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5 Simple Training Mistakes that You Need to Avoid

Avoid these simple training mistakes and keep things running smoothly Training for a half marathon is not an easy task, especially if you’ve never run the distance before. But you can do this and we’re here to help! For first-timers and…
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How to Return to Running After Taking Time Off

Make the most of your return to running with our advice Lace-up your shoes and let’s go! Now is the right time to return to running. Whether you’ve been out for six weeks or two years, start today! Remember: once a runner, always a runner.  Eventually,…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Run Your First Half Marathon

Run your first half marathon and enjoy the benefits along the way Have you ever thought about running a half marathon? Training for 13.1 miles is an investment, but the rewards are tremendous! You probably know friends and family who have completed…
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2020 July Running Playlist: Your PR-Chasing Soundtrack

The 2020 July running playlist is the anthem you need to chase your 13.1-mile PR We’ve got more tunes for you because Austin is The Live Music Capital of the World. We’re sharing our favorite tunes with you every month so you can train…
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Central Texas Food Bank Named Beneficiary of 2021 3M Half Marathon

In selecting Central Texas Food Bank, 3M Foundation continues support of Austin organizations with a significant community impact 3M Foundation selects the Central Texas Food Bank as the beneficiary of the 2021 3M Half Marathon presented by…
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7 Valuable Tips You Need to Know to Run Your Best

These 7 valuable tips will help you run your best and get the most out of training Run your best when you follow these 7 tips! There are some things that are out of our control, like the weather. But when you execute the things you can control,…
Image of runner competing during the 2020 3M Half Marathon. Below the image is text reading June Running Playlist introducing the 3M Half Marathon's newest monthly playlist.

2020 June Running Playlist: Your PR-Chasing Soundtrack

The 2020 June running playlist is the anthem you need to chase your 13.1-mile PR We’ve got more tunes for you because Austin is The Live Music Capital of the World. We’re sharing our favorite tunes with you every month so you can train…
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I Ran 13.1 Miles, Not Just a Half Marathon

Running 13.1 miles is an impressive feat, it’s not just a half marathon Every year thousands of participants chase their half marathon PR at 3M Half Marathon. Whether you earn a new PR or not, you’ve still completed a magnificent achievement.…
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Point-to-Point Course Explained

3M Half Marathon is one of the fastest point-to-point courses Courses come in many different flavors: loops, out-and-back, and even lollipops. A favorite flavor amongst many runners is the point-to-point course. Unlike most courses, point-to-points…