If ever a race name was apropos, it was the Sunshine Run 5-K and 10-K on Sunday morning. There simply could not have been a better spring morning for the second running of this event: Clear skies, dry weather, temps in the low 60s and brilliant sunshine.
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 [...]
Not every race in the Austin Marathon's 22-year history has had ideal weather, but the race has a well-deserved reputation as having some of the best marathoning weather in the country. Typically, marathon Sunday weather is clear, dry and cool. Sunday's race was anything but that. The temps—60 degrees at the start—were manageable but as [...]