Beginner’s Corner

How To Start Running This Summer

How To Start Running This Summer

You start by keeping it simple. You don’t need fancy equipment or even a watch to get started. You don’t need a training plan or coach. You don’t need a facility, gym or even track. The most important thing you […]

Jennifer Harney

About Jennifer Harney

Jennifer Harney works for Luke's Locker as the Training Program Manager and leads the Fall/Winter Austin Fit training groups. She's been around the Austin running scene for nearly a decade, garnering numerous overall and age groups awards in a variety of distances.

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Beginner’s Corner: How To Start Running Right Now

Beginner’s Corner: How To Start Running Right Now

As the summer blast furnace in Central Texas begins to subside, plenty of folks are going to resolve to –finally!—begin a running program. If that sounds like you, congratulations. There’s no better time of year to start running than today. […]

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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FAQs On Hydration Needs This Summer

FAQs On Hydration Needs This Summer

Water truly is the key to life. Without it, there is no life. Especially a running life here in Central Texas. Being adequately hydrated before, during and after every run, is an absolute must to safe, healthy running during the […]

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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Beginner’s Corner: Goals For Newbies

Beginner’s Corner: Goals For Newbies

Have you already started a running or walking program this summer? Or are thinking about getting going? That’s awesome. Running and/or walking is the best, most efficient aerobic exercises you can do. Even in this heat. One of the keys […]

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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Beginner Running Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Beginner Running Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Right now is a great time of year to begin a running or walking program. Sure, it’s hot, but by starting now you can be fit and ready when the cooler weather arrives. Fortunatley, we live in the perfect environment […]

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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Beginning Running Questions Asked and Answered

    About Michael MadisonMichael got hooked on the drug known as running in 8th grade during summer track. He was a sprinter for the University of Missouri, earning All-Big XII honors in 2005. Now he’s run 10 marathons and […]

Michael Madison

About Michael Madison

Michael got hooked on the drug known as running in 8th grade during summer track. He was a sprinter for the University of Missouri, earning All-Big XII honors in 2005. Now he's run 10 marathons and too many 5K, 10K and half's to keep count. Michael works for the Gazelle Foundation.

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Beginner’s FAQ’s: Common Questions Asked and Answered

Beginner’s FAQ’s: Common Questions Asked and Answered

I am not a runner, but want to start running so I can complete the Austin Marathon or Half Marathon. What do I need to do first?  Make a firm commitment this week to begin a walking and running program. […]

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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