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Tips for staying hydrated during marathon training in the heat

With temperatures soaring, now is as good a time as any to be reminded of smart ways to stay hydrated while training for your next race. If you are training for a fall marathon, like Chicago or Philadelphia, you probably … Continue reading

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Taking stock: Austin Marathon training

This is from my 22-mile run Saturday, my last 20-plus mile run before the Austin Marathon. As you can see from the map, its pretty much the Austin Marathon course, and its the second time I've run this route in … Continue reading

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Austin Marathon Training: I’m out of excuses

On Saturday, I ran 22 miles, 18 of which came on the course that the Austin Marathon will be run on – basically, from Mopac and Lake Austin Blvd. until the finish line on Congress Ave. downtown, with about four … Continue reading

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Marathon struggles: Maybe it is in my head

I’ve recovered from the Chicago disaster to once again be excited about running another marathon. During my training for the Austin Marathon, I’ve given a lot of thought as to why I can’t put a good marathon together, even though … Continue reading

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