Category: "Run" Articles

Cap10K Kristi Luna
March 30, 2022
Claudia Garcia is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited to share her role and her excitement for the race in April!   AFM:What does...
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Cap10K Nina Jenzen
February 16, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Nina Jenzen is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
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Cap10K Scott Cochran
February 10, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Scott Cochran is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
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Cap10K Jackie Howard
February 7, 2022
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Jackie Howards is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited to...
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Cap10K Sabrina Nyitrai
December 10, 2021
The AFM Team is getting to shine the light on the ‘21-’22 Cap10K race ambassadors. Sabrina Nyitrai is one of the race ambassadors for the upcoming 45th anniversary of the race who is excited...
Top 6 Running-Related Things
December 10, 2021
Runners have strong opinions, especially when it comes to gear and shoes. At Trail Roots, we love a good survey and asked our group of over 100 active trail runners what their favorites of...
Race Ambassador for Cap10K
November 16, 2021
The Austin community’s favorite race, the Statesmans Capitol 10K, is continuously preparing for its race in April 2022. The AFM Team got to speak with another Cap10K race ambassador, Mark Holocomb, for the upcoming...
Running Big Bend
June 1, 2021
In early April, 20 adventurous trail runners headed west to Big Bend for Trail Roots’ first Runcation of 2021. Just after the 2019 trip, the world closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic and,...
Top Austin Trails to Check Out in 2021
December 5, 2020
Each Saturday (pre-COVID-19), our entire Trail Roots community would meet at 7 a.m. to go trail running. Now, during the pandemic, we have adjusted to help keep our runners comfortable and safe by meeting...
Keeping Austin Trails Clean
November 1, 2020
In the morning on a couple of Sundays a month, a group of Austinite runners gather along one of the many trails in the area — not to run or make their new PR,...
Helping Others Reach Their Goals
November 1, 2020
Over the years, I’ve noticed that the times when I am the happiest and feel the most fulfilled is when I am doing something meaningful for someone else. I hear the saying, “You have...
The Only Running Warm Up You’ll Ever Need
October 15, 2020
THE WARM UP Warm ups are crucial for preventing chronic injuries. They reset length-tension relationships between muscles and mobilize hormones and energy supplies like adrenaline, carbohydrates and fats so that you’re not running on...
Running with Marathon Kids
October 1, 2020
It’s safe to say that, with the circumstances of the pandemic, many people have become more sedentary. With more time spent at home, it’s easy to skip a run or a workout and opt...
Running with Trail Roots
September 1, 2020
Erik Stanley’s affinity for running first began in elementary school when he would visit his mother in Las Vegas and accompany her during her runs. The duo would play 90s country music and run...
Discovering Your New Running Loop: Austin Neighborhoods
September 1, 2020
Interwoven throughout the city, Austin’s elaborate trail system makes it easy to escape the congestion of the city and get in touch with nature in just minutes. What is not commonly discussed however, are...
In It for the Long Run
July 1, 2020
Every summer, Mallory Brooks, coach for Team Rogue and owner of Spectrum Trail Racing, along with her husband and their 7-year-old son, pack their things into a truck and a soft topper camper shell....
Workout of the Month: Runner’s Strength Training Workout
July 1, 2020
Integrate this strength training workout into your routine to help your body pre- and post-run, designed specifically for runners. Warm Up Drills: 1. Side Shuffle 2. Karaoke (grapevine) 3. Forward Arm Rotation with A...
Six Ways Running Makes You Smarter
June 1, 2020
Everyone is familiar with the benefits of exercise for physiological functioning, health and well-being. But did you know that running can boost your brain power, too?
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