The 4th Annual Rogue Distance Festival, which will be held this Sunday (January 10th) in Cedar Park, has plenty to offer: Two race distances held at virtually the same time on a very flat, fast course, with good logistics and a warm, dry spot for pre and post-race activities.
CEDAR PARK--The one big question looming over the third annual Rogue Distance Festival was whether it would even be held or not. The forecast for Sunday morning was pretty depressing. Ice, rain and the same bitter cold weather Austin has suffered through for the past week. But, the overnight rain cleared out and even though [...]
Running a marathon isn’t quite as simple as waking up one morning and deciding to jump into the starting corral and cruise through 26.2 miles. If it were that easy, everyone would do it. Nor would it be as rewarding and as great a life-affirming experience as completing a marathon can be. Instead, training properly [...]
In March 2013 Rogue runners Allison Macsas and Gabe Steger took 20 Austinites on a ten day adventure across Morocco. Staying in a different town or village every night, the central focus of the trip was running - but it an exploratory way. They did it all whether it was across the Atlas mountains or [...]
CEDAR PARK--When folks running the Rogue Distance Festival poked their heads outside early Sunday morning, they were shocked by the unexpected balmy 58 degrees and calm conditions. Cold front? What cold front? But, by the time, the 1100 runners reached the starting line in the Cedar Park HS parking lot, they knew all too well [...]
With our long, hot summer finally behind us, racing season gets underway this Sunday (October 6th) with the first race in the annual Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge series of races. As is traditional, the IBM Uptown Classic 10-K leads off the series. The Distance Challenge has been around for many years as a way [...]