Events

Saturday, April 13

Longhorn Run

  • Distance: 10K and 2 Mile
  • Location: UT Campus, Austin, TX
  • Cost: 10K – $30; 2 Mile – $25
  • Benefactor: UT Student Government

Info: Austin 10K & 2 Mile around the UT campus with a faster course this year and great prizes (boots, buckle, NIKE fuelband)! Support the UT Student Government with NIKE and Luke’s Locker/Victory sponsors for this local race.

Blue Bell Fun Run

  • Distance: 10k, 5k, and Kids Run
  • Location: Brenham High School, Brenham, TX
  • Cost: $35 (Kids Mile) and $40 (5K and 10K)
  • Benefactor: Brenham High School Athletic Program

Info: The course starts off at Brenham High School in scenic and historic Washington County. The Trestle Trail guides runners through Brenham’s beautiful countryside. Paved, winding roads take you past rolling hills covered in Bluebonnets. It’s fun for kids and adults alike – especially after crossing the finish line where you get to eat all the Blue Bell you want!

Saturday, April 20

Vern’s No Frills 5k 

  • Distance: 5k
  • Location: Berry Springs Park & Preserve, Georgetown, TX
  • Cost: $1
  • Williamson County Parks & Recreation

Info: Vern’s No Frills 5K is just what it sounds like… a 5k with no frills and a price to match! Free to students K-12 and $1 for adults. Very walker and stroller friendly course and boasts a 16:11 course record. What will you get? The same course every month that is timed. Water stop on the course and water after the race. Results posted. A NEW course that is 3 miles of paved trail and 0.1 miles of cinders. No mud/dirt or wood chips! Only 5 turns on the whole course. The race will be every 3rd Saturday of the month at 8am. At the end of the year, minus any costs, the money will be given to the Williamson County Parks & Recreation.

 

Sunday, April 21

American Heroes 5k

  • Distance: 5K
  • Location: Camp Mabry, Austin, TX
  • Cost: $30
  • Benefactor: Honor Flight Austin, Hope for Heroes, and Texas Military Forces

Info: This 5K happens during American Heroes weekend where spectators can watch war reenactments, the American Heroes Air Show and learn about different organizations in the Central Texas area serving veterans and military families. Bring your ID – and bring your family!

Saturday, April 27

Texas Round-Up 5K

  • Distance: 5K and Family Mile
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Cost: $40 (5K) and $15 (Family Mile)
  • Benefactor: Public Elementary Schools throughout Texas

Info: The current initiative of the Texas Round-Up is to increase youth participation in sport. Proceeds from the Texas Round-Up 5K and Family Mile event are donated to public elementary schools in Texas so that they may improve the opportunities of youth to participate in sports and fitness. The Texas Round-Up is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Sunday, April 28

Schlotzsky’s Bun Run

  • Distance: 5K, 10K, and Kids Mile
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Cost: $30 (5K), $35 (10K), and $15 (Kids Mile)
  • Benefactor: Austin Sunshine Camps

Info: The Schlotzsky’s Bun Run benefits the Austin Sunshine Camps, which through the support of the Austin Young Men’s Business League, has provided summer camping experiences and leadership opportunities for under-served youth in the Austin area for more than 80 years. One of the oldest & fastest races in Austin!!

Saturday, May 4

Chuy’s Hot to Trot 5K

  • Distance: 5K and Kids K
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Cost: $24 (5K timed), $21 (5K fun run), and $13 (Kids K)
  • Benefactor: Special Olympics Texas

Info: Join us for our 30th year of keeping Austin fit and help a great cause!  Our flat course in south Austin offers an easy route for beginners, and an opportunity to set a personal record for those competitive runners.  The King of Rock and Roll will make an appearance, along with his buddy Chuy the Redfish.  Every paid participant gets an entry into our door prize drawing for prizes like Chuy’s & Shady Grove gift certificates.

Saturday, May 11

5K9 Walk Run

  • Distance: 5K
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Cost: $30 Until Mar. 03, $35 Mar. 04 – Apr. 15, $40 Apr 15 – Race Day (5K), $20 Until Mar. 03, $25 Mar. 04 – Apr. 14, $30 Apr. 15 – Race Day (1 Mile)
  • Benefactor: Austin Pets Alive!

Info: Come out and make a difference for your community’s animal welfare lifeline! The event starts and finishes at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park, 6614 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, TX.

Saturday, May 18

Vern’s No Frills 5k 

  • Distance: 5k
  • Location: Berry Springs Park & Preserve, Georgetown, TX
  • Cost: $1
  • Williamson County Parks & Recreation

Info: Vern’s No Frills 5K is just what it sounds like… a 5k with no frills and a price to match! Free to students K-12 and $1 for adults. Very walker and stroller friendly course and boasts a 16:11 course record. What will you get? The same course every month that is timed. Water stop on the course and water after the race. Results posted. A NEW course that is 3 miles of paved trail and 0.1 miles of cinders. No mud/dirt or wood chips! Only 5 turns on the whole course. The race will be every 3rd Saturday of the month at 8am. At the end of the year, minus any costs, the money will be given to the Williamson County Parks & Recreation.

Sunday, May 25

Austin Autism Speaks 8K & 1K

  • Distance: 8K and 1K
  • Location: Camp Mabry, Austin, TX
  • Cost: $40 before May 12 (8K) and $15 (1K)
  • Benefactor: Autism Speaks

Info: All proceeds benefit Autism Speaks – the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism. Held at Camp Mabry presented by Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.