Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Monthly Archives: February, 2011

A Long Run to Acceptance

Whew. It’s been a rough week, and I apologize in advance if this post isn’t up to snuff. But I can’t just continue to sit around ignoring my blogging duties, … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

Good Luck, Austin!

According to the official countdown clock, there are only 8 hours, and 5 minutes to go before the 2011 Livestrong Austin Marathon! (Clearly this clock is counting down to midnight, … Continue reading

February 19, 2011 · 2 Comments


Last week my 3-phase training program (Base – Strength – Speed) officially rolled into the “Strength” phase. When this happened in Austin, it meant our coach finding some steepish hills, … Continue reading

February 15, 2011 · 3 Comments

Running Book Review: The Runner’s Field Manual

Title: The Runner’s Field Manual – A Tactical (and Practical) Survival GuideAuthor: Mark RemyPublisher: Rodale Books (October 2010) Rating: 2 out of 5 I like to read, and I like to run, … Continue reading

February 6, 2011 · 5 Comments

Running as a Way to See the World: Berlin

I think there’s a point in every expat experience where you make some sobering realizations: That Web site that said you could learn a new language in three months was … Continue reading

February 2, 2011 · Leave a comment