Category Archives: Austin Half Marathon

Austin half marathon race report: A sore throat, hills and a hot banana

Mmm. Nothing like waking up with a sore throat on race day, having to gargle salt water.

Running a half marathon is hard. And I’m sure putting the race on is even harder.

But is it so much to ask that a finisher doesn’t have to take a hot banana? Continue reading

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Hills, hill, hills. Did training in Chicago prepare me for Austin Half?

A map of the Austin Half Marathon course.

My good friend Kristel and I decided last September that we were going to run the Austin Half Marathon on Feb. 20.

That’s now tomorrow. Continue reading

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