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Hays Free Press March 6, 2013 NEIGHBORS Page 3C Buda Bits Continued from pg. 1C If you have 30 minutes Birthday wishes go out election a candidate in the or more to offer each week, to ]ulie Gibbs on March 9; run-off for place 2 on the then the CHES C.H.I.L.D. Michael Wayne Dees on Buda City Council. Wiley (Community Helpers Inspir- March 10; Scott Bailey on Hopkins and Amy Proctor ing Literacy Development) March 11; Lawrence Deanare on the ballot seeking Program needs you. Sign up Haberer on March 12; and election for the place 2 po- and become a volunteer at Cindi Hudson on March 13. sition vacated by Todd Ruge Carpenter Hill Elementary ... when he was elected mayor School by contacting Patricia in December. Hord at (512) 560-0031 orby Be sure to head to down- ... e-mail at phord_paradigm@ town Buda Thursday for the No planning is monthly "first Thursday" Time again to spring required, the lessons will be events from 5 until 9 p.m. forward and set the clocks ready for you. All you need ... ahead one hour on Sunday, to do is come and inspire March 10. students toward reading All city of Buda residents, ... success. All volunteers will be sure to head to Buda receive training and infor- City Hall for the special To all the folks off for marion about the reading election on Sat., March 9, Spring Break next week ... process, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to enjoy and be safe. FiLL your Easter Basket with SAVINGS! Subscribe by March 31st and get 13 months for the price of 12 for $28 a year call 512.268.7862 Texas Crossword Solution A~M~ " i" ir MI S-1105 Texas Crossword, from pg. 2C Sud0ku S01uti0 479 851 381 : 1426 6 2 5 :: ii!Sii 3 9 7 ' 6 5 7 5 4 7 1 8 2 1 9 8 5 6 3 2 3 6 9 7 4 Sudoku Puzzle, from pg. 2C PHOTO BY KIM HILSENBECK Barefoot runner Andrew Palmore of Plum Creek runs anywhere from 10 to 20 miles around town several days a week - without shoes. In February, he ran the Austin Marathon sans shoes. Why does he do it? Because it helps prevent injury and it's, as he says, "pretty cool." BY KIM HILSENBECK heel. Palmore says the combina- tion has made all the difference. "When you can feel the ground, your feet are more sensi- At 40 years old, Andrew Pal- tive and you're not going to slam more of Kyle said he is running them down as hard. You're going better now than when he was to kind of know when it's too running track and field in high much," he said. "It kind of pre- school, vents injury because you don't The difference, he said, is the overdo it." shoes. Or more accurately, the In "Born to Run," McDou- lack of them. gall takes readers to the heart Palmore said after high of Mexico where he studied the school he would run sporadi- Tarahumara Indians, arguably cally. But "I wasn't really into the greatest distance runners in it," he said. the world. A few years ago he started The book inspired Palmore running more; he had a part- to run for the pure enjoyment of time job where employees did it. It even propelled him to start monthly 5K runs. The leader of running more races, including that group gave out the book, 5- and 10-K runs, then a half "Born to Run," by Christopher marathon. In Austin last month, McDougall. he ran his first full marathon. "I read it and then I started Yes, barefoot. going the barefoot route," Pal- And while his time wasn't the more said. best, Palmore said he felt good He was curious about how it about tackling that goal. would feel to run with no shoes People may look at barefoot on, which tends to go against runners a little different, but Pal- every piece of conventional wis- more said during the marathon, dom and mother's advice we've he heard voices from the crowd all been taught - not to mention Stagecoach Road between Kyle telling him he was the toughest advertising from major shoe and San Marcos with no shoes runner out there. brands like Nike. on their feet, which not surpris- He's planning more races But Palmore said that first ingly are a bit hardened and - many of which he finds out time running barefoot in his dirty. But Palmore said it's the about from the Austin Barefoot neighborhood was "pretty cool." best running he's ever done. Running Club website. Palmore and his friend David And it's not just the absence "My next run might be that Repp, who met through the of shoes; he also changed his Austin 10/20 Race in April," Austin Barefoot Runner Meetup running form - landing on the Palmore said. "I race to motivate group, can be seen running Old balls of his feet rather than his myself to keep going." Hit! I'm Shiloh! I'm a 2 year old beagle/dachshund mix and Miles is a 2 year old white and brown tabby. After he had I'm looking for my forever home. I'm a little goofy and am been adopted out by another shelter, Miles' pre~ous owners super playful! I'm happy tb get any attention that I can. I abandoned him. He then decided that he wanted a different think anything can be a toy, even a leash, and I love to make family, so he walked 3 miles back to the shelter so that he could new friends! Come meat me at the shelter today! have another chance! Please stop by the Petsmart on Brodie Ln! PAWS Shelter and Humane Society is a non-profit, no-kill shelter operated primarily on donations and adoptions. 500 FM 150 E, Kyle, TX 512 268-1611 All animals are fully vaccinated, spay/neutered, microchipped and dewormed. sponsoredby Town & COUNTRY VETERINARY HOSPITAL Bill Selman, DVM Kayley O'Toole, DVM Committed to your pet's health since 1978. 6300 FM 1327 (East ofi35 and Creedmoore) Austin, TX 78747 512-385-0486 CTMC Hays County's Largest Health Screening & Fair Thursday, April 18 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Embassy Suites-San Marcus 70 health-related exhibitors offering more than 20 additional FREE services and screenings. PRE-EVENT BLOOD DRAWS Kyle - March 19 & 20 Lockhart - March 18 San Marcos - March 8, 15, 22, 29 Brought to you in partnership with: ~an "~larco~ ;Baitp {{tt0rb ........... CTMC CAMEO CENTRAL TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER N' To register, call 512.753.3818. For more info, visit w SE HABLA ESPANOL