Category: "Run" Articles

Approach Your Off-Season Like a Pro
November 1, 2016
Athletes dream of the off-season and of all the relaxation, coffee dates, and trips to the farmers market it will grant us when weekends aren’t cluttered in between training and naps. Unfortunately, there is...
Weathering the Storm
October 1, 2016
I recently watched the documentary Touch the Wall that chronicled the meteoric rise of Missy Franklin to the 2012 London Olympics. At those games, she dove her way into America's hearts with five gold medals, a...
What’s the Deal with Running Coaches?
September 1, 2016
Running, unlike other popular sports, has been around for thousands of years. While our early ancestors weren’t exactly chasing soccer balls or swinging tennis rackets, they were most definitely running. The instinct is basically...
Worst Training Advice Ever
September 1, 2016
On Jan. 1, 2011, I attempted to start my year off with a 10-day Master Cleanse. That's right—10 days of drinking nothing but a questionable concoction of water, lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne...
A Tourist in  Your Hometown
May 1, 2016
If you're itching to re-explore Austin while burning a few calories, take a tour with these two up-and-coming businesses.
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Triathlon
April 1, 2016
They may say that ignorance is bliss, but in the world of triathlon, knowledge is power. Knowledge and lots of practice, of course.  There's no doubt that the sport can be intimidating. Those triathletes...
Running Shoe Review Spring 2016
April 1, 2016
Finding the best shoe for you has traditionally begun by assessing the characteristics of your feet and gait, and then matching them with the features and properties of a particular shoe. If you had...
Change of Pace
December 1, 2015
How to transition from road to trail running
2015 Fall Shoe Review
October 1, 2015
Check out the best new kicks for the fall season.
Running with the Tribe
March 1, 2015
Experiencing a new country and culture was best done on two feet—with locals using dramatic hand gestures, encouraging me to run harder.
Build Your Own Footbridge
October 1, 2014
You’re out on a long hike, enjoying the beautiful weather and feeling great. There’s a skip in your step and the feeling of being fit from the outside activity is feeding those endorphins as...
Running to Race
September 1, 2014
Summers are hot, and most runners tend to find themselves struggling to even get out of the door. For some who train with Trail Roots, gearing training toward a race goal like the Capt’n...
Combine Trail and Road Running for Dynamic Results
June 1, 2014
Surface varieties can increase speed and improve stability muscles.
Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party
May 1, 2014
5 tips for thriving as you race into the sunset
Austin Marathon Wraps up the  2013-2014 AFMDC
March 1, 2014
Humidity affects the 17,000 runners in the combined fields.
Hitting Historic Hyde Park for a Run
February 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Jake Morse isn't just a cyclist; he's a runner, too. Try out his favored short, central route through historic Hyde Park.
January 1, 2014
A look back on years of running half-marathons and an in-depth of the 3M half.
Running While Pregnant
May 1, 2013
How to keep fit when you're expecting
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