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Going the extra 26.2 miles: ARS students run their second marathon

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“When you finish a marathon, you feel really proud of yourself,” sophomore Anabel Martinez said. Martinez was a part of Marathon High last year, and ran her second marathon last Sunday. “If I can do it once, why not do it again?” Fifteen girls at ARS trained since September to run the full or half…

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Immovable Marathoners: Marathon High starts back up again despite not having paid coaches for the first time

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Rogue Running stopped providing paid coaches and mentors for running club, Marathon High. Despite this, Marathon High started up again with coaches that joined on a volunteer basis. “We’re on an all-volunteer basis, but Rogue still lets us use their facilities for the long runs, and still provide a lot of support,” teacher and Marathon…

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Marathon High runners take part in 2014 Turkey Trot

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Marathon High members spent their Thanksgiving morning running the 24th ThunderCloud Subs 5-mile Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot is an annual event in Austin where thousands of participants wake at 9:30 in the morning to meet at the Long Center to join in the 5-mile run/walk Thanksgiving tradition established since 1991. The event donates 100% of…

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