Category Archives: Marathons

Wintering out West

We’ve been out West for a few weeks and it seems like it’s been raining non-stop since we’ve returned. Persistent rain in the South Bay is not part of the Chamber of Commerce pitch.  And now, instead of complaining of drought, … Continue reading

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Climbing the Mountain

I joked about the hill at mile 12 of the Austin Half Marathon in my last post, which was an about face from my cursing of that hill as I ran it. I named it the Crusher, because after conquering the … Continue reading

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The Cruelest Half Marathon

The Austin Half Marathon is one brutal course.  Sunday, Valentines Day 2016, started at 5:15 a.m. with a quick trip to Starbucks for a caffeine jolt before we walked across the Congress Avenue Bridge for the 7 a.m. start.  That morning, … Continue reading

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Training Update

Training for the Turkey Trot 10K continues, which is dumb as the Turkey Trot and the Dallas Marathon Relay are actually part of the training for the Maui Half Marathon in January.  We just received word that the Frisco course has … Continue reading

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Running and Cycling Schedule 2015 To Date

We are about halfway through the running/cycling season (which lasts all year).  Here’s what we’ve done, and what is on the schedule. Other events are added as we find them, and decide to run/cycle them.  Our half marathon training schedule … Continue reading

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