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December 2016 146 www.sportseventsmagazine.com CVBs & Sports Commissions Sponsored Content entrally located between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a beautiful Texas Hill Country city for challenging trail or outdoor races, spring-fed river paddling events and traditional collegiate and youth-level soccer, baseball, softball and track & field tournaments. Water Sports and Recreation Always a refreshing 72 degrees, the spring- fed San Marcos River is home to both recreational and professional athletes. Kay- akers train for the Olympic trials year-round at Rio Vista Park's whitewater rapids. US Kayak Polo National teams face off in the river's deep-water pools. Stand Up Paddle just flows naturally along our river. Five-Mile Dam Soccer Complex Five-Mile Dam Soccer Complex boasts 10 lighted fields and easy access off Interstate 35. These quality sport fields host youth and adult level soccer tournaments, flag football, lacrosse, and running events as well. Softball and Baseball Fields Gary Softball Complex has eight lighted fields, wireless internet, collegiate level infield material and many amenities for coaches and officials. Ramon Lucio Park Baseball Complex has four regulation youth fields and is just a stroll down the trails to the San Marcos River. NCFD Farm Club complex has four 12U baseball fields ready and five pro-style practice fields with batting cages. Trail Runs and Mountain Biking San Marcos has more than 1,000 acres of greenspace with an extensive urban trail system. Perfect for 5Ks and 10-mile trail races, the technical natural trails challenge mountain bikers, too. Their close proximity to Spring Lake makes a beautiful natural setting for triathlons as well. n C San Marcos, Texas Where Sports Just Come Naturally www.TourSanMarcos.com | 512.393.5930 | CHardin@sanmarcostx.gov /TourSanMarcos San Marcos, TX is a groove. A way of living. Where you can choose from three levels of play – Youth, High School and Collegiate – on well maintained, lighted fields. Of course with big ways to play off the field too, your teams and their parents will thank you! At TourSanMarcos.com you can. [ YOU CA ] #SMTXperience Clancy Hardin, Destination Events Specialist (512) 393-5930 CHardin@sanmarcostx.gov toursanmarcos.com San Marcos CVB "San Marcos is a beautiful Texas Hill Coun- try city for challenging trail or outdoor runs and spring-fed river paddling events. Centrally located between Austin and San Antonio, this is the sweet spot for traditional collegiate and youth-level soccer, baseball, softball and track & field tournaments."