Central Texas Triathlon Season Kicks off with The Rookie

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 [...]

Tough Conditions Slow Austin Marathon; Joseph Mutinda and Marnie Staehly Prevail

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 [...]