Catching Kayla

by GTSTRUTTER on November 21, 2014

This is an inspirational story about a runner who doesn’t let her body’s limitations stop her from being a top runner. It’s about 13 minutes long and you’ll love every minute of it. Have a great running weekend and to those running races good luck!!

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Happy Running!

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GTS G.O. H.A.R.D

by GTSTRUTTER on November 19, 2014

10748689_10152480897346935_1092092983_nIt’s Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day (G.O. H.A.R.D) and since the GTS run was yesterday we ended up celebrating it a day early.  I arrived at the run a little late and quickly started asking runners who were standing next to each other to hug for a picture, nobody batted an eye. I love how our little running group has become a great running family where everyone hugs each other with such big smiles on their faces. It’s close to Thanksgiving so I’m going to give y’all a list of the top 3 reason’s I’m thankful for all of you Strutters.

3.  Y’all are some serious MOTIVATION!

From the speedies in the front of the pack to the walkers who start early and end a little later. I find motivation from each and every one of y’all.

2.  Your Generosity.

Y’all generously put money into that donation jar that I bring out every so often. Since The GTS group doesn’t take much money to run, as our main cost is cups and gatorade, we donate 90 – 95% of that money into the local running community.  We do this by supporting local races (Gusher, Pleasure Island, and Daisies & Dragons) through sponsorship and also by supporting our future runners in the Sam Houston Fitness Club through monetary donations and gift cards.

1.  Your Friendship.

I’ve gotten to know a lot of y’all through the years and forming close bonds with each of y’all is what I’m most thankful for.

I really do hope that y’all consider the Golden Triangle Strutters group as YOUR running group and are proud to be referred to as STRUTTERS. We may have started this group but it is nothing without the great people that come out to our weekly runs. Thank you so much for coming out.

Now go find a runner and give them a BIG hug!

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Have a Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Running.

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Strutters team together with the Sam Houston Fitness Club

November 14, 2014

The Sam Houston Fitness Club was created by Amanda Die who is an avid runner and wanted to share her passion for running with her students.  Amanda’s love for running came about when she utilized running as her main form of exercise which has helped her lose 85 lbs.  Three years ago when signing up […]

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Nox Gear GTS discount

November 2, 2014

It’s getting darker and darker out there. Start bringing out all your reflective gear, blinky lights, and headlamps. Nox Gear contacted me about their TRACER360, which is a cool looking tron like light vest, and they wanted to offer the Golden Triangle Strutters a 15% discount on all their products.  Currently they are sold out […]

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13.1 MUST READ tips for the Pleasure Island Half Marathon

October 30, 2014

The Pleasure Island Half Marathon is coming up on Nov. 8 and for many it will be their first half marathon. I ran it last year for the first time and I really enjoyed it. It’s actually one of the more scenic half marathons that I’ve run. I decided to make a list of my […]

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GTS TRICK OR BEER RUN!

October 25, 2014

The GTS trick or beer run went well! Did you miss it? Make sure to follow the GTS page on this site and on facebook to keep up to date of all our events. Here’s the footage from last night! Enjoy!

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GTS run time is changed to 6 pm!

October 21, 2014

The majority of y’all wanted a run time of 6pm so 6 pm it is! Come on out and run with us. How do you become a Strutter? Just show up to the run and you’re a member.  Hope to see you tomorrow! Happy Running!

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NEW RUN TIME(?) and Brazos Bend day with the GTS group!

October 20, 2014

Hey y’all just wanted to let you know that we will meet at 6 pm tonight for our run with the Brazos Bend people. Come on out and enjoy a run at a little trail near our normal route. It’s like a magical little trail thats been there all along but only a few run […]

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GTS Runners Spotlight: Cody Hensley

October 14, 2014

You can’t miss Cody and his family at our GTS runs. His wife, 2 daughters, and parents all come out and have done so for a good while now. I nicknamed Cody “the Ninja” due to the ninja like way he can complete Spartan obstacles. He’s becoming a great runner and just recently logged a […]

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OCR racing and a Spartan Race GIVEAWAY

October 8, 2014

What’s an OCR?  Well its short for obstacle course race. There are many OCR’s put on by many different organizations and some are made to be a light fun race with obstacles that are not so challenging. Then there are OCRs like the Spartan races which are meant to challenge and push you to another […]

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