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40th Anniversary Capitol 10K

April 24th, 2017|

Saturday morning, my BRF Sara and I headed down to the Cap 10K expo at the Palmer Events Center. Not ones to wait in line and pay for the privilege to park in the garage, [...]

Vern’s No Frills 5K

April 17th, 2017|

April 15 marked the eighth anniversary of Vern's No Frills 5K, a timed race held the third Saturday of every month at Berry Springs Park in Georgetown. It costs $1, and you can buy a [...]

The final Austin 10/20: race report

April 9th, 2017|

I've run the Austin 10/20 every year except the first one, and each time my friend and I said we won't do it again. The course isn't terribly scenic (Burnet Road, anyone?) and there's not a [...]

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report

February 21st, 2017|

Austin Half Marathon Expo + Race Report After I finished this race in 2014, I swore I’d never run it again. Yes, it’s Austin’s hometown race, it’s well-organized and draws great crowds. But it’s hilly, [...]

Dallas Marathon Recap

December 11th, 2016|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Local Track Coach Keith Pierce Holds Off Charge from 2015 Champion Logan Sherman to Take 2016 BMW Dallas Marathon Victory Former Ursuline High School soccer star runs away with PR win [...]

Austin Marathon Charity Chaser News

December 8th, 2016|

AUSTIN, Texas, December 5, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce Chikage Windler, CBS Austin Chief Meteorologist, as the official [...]

Austin Trail of Lights Fun Run

December 6th, 2016|

The Trail of Lights Fun Run will go on, rain or shine. Shine it did not. My general rule about rain, cold, and dark is that I can do two out of three. Saturday night’s [...]

Shiner Beer Run race report

November 21st, 2016|

Last year, one of my BRFs and I went to Shiner as spectators. She had registered early because it sells out fast, but by the time race day came around she was injured so we [...]

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report

November 7th, 2016|

Run for the Water 2016 Race Report The bonus of waking up at 5:30 and driving downtown before daybreak for a race? Seeing the UT Tower still lit up orange from Saturday's football victory. At that hour, [...]

Austin Marathon Launches Interactive App

October 20th, 2016|

AUSTIN, Texas, October 19, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to announce the launch of the Austin Marathon® presented by NXP [...]

Capital to Coast Relay Recap

October 18th, 2016|

This was the transition area for my first leg. I have always wanted to run a relay race. Not a regular relay race, but a long distance relay race. There are several good [...]

Race Report: Run Free Texas ‘80s 8K

October 4th, 2016|

I signed up for this race knowing it was the week before a bigger race on my calendar. I figured five-ish miles was a good week-before-the-race distance, I just wouldn’t push too hard. To be [...]

2017 Austin Marathon Elite Program

September 6th, 2016|

AUSTIN, Texas, September 6, 2016 -- High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is excited to introduce the Elite Athlete Program for the 2017 Austin Marathon® [...]