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Pam writes for large and small publications, individuals, websites, blogs and more. She’s most at home in the outdoors, and prefers sleeping bags and tents to high thread-count sheets and fancy hotels. And she’s never afraid to try something new.

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Pam LeBlanc’s work has appeared in local, regional and national publications, and she has won two Barbara Jordan Media Awards for articles about athletes with disabilities. She specializes in writing about adventure, fitness and travel, and the quirky people and activities that make life interesting.

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Breakfast with Iram Leon, the 2020 Cap10K race ambassador

Iram Leon thinks it’s pretty amusing that he’s been selected as race ambassador for the 2020 Statesman Capitol 10,000. Last year, Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross held the post. In 2018, Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano was ambassador. “They went downhill...

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Want cars to see you when you run in the dark? Try this!

Did you see that multi-colored flash of light streak down your street the other morning?That wasn’t an asteroid entering the earth’s atmosphere - it was me, jogging from my home in the Allendale neighborhood to Barton Springs Pool for a dip. Since it was dark at 6:30...

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Breakfast with Iram Leon, the 2020 Cap10K race ambassador

Iram Leon thinks it’s pretty amusing that he’s been selected as race ambassador for the 2020 Statesman Capitol 10,000. Last year, Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross held the post. In 2018, Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano was ambassador. “They went downhill...

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Want cars to see you when you run in the dark? Try this!

Did you see that multi-colored flash of light streak down your street the other morning?That wasn’t an asteroid entering the earth’s atmosphere - it was me, jogging from my home in the Allendale neighborhood to Barton Springs Pool for a dip. Since it was dark at 6:30...

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Today’s adventure: Making gin!

Me and gin, we’ve got a thing. Last week, during a trip to Park City, Utah, I mixed a blend of botanicals to create my very own gin, suitable for sipping. Rob Sergent, owner of Alpine Distilling (which, besides making booze, has a pie bar!) walked me through the...

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Testimonials

Pam LeBlanc is a remarkable and fearless adventurer. She is not afraid to ‘ride the tiger’. Her writings capture the spirit and essence of her varied exploits...and she demonstrates a deep sense of stewardship for Mother Earth."

- Dan Sholly, former chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park

To read any of Pam’s reports from the field is to be whisked alongside a down-to-earth yet formidable woman with a great adventurous spirit, for the ride of your life. Her storytelling and photographs will have you yearning for the great outdoors, a new journey into yourself…or perhaps a naked run with hundreds of your closest friends!"

Tanya Streeter- Tanya Streeter, record-setting free diver and environmentalist

Pam’s perspective of seeing the world brings out the light in people, places and situations. Not only is she creative, and original, with her lighthearted humor, she always finds a ways to put a smile on your face. I always look forward to seeing her work!"

- Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist in the 1500 meter run

I’ve never known someone so willing to jump — sometimes literally — into her work as Pam LeBlanc. She is a writer whose prose can take you places you’ve always wanted to go — or the places you wish you could go, but probably never will."

Debbie Hiott- Debbie Hiott, former executive editor of the Austin American-Statesman and now general manager of KUT and KUTX