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Guinness World Record Holder Makes South Padre Island Marathon Her 810th Race

At the South Padre Island Marathon, first time runners and experienced runners crossed the starting line together. or Parvaneh Moayedi, this would be her 810th marathon. She’s holds a Guinness Book of World Records Holder with the most marathons run in one year by a female (which has yet to be broken). Between November 2012 […]

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Use your towel for stretching and not just drying sweat

One of the biggest obstacles in keeping with your New Year’s Resolutions is the weather being too hot, too cold, too sore or not enough time to enjoy a run (especially if you’re just getting into it). Regardless of your how long or short your training for the day is, take extra time to stretch […]

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Sara Runs this Weigh

In the past five years, Sara has lost 95 pounds. She says the weight loss journey was initially for her physical and mental health, but now realizes the benefits extend far beyond that. She has picked up habits that now last a lifetime. Hoping to run a duathlon one day, Sara has completed five full […]

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How to Start Exercising: A Beginner’s Plan

Have a goal in mind? Want to work your way up to running the South Padre Island Marathon or Half Marathon this November? Even if you are not an avid exerciser now, you have time to train! Our team is here to help you not only improve your body and mind, but to assist you […]

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Overcoming Fears

I have a fear, several actually, but one in particular that is always close. It wakes me from my sleep at night, haunting me, taunting me and mocking me. It will sometimes slither into my thoughts during the day, waiting for a moment when I am tired or stressed, when my defenses are down. This […]

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The inspiring correlation between running and surviving cancer

In October, 2011, I ran the Corpus Christi Harbor Half Marathon and placed 2nd in my age division with a time of 2:02. My father was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer the very next day after the race. Running helped me cope with the stress and I continued to run through the end of […]

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Kristen’s encouraging surprise on the South Padre Marathon course

With the idea of completing her first full marathon, Kristen Herrera logged onto her computer and came across her perfect match. “I saw an ad on Facebook that immediately caught my attention,” Kristen said. “The fact that the race was at the beach and the medal was turtle-shaped…I knew this was the one.” The dream […]

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Running: A nurses’ instant reflex

Living out a healthy lifestyle is a no-brainer for Nick Pedersen, a nurse working in downtown Austin. Working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), this Sweden-native sees people struggling to stay alive on a daily basis. “I work around really sick people everyday,” Nick said. “So many people get sick because of lifestyle choices, so […]

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Steps to accomplish those New Year’s Resolutions

2016 can be your year. A year of health, happiness and prosperity is destined for your future as long as you stay true to yourself. By remaining determined not just these next few days, but throughout the year, you can experience tremendous physical and mental transformation. Here are 12 steps to conquer any resolution you […]

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Fueling your body after a morning run

The age old saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” is especially true for runners. After a morning run, it’s important to eat at least 30 minutes after you’ve finished. Eating around this time helps replace depleted nutrients that will support your recovery so you don’t experience any muscle loss. In addition […]

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