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October 17th, 2016|Melissa's Corner, Training|

I’m not terribly social. Or maybe it’s more accurate to say that I am terrible at being social. Either way, when I first started running, I ran alone. No one in my family or my [...]

Inaugural Texas Switchback Trail Race

May 25th, 2016|Race Coverage, Trail Races|

Austin-based Trail Roots is putting on our first ever trail race, happening June 4th in Johnson City! The race offers something for all with a trail 10k, half marathon, and full marathon. We will have a local Austin food truck, Ground Up, Bottom Dollar String band, a local Austin bluegrass band, post run libations provided by Austin’s own Oasis Brewing, and plenty of games for the entire family! There will also be plenty of fresh water in the Flat Creek where you can swim to cool off. More info and registration!

Sunshine Run On Tap for Sunday; Record Field Expected

May 2nd, 2016|10K and 10 Miles, 5k, News, Race Coverage, Road Races|

Spring has always meant 5-K racing season in Austin and even though the number of races has diminished, there are still several races left such as the Purple Stride 5-K at Arbor Trails in south Austin (May 7th), the Daisy 5-K at Camp Mabry on May 28th and the Stars and Stripes 6-K, also at Camp Mabry (May 30). This Sunday (May 8) is the biggest and best of the bunch: The third annual Silicon Labs Sunshine Run.

Behind-the-Scenes at the 39th Annual Capitol 10,000

April 15th, 2016|10K and 10 Miles, News, Race Coverage, Road Races|

You registered for the Cap10K several months ago or on Saturday, 4/9, at the Health & Fitness Expo. Running on your own or with a local training group has set you up to have a great race. Race morning comes and all your gear is laid out, your shoes are properly laced, and breakfast is consumed. Restroom breaks are taken and nerves start to set in, or maybe they don’t. Maybe you’re out to have fun during the Cap10K. Either way, you’re about to run with 20,527 of your soon-to-be closest friends. There will be thousands of costumes on course and hundreds of teams running together.

Bussing, Mendez Race to Victories at Cap 10K

April 10th, 2016|Local Runners - Elites, News, Race Coverage|

An overcast and balmy spring morning in Austin, Texas - not exactly 'perfect' running conditions - did little to prevent more than 20,000 participants from toeing the line at this year's Capitol 10,000. The race eclipse the 20K mark on Friday afternoon, a significant jump from previous years and a return to the days when the event was ranked among the biggest 10k's in the country.

Staying Vertical with David Fuentes

April 8th, 2016|10K and 10 Miles, Local Runners - Elites, News, Race Coverage, Road Races|

On Tuesday, April 5th, William Dyson, of High Five Events, sat down with David Fuentes, 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier, to talk about the his involvement with this Sunday’s Cap10K, why he likes to lose, and how he kicks back when he’s not running. David also dishes out some advice for anyone looking to PR in their next marathon or half.