Wednesday, March 14, 2012
High Five Events, Jack & Adam’s Bicycles, and Ryan Sanders Entertainment are proud to announce H-E-B as a presenting sponsor of The Kerrville Triathlon, to be held in Kerrville, Texas on September 30-31, 2012.
The Kerrville Triathlon is a two day festival that boasts three triathlons of varying distances, a kids fun run, and a health and fitness expo that begins on the 29th. The triathlons offered are the Sprint distance (400m swim, 11-mile bike and 2 mile run), Olympic distance (1500m swim, 40 kilometer bike and 10 kilometer run), and Half Distance (1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 mile run) which makes the event appeal to beginners and veteran triathletes alike. The Kerrville Triathlon is produced by Austin, Texas based High Five Events.
“We think being healthy and active should be fun, and not a chore”, says Dan Carroll of High Five Events. “We love triathlon and we think it is a perfect goal for those looking to make a change and lead a healthy lifestyle. Our events are designed as a challenge to people all abilities and backgrounds, and also to be a celebration of fitness. They are known for being a lot of fun. We are thrilled to partner with H-E-B on our biggest events. Together we hope to show many people a fun path to health and fitness.”
“We at H-E-B are excited about helping Texans fight the war against obesity by finding new ways to enjoy physical activity! As we partner with High Five Events with the Republic of Texas Triathlon in Corpus Christi and the Kerrville Triathlon, we are proud to support opportunities for Texans to Tri-it!”, says Craig Boyan, President & Chief Operating Officer, H-E-B Grocery Company.
Proceeds from this event and the Republic of Texas Triathlon will benefit ACTIVE Life (http://www.activelifehq.org/) and several other non-profits and fitness programs.
Check out the Event Website HERE.
Friday, March 9, 2012
You are invited to the Nike LIVESTRONG SXSW kickoff run this Saturday (3/10) at 8am. The run will start and end at 4th and Colorado and there will be a 2 mile and 5 mile run option.
Saturday (3/10) is considered the soft launch of the retail space around FuelBand, so this will be an exclusive opportunity for anyone who participates in the run, to check out the Nike Lot and Retail Space. Doors open at 8am, so runners will be the first group to see Nike's space for SXSW.
Breakfast will be provided post-run and Nike has reserved "I'm with the Band" (FuelBand – ha!) t-shirts for the first 100 people to show up for the run.
If you can’t make it on Saturday, there will be other opportunities to join in the fun. There will be a daily Nike LIVESTRONG run Sunday (3/11) – Saturday (3/17). All runs will start and end at 4th and Colorado. Here’s the full schedule:
· 3/10-3/12: Run starts at 8 a.m.
· 3/13-3/17: Run starts at 10 a.m.
So – wear LIVESTRONG gear and join us on Saturday morning for a jog around the city. And yes, the run will happen rain or shine. Tell your friends, family, neighbors, Austin constituents, SXSW attendees, etc. All are welcome
Thursday, March 8, 2012
[edit to clear up typos, sorry!]
Dates and Times
The group starts on April 19 at 6:30pm and meets every Thursday for 8 weeks.
Dates: April 19, 26 | May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 | June 7
Time: 6:30pm start - 8:00pm end (this includes "Trail Talks")
Locations: Locations will vary from week to week. Information will be e-mailed out ahead of time.
The 8-week program includes:
-- A weekly group trail run at alternating trail head start locations.
-- "Trail Talk" 15 minute session on topics like: trail ettiquette, navigation, nutrition, running technique.
-- Optional night time trail run on a different day of the week. **head lamps will be required**
The program is designed for women who are runners but are new to trail running. All participants must:
-- Be able to run a minimum of 3.1 miles (5K).
-- Be 18 years of age or older.
-- Have a sense of adventure.
-- Be a SHE!
All trail runs will be done in a group setting with two run coaches and a strict "no drop" policy. You'll never be alone, you'll be with us!
Gear requirements are very minimal. All participants must have:
-- Running shoes (trail shoes not required).
-- Water bottle or similar hydration gear.
-- Running attire.
The cost is $50 per person for the 8-week session.
Optional: The 8-week session ends right before "The Ranch" trail run event at beautiful Reveille Ranch in Burnet, TX on Sunday, June 10. Check out a new venue and hang with other trail runners!
For more info about the run, click HERE.
Event Registration can be found HERE.
Cost is $50 until May 27; $60 until June 9.
Registration and More info for the training group can be found HERE.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Monday, March 5, 2012
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The ride begins at beautiful Berry Springs Park and Preserve in
Georgetown. There is a route for every level of cyclist-- 62 mile, 42
mile, 24 mile, 9 mile and a Family Ride/Walk on a paved path through
the park for little cyclists (less then 2 miles.)
New this year for triathletes-- add a 5K run to make it a brick workout!
Registration includes fully supported ride,t-shirt and lunch from
Schlotzsky's, Chipotle, and My Fit Foods as well as beer and root beer
from St. Arnold's Brewery.
The ride benefits Autism Society of Greater Austin, a grass roots
organization dedicated to improving the lives of all people affected
by autism. ASGA serves our community with a phone line, support
groups, workshops and fun family activities like sensory-friendly
Registration will be limited to the first 350 participants for the
bike course and 100 for the family ride. Early registration ends March
15th, and after that the price goes up so sign up today!
Register here for the Autism Ride.
Info on Berry Springs Park can be found HERE.