Category Archives: urban hiking

Austin, TX – 04/29/17

We joined the Colorado River Walkers Club at their event that started at the Austin State Hospital. The Austin State Hospital is the state’s oldest hospital system for the care and treatment of the mentally ill. We did the 5K … Continue reading

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Terrell, TX – 04/22/17

We drove up to Terrell in Kaufman County to do the walk. Last time we’d walked here was in 2000, so I was looking forward to walking it again. We strayed from the walk route to see the Sear’s House. … Continue reading

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Georgetown, TX – 04/07/17

We had other plans for Saturday, so we did a Year Round Walking Event on Friday. The walk registration is at the Visitors Center across from the old courthouse. The Courthouse Square has several pieces of public art.    Georgetown … Continue reading

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Denton, TX – 04/01/17

The weatherman had threatened rain, but we decided to go anyway. We arrived at 8:45 (a little late due to I-35 highway construction).

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Leon Valley (San Antonio) – 03/25/17

Part of the walk was in the Huebner-Onion Natural Area, which is a 36 acre green space which lies across Huebner Creek.  The Leon Valley Historical Society has constructed primitive trails with signage of flora and fauna so that this area may be used for educational … Continue reading

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San Marcos – 03/18/17

This 10K event was divided into 2 Loops each 5K. One loop went out to Prospect Park. The one we chose went downtown and passed a lot of murals.

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Comfort, TX – 03/11/17

The Kerrville Trailblazers hosted this event in Comfort.  We did the 5K version which was an out & back on a not so lonely country road.

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