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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Meeting Place: Austin American-Statesman (West Lot)
Participation: Free
Parking: Free (Location)
Meeting Time: 8:00 a.m.
Running Time: 8:05 a.m. (leave by)
Sunrise Time: 7:00 a.m.
Route Map: MapMyRun 3 mi. | 5 mi. | 7 mi.
 

 
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Course Map 3.0 mi.
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Course Map 5.0 mi.
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Course Map 7.0 mi.
 

Where we Start

start_17The Austin American-Statesman is located at 305 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704. The Statesman’s West parking lot is at the intersection of Barton Springs Rd. and S. Congress Ave., look for the black Cap10K tent and white flags at the north end of the parking lot. Parking is free for those attending Austin 10K’r events.

 

What to Bring

  • Friends & family, co-workers, best buds and girlfriends.
  • Your smart phone to capture the fun and make your followers jealous (#LeoManzano3-5-7).
  • Baby Joggers welcome.
  • Leased pets welcome.

 

What You Get

  • A super fun 3 to 7-mile run along beautiful Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin.
  • Free samples of the New Nut Butter Filled peanut butter bar from Clif Bar (post run)
  • Arrive early to lace up HOKA One One Vanquish3 or the Clayton style shoes for a free test run/walk demo.
  • Hydrate with iced down Nuun or Evamor bottled water (pre & post run).
  • Special edition armadillo tattoos.
  • And some good ol’ fashion high fives when you finish.

 

Leo Manzano 3-5-7 Run – Route Description

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The Leo Manzano 3-5-7 Run is a social event with distance designed for everyone. Meet Olympic Silver Medalist & Statesman Cap10K Race Ambassador Leo Manzano for a morning workout.

  • Run, walk or jog the 3-mile route with Cap10K Race Director, Jeff Simecek. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to the IH-35 Pedestrian Bridge.
  • Run, walk or jog the 5-mile route with Cap10K Event Manager, Christopher Thibert. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to the MoPac, Loop-1 Pedestrian Bridge.
  • Run, walk or jog the 7-mile route with Cap10K Race Ambassador, Leo Manzano. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a counter-clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to Interstate 35 Bridge and then to the MoPac, Loop-1 Pedestrian Bridge.

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Race Ambassador
 

After the Run

  • Enjoy iced down bottled water and replace electrolytes with Nuun.
  • Savor free samples of Clif Bar’s NEW Nut Butter Filled bar.
  • Visit staff from Performance Therapy Group to discover a broad suite of therapy services they offer to keep you movin’.
  • Visit with HOKA One One tech rep about the latest innovations in HOKA footwear.
  • Specialty running & walking staff from Ready to Run will be answering proper footwear questions.
  • Post your Leo Manzano 3-5-7 excursion photos using our official hashtags: #LeotheLion, #Austin10Kr or #Cap10K

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Turn by Turn Directions

3_milesRun, walk or jog the 3-mile route with Cap10K Race Director, Jeff Simecek. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to the IH-35 Pedestrian Bridge.

• From the Statesman West Parking lot travel south along the crushed granite trail.
• TURN onto the Congress Avenue sidewalk and go north across Lady Bird Lake.
• RIGHT at the stairs on the north end of the bridge by the Radisson Hotel pool.
• DESCEND the stair to the hike and bike trail.
• LEFT at the bottom of the stairs.
• Keep the lake on your right and pass the rowing center.
• CONTINUE along trail towards IH-35 Bridge.
• ASCEND pedestrian bridge ramp along the east side of the IH-35 Bridge.
• TRAVEL south across Lady Bird Lake.
• LEFT at the south end of the pedestrian bridge. This turn is like a U-turn that follows a windy path north back towards the lake.
• LEFT as the windy trail meets the boardwalk under the IH-35 Bridge.
• FOLLOW the boardwalk path west, keeping the lake on your right.
• The trail will hop on an off the boardwalk.
• LEFT at the Congress Avenue Bridge by the bat viewing area and finish.

Three Mile Route Map
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5_milesRun, walk or jog the 5-mile route with Cap10K Event Manager, Christopher Thibert. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to the MoPac, Loop-1 Pedestrian Bridge.

