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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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Tackling the Long Run

Tackling the Long Run

The twin objectives of every marathoner (or half marathoner) are to train his or her best to cover 26.2 miles on marathon day while reaching the start and finish line healthy and injury-free. The key is finding the right balance […]

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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How to Stay Motivated This Long, Hot Summer

How to Stay Motivated This Long, Hot Summer

Let’s face it: Running through another hot Texas summer is not easy. But it can be done. Being highly motivated helps. Getting properly motivated to run (or race), is an emotional state that veteran and beginning runners all struggle with […]

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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