3M Half Marathon 20th anniversary changes over the years.


Twenty years ago, I was assigned to manage a distance road race. Although I am a promoter and special events person, I didn’t even know that there was such a sport. Not only did I learn all about distance races and the industry, I enjoyed doing it. I hoped 3M would stick with the event

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Achieve your Goal Time by Joining a Pace Group


Whatever your goal for the race, achieving it takes more than training. Proper pacing on the course is just as crucial as race day prep. That’s why the 3M Half Marathon will once again feature official pace groups, sponsored by Conley Sports, and led by Twenty-Six Two Marathon Club, a group of veteran marathoners who

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Running helps students in the long haul.


Are you getting excited about the 3M Half Marathon coming up?  We at Communities In Schools are!  This is a great race and it’s for a great cause – helping children stay in school and achieve in life.    If you are running on January 19th then you are probably in training.  Getting physically and

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You’ve registered for 3M … now what?


So you’ve decided to run the 3M Half Marathon – congratulations!  You’ve chosen one of Austin’s best races, with a fast course, an award-winning goody bag, and first-class organization. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, this year’s race is sure to be a terrific experience.  Whether you’re new to this distance or you have a few half

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I’m a creature of habit. I like consistency. I respect tradition.


I count among my heroes folks like Californian Mark Covert who ran for 16,437 consecutive days and British Olympian Ron Hill who has run at least a mile every day for nearly 50 years. Consistency counts. I’ve been a runner for 42 years. I have kept the same pre-run rituals for 30 years. I’ve trained

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