Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Monthly Archives: November, 2010

The Elusive Turkey Trot

On the other side of the Atlantic, it’s the day before Thanksgiving. On this side of the Atlantic, it’s the day before my company’s IT department kills our work email … Continue reading

November 24, 2010 · 3 Comments

Adventures in Cross-Training

According to pretty much every running magazine, book, Web site, and coach in the world, cross-training is a good thing. My Rogue training program even has cross-training specifically written in … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

Part 3: Chicago Marathon 2010

Continued from Part 2. The Fall I should have known better than to set a goal about falling. I’m still not entirely sure what happened. I know I tripped, and … Continue reading

November 17, 2010 · 3 Comments

Part 2: Chicago Marathon 2010

Continued from Part 1. The Start Line The San Antonio Marathon, with 25,000 or so entrants, is not a small race. That being said, it doesn’t hold a candle to … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · 1 Comment

Part 1: Chicago Marathon 2010

[Since the length of my Chicago race report defies everything I’ve ever learned about online readability, the long-awaited report is coming to you in 3 parts. Who doesn’t love a … Continue reading

November 15, 2010 · 1 Comment

On Nose Blowing and Risk Taking

Now that I’ve made my peace with Chicago and returned to running obsessively, I’ve settled on a new favorite route. Every Tuesday and Thursday morning, I run to work. At … Continue reading

November 9, 2010 · 2 Comments

Down Time

You’ve probably noticed that the blog has been a bit dead lately. It’s certainly been lurking in the back of my mind, like that term paper you should have started … Continue reading

November 1, 2010 · 2 Comments