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.

REI campaign ends, Violet Crown Trail nets $74,215

11:03 am Aug. 17, 2015

Well done, Austin.

The REI Every Trail Counts campaign hit its funding cap less than three days after it began, and Austin’s Violet Crown Trail netted just under $75,000.

The competition featured 10 trails around the country.

Zilker Relays set for Sept. 11

5:00 am Aug. 15, 2015

The relay-running, brew-sipping, taco-gobbling kickoff to the fall running season is almost here.

The 13th edition of the Zilker Relays, a grassroots race with an old school feel, will unfold at Zilker Park on Sept. 11.


Breakfast, Bikes and New Member Love with Bike Austin

9:10 am Aug. 13, 2015

Heads up, cyclists.

If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of a Bike Austin membership, drop by Mellow Johnny’s, 400 Nueces Street, between 7:30 and 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, for the Breakfast, Bikes and New

Blind triathlete Patricia Walsh races again Sunday

5:07 am Aug. 13, 2015

Blind Austin triathlete Patricia Walsh continues her racing tour this weekend, at the Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event at Belle Isle State Park.

She’ll be among a field of 60 paratriathletes from the United States and

Marathon Kids announces Nike partnership, program changes

12:19 pm Aug. 11, 2015

Marathon Kids has announced a two-year, $4-million partnership with sports gear giant Nike.

Nike will provide marketing and communications support for the Austin-grown non-profit, which has encouraged elementary-aged children to run since it was created in