Marathon #4 – Inaugural Hill Country Marathon with subsequent “Spark” (1,200 mg caffeine) overdose – 10/21/13

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #4 / Overall #5 Hill Country Marathon And the subsequent 1,200 mg caffeine overdose with visit to the ER after Marble Falls, TX 10/21/13 So I had been training for the 2013 Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio Marathon with friends from my running team RuNsane Running from the valley. I’ve already done … More Marathon #4 – Inaugural Hill Country Marathon with subsequent “Spark” (1,200 mg caffeine) overdose – 10/21/13

Excursion to TJ’s before Marathon #31 – Rock ‘n Roll San Diego – 6/3-4/17

Marathon #31 / Overall #46 Rock ‘n Roll Marathon San Diego San Diego, CA 6/4/17 Long story short, this race got added onto my 2016-17 calendar because the Big D marathon in April got cancelled in Dallas. Otherwise, I would’ve never looked into or thought about San Diego. Once again, this shows that sometimes (or … More Excursion to TJ’s before Marathon #31 – Rock ‘n Roll San Diego – 6/3-4/17

Marathon #8 – Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon – 4/27/14

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #8 / Overall #10 / State #3 (Oklahoma) Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Oklahoma City, OK 4/27/14 I had been running with RuNsane Running for about a year now, and this was the first ever marathon that my friend Angie (former medical school clerkship coordinator) had been planning to run for … More Marathon #8 – Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon – 4/27/14

Marathon #3 – Livestrong Austin Marathon – 2/17/13

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #3 / Overall #3 Livestrong Austin Marathon Austin, TX 2/17/13 This was the third marathon and about 1 year into running… So it turned out that Alex was running the Austin Marathon after all. And for a good majority of the time he had been training with Kate. His secret? … More Marathon #3 – Livestrong Austin Marathon – 2/17/13

What is a Disciple?

The word “disciple” means “a follower or student of a teacher, leader, or philosopher”. A practical example From 2013 and on, I got into this running technique called “ChiRunning”. This method of running is based off a combination of principles from Tai Chi and yoga. Supposedly it’s efficient, allows our legs to relax, focuses on alignment … More What is a Disciple?