Tag: fitness

  • 2015 Austin Half-Marathon

    2015 Austin Half-Marathon

    Running a third half-marathon the day after Valentine’s Day isn’t a recipe for disaster.

  • One Man’s Journey

    You don’t have to be on The Biggest Loser to lose a lot of weight. Just do it.

  • 98% Women

    Vanessa and I are running a half-marathon in October. I mentioned this yesterday, but what I failed to mention was which half-marathon we were running. See Jane Run is hosting their first Austin event on October 9th. The event includes a half-marathon, a 5K, a Stroller 5K for joggin’ mamas and a kids run. The finisher […]

  • Go Big or Go Home

      The crowning achievement of my athletic life was the 2008 Austin Marathon. Ran (more or less) 26.2 miles. If you’ve met me in person, I would be the last person you’d expect to run a marathon; nevertheless, I did it. That was also my last major exercise achievement. I ran a half-marathon in 2010, […]

  • Bike Day

    I took my weekly day off this week and decided to make it a bike day. I haven’t jumped on the two-wheeler in a couple of months and it needs some work (it won’t shift down to the lowest gears), but the weather has been too great and I’ve really been itching to ride. I […]

  • if we thought of heaven as a marathon

    I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 Training to run a marathon is not unlike our training efforts towards our eternal reward in heaven. Each Saturday morning, despite it being my day off of work and there is nothing that I must do, I wake […]