Hilltop Views

Former cross country athlete introduces community-based run club

Lilli Hime

September 16, 2016

Make way, fitness fanatics, for your latest obsession. A new organization is hitting the ground running. Literally.Good Willy’s Active Running is coming in hot, already showing just much promise.The great potential for succ...

Group X offers students variety of fitness classes

Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Although running on a treadmill or using an elliptical releases endorphins and raises heart rates, these exercises can become a bit dull. This is especially true at the RCC, where the only two options for entertainment are watc...

Health on the Hilltop: Winter Exercise

Staff Writer

November 13, 2012

Though winter weather is still far out of sight for Austin, the weather has gradually shifted from unbearably hot to mild. In the past two weeks alone, Austin has seen a full spectrum of weather: downpours, dense humidity and chi...

Miles for a Mission race gives scares in the name of service

Staff Writer

October 30, 2012

On Sunday morning, St. Edward’s University Campus Ministry hosted its fifth annual Miles for a Mission 5k, which benefits service break experiences including the Alternative Spring Break and International Immersion Experience...

Student translates parkour to barefoot running

Sports Co-Editors

October 16, 2012

One of the most steadily growing trends in the fitness world at the moment is the adoption of barefoot running. Austin, one of the nation's fittest cities, has welcomed the trend with open… feet. Barefoot races are popping up a...

Health on the Hilltop: how to combat flu season

Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

The time of year where it seems like the entire campus is sick is finally upon us. Fortunately, modern medicine allows you to protect yourself against most strains of the flu. According to Megan Springer, a family nurse practit...

Austin Races: Something for everyone

Staff writer

October 2, 2012

As the seemingly relentless Texas heat finally dies down, there is no better time to get a fresh start at running. Here are some upcoming races to get you feeling motivated. Run for the Water 10-mile/5k—Oct. 28 This race is p...

Mental health in midterm season

Staff writer

October 2, 2012

At such a crucial time of the semester, it is important to take care of your mental health as midterms approach. Here are some tips to help keep you happy and relaxed even as stress levels rise. 1. Take a break. Marathon studying...

Intro to running

Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

You may occasionally wonder why anyone would voluntarily run for extended periods of time. Why do that when the Internet exists? Though the Internet can be fun and distracting, running can help you de-stress and get your bloo...

Recreation and Convocation Center gets a facelift

Staff Writer

September 10, 2012

Hilltoppers were welcomed back to campus with signs of change, including construction on the new science building and library renovations. Though these projects are incomplete, there is one operative change: the newly renovated ...

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