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The Planet Wave: There’s No Such Thing As An “Easy” Marathon

The Planet Wave: There’s No Such Thing As An “Easy” Marathon

The other morning a group of us were sweating our way through a brutally hot, long run and, as marathoners do, the general topic was which marathons we were doing in the fall and winter and why we were running […]

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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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Why Do Some Runners Smell Like Ammonia After A Hard Workout?

Why Do Some Runners Smell Like Ammonia After A Hard Workout?

After a hard workout this summer, some runners will notice a pungent, strong odor that smells a lot like ammonia fumes. For some reason, that smell is most distinctive after a very, long, hot run or a difficult, long race. […]

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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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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: August 18-24

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: August 18-24

Prime Minister backs Mo Farah for knighthood Farah made British history after he became the first Briton to win both the Olympic and world double long-distance titles. The athlete won the 5,000m at the world championships in Moscow on Friday […]

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Boston Marathon Registration Opens Today

Boston Marathon Registration Opens Today

Registration for the 2014 Boston Marathon opened this morning. Well sorta. While regular registration for Boston doesn’t open up September, registration opened for the 5,633 runners in the 2013 marathon who reached at least the halfway point but didn’t finish […]

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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New Documentary About Lance Armstrong To Debut September 5th

New Documentary About Lance Armstrong To Debut September 5th

A documentary about disgraced Austin cyclist Lance Armstrong will make its debut on September 5th at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film is titled “The Armstrong Lie.” As reported by VeloNation: Work on “The Armstrong Lie” began in 2009 […]

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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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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: August 11-17

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: August 11-17

Spira Footwear to Introduce Duck Dynasty Footwear Fans of Duck Dynasty, cable networks #1 nonfiction show, are about to be “Happy, Happy, Happy” with news that the series is getting its own line of sneakers thanks to Spira Footwear.  The shoe will […]

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Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 15, 2013)

Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes & Idle Gossip (Aug. 15, 2013)

Marble Falls’ gift to the world of running—Leo Manzano—is in tomorrow’s 1500-meters semifinals at the World Champs in Moscow. Like so many Austinites, I sent Leo a message of support, but with a warning: Don’t jaywalk any of the mean […]

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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Get Your Relay On For Zilker Relays

Get Your Relay On For Zilker Relays

The Zilker Relays is either the last big race of summer or the first major race of the fall racing season. Regardless of how you look at the Relays, there’s no better way to give summer the boot than 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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Mary Decker Documentary To Debut Tonight At 7 On ESPN

Mary Decker Documentary To Debut Tonight At 7 On ESPN

The documentary–“Runner”– about Mary Decker will make its premier tonight on ESPN at 7 p.m. (Texas time). The heavily hyped doc is part of the terrific Nine for IX series celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX. There probably has […]

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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Weekly Round Up – August 4-10

Weekly Round Up – August 4-10

Running 135 Miles Through Death Valley “Ultra Marathon Man” Dean Karnazes doesn’t believe you need a special body type to run long distances. Dean ran marathons in all 50 states for 50 consecutive days, for his Run Across America and […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (July 28-August 3)

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up (July 28-August 3)

The Return of Wish’s “Heard Around the Lake” Welcome to the launch of TexasRunningPost.com. We are a website dedicated to the Central Texas running community. Although we’re based in Austin, we endeavor to cover the running scene stretching from Waco […]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Round Up

Marathon man takes first day off in 45 years A man who had not missed a day running for 45 years is finally going to take a break because of a foot injury. Mark Covert – a 62-year-old track coach […]

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