Austin Marathoners Join us on February 8th at 6pm for the Rogue Pep Rally. We will get together on Sunday evenings to listen and learn and prepare for marathon week.
Speakers will be Coach Amy Anderson who will speak about the 10 positives that each of you should create as you go into the marathon day.
Next we will hear from Race Director, John Conley, who let us know about any last minute tips on logistis, he will review the port-o-let locations, water stop details, and start and finish line information and reminders. As will as addressing packet pick-up must do's.
Finally we will hear from the owner of Rogue Training Systems, Steve Sisson. Many or most of you are not familure with Steve, but he is currently the UT Women's Assistant coach, and Team Rogue coach and Head Coach at Rogue.
As a UT student-athlete, Sisson competed from 1989-91 and in 1993. He was a three-time All-American in cross country and track and field, finishing 19th at the 1990 NCAA Cross Country National Championships, third at 5000 meters at the 1993 NCAA indoor meet and fifth in the 10,000 meter run at the 1993 NCAA outdoor event.
Sisson held the Longhorns indoor 5K school record for 10 years with a time of 13:50.4, set at the 1993 NCAA indoor nationals, and currently ranks second all-time in that event.
After UT Sisson worked at RunTex and created RunTex University before starting Rogue in 2004.
This year Steve will speak about how to run the Austin Marathon based on this years course. This year is special for Steve because he is running the marathon as well. He is very familure with the course and the challenges it brings.
He will rap up the talk with some inspirational thought to keep you on your toes and aware of what you are about to do.