teachers the first couple of days of school. I let them get it all out of […]

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An Unlikely Runner

An Unlikely Runner

I’m not an elite runner. In fact, when I first started–fresh off the couch–I worried about finishing last, especially at small races. I felt out of place, like it was totally obvious to everyone that I didn’t really belong there. […]

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How To Maintain and Extend the Life of Your Running Shoes

How To Maintain and Extend the Life of Your Running Shoes

Let’s face it: Running shoes are not cheap. A good, high quality pair of running shoes from a reputable manufacturer will set you back at least $120. Nevertheless, it’s a good investment in terms of your health and fitness. But we can make that investment last longer by taking care of your shoes.

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How Many Miles Can You Expect and How To Extend The Life of Your Running Shoes

How Many Miles Can You Expect and How To Extend The Life of Your Running Shoes

There’s no getting around it: Running shoes are not inexpensive. Fortunately, a good pair of shoes is the only piece of equipment we absolutely need. So we’re all concerned with getting the most miles out of our shoes.

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Summer’s Almost Here: Time To Start Acclimating

Summer’s Almost Here: Time To Start Acclimating

Welcome to the wonderful world of summer running here in Central Texas. We had a wet, cool winter and spring, but I can guarantee will have another extremely warm summer. Hopefully, not the record-breaking kind we endured a few years ago, but it will be disgustingly hot nonetheless.

Wish

About Wish

Bob “Wish” Wischnia has more than 30 years of running industry experience across publishing, retail, web, and race organization. An Arizona State University alum, Wischnia has been a runner virtually his entire life, still competing in track and road race competitions. And in the free time he’s not pounding the pavement? He’s swimming, cycling, and catching days on the green.

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