Archive for the December 2017 Category

Favorite Half Marathon Workouts of the Elites

It’s no secret that the half-marathon is one of the most popular of all racing distances, and there are two major half-marathons right around the corner: The 3M Half Marathon set for 7:30 a.m. on January 21 (Stonegate Blvd. at the Gateway Shopping Center) and the Austin

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Getting Off the Beaten Track

Trail running can provide a great alternative to your daily run courses. There are plenty of reasons why trails running can become a part of your training—for starters, trail running works different muscles and can be challenging in different way from road running. Here are a few

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What to Get Your Runner for Christmas? Hint: Cold Weather Running is Fun

Austin had a bit of snow last week, and it’s been pretty cold out since then. Should that hamper your running? Not at all. Cold weather running is some of the best, and can be really fun. From a physiological standpoint, it’s been documented that the ideal

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Former Longhorn Ace Will Nation Breaks Through at California International Marathon

“I’ve always felt that the marathon was my calling,” said 25-year old Will Nation. Nation answered that calling loud and clear last week at the California International Marathon (CIM) on Sunday, December 3, where he broke through with an Olympic trials qualifying run, crossing the finish in

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Hill Training is Hard to Beat

American marathon great Frank Shorter once said that, “hill running is speedwork in disguise.” With that in mind, Shorter set up training camp in Taos, New Mexico, where he focused on training in the hills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. You don’t have to be an

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Emmanuel W.'s Review Emmanuel W.
5 Stars

I stopped by one afternoon after a recommendation by a few friends to purchase new running shoes here in preparation for my first half-marathon. Located off...

Caroline I.'s Review Caroline I.
5 Stars

I feel so lucky to live in a place that supports stores such as Ready to Run. I've been buying multiple pairs of running shoes at a time off Zappos, trying...