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The Woodlands Running Club (TWRC) is a non-profit running club located in The Woodlands Texas, just North of Houston for runners of all abilities. If you are looking for track workouts, long runs, marathon training, 5Ks, fun runs & social events, trail running and running trips, you have found the right place.

TWRC promotes the running community in many ways, including hosting club runs, open social runs, races, and social events; engaging in community and charitable activities; and encouraging younger runners through our scholarship fund.

Scholarships Winners!

The Woodlands Running Club would like to announce the 2019 TWRC scholarships winners and congratulate them.

Each year the club awards four college scholarships to seniors who graduate in May or June from high schools in The Woodlands area. The scholarships are awarded to two female and two male graduate who have evidenced strong commitments to running.

For 2019 the first-place female ($2000) is Lizz Davison who attended TWHS and will be attending University of South Carolina in the Fall. The second-place female ($1000) is Jessica Myers who went to The Woodlands College Park High School and will be going to Texas State University. The first male winner ($2000) is Jonathan Letai of College Park High School who will be attending Cornell University. The secomd-place male ($1000) is Brian Ross from The John Cooper School; Brian will be attending The University of Texas at Austin.

More details on the TWRC scholarship program can be found here:
http://thewoodlandsrunningclub.org/scholarship

TWRC Sunday Run from Toasted Yolk 2019-07-14

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TWRC Sunday Run from Toasted Yolk 2019-07-14

TWRC Sunday Group Run, June 23rd 2019, Brooklyn Café (aka Bagel) Panther Creek Shopping Center, 6:45 am, Mileage 6, 8, 10.3 & 12

06/23/2019 06:45
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June 23rd
Place: Brooklyn Café (aka Bagel) Panther Creek Shopping Center
Time: 6:45am
Mileage: 6, 8, 10.3 & 12

Due to reports of horse flies along flint ridge, we have some alt maps for the Sunday run

Brooklyn Bagel 8.6 mile alternate course

Alt map for the sunday run

TWRC Sunday Run from Toasted Yolk 2019-06-09

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TWRC Sunday Run from Toasted Yolk 2019-06-09

The Woodlands Running Club - Board Elections & Social, 6 pm Friday May 31st, Herreras Mexican Restaurant

05/31/2019 18:00
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The Woodlands Running Club - Board Elections & Social

Friday, May 31 at 6:00 PM

Herreras Mexican Restaurant
9420 College Park Dr #300
The Woodlands , Tx 77384

Come join our Board Elections and Social for the 2019-2020 season. Appetizers and The first drink will be on TWRC.

Please RSVP via the evite you should have received by Wednesday, May 29th.

Looking forward to another fabulous gathering!

Thank you for volunteering and photos from Ironman Texas Run Aid #6 Saturday 4/27/19

I want to thank ALL the volunteers that came out to help at the 2019 Ironman Texas Run Aid #6. Thank you so much for coming out and helping out and cheering for the all the athletes. Ironman could not have happened without you. It was a great day for the athletes that was made possible by you!

Special shout out to Hailey King, one of the most hard working and enthusiastic volunteers this year. Hailey was part of the 30 or so Irons Junior High National Junior Honor Society students that joinned us this year. BIG thanks to all the students that came out to help.

22nd annual Sprint for Life 5K, 7:30 AM, May 4th, MD Anderson Medical Center Houston

05/04/2019 07:30
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2019 Sprint for Life® Race Day Schedule

6 a.m. Boutique opens for business
6-7:25 a.m Late Registration/Packet Pickup
6:30-9 a.m. Group and corporate team photos
7 a.m. Survivors Tent and Lounge Opens
Kids Zone opens
7:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Begins
7:45 a.m. Food and Fun in the Post Race Party area
8:30-9:15 a.m. Presentations and awards Ceremony
9 a.m. Survivor Group Photo at Post-Race Party Stage
9:30 a.m. Sprouts Pep Rally, Tot Trot and Sprint for Sprouts races
Kids Zone closes
10 a.m. Boutique closes, event concludes

Sprint for Life is a USATF road certified course.

Save the date! The Ironman TWRC Run Course Aid Station #6 needs your help Saturday April 27th 2019

04/27/2019 10:30
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Once again TWRC will be manning Run Course Aid Station #6 for Ironman Texas. We need approximately 100 volunteers.

WHERE: Run Course Aid Station #6 is in the same spot as last year, the North end of East shore, just west of the East Shore Club House.

WHEN: Saturday April 27th 2019

Muddy Trails Bash, Saturday April 6th 2019 at Rob Fleming Park in the Woodlands from 3 to 8 p.m.

04/06/2019 15:00
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Saturday, April 6, 2019, 3 to 8 p.m. at Rob Fleming Park

Celebrate Mardi Gras by taking 10% off your registration for Muddy Trails Bash! Featuring chip-timed 10K and 5K Trail Runs, Little Muddy Kids' One-Mile Fun Run, 2K-9 Dog Fun Run and the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off. The race includes a festive post-race party with live Zydeco music by the Platinum Players Zydeco Band, children's activities and more! Muddy Trails Bash is a USA Track & Field (USATF) sanctioned event.

TWRC Post Woodlands Marathon Social, Saturday 5-8pm 3/2/19

03/02/2019 17:00
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TWRC - The Woodlands 1/2 & Full Marathon Celebration
When: Saturday, March 2 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: The Goose's Acre 21 Waterway Avenue The Woodlands, TX 77380

Another race in the books! Now let's make time to celebrate your accomplishment! Come join your fellow runners and have a beer.

Please join us whether you ran or not.

Current TWRC members should have received an Evite, please RSVP via the Evite so we know how much food to order.

Call if you have any questions.
Sonia Carr

The Amazing Kindness Race, Saturday March 23rd, 8AM, Barbara Bush Elementary School, The Woodlands Texas

03/23/2019 08:00
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VISION - Strong, healthy communities full of compassionate leaders and citizens.

MISSION - To inspire kids to develop into strong, healthy, compassionate and connected leaders by pairing fun fitness with meaningful service.

A family-friendly relay-style team race that starts with the Fleet Feet RTW 5k and then takes the teams through short five minute challenges put on my local fitness providers and nonprofits.

Website - https://www.strongertoserve.org/amazing-kindness-race

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/events/285971921951214/

The 'Strange Science' Behind The Big Business Of Exercise Recovery from NPR

From sports drinks to protein powders, from compression therapy to cupping — there's a whole industry of products and services designed to help us adapt to and recover from exercise.
But does any of it work? That's the question science writer Christie Aschwanden set out to answer in her new book, Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery.

READ MORE HERE
https://n.pr/2WW0KJl

TWRC runs 500 miles for Mina Guli #RunningDry Campaign 1-27-2019

01/27/2019 10:07
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TWRC runs 500 miles for Mina Guli #RunningDry Campaign 1-27-2019

The Best Foods for Athletes (New York Times)

The Best Foods for Athletes
More fat? More carbs? How should we eat for peak athletic performance?

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/well/move/the-best-foods-for-athletes...