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Austin 10K’r invites you to join us for a unique variety of fun running routes that will compliment your Cap10K training. Austin’s Running of the Green is a St. Patrick’s Day themed 3.5 or 5.5-mile route that travels across the river into downtown with a tour of some notable sites. Don’t forget to wear green on this run, it could pay off. The short route is quick stretch passed the Willie Nelson statue, down West 6th and then a majestic crossing of the new Butterfly Bridge on West 2nd. The longer route continues north on Lavaca passed the State Capitol, to the edge of the UT Campus and then south along sleepy Nueces by some larger-than-life wall murals. Everyone is invited to pitstop at The Loop Running Supply Co. where you’ll receive St. Patrick’s Day beads and shamrock headbands. Capture a selfie with one of the Cap10K ‘Dillos and show us the pic when you get back for a chance to win additional raffle prizes. This urban route is a combination of sidewalk and pedestrian paths that finishes with scenic hike ‘n’ bike trail along the lake.

Event Schedule

Meeting Venue: Austin American-Statesman
Location: East Lot – Central Courtyard
Address: 305 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704
Activity: Run, Walk, Skip or Stroll
Route: South Austin – Lavaca/Nueces
Participation: Free
Parking: Free
Meeting Time: 8:00 a.m.
Running Time: 8:10 a.m. (leave by)
Sunrise Time: 7:39 a.m.

Complete event details and route here:

It’s Free to participate but RSVP with Eventbrite, It’ll help us plan our supplies.
We will also send you travel and/or weather advisory info when needed.

Brief Description

The Austin 10K’r social training routes are Cap10K staff organized runs or walks, which are variable in distance, free, open to the public and designed to promote healthy lifestyle through exercise. All events begin and end at Austin American-Statesman’s West parking lot. Social run route distances vary between 3-6 miles and will be scheduled regularly throughout the year. Each meeting will incorporate a creative theme that highlights the culture of Austin and the Cap10K. Maps, bottled water, nutritional bars, high fives and selfies will be shared at each meeting. Training routes are self-guided and self-paced. Baby Joggers and leashed pets always welcome. Join us on Saturday and bring a friend.

More Details

Follow link to Austin 10K’r social runs