Austin's a fit city. There's no doubt about it. Journey along with Pamela LeBlanc as she explores all that's out there for the fitness-minded.

Summer running: Hydrate, dial it back, stay cool

9:42 am Jun. 26, 2015

I ran the Luke’s Locker Driveway Summer Series Wednesday evening, and it reminded me how much harder it is to run when it’s warm outside.

Notice I didn’t say hot. We’ve had a deliciously “cool” summer

A reminder: Staying safe on the hike-and-bike trail

5:18 am Jun. 16, 2015

This story was published in 2011 (and that’s when the runner was killed on a Dallas trail), but we can all use a trail etiquette reminder now and then, don’t you think?


By Pamela LeBlanc

Last fall,

Water’s flowing at Pedernales Falls State Park

10:21 am Jun. 15, 2015

Recent rains have worked magic on

It’s been years since the park looked so lush and watery. I’ve got fond memories of P-Falls, as we call it. My family spent many summer afternoons there

Texas Water Safari postponed until June 27

6:25 am Jun. 12, 2015

This year’s Texas Water Safari has been postponed until June 27.

Organizers decided to delay the grueling, 260-mile paddling race from San Marcos to Seadrift along the Texas coast after recent heavy rains. The race, known

Free fitness classes throughout June at Whole Foods Plaza

6:46 am Jun. 10, 2015

File this one under “More Free Workouts.”

Morning and evening yoga and fitness classes will be offered, no charge, on the plaza of Whole Foods Market throughout June.

Here’s the schedule:

7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday –