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, we found free parking a few blocks away and walked across to the venue. After all, we're picking up stuff [...]
An overcast and balmy spring morning in Austin, Texas - not exactly 'perfect' running conditions - did little to prevent more than 20,000 participants from toeing the line at this year's Capitol 10,000. The race eclipse the 20K mark on Friday afternoon, a significant jump from previous years and a return to the days when the event was ranked among the biggest 10k's in the country.
Leading up to the 37th Annual Statesman Capitol 10,000, Race Director John Conley was high on the elite men's field that would toe the start line this morning. His prediction didn't disappoint as it marked the first time in race history that the top 10 finishers were all under 32 minutes. Scott MacPherson - the [...]