My first run on the trail was June 22, 2013. Not only had I just moved to Austin from Pennsylvania but I had also just signed up to run my […]
My daughter, Julie, and I are avid and frequent users of The Trail and love it! For years when we go on hikes, we pack our traditional peanut butter and […]
My husband Jake and I are avid runners. We separately fell in love with the Trail and lake when we attended college at the University of Texas. We met in […]
The Butler Trail is special to our family because it’s our five-year-old son, Simon’s, happy place. We live across the street from trail access and have been strolling the trail […]
Just over 15 years ago, I was in Australia for work and had a little downtime so I went and saw the movie “Supersize Me,” about the guy that ate […]
As former mayor of Austin, Roy A. Butler, used to say; “Things don’t just happen.” Grant Butler, his grandson, took that advice to heart when he decided to plant a […]
When the dog could walk, he could run with the best of them. When he was alive, we would get up every Sunday morning, park by the Long Center, jog […]
The day after my mom passed I woke up very early, before dawn. I was sad, but also relived, as she had endured the last couple of years becoming more […]
I was at a pretty low point in my life a few years back. I felt stuck in a loop of repetitive things and actions that had no meaning to […]
My father Samuel Patrick Black loved Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake)! It was his happy place for 40 years. He moved to Pecan Grove so he could walk/run before and […]
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