Archive for the Central Texas Running Category

Fast-Finish Workouts to Finish Strong in Races

We all know that the toughest part of any race, be it a 5K cross-country race, a 10K, or a marathon, is the last few miles. Many of us have watched helplessly as our race time goal slips away during the latter part of a race. But

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How to Hit Your Peak for Fall Racing

  Hard to believe fall is just around the corner, and racing season will soon be under way. Most Austin area runners serious about their fall fitness have maintained a decent base throughout the summer. The  question now is, how do you peak for fall racing, and

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Tackling the Unknown: An Austin Runner Heads for the Leadville 100

Can Central Texas-area runners train to run well in some of the most challenging mountains in our country and abroad? You bet. As you may have read on Ready to Run’s blog this past June, Austin’s Billy Satterwhite was one of five runners to conquer the extremely

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The Power of Commitment

The most successful runners share one thing in common: the ability to commit to goals. The great runner Meb Keflezighi wrote in his book Meb for Mortals, that, “Goals form your road map to success. You won’t get near your potential without having good goals. We’re wired

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Bill Schroeder’s 50-State Marathon Journey a Lesson in Goal Setting

Bill Schroeder is not the kind of guy to do things half-way. So when he made up his mind to run a marathon in all 50 states, he decided he’d set a goal of running all 50 clocking sub-four hour times in each. Schroeder, 56, began his

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Fuentes Makes 2018 USA World Mountain Running Championship Team

David Fuentes has racked up quite a few running and racing accomplishments over the past few years, including winning the San Antonio Rock ‘n Roll Marathon in 2011, and more recently, posting three victories in the Austin Half Marathon. But making the USA’s Mountain Running Team has

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Satterwhite One of Five Austin Runners to Conquer Western States 100

At the crack of dawn on June 23, 369 runners lined up in Squaw Valley, CA to tackle the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. Among them were five Austin runners: Ted Davison, Kyle Rodemacher, Joe Cooper, Billy Satterwhite, and Rick Russell. While most of us were out

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Despite Slight Dip in Race Registrations, Running Still a Thriving Sport

Back in 1972, sports coverage included a piece on Frank Shorter, just after he won gold in the Olympic Marathon in Munich. To date, Shorter remains the only American man to win an Olympic gold medal at that distance. Joan Benoit Samuelson set the bar for American

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Full Spectrum of Summer Races to Choose from.

While many runners use the summer as a time to back off and regroup, there are still plenty of races to keep you sharp if you’re interested. And the offerings feature more than just 5Ks: you’ve got the full spectrum to choose from, from track meets to

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Young Runners Compete, Meet Greats at Portland Distance Festival

What would it be like to travel to the heart of track country and get to compete and meet some of the top athletes in the world? Well, members of the Spartan Running Club did just that. Paul Carrozza, track and cross-country coach at St. Stephen’s School

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