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2017 Austin Road Race Series Guide

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Austin boasts an energetic, active running community, logging miles in the many parks and lakes within city limits, and enjoying two great road race series.

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2017 Austin Trail Race Series Guide

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Austin's trail runners are a lucky bunch, with an excellent collection of trail races series to choose from.

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2016 Austin Road Race Series Guide

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The Austin running community has two well-organized road race series to choose from.

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2016 Austin Trail Race Series Guide

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Here's the RunGuides picks for the best Austin trail race series for 2016.

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Running Slowly Will Get You There Faster

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Seven simple ways to get the most out of your long runs.

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Texas Running Club

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Learn about the Texas Running Club. Who they are, when they run, how they got their name...

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Austin Beer Run Club

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Meet the Austin Beer Run Club! Learn about who they are, what they're all about, and why you should come run with them!

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Really Cool Runs - Empire State Building Run-Up

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This isn't the longest race at only 1576 steps, but it does run straight up the Empire State Building!

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Really Cool Runs - Elk Kings 25K

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Looking for a new challenge? Try the Elk-Kings trail run, and summit two mountains over the course of only 25K!

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Really Cool Runs - North Pole Marathon

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The ultimate really cool run at the top of the planet, it's the North Pole Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

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Take your runners high somewhere it's never been before: The Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon

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Really Cool Runs - The Safaricom Marathon

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Uh, is that a lion on the course? No, just a cheetah. Yes, it's the Safaricom Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Atacama Crossing

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Race through a virtual moonscape in the shadow of the Andes Mountains in this desert race: The Atacama Crossing.

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Really Cool Runs - New Years Double Marathon

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Why run one marathon when two is twice the fun? It's the New Years Double Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - El Scorcho Run

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Midnight in Texas in July with plenty of bugs? Yes, it's the El Scorcho Run!

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Really Cool Runs - Antarctic Ice Marathon

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Bundle up for the southernmost marathon in the world! The Antarctic Ice Marathon.

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Really Cool Runs - Comrades Marathon, South Africa

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A 56 mile race over hills along the South African coast line, yes it's the storied Comrades Marathon!

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Really Cool Runs - Jungle Marathon Brazil

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Intense jungle heat, a few piranhas, welcome to the Jungle Marathon in Amazonian Brazil!

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Really Cool Runs - Cappadocia Ultra Trail Turkey

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Like to race amongst rugged natural towers and fairy chimneys? Check out the Cappadocia Ultra Trail in Turkey.

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Really Cool Runs - Great Ethiopian Run

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A cheerful romp through high altitude capital Addis Ababa - it's the Great Ethiopian Run.

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Really Cool Runs - Midnight Sun Marathon

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A summer solstice marathon in the Arctic Circle? Welcome to the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway.

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Really Cool Runs - Ultra Trail Mexico

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Enjoy the stunning beauty of the Sierra de las Navajas mountains running the Ultra Trail Mexico.

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Really Cool Runs - Patagonian International Marathon

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A majestic marathon near the bottom of the world with a puma or two on the course? It's the Patagonian International Marathon in southern Chile.

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs: College Station Running Club

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Get to know a bit more about the College Station Running Club!

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Really Cool Runs - Volcanic 50

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The Volcanic 50 is a rugged, challenging and yes, really cool run on Mt. St. Helens in Washington State.

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Really Cool Runs - Bagan Temple Marathon

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Temples, dirt paths, and the occasional water buffalo!?! Oh yes, it's the Bagan Temple Marathon.

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Get To Know Your Running Clubs: Austin Runners Club

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You've probably seen these guys around, but if you haven't learn a bit more about the Austin Runners Club!

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5 Excellent Austin 5K Runs

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Here's a short list of exceptional Austin 5K run events.

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Don't Miss These Great Austin 10K Runs

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5 of the best Austin area 10K runs for 2015 and early 2016.

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5 Outstanding Austin Half Marathons

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Here are 5 outstanding Half Marathon events for 2015 and early 2016.

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5 Austin Area Must Run Marathons

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Here's the top picks of Austin area Marathon events.

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5 Austin Must Run Unusual Distance Runs

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Here's a variety of great runs over non-standard distances in the Austin area.

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5 Fun Runs that Keep Austin Fun

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Here's 5 excellent Austin fun runs to check out in 2015 and early 2016.

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Ten Tips For Better Running

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Ten simple tips to help you run better!

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How To Run a Faster 10k

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A few tips to help you set a new 10k personal best!

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How To Run a Faster 5k

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Want to set a PB on your next 5k? We've got a list of tips to help you out!

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