MDA Team Momentum

Team Momentum is a running and walking program that empowers individuals of all athletic abilities to train and dedicate their half or full marathon miles to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases live longer and grow stronger. No matter your skill level or experience, Team Momentum provides a world-class…

2016 Big Bend 30K – Brian Brown

I just completed the 2016 Big Bend 30 K race. Words cannot begin to describe the meaning of this race for me. I’ve been asked to provide a complete narrative about the race, and I will attempt to do here for you what the race continues to do for me. Lengthy, but posting anyway. I’ll…

Behind the Scenes of a Marathon

Behind the Scenes of a Marathon Written by: MRC Member Leanne Rainey  Running a marathon is indescribable. It’s kind of like becoming a parent. You don’t fully realize the magnitude of the task at hand until you’re knee-deep in it. Sure, you can train for it. I ran a 22 mile training run before my…

The Difference Between Fitness and Health

                              The Difference Between Fitness and Health Dr. Kenneth Cooper published his book, “Aerobics” in 1968 and has been called the Father of Aerobics.  I became intimately acquainted with his work while serving in the USAF from 1968-74…they made us run!…

Chicago Marathon Madness!!!

Chicago Marathon Madness! Well, it is that time of the year, and so many of the McKinney running club members are preparing for half and full marathons, many for their first one. Not everyone wants to, and certainly no one needs to run a marathon or even a half marathon. But sometimes it seems like…

The Zen of Running

There are many activities that people perform to be healthy and have a sense of well being. Many think the two require different activities to achieve them. For instance, people exercise for health and meditate for well being. I think the two can be obtained at the same time while running. Activities like cycling, swimming…