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® presented by NXP. The Elite Athlete Program will become known for its competitive nature and focus on discovering emerging marathon [...]
Liza Hunter-Galvan, the 45-year-old mother of four from San Antonio, had never run the Boston Marathon before yesterday. But the former UTSA runner had one of her greatest races as she won the women's masters division of Boston with a time of 2:46:44 and will take home $10,000 in prize money.
Three-time Olympian Deena Kastor thought she was heading for retirement after a disappointing marathon finish nearly one year ago at the World Championships. After today, it appears as though the 41-year-old just needed some time off. Despite less than ideal conditions with a cold front blowing through bringing high winds, Kastor cruised to victory in [...]
By any measure, this is the best weekend of the year for the Austin running community. The level of excitement is palpable as Marathon Sunday approaches. The Austin Marathon or Half Marathon are the best and most prominent events we have that draw the greatest number of out-of-town runners to our fair—running—city. The Austin Marathon [...]