Author: Jon Fitzsimon

• Backcountry Trail Run Race Day Info!

Race day is just around the corner!  Please read this information carefully.  If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at Packet Pickup: We will be having packet pickup on Friday, March 6th from 4pm-7pm at: Soler’s Sports (Stone Oak and Loop 1604) 18720 Stone Oak Pkwy San Antonio, TX 78258…
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Backcountry Trail Run Course Maps!

Our 5k and 10k routes are less technical and are a great introduction into trail running. The half marathon and 25k course are more technical and will be a fun challenge for runners of all skill levels. Here is the Government Canyon State Natural Area trail map. 5k trail route: 10k route: Half Marathon route:…
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Any Baby Can- Our Charity Sponsor!

We are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Any Baby Can for our charity sponsor for the Backcountry Trail Run!!! The Mission of Any Baby Can is to serve families with children facing serious health or developmental challenges. We will be working with Any Baby Can’s Autism Services Program to help spread…
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Check out our Race Event Flyer!

Please save and share our race event flyer! If you have any questions, email us at!

Backcountry Trail Run trail pics!

Here are a few pictures of the trails that you will be running during the Backcountry Trail Run!          

Dinosaur tracks at the Backcountry Trail Run!

The participants running in the half marathon and 25k trail run will run right past a set up 110 million year old dinosaur tracks!   Check out our pictures and videos below to see them!     Sign up for the Backcountry Trail Run today!

Backcountry Trail Run Prizes Announced!

We are getting excited about the Backcountry Trail Run and hope you are too! The top 3 male and female finishers for each distance will receive an awesome award! 5k 1st place M/F 2nd place M/F 3rd place M/F 10k 1st place M/F 2nd place M/F 3rd place M/F Half Marathon 1st place M/F 2nd…
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Announcing the Backcountry Trail Run!

Backcountry Trail Run!  Sign up today!   We will be hosting the Backcountry Trail Run on Saturday, March 7th 2015 at Government Canyon State Natural Area.  Located on the northwest side of San Antonio, this Texas State Park has over 40 miles of hiking and biking trails that range from remote rugged canyon lands to gently…
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Race event flyer!

Here is our race event flyer! It has all the general information on it. The website will have all the up-to-date information so check back from time to time! Feel free to save this image to your phone or email it to a friend!

Prizes announced!

The top male and female finisher for the Double 5k and Double 10k will receive an award. The top THREE male and female finishers for the Double Half Marathon will also receive an award. Participants must run the Double (both events) in that specific category to qualify. The morning and evening times will be added…
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Any Baby Can: Charity Partner

We are extremely excited to be partnered with Any Baby Can for the Double Half Marathon, 5k and 10k! A portion of the race event’s proceeds and product sales will be going directly to this AMAZING local cause here in San Antonio, Texas. The Mission of Any Baby Can is to serve families with children…
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The Double Half Marathon, 5k and 10k Logo!

The logo for our event is complete! When you sign up for the event, this will be the image on your tech t-shirt and on your race medals.  The logo is taken from the Leon Creek Greenway’s trail markers (seen below).  We hope you enjoy the GREEN for the Leon Creek GREENway in this awesome…
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Running vacation… Come to San Antonio!

San Antonio is a terrific vacation destination. Combine your love of running with a relaxing getaway. The best of both worlds! Our evening event finishes at the base of an awesome hotel, the Drury Inn. Their rates start at only $104.99. Check them out HERE. The hotel is only 10 minutes from the world famous…
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Training programs now available!

A training program is essential to having a great race day run. It gives you the blueprints for success. A training program takes a lot of the guess work out of your preparation and allows you to focus on what you need to do to accomplish your personal goal for the event. The most important…
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Hoist: Rapid Rehydration new SPONSOR!

We are proud to announce a sponsorship with Hoist: Rapid Rehydration! Ounce for ounce, it’s the most hydrating drink on the market. Why? Because it’s perfectly isotonic, so it gets to your bloodstream the fastest. No added colors. No high fructose corn syrup. Just a rush of rejuvenating electrolytes, blended in a way that’s so…
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