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.

Reward in missing salamanders case upped to $15,000

12:53 pm Jan. 24, 2017


The Center for Biological Diversity has added $5,000 to the reward for information leading to a conviction or fine in the case of hundreds of missing rare salamanders.

The total reward is now $15,000.

“Losing hundreds of

Fit City hikers explore McKinney Roughs Nature Park

11:05 am Jan. 24, 2017

I discovered some new trails yesterday, during the Best Hill Country Hikes with Fit City hike at McKinney Roughs Nature Park.

I’ve visited the park several times, but only for special events. This gave me and

Luke’s Locker closes Austin location

4:15 pm Jan. 20, 2017


Another Austin running store has shut its doors – at least temporarily.

Luke’s Locker, which opened in Austin in October 2010 at 115 Sandra Muraida Way, closed after business yesterday, manager

Big Bend: A much needed dose of desert solitude

10:52 am Jan. 20, 2017

Thank you desert, for the solitude. I needed that.

I just wrapped up a West Texas road trip that included solo tent camping, a look at the new dinosaur exhibit at Big Bend National Park, mountain

Adventure awaits: Is Mount Kilimanjaro in my future?

4:11 pm Jan. 12, 2017

Backpacking 200 miles on the John Muir Trail last summer flipped me into full adventure mode.

I’ve always loved doing slightly crazy stuff, but the craving has cranked up a notch recently. I don’t need life-threatening

Oskar Blues Brewery hosts monthly bike rides

3:29 pm Jan. 11, 2017

Oskar Blues Brewery wants you to know that drinking beer and staying fit don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

That’s why they’re hosting monthly bike rides that start and finish at the brewery in North Austin.