Holiday shopping time is here, and, as usual, there are plenty of new goodies that make great Christmas or Hannukah gifts for runners. Regardless of their pace or usual distance, runners love to be recognized with a gift that makes their pursuit even more enjoyable.
The in-person race was put on hold because of COVID-19 concerns, but just last week, it was given the green light to proceed, albeit with a few modifications.
The Press Run 1K, 5K and 10K will take place on the Galveston Causeway Saturday morning, and Galveston County’s largest race, Ironman Texas 70.3, returns Nov. 22.
The Press Run, now in its ninth year, has become a local favorite for its unique course spanning Galveston Bay and the opportunity to dress as a beloved character from literature.
The Lago Mar Aquathon and 5K Run will utilize the newly opened Lago Mar lagoon and the streets of the adjoining Lago Mar subdivision in the area’s first multisport competition.
One of the area’s favorite races returns this fall with both in-person and virtual versions. The Daily News Press Run 5K, 10K and Kids’ K takes to the streets, and the Galveston Causeway, on Nov. 7.
Bill and Ted. Wayne and Garth. Butch and Sundance. The fitness community now has its own duo, Patrick Riley and Tyler Morrison, creators of the YouTube series, “The Coffee Press,” dispensing a mixture of exercise science, humor and motivation.
Running clothes need the equivalent of a refreshing shower, or they’re liable to retain that “runner’s funk” smell forever, no matter how often they’re washed.
August usually brings one of the area’s most unique races, the Galveston Sand Crab 5K and 10K. Many local runners looked forward to it each year because it combined two elements rare in races, running on the sand and running at night.