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New Year, New Goals: Looking to 2018

Like a lot of people, each year, I set out some goals.  Sometimes I achieve them — like last year, when my goal was to BQ — and sometimes I don’t.   910 more words


Finish Line Report: Best of the Best

Welcome back to my Finish Line Report series! With my last race of the 2017 season now under my belt, I have so much to reflect on from the past year. 766 more words


Boston Marathon Registration, My Next Race, and More RP News!

Hi all!  I know I’ve been out of it for the past several weeks on this blog, but I’ve been moving to Boulder, starting a new job, buying a house, doing all kinds of home improvement and decorating activities, etc. 564 more words


Watch this Space!

I’m a runner not a blogger, Jim!  That’s what I envision Bones yelling at Capt. Kirk.  It’s been almost a year since my last blog post.   99 more words


Austin Fit Magazine - Kayleigh Williamson Making Austin Marathon History

I will forever be grateful for the chance to follow along and write about Kayleigh Williamson’s Half Marathon for the history books! On February 19th, 2017, she became the first woman with Down syndrome to complete the Austin Half Marathon. 14 more words



While most people take up running to improve their physical well being, perhaps shed a few pounds, the real revelation comes when their mental and psychological state also improves markedly as running releases its warm bath of brain chemicals bringing a deep sense of calm and equanimity. 646 more words


Warm, humid weather tests marathon winners

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Thousands of runners endured record-breaking heat and high humidity Sunday to participate in this year’s Austin Marathon.

The temperature at the starting line – in the upper 60s – was the hottest it’s been in more than 20 years and kept the race medical team busy. 309 more words