Archive for the July 2017 Category

What Does Your Mile Time Mean?

What’s your mile time? Now that’s a question most runners like to answer with pride. Even though races are often measured in kilometers, the mile is a measurement that everyone can relate to. Your mile time has deep meaning, both emotionally and physically. Austin’s 2008 Olympic 1,500-meter

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Barrett Shows Long Distance Strength in Half-Marathon Win

As popular as half marathons have become, most people don’t think of running one during the summer—especially an Austin summer. But Cate Barrett, who won the Orange Leaf Half Marathon last weekend in New Braunfels is a native Austinite, so that might explain her heat tolerance. It’s

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Want to Set a 5K PR? Learn Pacing!

If you’re in the hunt for an upcoming race, the distance you’ll see most often is the 5K. Though half marathons are super-popular, you just can’t beat the number of 5K races available at any given time in Central Texas. The great miler Steve Scott, who has

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Think Your Last Run was Tough? Check Out the Hardrock 100!

Sometimes it helps to put your running effort into perspective. You may struggle to get in a 10-miler around Lady Bird Lake in Austin on a hot summer morning, but let’s step back for a minute and look at what’s going on elsewhere in the country. This

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Good Form Benefits All Runners, Beginners and Elites Alike

If you’ve ever watched a swim coach working with athletes, the first thing you’ll notice is that a lot of his or her coaching has to do with fine tuning his swimmers’ form. In swimming, the more streamlined you are and the less drag you have going

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