Spicewood Lights 10K
Presented by Lamppost Coffee
Coffee is more than just our livelihood, it’s our passion. We love coffee and have made ourselves students of the craft. We love the merge of science and artistry that goes into preparing amazing drinks for our friends. We love continuously talking and learning about coffee and the endless amounts of information and innovation that is available to us. These are exciting times for our obsession.
Saturday, December 16, 2023
Social run starts at 6:00 p.m. General announcements, directions and questions answered before the start.
5:30 p.m. – Meet ‘n’ Greet
5:33 p.m. – Sunset
6:00 p.m. – Route Instructions
6:05 p.m. – Run Start
8:30 p.m. – Event Ends
- Run, walk, skip or stroll.
Participation is free.
- Purchase a passport bib and enjoy coffee house discounts at each tour stop.
- The run is self-guided and self-paced–no timing.
- Distance: Up to 6.2-miles
- Not 10K fit yet? No problem.
Follow the map and U-turn at any point to shorten the distance.
This special edition of the Sunrise Tour will take place in the evening after sunset. Participants are encouraged to wear reflective clothing, vests and lighted devices while participating. The route will tour an historic Spicewood neighborhood to view holiday light displays and decorations.
We currently have two featured holiday drinks – Abominable Snowman (nitro coffee with cold foam & peppermint) and The Grinch (iced peppermint matcha with a peppermint cold foam).
The event will start after sunset. Participants should prepare for sidewalks, bike lanes and pathways to be sparsely lit. Street lighting is limited. Head lamps and wearable reflective clothing or vest are strongly advised.
- Bring a headlamp and wear reflective clothing or vest.
- Run by yourself, with your family or with a friend.
- Make sure you have a map.
- Bring your smartphone for route tracking, directions, or photos.
- The social run is not a race.
- The run is not a closed course, streets are not closed for this activity.
- Use a sidewalk, pedestrian path, or bike lane when possible.
- Pedestrians should yield to cyclists when using the bike lane.
- Travel on the side of the street facing oncoming traffic when possible for safety.
- No restroom or aid station services are provided on the route.
- Adult supervision is required for all youth participation.
- Baby Joggers and strollers permitted.
- Leashed, well-behaved dogs permitted.
- Friends & family, co-workers, best buds, and girlfriends.
- Head lamp and wearable reflective clothing highly recommended.
- Your smartphone to capture the fun and make your followers jealous.
- Sync your watch or phone to Strava.
- PPE, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
- Wearable reflective clothing or safety vests highly recommended.
Share your 2023 Sunrise Tour experience with us, show us where you ran, what you saw, or maybe one of those Austin murals — we’d love to see your photos.
Gifts donated by the coffee houses will be raffled off from the photo entries received.
Virtual Tour Guide
100% – Neighborhood Street
22 – Left or Right turns
0 – Traffic Lights
9 – Stop Signs
135 ft. – Elev. Gain
914 ft. – Min. Elev.
984 ft. – Max. Elev.
The Essential Route Guide
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Be a Great Guest
Ample free parking available in shopping center. Review posted signage for public neighborhood parking restrictions.
Indoor restrooms are available.
Show your Sunrise Tour Bib Passport for 20% off your drink order.
Valid at participating location. Valid on coffee beverage. Limited time offer. Limit one use per participant per day. Expires 12/16/2023.
Well-behaved leashed pets welcome at coffee house and on the run.
Please observe and follow proper hygiene safety while attending the event. Respect your neighbor’s choice to mask up or un-mask.
- Face masking optional outside.
- Practice social distancing of 6-feet when possible.
- Wash hands frequently.
- Cover coughs and sneezes.
- Avoid touching your face.
- Utilize mobile pay when available.
- Fist bump or elbow bump recommended.
Stay home if you have any of these symptoms:
- shortness of breath
- muscle pain
- sore throat
- loss of taste or smell
- nausea or vomiting
Social events are run and walk-friendly, free, open to the public, and begin and end at each respective host location. There is no official start time and there is no official timing or scoring. Digital course maps and directions are provided online. Pick up a printed copy of the route from the event host before you start. Parking information is variable based on the location. Follow local parking information for parking policy.
This is a self-guided and self-paced activity. There are no street closures or directional signage marking the training route. Participants should abide by and follow all local and state traffic safety signage and public use information. Social run routes are measured to an approximate 6.2-mile distance however, participants always have the option to U-turn at any point to match their fitness ability. Social run route surfaces will vary from sidewalks and crushed granite to paved pathways and bike lanes.
Participation in social-run events is potentially hazardous to the health of individuals who are not in good physical condition and health, and they should not participate unless medically able and properly trained. All participants must abide by the rules and decisions of any event organized, and assume all risks associated with the event and any associated event or activities, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, and effects of the weather, traffic, road conditions, and all such risks being known and appreciated.
DISCLAIMER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
I acknowledge and ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS and aspects of the Event. I acknowledge that running, walking and other portions of an event are inherently dangerous and I understand that I will be participating in an event at my own risk, that I am responsible for the risk of participation in an Event, and that I am waiving and releasing my legal rights to sue for any injury or damages arising out of or resulting from my participation in an Event. I understand that I am solely responsible for the conditions of the areas in which I will be participating in the Event and that the Event Organizer has no control over these areas nor will they incur any liability if I should become injured during participation. I understand that participation involves risks and dangers which include, without limitation, the potential for serious bodily injury, sickness, and disease, permanent disability, paralysis, and loss of life; loss of or damage to equipment/property; exposure to extreme conditions and circumstances; accidents, contact or collision with other participants, spectators, vehicles or other natural or manmade objects; dangers arising from adverse weather conditions; imperfect course conditions; water, road and surface hazards; equipment failure; inadequate safety measures; participants of varying skill levels and situations beyond the immediate control of the Event Organizers. I further understand that any injury or damages incurred may be the result of negligence, omission, or carelessness by the Released Parties.
Having read this disclaimer and knowing these facts, and in consideration of the acceptance of my participation in social rune events, participants waive and release Gannett Co., Inc, d/b/a Austin American-Statesman, and any other individuals, firms, and organizations associated with the activity, their representatives, and successors, from all claims of liabilities of any kind resulting in whole or in part from participation in social rune events or the acts or omissions by and organization, firm or individual that take place in connection with social run events. By participating in social-run events, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and Release of Liability.