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Marathon High pushes young athletes to the finish line

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Even on Saturdays, school is in session at Marathon High. For senior Katy Pacheco, there’s nothing quite like the high of running. 272 more words


Runners, organizers prep for Austin Marathon weekend

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The 25th annual Austin Marathon and Half Marathon kicks off Sunday with a marathon expo running all weekend long. More than 15,000 runners are expected to participate. 364 more words


68-year-old Austinite will run in his 25th Austin marathon

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Since 1992 Joe Huerta has participated in every Austin marathon.

Huerta says this will be his last marathon after running for the past 24 years. 98 more words


Kids flying drones in Austin marathon igniting early interest in science

AUSTIN (KXAN) — It is not just runners competing in Sunday’s Austin Marathon. A group of kids will be racing drones.

Joining us in the KXAN studio is Tamara Hudgins, the executive director of… 147 more words


Austin man runs marathon to raise thousands for charity

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austinite is running for charity this Sunday, hoping to raise thousands of dollars for those in need.

Runner Steve Chase joined us in the KXAN studio to discuss his journey 26.2 miles to the finish line. 109 more words


Making a Comeback?

A blogging comeback…not a running comeback.

I have a love/hate relationship with blogging. On one hand, I love to talk about running, and, let’s face it, most of my friends and family don’t care to listen after a while. 513 more words

Back on the Emotional Roller Coaster of Marathon Training

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while have heard about my training (and lackluster performance) for Marine Corps in 2014, and earlier this summer I had started up on my training blog again with the intention of running Marine Corps in 2015.   886 more words

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