Event Snapshot

Race Date
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Start Time
8:00 a.m.
Race Distance
10 Kilometers (6.2 miles)

Average Temps
79.2ºF High & 55.7ºF Low
Start 498’ & Finish 469’
7:11 a.m. CST

56% Female & 44% Male
Average Age
37 Female & 38 Male
Largest Age Group
Age 30-34 (15%)


Oldest Annual City Race
Largest State 10K
United States
7th Largest National 10K

41st Running
Wave Start
Time Staggered Corrals
USAT&F Certified Course

Champion Records
33:43 Female & 29:24 Male
Split Clocks
Digital Clocks at each Mile
ChronoTrack B-tag


Event Venues

Ann B. Richards Bridge
(Congress Avenue)
Race Starting Line
305 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704

Vic Mathias Shores
Main Event Lawn
Finish Line Festival
900 W. Riverside Dr.
Austin, TX 78704

Palmer Events Center
(Exhibition Hall 2)
Health & Fitness Expo
900 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78704


Dates to Remember

April 21, 2017 Registration Opened $30 Adult & $15 Youth – Expired
September 15, 2017 Registration Fee Increase $35 Adult & $20 Youth
January 5, 2018 Registration Fee Increase $40 Adult & $25 Youth
February 2, 2018 Registration Fee Increase $45 Adult & $30 Youth
March 2, 2018 Registration Fee Increase $50 Adult & $35 Youth
March 18, 2018 Deadline to Register Team or join a team 11:59 p.m.
March 18, 2018 Deadline to Reach 25 team member status for Team Packet Prep
March 18, 2018 Deadline to Personalize Race Bib Number
March 18, 2018 Deadline to Edit Registration Profile
April 2, 2018 Registration Fee Increase $55 Adult & $40 Youth
April 2, 3 & 4, 2018 Bulk Team Packet Pick-up for Teams with 10 or more members
April 6 & 7, 2018 Statesman Cap10K Health & Fitness Expo
April 7, 2018 Deadline to Register Online 4:00 p.m., (must attend Expo to register 4/7)
April 7, 2018 Last day to pick up Race Packet
April 8, 2018 Statesman Capitol 10,000
April 12, 2018 Deadline to submit Costume Contest photo entry
April 23, 2018 Deadline to vote on Costume Contest photos

Event Schedule
Statesman Capitol 10K Health & Fitness Expo

Friday, April 6, 2018,
Palmer Events Center, Hall 2
12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Palmer Events Center, Hall 2
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Statesman Capitol 10,000 Race

Sunday, April 8, 2018
Start: South Congress Avenue (Ann Richards Bridge)
Finish: Vic Mathias Shores Main Event Lawn

7:30 a.m. Wheelchair Athlete Start
8:00 a.m. Race Start Corral A & B
8:15 a.m. Race Start Corral C
8:25 a.m. Race Start Corral D
8:35 a.m. Race Start Corral E & F
8:45 a.m. Start Line Closes
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon) Finish Line Festival
10:30 a.m. Team Awards Presentation
11:00 a.m. Race Course Closes
12:00 p.m. Finish Line Festival concludes

2018 Course Map

2018 Finishline Festival Map (published soon)

Training Resources

Austin is thriving with great local training opportunities for this year’s Cap10K. Novice, intermediate and advanced runners alike have participated in the event annually and many of them continue to seek out the best recommendations, advice and referrals on training. We’ve composed this list of local training service providers for your convenience. The first step to completing a 10K goal is to learn how to achieve it and training instruction can be helpful to recreational athletes that want to realize the 10K distance.

Training Directory


Race Guide in Austin360

The Official Statesman Capitol 10,000 Race Guide will be published in Austin360 section of the Austin American-Statesman. Promotional Austin American-Statesman 24/7 digital access and home delivery subscriptions available which include the Official Statesman Cap10K Race Guide and Monday’s Post Race coverage issue.
Digital & Print Offer

2017 Race Guide

Costume Contest

This year’s costume contest has gone social! All contest submissions will be submitted and voted on via “Likes” on Statesman Cap10K’s Official Facebook page www.facebook.com/cap10k Be sure to “Like” Statesman Capitol 10,000 on Facebook to vote and submit!

This year’s Categories:
• Spirit of Texas
• The Armadillo
• Centipede Group
• Wild in the Park
• Super & Everyday Heroes
• Best of Show

Costume Categories & Prizes