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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

Training

RUNNING IN OFFICE

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

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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

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Marathon recovery techniques for runners

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The 26th annual Austin Marathon is near and hundreds of runners from around the world are expected to participate.

Cassie Holman and Janelle Ronquillo from… 31 more words

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Austin Marathon's medical director braces for possible record heat

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Race day is almost here. The Austin Marathon kicks off at 7 a.m. Sunday with an expected 15,000 people crossing the finish line.  386 more words

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The First Last Marathon

What makes you think you can run a marathon?

I ask myself this question during every half marathon, somewhere around mile 9.

When my legs feel alternately like lead and pudding. 379 more words

Running