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2020 September Running Playlist: Your PR-Chasing Soundtrack

The 2020 September running playlist is the anthem you need to chase your 13.1-mile PR We’ve got more tunes for you because Austin is The Live Music Capital of the World. We’re sharing our favorite tunes with you every month so you can train…
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Our Favorite Storage Hacks: How to Organize Your Running Shoes

Follow us on Pinterest and discover more ways to organize your running shoes Sometimes our shoe collection gets out of control. This is especially true when you have specific shoes for specific activities, like wearing your running shoes only…
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Your Running Shoes are for Running and That’s All They Should Do

You should only log running miles in your running shoes and here’s why Picking the perfect running shoes can feel overwhelming. Once you find the ideal pair, it could be very tempting to wear them for walking as well. But are they suitable…
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8 Ways to Cure and Prevent Pain from Shin Splints

Prevent shin splints and keep your training momentum going strong Are you a beginner runner? Then, you might’ve heard about “shin splints.” But beginner runners aren't alone in experiencing shin splints. Veteran runners get them too.…
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Learn How to Run with a Stroller with this Helpful Advice

Parents provide insight on how to run with a stroller Half marathon training has begun for many runners! Maybe you just signed up for your first half marathon. Perhaps you’ve returned to running after taking some time off. “But what about…
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2020 August Running Playlist: Your PR-Chasing Soundtrack

The 2020 August running playlist is the anthem you need to chase your 13.1-mile PR We’ve got more tunes for you because Austin is The Live Music Capital of the World. We’re sharing our favorite tunes with you every month so you can train…

Run Austin Virtual Series Announces Armadillo 5K as Second Event

Armadillo 5K announcement coincides with 3M Half Marathon’s July 30th price increase Earlier this month, 3M Half Marathon presented by Under Armour and Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour created the Run Austin Virtual…
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5 Simple Training Mistakes that You Need to Avoid

Avoid these simple training mistakes and keep things running smoothly Training for a half marathon is not an easy task, especially if you’ve never run the distance before. But you can do this and we’re here to help! For first-timers and…
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How to Return to Running After Taking Time Off

Make the most of your return to running with our advice Lace-up your shoes and let’s go! Now is the right time to return to running. Whether you’ve been out for six weeks or two years, start today! Remember: once a runner, always a runner.  Eventually,…