Tag: half marathon

  • 2017 Half-Marathon

    2017 Half-Marathon

    I ran in the 2017 Austin Half-Marathon last weekend. I hadn’t done a distance race since the 2015 Austin Half as the final race in the 2014-2015 Austin Distance Challenge’s Half-Marathon track. That year, I was training for a full marathon, but the twin’s early birth and NICU detoured me to the half track, which […]

  • The 5K Is The Ideal Race

    On a recent business trip, I asked the concierge at my hotel for advice about where to go running. “Are you training for a marathon?” he asked. Nope. I’m racing 5Ks, I told him. He gave me a puzzled look… Source: The 5K, Not The Marathon, Is The Ideal Race I enjoy longer runs. Hell, […]

  • Another Half Marathon In The Books

    We did it! V and I ran a half-marathon today. Here’s the finisher medal.

  • 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, […]