Heard Around the Lake: News, Notes and Idle Gossip (Sept. 18, 2014)

[Editors Note: As previously mentioned, we're excited to announce the launch of the Forums. Hopefully you find the functionality easy to navigate and post. Just like the rest of our site, these forums are for you - runners, triathletes, cyclists, and others in and around central Texas. Enjoy! - www.texasrunningpost.com/forums] The only thing better than [...]

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Weekly Roundup (May 4-10, 2014)

2014 UIL State Track and Field meet preview The 2014 U.I.L. Track and Field State Meet will take place this Friday and Saturday (May 9-10) at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin on the UT campus. As usual, the list of qualifiers includes several names of interest to those who follow high school football and [...]

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Weekly Roundup (April 6-12, 2014)

Armstrong’s Positive, if Reluctant, Step in a Sport’s Purification (NY Times) Last summer, Lance Armstrong sat a few feet from me and said he would never “rat out” his friends by publicly revealing who had helped him dope and who had known about his doping. Not a chance. No way. The last thing he would [...]

Weekly Roundup Presented by Ready to Run (March 23-29, 2014)

Seeking Marc Davis’ American Road Record of 13:24, Bernard Lagat Is Pumped for 5k Road Debut at 2014 Carlsbad 5000 At Sunday’s Carlsbad 5000, American Bernard Lagat will lace up his Nike racing flats and step into uncharted territory. Racing his first ever 5-kilometer road race, the four-time Olympian is confident, eager, and focused on [...]

Weekly Roundup (March 9-15, 2014)

More and more events welcome dogs to run with their owner Clay Warner normally runs ultras, but he was lured to a 15K trail race for the sake of enjoying it with his training partner. As it turns out, both of them have won their divisions — Warner among the humans, and his chocolate lab, Grady, [...]

Weekly Roundup (March 2-8, 2014)

Ryan Hall, Abdi added to Boston Marathon Elite Field John Hancock Financial today announced John Hancock Elite Athlete Team changes for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. Additions to the elite men’s field include U.S. Olympians Ryan Hall and Abdi Abdirahman and Kenyan elite Mathew Bowen. Withdrawals to the elite [...]

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Weekly Roundup (Feb. 23-March 1, 2014)

Boston Marathon Bans Bags as Part of Security Plan This year's Boston Marathon will have a "no bags" policy as part of stepped-up security following last year's deadly bombing, the Boston Athletic Association announced Wednesday. Marathon runners typically are allowed to bring bags or backpacks to keep personal items. Those bags are bused between the starting [...]

Weekly Roundup (Feb. 2-8, 2014)

Top Rated Training Ride Cafe Stops Whether or not you’re a serious roadie or triathlete cranking out 6+ hours in the saddle or the daily commuter pedaling across town. Caffeine is a source rocket fuel when the legs are feeling bagged, nothing is more integral in cycling than the essential café stop. A dose of [...]

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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 much of the last Olympiad was the face of Nike distance running, may be leaving [...]

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 Marathoner On December 8, Becky Wade, a 24-year-old Rice University graduate who’d never raced longer [...]

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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 as planned. Children's Medical Center canceled its annual parade this Saturday but the MetroPCS Marathon [...]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup (Oct. 20-26)

Record Field Expected for Run for the Water 10-Miler, 5K & Kids K on Sunday This Sunday will mark the seventh running of the Run for the Water 10-Miler–one of the crown jewels of the Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge. A record field of 4500 is expected for this year’s race (evenly divided between the [...]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: Sept. 15-21

Kara Goucher "Letting Go of Dream" of Running NYC Marathon PORTLAND -- Portland Olympian Kara Goucher has announced she will not be running in the 2013 New York City Marathon. In a blog post titled "Letting Go Of A Dream," Goucher said 2013 has been a difficult year that included a stress fracture in her [...]

Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: Sept. 8-14

The Biggest, Baddest Austin Hills To Train On Our little slice of heaven isn’t called Hill Country on account of all the fire ant hills. Hills are simply a fact of the running life for every Austin-area runner. Pretty much wherever you run around town, you’ll run into some fair-size hills, especially in the northwest [...]

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Your Weekly Texas Running Post Roundup: Sept. 1-7

Usain Bolt plans to retire from athletics after Olympic Games 2016 in Rio Usain Bolt, who runs his last race of the season when he competes in the 100 metres in Friday’s Diamond League meeting in Brussels, says his mission is to continue his domination of the sprint events for the next three years but admits [...]

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