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5 Ways to Run Safely Outdoors in the Summer
May 24, 2022
Summer is right around the corner, which means we can look forward to warmer and hotter weather, longer days, family vacations and, of course, continuing our outdoor running workouts. Even though running outside poses more...
How Running a Marathon Changed My Mindset
February 1, 2022
When you hear the word “marathon,” what comes to mind? Completing one of these races has long been held as an enviable fitness achievement. Some may see it as close to impossible, but as...
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...
How to Prepare and Keep Your Dog Healthy for Running
April 9, 2021
There are not many things in this world more natural than seeing your dog run. If you’re a marathoner looking to finish an IronMan or just a casual runner looking to stay fit, your...
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...
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...
Newest Track Spike Technology
October 24, 2020
As with any sport’s equipment, the technology behind track spikes is constantly evolving. Companies are racing (no pun intended) to create the next top product that will be the envy of runners around the...
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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...
Wellness FAQ: Jarod Carter PT, DPT, MTC
September 1, 2020
Jarod Carter found his passion for the movement and care of the human body from his early days as an athlete in high school and throughout his time as a springboard diver on the...
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...
Running Together
April 4, 2020
Austin has great trails, great weather and great people — making it a no-brainer to get out and join a running club. With so many options, we put together a list of the free...
Howell’s Race to Tokyo
March 1, 2020
Sitting down with Magnolia Howell, over the phone or in person, she’s liable to give a pep talk. Whether it’s telling you how special you are or what you mean to the world, her...
Per(fit) Couples
February 1, 2020
With the couch, a snack and your favorite TV show at your fingertips, the thought of a night in  with you and your partner may make going to the weight room sound like more...
Going Ankle Deep
February 1, 2020
Everyday we ask a lot of our feet and ankles without realizing it. Whether you are standing and walking frequently with your work and home life, or you are training for the Austin Marathon,...
Running Austin
February 1, 2020
Austin’s annual Ascension Seton Marathon has grown to become the 25th largest race in the United States. Elite runners from all over the world flock to experience the route that takes them by some...
Statesman Capitol 10,000 Warm-UP
February 1, 2020
A Q&A with Race Director, Jeff Simecek For more than four decades, the Statesman Cap10K has been a much loved annual event in Austin. What began in 1978 with 3,400 participants has grown into...
Running Shoe Review 2020
February 1, 2020
Each year, members of the running industry head to Austin for the Running Event — a conference and trade show for running specialty stores and brands to share practices and showcase their latest in...
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