Looking for a chance to race a National Championship event in Austin? This looks like the only local opportunity in the foreseeable future for USA Triathlon! A logical extension of Pure Austin’s popular monthly Splash ‘n Dash, this event takes it a step further -literally – extending the distances and upping the ante! Pure Austin [...]
AUSTIN, Texas, August 7, 2017 — On Sunday, August 6th, nearly 700 people participated in the 15th Annual Jack’s Generic Triathlon (JGT) at Lake Pflugerville – near Austin, Texas. Participants, including Amy Marsh, 4x IRONMAN Champion and Acute Myeloid Leukemia survivor, competed against themselves, a steady wind, and the rest of the field to accomplish [...]
The Austin Distance Challenge kicks off this Sunday with the 80's 8k in Cedar Park. It's the first race of the series that concludes with the Austin Marathon. The weather looks like it could really be favorable for Sunday. The forecast projects a low of 65 degrees with a high of 86 degrees. If you [...]
It was time again for the staple in the triathlon community to shine. Jack's Generic Triathlon, started by Jack Murray is now running in it's 14th year. The race was hot today, but that's no different than any other year. This race has taken place the last few years at Lake Pflugerville, after moving from [...]
LIFE TIME TRI CAPTEX: RACE MODIFIED TO A BIKE AND RUN FORMAT. Due to Austin weather conditions over the last 24 hours, water conditions are deemed unsafe for swimmers and thus, the swim portion of the triathlon has been cancelled.
With better odds then the lottery, it’s inevitable that you will cross paths with mother natures in the sport of triathlon. Depending on which weather service you look at, the 25th Annual CapTex Tri is likely see a 100 percent chance for soggy conditions on race day.
Monday May 25th, 2015 will mark the 25th running of the Annual Memorial Day race. This year CapTexTri is expected to field over 2,000 athletes on the downtown streets. Olympic, Sprint, Super Sprint divisions with a combination of individual and Relay categories. 2015 will see the return of the USAT Paratriathlon National Championships for the 3rd time and the addition of a cross-promotional Austin B-Cycles Race. With the multiple races through the downtown streets Texas Running Post will be your race preview and guide.
Sunday morning marked the official start of the triathlon season in central Texas with the first installment of the Texas Tri Series - the Rookie Tri. In its 11th year, the event featured a 300 meter swim, 11.2 mile ride and 2 mile run. Although designed for beginner triathletes, there were also divisions for Veterans (anyone [...]
The start of the 2014 triathlon season is nearing full swing and as a continuation of our Q&A with area professionals, our newest installment is with University of Arizona graduate and Austin transplant Julie Stupp. Born and raised in St. Louis, she's the only woman in history to compete at the NCAA Championships in both [...]
Although Richie Cunningham moved from Austin to Boulder, Colorado a few years ago we still like to claim him as one of our own, and for the second year in a row he made Central Texas proud by capturing the Ironman Galveston 70.3 title. The Australian native turned in one of the fastest runs of [...]
AUSTIN - On Sunday morning, Lost Creek Country Club hosted the 11th annual T3 Multi-sport 100 x 100. Although traditionally held the first weekend of January, T3 was forced to delay the event start due to technical problems at the team pool. T3 moved the 2014 event to the last weekend of January, which gave [...]
The saying goes, "You can't win the race in the water, but you can certainly lose it." For many triathletes there are a select few who spent the hours in the pool as a young tadpole or joined the local masters swim program before grabbing a bike and pair of running shoes. For many dry [...]
Thunderstorms, cold weather and delays couldn’t keep 2700 athletes from competing in Austin’s Ironman 70.3 last Sunday. The early morning storm blew over Austin’s Walter E. Long Park causing traffic delays for thousands of registered participants and fans en route to Decker Lake. Officials postponed the race start by 15 minutes due to the traffic [...]
The 2013 Kerrville Triathlon festival was an action packed weekend of racing. Athletes had the option to test their end of the season fitness at three different distances. The longer two-day layout gave athletes the ability to choose between a Sprint, Quarter, and Half Ironman race. Participants ranged from the brand new triathlete tackling their [...]
The 3rd annual Kerrville Triathlon Festival begins this Friday, September 27th, 2013. Packet pick-up, the first event, lasts from 2:00pm-7:00pm at Inn of the Hills Hotel in Kerrville. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, Kerrville offers triathlon participants scenic, fast routes for the swim, bike, and run courses. As the name implies, the Kerrville Triathlon [...]