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…