Public Notice

The 2023 Statesman Capitol 10,000 race will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, starting at 8:00 a.m. on South Congress Avenue (Ann Richards Bridge) over Lady Bird Lake. It will end at 12:00 p.m. on West Riverside Drive at Vic Mathias (Auditorium) Shores Main Lawn. An estimated 25,000 runners and walkers will take part in the 6.2-mile race. The race route will run through or near several central Austin neighborhoods and business districts.

Road Closures on race day will begin at 3:00 a.m. near the start line; the course will be closed to motor vehicles by 6:00 a.m. for the 8:00 a.m. race start. Roads will reopen as early as 9:00 a.m. on a rolling schedule following the last participant. Please plan ahead and be aware of the road closures in your area.

Please review and plan for closures in your area. If you have comments, questions, or concerns regarding road closures, alternate access points or course maps, please contact the race office. We will make every attempt to reply within 48-hours (M-F, 8a-5p).

Austin Center for Events: transportationspecialevents@austintexas.gove
Phone: (512) 974-1000

Public Notice

For assistance with travel plans event morning please contact Austin 3-1-1 services directly, DO NOT CALL the Race Office. If you have an emergency please call 9-1-1. The Statesman Cap10K coordinates a centralized command center event day with representatives from APD, DPS, COA Transportation, Austin 3-1-1, and Barricade Company to address mobility concerns. If you call please have the following information ready so our team can address your concerns as quickly as possible:

  • Your name and phone number.
  • Your location including cross street coordinates.
  • The direction you are heading.
  • The destination you are attempting to reach.

(service assistant may ask for additional information to assist you)

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Street Closure Schedule

The street closure schedule is a guide to the planned schedule and is subject to change without prior notification. The schedule can be adjusted for a variety of different reasons however, safety for both pedestrians and vehicular traffic is the most important priority. The street closures do not happen simultaneously, start and end times may vary from 30-minutes to 1-hour of schedule time.

The race coordinates the street closures with all strategic City of Austin departments including but not limited to Austin Center for Events, Austin Police Dept., Austin Transportation Dept. and Austin-Travis County EMS.