Category: "Routes" Articles

July 1, 2023
I’m a HUGE fan of short but steep hill training. The workouts are quick but my calves are torn up (in a good way) every time. Here are some hills around Austin you might...
July 1, 2023
Austin is known for its diverse and beautiful hiking trails. The city offers a range of options for outdoor enthusiasts, with trails suitable for different skill levels and preferences. We’ve put together a list...
July 1, 2023
Austin offers a vibrant cycling community and a plethora of cycling routes for enthusiasts of all levels. With its bike-friendly infrastructure and scenic landscapes, the city provides a range of options for riders to...
September 9, 2022
When it’s not 110 degrees outside, Austin has some of the best bouldering and sport climbing spots for rock climbing enthusiasts. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, these hidden gems provide great climbing for...
September 1, 2020
Interwoven throughout the city, Austin’s elaborate trail system makes it easy to escape the congestion of the city and get in touch with nature in just minutes. What is not commonly discussed however, are...
December 1, 2017
New bike and pedestrian lanes enhance usability of urban trail network.
December 1, 2017
New bike and pedestrian lanes enhance usability of urban trail network.
May 1, 2016
If you're itching to re-explore Austin while burning a few calories, take a tour with these two up-and-coming businesses.
December 1, 2015
Govalle Park, located east of I-35 by Boggy Creek Greenbelt, encompasses 26 green acres of trees and an entrance to the South Walnut Creek Trail. The park itself boasts barbeque pits, picnic tables, fields,...
October 1, 2015
With over 300 acres of land with facilities for hiking, horseback riding, disc golf and grilling, Mary Moore Searight Metro Park has ample options for fitness and family fun.
July 1, 2015
Whether you choose to spend an afternoon traversing across creek beds, powering up the edge of cliffs, or dodging pine trees as you gain speed over a twisted trail, many Austin-area mountain bikers agree:...
February 1, 2015
Take on the challenge of this technical trail 40 minutes from Austin.
October 1, 2014
Accessed through the Lakeway Canyonlands park, Mount Lakeway is a 4-mile, out-and-back trail that follows the border of a property near the Rough Hollow development. This single-track trail is typical Central Texas dirt with...
September 1, 2014
“The Barton Hills Lollipop Loop is one of my favorite ways to run seven miles,” said Al Cumming, namesake and coach behind the free Austin running group Al’s Ship of Fools. “I love the...
August 1, 2014
The Bull Creek greenbelt is a great place for a creek-side hike if you take Inga’s Trail, a favorite route of the Austin Sierra Club.
July 1, 2014
Bicycle Sport Shop's Wednesday Night Beginner Ride
April 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Nathanial Friedman loves a coffee and snack along with his ride. Here’s his go-to 20-miler.
February 1, 2014
MapMyFitness ambassador Jake Morse isn't just a cyclist; he's a runner, too. Try out his favored short, central route through historic Hyde Park.