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May is Bike Month
May 12, 2020
Austin is a beautiful city for cyclists and there is no shortage of things to ride. You can choose the flat plains to the east or the hill country to the west. Bike Austin...
New  Healthy Streets Program to Help Alleviate Crowding On Sidewalks and Trails
May 11, 2020
In order to help bring space for Austin residents to safely walk, bicycle, use a wheelchair or push a stroller at a safe distance from others and from car traffic, the city council has...
Austin’s Business Openings on May 8th
May 8, 2020
Here are businesses that are available to open today from Governor Abbott’s reopening plans. Barbershops Hair Salons Nail Salons Tanning Salons Swimming Pools The 25% capacity rule applies, similar to the initial reopening launch...
Outdoor Voices to Make and Sell Face Masks
May 5, 2020
Local athleisure brand, Outdoor Voices has created non-medical grade face masks to help people stay safe while doing things. The masks will begin to ship mid-May and 100 percent of proceeds from sales will...
Local Mama Wellness Kits Available For Mother’s Day
May 4, 2020
Shop local while supporting those in need. Mama Wellness kits are carefully crafted packages include local and virtual items that support female-owned businesses. Vendors are donating proceeds from each sale directly to All Together ATX,...
Local Run Clubs Raise Over $4K For Central Texas Food Bank
May 4, 2020
St. Elmo Runners and The Morning Jo’s Run Club raised an incredible $4,500+ in a $1 per mile fundraiser last week in an effort to help families in need with essential food items.  Great...
Austin’s Judy Cole Advocates For Hitting The Gym At Any Age
April 30, 2020
Sporting the logo of our friends at Ready To Run, Judy Cole encourages everyone to exercise no matter how old you are. We agree.  #KeepAustinFit Judy!
Buzz Sessions With Castle Hill Fitness
April 29, 2020
Our friends over at Castle Hill Fitness are hosting free, informal conversations covering stress, sleep, aging, nutrition, recovery and other areas relating to optimal health. Hosted once a week, a CHF team member will...
Keeping Austin Gyms Clean
April 29, 2020
Gyms like Crossfit Austin use local germ experts Disinfx to keep their workout space clean throughout the entire year.  It is especially important now during this pandemic when we’re just a few days from...
I Live Here I Give Here Leads Central Texas #GIVINGTUESDAYNOW Initiative
April 28, 2020
Local nonprofit I Live Here I Give Here is calling upon the community to come together to give on #GivingTuesdayNow next Tuesday, May 5, and is offering matching dollars from its own reserve fund to amplify donors’ gifts to local...
May 1 opening set by Gov. Abbott for most businesses
April 27, 2020
Governor Abbott hosted a press conference this after noon and set May 1, 2020 as the date businesses can start reopening at a limited capacity. Read more on kxan.com 
Rogue Running To Offer Virtual Coaching For The Fall
April 27, 2020
With in-person training being paused due to COVID-19, Rogue Running will begin offering virtual training beginning May 9. The program will include weekly emails from coaches with instructions for the week and overall training...
Virtual 5k Benefiting Mean Eyed Cat
April 25, 2020
RAW Running is presenting a Virtual 5K this weekend, April 25-26th, to benefit the local bar Mean Eyed Cat and its staff.  100% of every dollar raised will go to the bar staff. The...
Texas State Parks Now Open For Day Use
April 23, 2020
All Texas State Parks are now open for day visitors. The announcement was made earlier this week. The TPWD has placed the following guidelines and regulations: Passes must be reserved online before arriving. Visitors must...
Lime Scooters Serves Essential Workers
April 23, 2020
Lime has relaunched a limited fleet of scooters to Austin in part of a new program launch. The program, Lime Aid will begin April 23 and will offer a discount to health care workers...
Marathon Kids Launches Keep Austin Active Campaign
April 22, 2020
Local non-profit Marathon Kids announces new initiative, “Keep Austin Active” for adults in the midst of COVID-19 Stay-at-home orders. The organization that encourages elementary school students to get active through logging their miles throughout...
Pflugerville Plans Virtual Marathon for Residents
April 21, 2020
The city of Pflugerville is inviting residents to take part in a walk/run marathon before May 4th. With over 40 miles of trail systems in the community, Pflugerville offers plenty of space to safely...
Cap10K to Apply 2020 Registration to 2021
April 19, 2020
After being canceled for the second year in row, the Statesman Cap10K announced last week that 2020 runners registrations can be applied for the 2021 race. “We’re thrilled to announce that we can apply...
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