• From the Statesman West Parking lot travel north along the crushed granite trail towards the lake.
• LEFT at the main hike and bike trail and travel under Congress Avenue Bridge towards Hyatt.
• CONTINUE towards S. First Street Bridge
• Keep the lake on your right and pass through Vic Mathias Shores.
• CONTINUE under rail road bridge.
• CONTINUE under the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge and Lamar Bridge.
• The trail will follow the Barton Creek tributary and slightly detour away from Lady Bird Lake.
• RIGHT at pedestrian bridge and cross Barton Creek tributary.
• RIGHT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE along trail back towards Lady Bird Lake.
• CONTINUE along trail past Zilker Park heading towards MoPac Bridge.
• RIGHT at pedestrian bridge under MoPac Bridge and travel across lake.
• RIGHT after crossing the pedestrian bridge and travel toward Austin High School.
• CONTINUE past rowing center heading towards Lamar Bridge.
• CONTINUE under the Lamar Bridge and Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge.
• CONTINUE under rail road bridge.
• STEER right at old power plant in-take building and follow path down to Shoal Creek peninsula.
• LEFT at pedestrian bridge near end of the peninsula.
• RIGHT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE under S. First Street Bridge
• CONTINUE under Congress Avenue Bridge.
• LEFT at the stairs on east side of Congress Ave. Bridge and travel up to street level near the Radisson Hotel.
• LEFT at the top of the stairs.
• CROSS the lake using the Congress Avenue Bridge sidewalk.
• CONTINUE to first traffic light at Barton Springs Road.
• LEFT at crushed granite trail head near traffic light and finish in Statesman parking lot.

Five Mile Route Map
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7_milesRun, walk or jog the 7-mile route with Cap10K Race Ambassador, Leo Manzano. The route starts from the trail head in the Austin American-Statesman parking lot and does a counter-clockwise loop around Lady Bird Lake from the Congress Avenue Bridge to Interstate 35 Bridge and then to the MoPac, Loop-1 Pedestrian Bridge.

• From the Statesman West Parking lot travel north along the crushed granite trail towards the lake.
• RIGHT at the main hike and bike trail and travel away from Congress Avenue Bridge towards IH-35.
• Keep the lake on your left and pass the Austin American-Statesman building.
• CONTINUE towards Town Lake Boardwalk.
• The trail will hop on an off the boardwalk hugging the lake shoreline, keep the lake on your left.
• CONTINUE to IH-35 Bridge. Under the bridge STEER to the right and follow the zig-zagging pedestrian bridge south and away from the lake. This path will lead to the IH-35 pedestrian bridge.
• SHARP RIGHT when the path reaches the street. This turn is like a U-turn that will put you on the IH-35 pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE on pedestrian bridge heading north and cross Lady Bird Lake.
• DESCEND pedestrian bridge ramp along the east side of the IH-35 Bridge.
• LEFT at the bottom of the ramp follow crushed granite path through parking area.
• CONTINUE on path heading west back towards downtown. Keep the lake on your left.
• LEFT at Waller Creek pedestrian bridge heading towards rowing center.
• RIGHT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE along trail towards Congress Avenue Bridge.
• CONTINUE under Congress Avenue Bridge.
• CONTINUE under S. First Street Bridge
• LEFT at pedestrian bridge near Shoal Creek tributary.
• RIGHT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE up to street level near the old power plant in-take building.
• CONTINUE along trail under rail road bridge.
• CONTINUE under the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge and Lamar Bridge.
• CONTINUE along trail past rowing center heading towards MoPac.
• LEFT at pedestrian bridge under MoPac Bridge and travel across Lady Bird Lake.
• LEFT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE along trail past Zilker Park heading towards Lamar Bridge.
• The trail will follow the Barton Creek tributary and slightly detour away from Lady Bird Lake.
• LEFT at pedestrian bridge and cross Barton Creek tributary.
• LEFT after crossing the pedestrian bridge.
• CONTINUE along trail back towards Lady Bird Lake.
• CONTINUE under the Lamar Bridge and Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge.
• CONTINUE under rail road bridge.
• Keep the lake on your left and pass through Vic Mathias Shores
• CONTINUE under S. First Street Bridge
• CONTINUE under Congress Avenue Bridge.
• RIGHT at trail intersection after passing under Congress Avenue Bridge.
• CONTINUE on trial south away from the lake to finish in the Statesman parking lot.

Seven Mile Route Map
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